Archive for February, 2014

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Area Skating School to Hold Classes

| February 28, 2014

Bay State Skating School’s Learn-To-Skate classes for children ages 4.5 and up as well as adults will begin on Wednesday, March 5, at 4 p.m., at Shea Memorial Rink, 651 Willard St. in Quincy. Attendees can use either figure, recreational or hockey skates. Beginner, intermediate and advanced classes taught. For information and to register, call […]

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Timilty Joins Vote on Anti-Bullying Bill

| February 28, 2014

Rep. Walter F. Timilty, along with many of his colleagues in the House of Representatives, voted Friday in favor of legislation that builds on the 2010 landmark anti-bullying legislation. The House voted 143-4. Specifically, this legislation establishes new reporting measures and recognizing certain demo graphic groups as being more susceptible to bullying. The legislative fine-tuning […]

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Zoning Issues Top Town Meeting

| February 27, 2014

By Laura Griffin, Times Staff The 2104 Town Meeting will vote on articles affecting the Stoughton property and the location of marijuana facilities as submitted by the Planning Board. In addition, citizens’ petitions would allow a condominium development off Pleasant Street and expanded zoning for Thayer Nursery on Hillside Street. Those articles are among the 42 […]

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First Parish Host Fundraiser to Repair Organ

| February 27, 2014

First Parish in Milton will host the Café Blue Hills, at which its members will be singing to to raise money for repairs to the church’s ailing historic pipe organ, on Saturday, March 1, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Parish Hall, 535 Canton Ave. The parish recently learned that the blower for its historic […]

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Parking Enforcement Stepped Up in E. Milton

| February 27, 2014

by Ken Green, Times Staff The recent snowy weather may have blanketed the area but it has also helped uncover a situation that has become a problem in East Milton Square. As many shoppers and workers who frequent the area have discovered, to their dismay, police department traffic enforcement officers have stepped up ticketing of […]

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Lynch Nominates Carroll for Military Academy

| February 27, 2014

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch recently announced that he has nominated John Carroll of Milton for appointment to the United States Military Academy. John, the son of Kevin and Kathryn Carroll, is a senior at Boston College High School. “John was highly recommended by his teachers and coaches at Boston College High School.  He is a […]

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Town Could Get $21.4 Mil in New Bill

| February 26, 2014

Milton could stand to receive $21.4 million in spending authorizations under a Transportation Bond Bill reported out by the Senate Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures, and State Assets chaired by Sen. Brian A. Joyce. The town could also receive state assistance for local road and bridge projects that would equal $4.66 million over the next […]

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Cullinane To Hold Weekly Community Meetings

| February 26, 2014

State Rep. Dan Cullinane announced a series of weekly “Dan in the District” community office hours at five convenient locations throughout the 12th Suffolk District including The Plate at 27 Central Ave., every Friday, beginning March 7. Cullinane has also scheduled a weekly meeting at Flatblack Coffee, 1170 Washington St. in Dorchester, from 9-11 a.m. […]

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