Archive for November, 2013

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Teachers Win Contract

| November 27, 2013

The head of the Milton Educators Association confirmed Nov. 25 that the MEA and the district have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. “We did reach a tentative agreement last night (Monday),” said Margaret Gibbons, president of the MEA. She declined to give further details on the proposed pact. Teachers had reportedly scheduled […]

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David Howse Honored

| November 27, 2013

David Howse, executive director of the Boston Children’s Chorus, was honored during a White House ceremony Nov. 22. as First Lady Michelle Obama presented him with an award for the program he directs. He is executive director of the BCC which was recognized as an innovative arts education organization that unites children across racial and […]

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Easy Hanukkah/ Thanksgiving Recipe

| November 20, 2013

    As an addendum to an article published in the 11/21/13 edition of the Milton Times about the combined Thanksgiving and Hanukkah holidays (the second night of Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving this year), here is an additional recipe for making homemade latkes (with sweet potatoes), a rustic applesauce and homemade crème fraiche. Enjoy!   […]

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Teachers Protest Lack of Contract

| November 14, 2013

  Teacher frustration over the lack of a contract were a prelude to the next round of negotiations between the Milton Educators Association and school administrators. The MEA and members of the School Committee Negotiation Subcommittee are scheduled to meet Thursday, Nov. 14, a little more than a week after teachers made clear their disappointment […]

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Organizations Face Challenges

| November 7, 2013

The town’s many fraternal organizations have long been a vital part of the community. Membership in the Knights of Columbus, the Elks Club, the Masons and the local American Legion was not only common, it was expected in the era following World War II. The camaraderie found in these organizations provided entertainment and a familiar […]

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