April 19, 2014

BSA Troop 289 selling Christmas greenery

Spring Hill Boy Scout Troop No. 289 is selling Christmas greenery. The greenery is available for immediate delivery. The troop has a limited number of items still available including 22-inch mixed evergreen wreaths, 10-inch Western Cedar garland, and mixed evergreen …

Flag retirement

Boy scouts properly retire battered and torn U.S. flags during a flag retirement ceremony at the Gardner Historical Museum last weekend. They were assisted by members of the American Legion and the VFW. Submitted photo

THINGS TO DO: Flag retirement ceremony

Flag retirement ceremony
Oct. 9, 6: 30 p.m.

Area Boy Scouts will retire flags out at the Gardner Historical Museum on Oct. 9. Visitors are encouraged to bring old, torn or faded flags so they can be disposed properly. New …

Scout builds flower beds at Meadowbrook

ABOVE: Several Cub and Boy Scouts helped Eagle Scout candidate Joe O’Connor build a raised flower bed at Meadowbrook Rehabilitation Center. Submitted photo

Meadowbrook Rehabilitation Hospital, located on the west side of Gardner, has a new amenity for their residents. Boy Scouts of America Troop 88, led by Joseph O’Connor, a Pioneer Ridge Middle School student has installed a raised planter bed thereby …

Gardner Boy Scouts to take part in 100th anniversary

James Reddy, Joe O’Connor, Kilby Litt, Scott Coble, Connor Sipe and Osten O’Dell traveled to the Boy Scout Jamboree to take part in the 100th Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America. Members of Gardner Boy Scout Troop 88, the boys will camp with more than 45,000 other scouts from across the country and world. Submitted photo

Six Gardner Boy Scouts, members of Troop 88, will celebrate the Boy Scouts of America’s 100th anniversary at the 2010 National Scout Jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia. They left town on July 21 and are traveling with 160 …