Monday, June 25, 2012
A run-down of events and other useful information for your life in MIlton today.
1. Born on this day in history: writer George Orwell (1903), film director Sydney Lumet (1924), singer Carly Simon (1945), U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor (1954), chef Anthony Bourdain (1956) and singer George Michael (1963). 2. Check out the commute this morning before you leave the house. The lowest price gas prices can be found at $3.46, Milon Fuel, 352 Granite Ave. 3. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are predicted today, with a 100 percent chance of rain and a high near 72 according to the National Weather Service. 4. Don't forget to vote for your favorite businesses in the Best of Patch Reader's Choice. Twenty-Five different categories from which to choose. 5. Read Ramzi W. Saad, M.D.'s blog on skin cancer on the South Shore.
Friday, June 22, 2012
Heading to the Cape this weekend? Check out our Summer Guide to Plymouth, Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard.
1. What are your favorite businesses in Milton? Nominate your favorites in our Best of Patch Readers' Choice. 2. On this day in history: the Department of Justice was created (1870), Joe Louis knocked out Max Schmeling in the first round of their match at Yankee Stadium (1938), FDR signed the GI Bill, providing vets returning from WWII extra benefits, including a college education (1944), Nixon signed a bill lowering the voting age to 18 (1970) and Mark David Chapman pleaded guilty to killing John Lennon (1981). 3. Going to the Cape this weekend, check out our Cape, Martha's Vineyard and Plymouth Summer Guide. 4. Still really hot today, with temps reaching 94 degrees in Milton, according to the National Weather Service. Chance of showers …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
A run-down of events and other useful information for your life in Milton today.
1. On this day in 1967 Muhammad Ali was convicted by of violating Selective Service laws by a federal jury in Houston for refusing to be drafted. From the original New York Times article: "After Clay had refused in April to take the Army induction oath, the World Boxing Association and the New York Athletic Commission stripped him of his title.... 'If I can say so, sir,' he said, 'my religion is not political in no way.'" 2. It should reach 96 degrees in Milton today, according to the National Weather Service. Mostly sunny and hot through Thursday night, when showers are possible. 3. What are your favorite businesses in Milton? Nominate your favorites in our Best of Patch Readers' Choice. 5. Book sale tomorrow at the Milton Public Library …
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Today you should know about back to school, a handful of Town Hall meetings and more.
Today is Wednesday, August 31. Here are five things you need to know. 1. A pleasant Wednesday: Today's high will be around 85 with sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a low of 61. 2. Back to school: Students in first grade through twelfth in the Milton Public Schools will return to the classroom today. St. Mary of the Hills School students in first through eighth grade will also head back to school today. For other Milton school first days and additional back to school information, check out the first edition of ourIn the Schools column, which stated this week. 3. Celebrate Day 1: If you have a student returning the school today, be sure to send us your photos. Milton Patch is …
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Today you should know about a summer concert, international rugby and a way to contribute to the Milton Patch's September 11 coverage.
Today is Tuesday, August 23. Here are five things you need to know. 1. Sunny Tuesday: Today will be sunny with a high near 80, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight will be partly clouby with a low of 58. 2. Baron Hugo Orchestra concert: The Baron Hugo Orchestra will perform tonight at 6:30 p.m. on the Town Hall Green. The free Summer Concert is sponsored by Senator. Brian A. Joyce. 3. Cradles to Crayons collection: Representatives from Cradles to Crayons will be at the concert tomorrow evening to collect clothing and other essentials for low-income and homeless children around the commonwealth. Children’s clothing in sizes 0-20 and adults clothing in small, medium and large are needed. For more information about Cradles to …
Monday, August 22, 2011
Today you should know about a Warrant Committee meeting, Music Together demos and more.
Today is Monday, August 22. Here are five things you need to know. 1. Stormy then clearing: We can expect showers and thunderstorms before 11 a.m. today, according to the National Weather Service. The skies will be cloudy through mid-morning before gradually clearing. Today's high will be around 83. Overnight will be mostly clear with a low of 59. 2. Warrant Committee meeting: The lone meeting at Town Hall tonight will be the Warrant Committee. The Committee will meet in the Carol Blute Conference Room at 7:30 p.m. 3. Music Together demos: Old Colony Music Together will host several free demonstration classes today. The Babies Class, for children under nine months, starts at 2 p.m. At 4 p.m., children between between threen and six are …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Today you should know about rugby, reading and more.
Today is Thursday, August 18. Here are five things you need to know. 1. Hot, slight chance of rain: The National Weather Service is forecasting a sunny day with a high of 85. There is a 20 percent chance of rain after 1 p.m. Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a low of 66. 2. International rugby: High-level rugby will return to Milton High's Brooks Field tonight at 6 p.m. The Boston Rugby Club will host Northern Ireland's Dungannon Rugby Club. Tickets are $5 for adults and free for students. 3. Log your minutes: The Milton Public Library Summer Reading Club set a goal to log 100,000 minutes this summer. As of Tuesday, readers have logged 88,610 minutes. If the town reaches the goal, Milton Rotary will make a donation to Heifer International…
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Today you should know about music, art and more right here in Milton.
Today is Tuesday, August 16. Here are five things you need to know. 1. Cloudy, rainy: Showers are likely today with cloudy skies and a high near 72, according to the National Weather Service. The evening will be mostly cloudy, becoming clearer as the night goes on. 2. Black Velvet Band performance: Tuesday's Summer Concert at Town Hall will feature the Black Velvet Band. The show, which starts at 6:30 p.m., is free to the public. 3. Cancellation information: With the pending rain, there is a chance tonight's concert could be rained out. Cancellations are determined after 4 p.m. For the official decision call 617-898-4940. The remaining rain date is Tuesday, August 30. 4. View local art: The photos and pastels of local artist Diane Sawyer …
Friday, August 12, 2011
Today you should know about athletics sign ups, senior programs and more.
Today is Friday, August 12. Here are five things you need to know. 1. Sunny Friday: Today will be the perfect cap on the week, according to the National Weather Service forecast. It will be sunny with a high of 82. Overnight will be clear with a low of 62. 2. MHS athletics sign-ups: Today is the first day of Milton High School sports sign-ups. Potential student-athletes can register from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. today in the Athletic Office next to the Copeland Fieldhouse. There will be additional registration days over the next two weeks. For complete details of what to bring, click here. 3. Swimmercise class: There are only three classes left of the Council on Aging senior swimmercise class at the Cunningham Pool. The class, which is $5 each, …
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Today you should know about a concert, a movie and more.
Today is Thursday, August 11. Here are five things you need to know. 1. Sunny and clear: Today will be sunny with a high near 82, according to the National Weather Service. A mostly clear evening will feature a low around 57. 2. Planning Board meeting: The Milton Planning Board will meet today at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the John Cronin Conference Room at Town Hall. 3. Thursday at the Movies: The Milton Public Library will be screening the movie, Bloodworth, tonight at 6:30. This R rated movie stars Kris Kristofferson, Val Kilmer and Hilary Duff. 4. Bonus concert: The Baron Hugo Gazebo at Town Hall will be alive tonight with the sounds of Erin's Melody from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The free show, which is part of the Park and Recreation…