Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Three local girl scouts are working on their Silver Awards, and helping out a lot of kids by doing so.
Do you have a favorite kindergarten memory? In a flyer circulating at the local schools, that's what Girl Scouts Ruth Ricciuti, Gabriella Thompson and Isabella Masciarelli are asking. While many do have those wonderful memories, they are reminding other students that "some children don’t have those great experiences." The scouts, from Troop 30484, are working on their Silver Award Project, which involves helping to give underprivileged children a good start to the new year. Collection boxes placed at the four elementary schools in Northborough will a place to collect new school supplies, as well as gently used books, to support the needy children in Worcester. Those boxes will be in the lobby of the schools through Jan. 18. "The girls are …
Friday, January 6, 2012
Which Girl Scout cookie is your favorite?
Which ones will you buy this year? A winter tradition, Girl Scout cookie orders begin today in Central Massachusetts towns and have been on sale since last month in towns closer to Boston. Don't get left out in the cold! If you know someone who sells them, please add their info to the comments. In the meantime, take our poll so we know your favorites!
Monday, November 7, 2011
Saturday's Scouting for Food Drive brought in much-needed stock to the Northborough Food Pantry.
The annual Scouting for Food drive to help stock the Northborough Food Pantry brought in much needed inventory, as the town responded with generosity. Down eight percent from last year's donations, the Pantry still brought in more than 9,500 items. Directors Ann Taggart and Sara Rothery both say that the dip in donations most likely was the effect of the recent storm, and lack of power. "We are pleased with the quantity and variety of food donations," said Rothery. "We would encourage donations year round as demand for food at the pantry has been increasing over the past few months. The board of directors of the pantry thanks the residents of Northborough and the Boy and Girl Scouts and adult leaders for their participation in this year's …