At the Milton Matters Candidates Forum last Saturday, Mike Joyce announced that if elected he would seek to reduce his salary, returning a portion back to the town. The Town Clerk position currently pays over $80,000 a year. In making the statement Mr. Joyce seemed to address head on a concern raised at the Council on Aging forum regarding his relative experience. Read more »
|May 12, 2012|
|8:00 am||to||10:00 am|
The Milton Garden Club will hold its Perennial and Compost Sale on the Milton Public Library
Lawn on Saturday, May 12, 2012 from 8:00 to 10:00 am, rain or shine.
The treasures for sale include perennial plants from member gardens and other distant nurseries specially selected to thrive in Milton’s environmental conditions and to re-bloom year after year. Read more »
We haven’t had a picture for a while but this one is perfect. This shot of a tulip in bloom by Steve Nelson captures today! Please click the image to left or “Read more” to view in all its glory.
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During April, National Poetry Month, we are posting a poem a day. If you would like to suggest one, please email it in. Our favorite Scot sent this in. It is an excerpt from The Brus, an epic poem by John Barbour written in 1375. You can find the complete text here and this dictionary may be helpful.
The Brus, John Barbour
A! Fredome is a noble thing!
Fredome mays man to haiff liking.
Fredome all solace to man giffis,
He levys at es that frely levys!
John Barbour, The Brus.
from The Patriot Ledger
Milton High and Milton Academy were on the baseball diamond Sunday to take part in a game the teams play once every 50 years in honor of the town’s founding. Behind a foursome of local talent, Milton Academy won, 15-6 (Read the full story and view a portfolio of pics here.)