April 23, 2014

Museum to dedicate new ramp

Freeman Matthews of Pro Deck and Design works to build a ramp into the Bray House at the Gardner Historical Museum on June 23. The Bray House is now wheelchair accessible. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
When Gardner Historical Museum officials purchased the Bray house, a family home behind the museum, they had one small problem to address before it could be opened to the public – the home was not accessible for …

Scout earns honors for bravery during medical emergency

Blake Phelps

Danedri Thompson

Always be prepared, the motto for the Boy Scouts of America, is more than a slogan to Blake Phelps, Gardner. It’s a way of life, for which he recently received one of the Boy Scout’s highest honors …

Boy Scout troop works to light flag at Gardner Cemetery

Ben Bolin, Gareth Seiler, and Scott Coble break ground on a project to illuminate the flag at the Gardner Cemetery. The boys are members of Boy Scout Troop 88 in Gardner. Staff photo by Amy Cunningham

Amy Cunningham

This Memorial Day a volunteer from the American Legion agreed to tend to the American flag located at the Gardner Cemetery; each day at dawn the Legionnaire would dutifully trek out to the cemetery to raise Old …