Mtg Notes: Plan’g Brd 06.15.12 (2) – Assisted living proposal reviewed

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.

Milton police officer injured when suspect slams door on fingers, drives off

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.)

Planning Board seeks members for Master Plan Commitee

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.

Library Director Search: Public focus groups

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.

Summer Swim Lessons at Fuller Village

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.

Patrot Ledger launches new health blog

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.

Milton Crew completes successful 3rd season

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.

Fall Soccer registration now open

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.

Family Fun Fest & Yard Sale

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.