Mtg Notes: Plan’g Brd 06.28.12 (1) – Still no vote on Hendries; board to review petition

by Frank Schroth

At the 6/28 meeting of the Planning Board a vote on approving the concept of the Hendries proposal seemed imminent but it didn’t happen. Chairman Whiteside had said the board should move forward with a vote that would include granting (or not) the awarding of a bonus the developer is seeking. But that was before the board learned of a petition with 165 signatures.

New MBTA fares now in effect

The fare hikes for MBTA transit took effect yesterday. Single Charlie Card rides for bus & subway (rapid transit) are no $2.00. You can find complete fare information here.

Speech! Young orator earns national prize

from Boston Herald

A Milton teen has taken home top honors in a competition that would scare most adults.

Marshall M. Sloane II, 13, won the impromptu speech division of the National Junior Forensic League’s public speaking competition in Indianapolis earlier this month. (Read the full story here.)

The Dark Knight at the Milton Public Library

In advance of the July 20th release of The Dark Knight Rises, third Batman film by director Christopher Nolan, the Milton Public Library’s Teen Services department will host a screening of The Dark Knight. Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to join us . . .

Own the night . . . Write!

Hey, aspiring teen writers! Is there a zombie story you’re just dying to write? Maybe vampires are more to your taste! On Tuesday, July 24 at 4 p.m., students entering grades 6-12 are invited to join storyteller Alicia Quintano at the Milton Public Library for a one hour writing workshop . . .

Quincy, Milton kids meet with Tedy Bruschi at Gillette Stadium

from Boston.com – Your Town Milton

On June 20, SBLI once again sponsored its Annual Football Clinic at Gillette Stadium with former Patriots star Tedy Bruschi.

Fifty-four boys and girls were selected to attend the minicamp based on essays they wrote. Among them were Sam Wong, Henry Fallon, James Devarie and Christian Falco from Quincy and the South Shore, who were team members of Tedy’s Blitzers. (Read the full story here.)