Friends of the Blue Hills

✔ Yes on Question 2 – for a cleaner Blue Hills!

✔ Yes on Question 2 – for a better environment – and a cleaner Blue Hills! A YES vote on Question 2 on November 4 will finally update a successful 32-year-old law—the 1982 Bottle Bill—to include five cent deposits on water bottles and sports drinks—which we see more and more on our Little League Fields, floating in our streams, and strewn in our parks. Voting YES on Question 2 to update the Bottle Bill will: reduce the water bottle and sports drinks litter that turns our streets and parks like our Blue Hills into an eyesore. increase recycling [...]
Canton Citizen

Man About Canton: Oct. 16 Preview

Did you know … The Canton Fall Classic, a scenic and challenging country course, is celebrating its 26th year on Sunday, October 26. The 10K and 5K runs start simultaneously at 10 a.m., while the one-mile fun run starts at 9:45 a.m. at Temple Beth Abraham at 1301 Washington Street in Canton. Race founders Rich [...]
Canton Citizen

Powers, Paul E.

Paul E. Powers, 74, of Canton, passed away October 13 at the Hellenic Nursing Home in Canton. Born and raised in Canton, he graduated from Canton High School and was a lifelong resident of the town. Paul served in the Army National Guard and was a truck driver for the Teamsters Local #25 in Boston. [...]
Friends of the Blue Hills

The Blue Hills: Archaeological Wonder of Epic Proportions

Joe Bagley, Boston City Archaeologist Friends of the Blue Hills Keynote Annual Celebration October 9, 2014 In 2002, I found myself on the shores of Naskeag Point, Maine overlooking Mt. Desert Island on my first archaeological dig. I was mere months from beginning college at Boston University’s Archaeology program hoping, desperately, that I would enjoy the experience of spending a day leaning over a hole in the ground digging up bits of broken things. One lunch break, our crew was brought to the nearby beach for a demonstration. I was handed truncated deer antler and a chunk of blue stone [...]
Friends of the Blue Hills

Sunset Hike to the Top Oct 18

Join us for the best view of fall colors and a sunset from the top of Great Blue!
Friends of the Blue Hills

Nov 22, 2014 – DCR Dog Sled Fun Run

DCR Dog Sled Fun Run Saturday, November 22 , 1pm – 3pm Meet a furry sled dog up close and personal! The Yankee Siberian Husky Club and the Boston Snow Dogs will host an educational presentation on dog sledding in New England. See these canine athletes in training before the busy winter season. Demonstrations with wheeled rigs, if weather permits. Bring cameras for a great photo opportunity Please note: This is a demonstration only. No rides given. Please do not bring your dog to this event …it distracts the sled dogs. Thank you! Meet at Houghton’s Pond main parking lot [...]
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