Milton

By - 5/21/15 - 9:48 pm
Sunset over Milton

MadTy watched the sun go down over Milton Landing this evening.

Vanessa Kuo watched the sunset from Boston Common: Read more.Read more

By - 5/4/15 - 4:03 pm

State Police report:

Milton Fire on scene of large brush fire in Blue Hills. MSP has Unquity Rd and Chickatawbut Rd at Hillside St. closed to traffic.

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By - 4/13/15 - 6:27 pm
Flavio Leo of Massport discusses jet noise

Massport's Flavio Leo discusses runways and planes.

A City Council hearing today on resident complaints about low-flying jets from Roxbury to Hyde Park and Milton was sort of moot, because the Massport officials who did attend stressed they have nothing to do with deciding which planes fly where or how.

At-large City Councilor Steve Murphy, who lives on Fairmount Hill in Hyde Park had a simple answer: "From this point forward think...Read more

By - 4/11/15 - 4:20 pm
Minivan and SUV smashed up on Rte. 128

A minivan and an SUV heading north on 128 south collided around 3:45 p.m., bringing three ambulances as well as police, firefighters and tow trucks and jamming traffic in both directions.

The two vehicles wound up on what passes for a median strip there. Above, people crowded the overpass to take photos.Read more

By - 1/28/15 - 11:41 pm
Free snow in Milton

Mark Baard spotted this sign in Milton today.Read more

By - 1/18/15 - 12:23 pm

Long before Nelli Ruotsalainen protested on I-93, Massachusetts government decided to eliminate the breakdown lane and use it for rush hour traffic. That is not on Nelli Ruotsalainen, that is on us.

The government's concern is that the Interstate 93 protest in Milton broke the way we provide public safety services. In fact, we know of not one death nor one injury caused. I'm...Read more

By - 1/17/15 - 10:20 am

The Herald reports the 25-year-old woman working for the Boston Centers for Youth and Families is now an ex-part-time worker.Read more

By - 1/17/15 - 2:42 am

If people reacted to the murder of black lives like they do to traffic, this wouldn't be necessary.

By - 1/16/15 - 9:16 pm

latinorebels:

Let’s get the cliché right out the way: it was just another cold winter January weekday morning in the town where I live, just seven miles from the center of Boston, Massachusetts. Wake up in the dark, get the kids going, make the coffee and breakfast, turn on the radio, start the cars up and tell the kids it’s time for school.

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By - 1/16/15 - 2:52 am

universalhub:

This sounds like a fire chief who wanted to help push another "ambulance trapped by protests" story.

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universalhub:

Where was any of that information from the chief? Instead we're told BMC was closed to him due to traffic, South Shore was closed to him due to the traffic he transited to get to where he ended up

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By - 1/15/15 - 2:24 pm

State Police report a total of 27 arrests at this morning's protests on I-93 south at Mystic Valley Parkway in Medford and I-93 north in East Milton Square.

Meanwhile, Easton firefighters report an ambulance carrying a trauma patient to a Boston hospital had to be diverted to another facility because of the blockage in Milton.

While the Medford protesters stood across the highway,...Read more

By - 1/15/15 - 8:02 am
Protester on I-93 in Milton

Protester chained to a barrel on I-93 in Milton. Photo by Curmudgeon Prophet.

After weeks of trying to evade police lines at highway ramps downtown and in the Back Bay in nighttime attempts to shut down a road, Black Lives Matter protesters managed to shut down I-93 this morning in East Milton Square and at Mystic Valley Parkway in Medford.

In East Milton Square, protesters parked a box truck on the side of the highway...Read more

By - 10/19/14 - 12:55 pm

Transcript of a talk by Joe Bagley, Boston city archaeologist, on the Blue Hills' distant past as a large volcano, and why that became important to the Native Americans who, several hundred million years later, inhabited the area:

I have personally visited, excavated, and studied hundreds of Native archaeological sites throughout the east coast, and I have never experienced the types of intact Native

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By - 10/13/14 - 6:35 pm
Houghton's Pond in Milton in the fall

Brian MacLean photographed Houghton's Pond in the Blue Hills Reservation the other day.

Copyright Brian MacLean. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.Read more

By - 9/20/14 - 7:20 pm

We need to stop litter and keep Massachusetts clean by spreading the word about the Yes on Question 2 campaign.

The Bottle Bill is the most effective recycling tool we have. Eighty percent of bottles covered by the Bottle Bill’s 5-cent deposit are recycled. Yes on Question 2 would add a bottle deposit to water, sports drinks, tea, juices, and other drinks that were...Read more

By - 8/30/14 - 8:26 pm

A report that somebody jumped off the Neponset River Bridge around 8:15 p.m. brought Boston firefighters by land and sea until they got an update that the jumper was at the Granite Avenue drawbridge upstream a bit, where they met state troopers, who told them that it was a couple of kids jumping off the bridge - who came out soaking wet on the Dorchester...Read more

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