An April 27 ceremony at the Vermont Statehouse honored 53 Boy Scouts who reached the highest rank of Scouting through hard work, leadership and community service — Eagle Scout.
While the water in Sunset Lake is clear, future access to the lake — as part of a 146-acre spread in Orwell and Benson that’s been owned and used by Vermont Boy Scouts for almost a century — is becoming murky.
These young men were awarded the rank in a ceremony involving their family, friends, members of Troop 539, representatives of the Green Mountain Council, and the surrounding community.
The Bristol Trail Network was the beneficiary of Eagle Scout candidate William Moran, who built four benches for the trail as part of his Eagle Scout project.
Last weekend, the Vergennes Lions and Rotary members worked together, with considerable help from Boy Scout Troop 539, to collect food for the Vergennes Food Shelf to help meet the need for Thanksgiving meals.
Sales started on Nov. 22 and will continue until all are sold. Beginning Saturday, Nov. 27, Scouts will staff the sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
BRISTOL — Scout Troop 543, which servers youngsters in the Bristol area, is planning to perform a community service project at Veterans Memorial on the Bristol Town Green on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Scouts plan a cleanup day on that Wednesday from 3 to 5 p. … (read more)