Tuesday, October 23, 2012
An additional $2.5 million is proposed to go towards the schools; we have what you need to know today right here.
1. The "Perversion Files" of the Boy Scouts were recently released. A total of 179 Massachusetts cases are included in the released files. Three of those are from Marlborough. 2. A section of Cook Lane will be closed today, as it was yesterday, for construction work. A section of Lincoln Street was closed yesterday following an automobile accident. 3. Ever wonder what it is like working in a prison? Hear a first-hand account from local blogger Connie Mish. 4. $2,581,967. That is the amount of the supplemental appropriation for the 2013 Fiscal Year Budget the School Committee will be discussing tonight. The committee is also expected to vote on a consultant for the superintendent search. 5. Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian will be …
Friday, October 19, 2012
Eagle Scout candidate Brenton Sullivan and summer interns were among those who made a one mile trail around Lake Williams a reality.
Eagle Scout candidate Brenton Sullivan was among those who made a one mile trail around Lake Williams a reality. "People in the community can come and walk along Lake Williams. I feel that is very helpful," said the 16 year-old Sullivan who did the work with 20 other scouts from Boy Scout Troop 2. "It opens it up and people can enjoy Lake Williams." The one mile trail that wraps around a portion of Lake Williams was constructed through a combined effort by the DPW and Sullivan. It was a project many had pushed for throughout the years, according to Mayor Arthur Vigeant. “The Lake Williams Trail would not have happened without the collaboration and efforts of many people. I’m grateful that their hard work has given Marlborough another …
Monday, August 27, 2012
Do you think it's going too far?
Eagle badges and medals are being sent back to the Boy Scouts of America to protest its reaffirmation of its policy to not grant membership to open gays, according to a boston.com article. According to a national blog chronicling the protests, about 150 Eagle Scouts have mailed back their awards as of Aug. 26. The Boy Scouts of America have confirmed that medals and badges have been returned, according to the boston.com piece. “Each year more than 50,000 young men earn the rank of Eagle Scout, totaling to over 2 million,” said Boy Scouts national spokesman Deron Smith. “We don’t have an exact count of medals returned recently, but we have received a few. Although we are disappointed to learn of anyone who feels compelled to return his …
Friday, August 3, 2012
Aidan Steadman has done extensive work on behalf of the city's Conservation Commission.
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Friday, August 3, 2012
Contributed content Marlborough resident Aidan Steadman recently received the prestigious William T. Hornaday Award Silver Medal, the highest award in Scouting for distinguished service to natural resource conservation. An Eagle Scout and member of Venturing Crew 51 in Marlborough, Steadman received the award in a ceremony held last week. Earning the Hornaday award requires scouts to earn all conservation-related merit badges and then plan and execute at least four signficant conservation projects-equal in scope to Eagle Projects. The Boy Scouts of America have awarded only 1,200 Hornaday medals since 1917 and Steadman is jus the 96th person to receive the Hornaday Silver medal. Among the work Steadman did in Marlborough is marking of…
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
The mayor is looking for nominations in the Marlborough 2012 Humanitarian Award.
1. A brief shout out to the Boy Scouts from the Richer Elementary School here in Marlborough: I visited with them last night to tell them about Marlborough Patch and community journalism. They were a great audience. From left to right beginning in the back row: den leader Howard Priest, Derek Oldham, Erik Corbin, Howie Priest, Vimal Chaudhry and den leader Nicole DeCruz; front: Jackson Clemons, Peter DeCruz, Jamison Taylor and Easton Collins. 2. Got Books, Inc., a used book collection and reuse company in New England, will be conducting a book drive in Marlborough on April 13 and 27 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. They will be collecting unwanted books, DVDs, audio books or Cds. Pick up is free from your home or office. Minimum of 50 items is …