by Frank Schroth
At the June 15th Planning Board meeting the developers proposing to build an assisted living facility at the site of Horseplay Stables gave the board an update. This was not a hearing on the development. What is being considered is an article that would be on the fall town meeting warrant for a zoning overlay that would permit an assisted business to be built-in a residential zone. The board discussed writing the article in such a way as to be specific to the Horseplay site.
from Boston.com – Metro Desk
A Milton police officer was injured today when a suspect drove off with the officer’s fingers stuck in the driver’s side door, Milton Police Deputy Chief Charles Paris said.
Paris said the officer, whose name was not released, was being treated at a Boston area hospital for her injuries, which include at least one broken finger. (Read the full story here.)
By Judy Bass, Blue Hills Technical High School
Sometimes, a cake isn’t a simple confection. It is a memorable learning experience, a thrilling labor of love, and an emblem of the close and valuable relationship between a town and a school, one forged over decades and that will last for decades to come.
Notice from Milton Planning Board
Town of Milton: Master Plan Committee Charge
The Milton Planning Board (the Planning Board) will appoint a Master Plan Committee (MPC) to serve as an informal advisory group to the Planning Board during the master plan process.
The Search Committee for the new Library Director is holding 3 focus groups to invite community input. The sessions will take place: Tuesday, June 19th from 7-8 p.m., Friday, June 22nd from 10-11 a.m. and Saturday, June 23rd from 10-11 a.m.
Have you signed your child up for summer swim lessons yet?? The importance of swimming lessons for water safety can’t be overstated. Everyone, especially children, should know how to swim.
Fuller Village offers summer swim lessons for children ages 3-14. Our swim instructors are dedicated to teach safe, fun and effective water skills in a supportive and nurturing environment.
Notice from Town Hall
Please Visit the new GIS Mapper http://www.mapgeo.com/miltonma/ The Mapper allows you to view detailed information about property in Milton as well as view overlays of where items such as Wetlands and Flood zones are.
The Patriot Ledger is launching a new blog focused on health and wellness. The contributors to the new Good for You! blog are physicians and medical professionals from Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton. You can learn more about it here.
by Frank Schroth
Milton Crew, Milton High’s rowing team, recently completed their third season on the water and demonstrated progress in every facet of their sport. The roster grew, the coaching staff grew, and the team went from a club sport to a full-fledged varsity sport that competed in a number of regattas including the South Shore Invitational in which they made a “strong statement” in the words of head coach Milos Nikolic. They finished a close 2nd to Hingham, one of the best crew teams in the state.
Register for fall soccer. Milton Soccer includes travel teams, town teams, and youth development leagues. It is open to grades Kindergarten through 8th. You can learn more here.
The First Congregational Church will be hosting their annual Family Fun Fest & Yard Sale on Juen 23rd from 10:00 – 2:00. There will over 40 vendors, family activities incuding a dunk tank, and live entertainment. Visit their web site for more information.