by Frank Schroth
James Mullen who served as Milton Town Clerk for over 30 years has endorsed Susan Galvin, currently assistant town clerk and someone with whom he worked, to be the next Town Clerk.
Galvin has cited her experience to date in the Clerk’s office as an asset and that it uniquely qualifies her for the job as she has overseen elections, recorded votes at town meeting and attended to other clerk functions. Her opponents, Mike Joyce and Marion McEttrick have different points of view regarding experience. Read more »
from Banker & Tradesman
A 10,200-square-foot, three-story office building in Milton has sold for $1.25 million. (Read the full story here.)
The Milton Historical Society had their annual Patriots Day celebration at the Suffolk Resolves House. Present at the event were re-enactors who took time to speak with the families that came by and have some pictures taken. Read more »
There is a great video interview with Ms. Proctor a long time Milton resident and artist that comes with this article. Ms. Proctor talks of growing up in Milton with salt pork and cows.
A warm summer-like afternoon. The perfect time to stop by and sit outdoors with 96-year-old Elva Proctor in her Milton backyard.
A chance to talk about times gone by, with the UMass-Boston Mass. Memories Milton Road Show coming up May 12. She plans to be there. (Read the full story here.)
During April, National Poetry Month, we are posting a poem a day. If you would like to suggest one, please email it in. Today’s selection is by Tracy Smith who won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry this week. Joel Brouwer, writing in the New York Times, called Smith “a poet of extraordinary range and ambition.”
Duende, by Tracy Smith
The earth is dry and they live wanting.
Each with a small reservoir
Of furious music heavy in the throat. Read more »