April 20, 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
dthompson@gardnernews.com
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
dthompson@gardnernews.com

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
acunningham@gardnernews.com

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 …