Canton Citizen

As You Like It: Winter Light

I’m not a winter woman. The cold, the dark, the endless nights — not for me. When I was a child I loved winter because I loved playing in the snow. I can still see the mountains of ice on the New York City streets looming higher than our building. We would climb them thrilled [...]
Canton Citizen

School board takes aim at class sizes with bigger FY16 budget

The Canton School Committee decided last Thursday night to submit a “catch-up budget” for the next fiscal year that would substantially eliminate higher classroom counts at the middle and high schools. The new budget number is $37,159,654, approximately $175,000 more than the one proposed a few weeks ago by Superintendent Jeff Granatino and $1.38 million [...]
Friends of the Blue Hills

Join us at the Chili Fest February 24th

Beat the winter blues with chili tasting, Irish music, crafts, a night hike and more!
Friends of the Blue Hills

Warm Up at the Blue Hills Chili Fest Feb 24

Join us on Tuesday, February 24, from 5-8 p.m. at Blue Hills Ski Area Join the Friends of the Blue Hills and the Blue Hills Ski Area for an evening of winter fun at Winter Fest! Come for a night hike or get your exercise on the slopes downhill skiing. Whether or not you choose the outdoor activities, there is plenty of inside fun too: you can tap your feet to the spirited Irish tunes of Songs for Ceilidh, taste chili from some of the best local restaurants, entertain the kids with crafts, and warm up to the company of [...]
Friends of the Blue Hills

Best Present for Two and Four Legged Friends

Mary McGinnis of Milton wanted to give back to the Blue Hills  — and celebrate the holiday with two of her favorite hiking buddies, Muffin Millington and Lincoln McGinnis. She figured that all of them enjoy the Blue Hills, so why not Sponsor a Trail in their name?  For $35 a trail, Mary now has the perfect holiday present for two of her favorite companions. Sponsoring a trail isn’t just for four-legged friends.  It’s a great gift for anyone who loves the Blue Hills! Why not support the Blue Hills by Sponsoring a Trail today? Instructions to
Friends of the Blue Hills

It’s Getting Hot in Here! Weather or Climate?

Quincy Climate Action Network (QCAN) and the Thomas Crane Public Library invite you to: It’s Getting Hot in Here! Is it just the weather or is the climate really changing? The Science of Climate Change and Current Changes in Northeastern North America Stephen S. Young, Ph. D. Department of Geography, Salem State University Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 7:00 PM Learn about climate change and current changes in Northeastern America from a Massachusetts expert, Stephen Young. Dr. Young is a professor of remote sensing and environmental sustainability in the Geography Department at Salem State University in Salem Massachusetts, USA. His recent research [...]
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