Archive for March, 2014

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DPW announces yard waste collection schedule

| March 31, 2014

Milton, MA. – The Department of Public Works has issued the following yard waste collection notice:   The first yard waste collection for 2014 begins Monday, April 7 through Friday, April 11.   Some simple guide lines: Please remember to place all yard waste into barrels or in a paper leaf bag. Leaf bags may […]

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Master Plan forums rescheduled

| March 31, 2014

Due to conflicting town events, the Master Plan Committee has rescheduled the next two roundtables. The April 10 roundtable on Vibrant Mixed Use Districts will now held April 30 at Glover at 7 p.m. The April 15 roundtable on neighborhoods will be held in late May, after Town Meeting. A date or location has not […]

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Video: Marathon Tribute Soloist Speaks

| March 28, 2014

Milton, MA - Grace Varela, an 8th grader at the Pierce Middle School, speaks about her experience as the soloist in the Pierce recording of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing tribute song, “I Will Run Again.” The interview and recording were made on March 25 at the Keep the Edge studio in Quincy, MA. For an […]

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Video: Composer/Writer of Marathon Tribute Describes Inspiration

| March 27, 2014

Milton, MA – Kathy Ready discusses her inspiration for writing, first, the lyrics for the song, “I Will Run Again,” and then the musical accompaniment. The day after the 2013 bombings, she encountered a Marathon runner, still in her running outfit, in a bakery in Norwood. This interview took place on Tuesday, March 25, at […]

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Supplement: Local Horticulture Advice

| March 26, 2014

Milton, MA – In the March 27 edition of the Milton Times, we spoke with three local horticulture experts about how to approach lawn and garden care at this time of year to get the best results throughout the growing season. There simply was not enough room in the newspaper for all the great tips […]

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Official Release: Jenna Lotti’s “Red Line Love” Music Video

| March 26, 2014

Milton, MA – Milton singer/songwriter Jenna Lotti has just released the first video off of her debut album, “Tunnel Vision.” Check out the video for the song “Red Line Love,” embedded below. You can also read about Lotti and her path to becoming a musical artist in the March 13 issue of the Milton Times […]

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Milton Video Headlines, March 26-April 2

| March 26, 2014

Milton MA – Video headlines include a Boston Marathon bombing tribute song sung by Pierce Middle School students, developments on the illegal sewer hookup investigation, results in the French Immersion lottery and a request to preserve the town farm buildings. Milton news headlines for the week from a new Milton Minute with Milton Times reporter Tom […]

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Plea Entered in 1994 Shooting of Milton Man

| March 25, 2014

Milton, MA – Two men formerly from Boston pled guilty in Norfolk Superior Court to a charge of manslaughter in the 1994 shooting of a Milton man, closing a case that was tried to conviction in 2003 but overturned by the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) in 2008. Kenyatte E. Murrell, 41, and Jameel A. Williams, […]

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Milton’s Glinski Nominated for Service Academies

| March 25, 2014

Milton, MA – Congressman Stephen Lynch recently nominated Denis Glinski of Milton for appointment to the United States Military Academy and the United States Air Force Academy. Denis, the son of Edward Glinski and Denise Kenneally, is a graduate of Boston College High School and currently a student at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. “Denis […]

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Milton Hailed for Drug Disposal Program

| March 24, 2014

Milton, MA – Police Chief Richard Wells, Jr. and Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey were at the Senior Center recently asking seniors for their help in combatting the opiate addiction epidemic that has overspread this region. “We know that a large proportion of heroin addicts first experienced opiates by taking a prescription pain pill out […]

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‘Healthy Milton’ Discussion Set for Tucker

| March 20, 2014

Milton, MA – A roundtable discussion aimed at creating a “healthy Milton” will be held Tuesday, March 25, 7-9 p.m. at Tucker Elementary School, 187 Blue Hills Parkway. The discussion, part of the Master Plan series of forums, will bring together experts on planning and development with community members to identify “opportunities for healthy living […]

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Milton Minute Video Headlines, March 20-26

| March 19, 2014

Milton MA – Milton news headlines for the week from a new Milton Minute with Milton Times reporter Tom Pilla. Updates on Kevin Mearn settlement, Hendries building, new Curry College dorm and Abby Park appearing on the A&E reality show “Breaking Boston.”

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