Bittersweet in Marstons Mills

Every Fall, this magnificent great blue heron nestles onto the same branch amongst the bittersweet and fall foliage at the mill pond at the corner of Rt 28 and 149 in Marstons Mills.

The heron seems to be paying respect to the former owner of the property behind the pond, Kevin Galvin.  

Kevin was bitten by a bat in his home and died of rabies encephalitis January, 2009. 

The last recorded human case of rabies contracted in the state was in 1935. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on