Burlington Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts are having their seventh annual scouting expo at Rahanis Park, Sunday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Colin Ruposo, a Boy Scout with Troop 10 in Lexington, is looking for volunteers to help build a new trail in the Landlocked Forest.
A local scout is going for the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts and is looking to run a volunteer trail project as part of the process. Colin Ruposo, a Boy Scout with Troop 10 in Lexington, is working to become an Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the scouts. As part of the requirements to become an Eagle Scout, scouts must do a service project. The project can benefit the scouts or the local community. For his project, and to show leadership skills, Ruposo proposed to the Burlington Board of Selectmen last week that he run a volunteer project to move a trail in the Landlocked Forest. The forest also has an entry in Lexington, Ruposo's hometown. According to Ruposo the current, well-used trail is actually located on Mass. Highway …
Monday, October 22, 2012
As part of the settlement in a multi-million-dollar sex abuse case, files containing information on thousands of possible crimes were released Thursday, Oct. 18.
More than 150 Massachuetts cases of possible sexual abuse by Boy Scout troop leaders and volunteers, including one case in Burlington, may be part of the organization's perversion files, released last Thursday to the public. For decades, the Boy Scouts of America kept the files as a way to keep volunteers suspected of inappopriate sexual behavior away from children. The cases were not shared with parents or police. The files became public Thursday as part of an $18.5 million settlement between the Boy Scouts and a victim. The Los Angeles Times has created a list of the cases by year, city, state and troop number. The newspaper's list includes the time period covered by today's release (1965 to 1985), but also other accusations and …