5 Things, August 14: Help a Stoughton Teen Fundraise for Eagle Scout Project
Five Things You Need to Know Today: Stoughton Teen Fundraising for Eagle Scout Project to Beautify Park; Board of Selectmen Meeting; Student Tours of Stoughton High; and more...
"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Stoughton Teen Fundraising for Eagle Scout Project to Beautify Park
Stoughton Boy Scout Adam Lurie is selling personalized bricks to help fundraise for his Eagle Scout Project - erecting a flag pole at Frederick H. Pye Memorial Park at the intersection of Central and Canton Streets in Stoughton.
The bricks will be placed in a circle around the flag pole.
The bricks are $35 each, Lurie said. There are three lines at 18 characters per line available for customization.
For those interested in purchasing a brick or helping Lurie with his fundraising efforts, call him at 781-341-3875. The cutoff for ordering a brick is August 17.
2. Board of Selectmen Meeting
The Stoughton Board of Selectmen will meet Tuesday, August 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Hall (third floor, Great Hall).
The meeting starts in executive session (closed to the public), discussing contract matters with Police Chief Paul Shastany.
The selectmen then reconvene in an open session, open to the public.
The full agenda is posted here: BOS Agenda 8-14-12.pdf
3. Student Tours of Stoughton High
Student representatives from the Student Council and the National Honor Society will be providing tours to all new and incoming Stoughton High School students on Tuesdays in August from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., according to the SHS website. No appointments are necessary.
The first day of the 2012-2013 school year in Stoughton for students in grades 1-12 is Wednesday, September 5, 2012 (after Labor Day). Teachers (Unit A) and nurses report the day before, September 4. Kindergarten starts September 7.
4. Bingo at the Senior Center
The Senior Center will hold its weekly game of BINGO at 12:45 p.m.
5. Reminder: Thursday is Food Pantry Day in Stoughton
Stoughton resident Peg Carbone continues her effort to curb hunger in Stoughton, personally picking up donations for the food pantries every Thursday.
Here's a note from Peg: "I pick up non perishable food and also household items every Thursday, anywhere in Stoughton and deliver them to the food pantry. Please tell your friends and neighbors. One item, one bag or several, and I will pick them up every Thursday."
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