Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton Appoints Edward Reardon, MD, as Chief of Surgery

News release from BID-Milton Hospital

ENT surgeon Edward J. Reardon, MD, has been appointed as Chief of Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton.

Dr. Reardon has been a member of the Milton medical staff since 1978. He attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine, and completed post-doctoral training at Maine Medical Center, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Bay State Bike Week Begins May 14

Notice from MassDOT

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey is encouraging residents to bicycle during Bay State Bike Week, May 14-20. Hundreds of events across the Commonwealth have been planned and groups and individuals can participate by signing up at www.baystatebikeweek.org. (Read the full story here.)

Strong turnout at Milton Road Show

from The Patriot Ledger

Local residents showed a strong turnout Saturday to the Mass Memories Milton Road Show. More than 150 people came to the town library with their photographs, memories and stories. (Read the full story here.)
Please click “Read more” foor a video courtesy of the Pattrio Ledger featuring a family that participated in the program.

Music, Games and Greening Up the Blue Hills – Live music, face painting, craft & weeding!

News from The Friends of the Blue Hills

Do you want to enjoy the outdoors, live music and crafts – and help keep the forests healthy?  Join the Friends of The Blue Hills and the Appalachian Mountain Club on May 20, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm for Green-Up the Blue Hills Day.  Together, we’ll help protect the local forest environment.
For most visitors to the 7,000 acre Blue Hills reservation many plants look alike.  Yet many of the plants that have expanded in recent years are not native to the park and threaten to crowd out naturally occurring species. Green-Up day will help restore the balance between the two.

A perfect Mother’s Day for mom of Boston Red Sox pitcher

from Enterprisenews.com

Peggy Hill has had her share of long-distance Mother’s Day celebrations, especially with her youngest son, Rich. The baseball player from Milton has seen a fair bit of the country while pursuing his passion – from four years at the University of Michigan, to the minor leagues, to stints with the Chicago Cubs and Baltimore Orioles. (Read the full story here.)

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Letter: Columbine Cliffs Association states position regarding 131 Eliot St.

From:   Columbine Cliff Neighborhood Association
To:        Emily Innes, Chair, Milton Planning Board with  cc: to Edward Duffy, Michael Kelly, Bernard Lynch, Alexander Whiteside, William Clark; Steven Connelly

The Columbine Cliff Neighborhood Association (CCNA) is a non-profit neighborhood association dedicated to promoting, protecting and maintaining the CCNA area and the Town of Milton. The Association represents the approximately 900 households within our neighborhood boundaries including the Neponset River, Central Avenue, Brook Road, and Blue Hills Parkway.

Library Director McNulty leaving Milton for Newton

by Frank Schroth

In an announcement at a staff social event held last week at the home of Andrea and Marvin Gordon, Library Director Phil McNulty announced that he was leaving Milton to take a postion with the Newton Library system. The news came as a surprise to those in attendence which included a majority of the staff and trustees.