Milton Reads 2016 Requests Your Suggestions by June 15th!

by Annie Davis

Director Will Adamczyk checks for title submissions and finds that Milton’s children have active ideas

Director Will Adamczyk checks for title submissions and finds that Milton’s children have active ideas

Milton readers are invited to submit nominations for the newest selection for Milton Reads. Children, young adults, and adults are encouraged to pop their entrees into the ballot box located in the lobby of the Milton Public Library.  Or you can email your nominated title(s) to

Photo for the day 05.23.15

Last week end members of the Milton High School Football team along with coaches assisted the veteran community in planting flags at Milton Cemetery in advance of Monday’s Memorial Day Observance. Our thanks to them for their efforts and Bill Giovanucci of the Milton Gridiron Club for sending this along.

photo by Lisa Fischer Photography

photo by Lisa Fischer Photography

Library Director Will Adamczyk addresses Rotary Club

by Michael Maholchic

Milton Public Library director, Will Adamczyk, was the speaker at the Rotary Club on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Adamczyk was there to talk about the Library’s successes in recent years, and the new focus on the Library’s strategic plan. The Library has seen incredible usage growth across the board since the new building opened six years ago. Library circulation is up, as are visits and program attendance.

Pickelball is coming to Fuller Village

Pickleball is Coming to Fuller Village! Join us for a Pickleball Exhibition on Thursday, May 28th at 10:00am at the Tennis Courts at 1372 Brush Hill Rd. Pete Sullivan, Ambassador for the USA Pickleball Association, and 3 players will show you all the moves!

66 guns, ammunition found at Milton home after domestic shooting

from MyFox Boston

Dozens of guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition were found in a Milton home following a domestic shooting.

Milton police say they made the discovery inside an Eliot Street apartment after a woman allegedly shot her boyfriend. According to court records, Jacqueline Scott is now charged with assault to murder a person over the age of 60 and firearms charges. (Read the full story here.) Click “Read more” for a video report courtesy of Fox News.

38th Milton Road Race is coming up soon!

The 38th Annual Milon Road Race takes place June 9th at 6:30pm. The start is at Cunninghma Pakr. The race is produced by the Junior Women’s Club and proceeds go their scholarship program. It is a great event (even if it does rain which has been known to happen). There is a 5k and a 10K – something for everybody.  Hope you can make it – you can register online here.

Fontbonne finale: Graduation speaker urges classmates to take risks

Congratulations to the Milton residents in this years graduating Fontbonne Academy class. They are: Jiangnan Bian, Meaghan Gemma, Clara Hanifin, Xinshuang He, Seo Young Lee, Julia Magnuson, Xiangyun Rui, Katelyn Tierney, Jiaxing Wang, Shuang Wu, Ying Zeng. You can find Wicked Local Milton coverage of the event here.

Calling All Plant and Pollinator Lovers – Wakefield Estate is having a Plug Sale!

The Wakefield Estate is starting what is hoped will become an annual tradition(like girl scout cookies!): a “plug” sale! The estate is offering native plugs for sale to members of local garden clubs and the public. A landscape plug is a plant that is almost as big as those you buy at fancy garden centers and is ready to take off and grow, but just hasn’t been put in a big pot with a marketing labels.

Work by Joyce Caggiano on exhibit at MPL

Screen Shot 2015-05-22 at 8.13.35 AMDuring the month of June 2015, the Milton Public Library will display the art of local resident Joyce Caggiano. Ms. Caggiano has been drawing and painting since childhood and has received many honors for her work. During the past 20 years she has exhibited at Gross Pointe and Detroit, MI; Burlington, VT; at the Jefferson Cutter House in Arlington, MA; and at the Milton Art Center.