In an email to parents, faculty, and staff today superintendent Gormley announced that Mr. Jette, current principal of the Pierce Middle School, would be replacing Dr. Joseph Arangio as principal of Milton High School when he retires at the end of this year. Read more »
by Frank Schroth
This has nothing to do with Milton and everything to do with Milton. Streets make up neighborhoods, neighborhoods make up town etc. The trailer is for a film, One Day on Earth, which the NYTimes describes as “the culmination of a film and social-networking project started four years ago by Kyle Ruddick and Brandon Litman.” Felt like a good time for a little diversion. Please click “Read more’ to view the trailer. Read more »
The following was submitted by the candidates
Nancy and I have been Town Meeting members for over 10 years. We began representing Precinct 9 before redistricting 10 years ago moved us to Precinct 10. Now we, and a good number of our Precinct 10 constituents, find ourselves in Precinct 3. Read more »
About Joyce, Phil Matthews of Milton View says, “Mike Joyce represents exactly what we need at Town Hall and in that office. He’s a break from the past. His comment at the debate about ‘institutional ossification’ captures exactly what happens after 36 years under the same leadership.” About Tougias he notes, ” [Tougias] professional skills are obvious benefits to the function the Board undertakes. I particularly hope she can lend her thoughts to the establishment of a more rigorous, standardized process for site plan review. (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 poem was submitted by Margaret Eberhardt. It is by Mary Oliver, a poet who moved to Proviincetown in the 60′s. Much of this Pulitzer Prize winner’s verse focuses on the natural world.
Percy and Books (Eight), by Mary Oliver
Percy does not like it when I read a book.
He puts his face over the top of it and moans.
He rolls his eyes, sometimes he sneezes.
The sun is up, he says, and the wind is down. Read more »
from Boston.com – Your Town Milton
Fuller Village in Milton will hold an Olympics week May 7 through May 10 to help further its mission of helping residents ages 55-years and older live a “fuller life.”
Residents will participate in events including the 50-yard dash, a half marathon, walking relays, lap swimming, rowing, cribbage, bocce, tennis, billiards, and Wii bowling, among others. (Read the full story here.)