Monday, May 6, 2013
A Lexington teen shares evidence she gathered toward achieving state certification or Lexington's vernal pools in the Paint Mine and Whipple Hill conservation areas for her Girl Scout Gold Award project.
The following was provided by Naomi Wharton, a Lexington High sophomore who has been gathering evidence to support state certification of vernal pools in the Paint Mine and Whipple Hill conservation areas. If you visit Whipple Hill during the daytime in early spring, you’ll find a pleasant pond scene, complete with a slight breeze, gentle ripples cascading across the water, and the faint call of forest birds echoing through the woods. Return at night, however, and an entirely different scene unfolds – high-pitched choruses of spring peepers call out to each other across the pond, joined by the distinctive clucking of wood frogs. Beneath the water, salamanders with distinctive yellow spots slide between the leaves, and small crustaceans …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
National Backpack Awareness Day, a LexFUN! open house, Girl Scout Signup and more today in Lexington.
1. National Backpack Awareness Day: Spaulding Outpatient Center for Children Lexington is celebrating their second annual Backpack Awareness Day with a free event from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1 Maguire Road. All patients, families, and community members are invited to attend, and therapists will be available to discuss and identify properly fitting backpacks to ensure your child’s safety. 2. LexFUN! Open House: There's a chance to learn all about LexFUN! and celebrate the Five and Under Network's 70th anniversary at an open house from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at Cary Library. 3. Girl Scout Sign Up: The Lexington Girl Scouts will kick off the year by hosting a Girl Scout sign up day from 3:30 to 7 p.m. today at the Hancock UCC Church …
Sunday, May 13, 2012
With the proceeds, the girls chose to give back to others and have some fun: They donated cookies to the Troops overseas, created birthday packages for nonprofit Birthday Wishes and donated pajamas and books to the Pajama Program.
The following was provided by the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts. Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts is proud to announce that Lexington Girl Scout Sarah Wojtczuk and Junior Girl Scout troop 63091 sold 1,938 boxes of Girl Scout cookies this year. The Girl Scout Cookie program allows girls to set goals, learn money management, and develop marketing skills. The activity of selling cookies is directly related to the organization’s purpose of helping all Girl Scouts realize their full potential and become strong, confident and resourceful citizens. Girl Scout troops use funds from the cookie activity to fund a service project or to plan for an exciting trip. With the proceeds they earned the girls chose to give back to others and have …
Friday, February 10, 2012
A literal truckload of Girl Scout cookies arrived at St. Brigid’s parking lot on Tuesday, Feb. 7.
The Red Sox equipment truck leaves Fenway Park for Fort Myers tomorrow, but the Lexington Girl Scouts had a "Truck Day" of their own earlier this week when a literal truckload of Girl Scout cookies arrived at St. Brigid’s parking lot on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Twenty-two Girl Scout Troops participated in this year’s town delivery in which 11,832 boxes were unloaded, counted and loaded into individual cars to fulfill individual orders given to the girls. Thin Mints was top-seller in town as Tuesday's delivery included 3,632 boxes of the perennial favorite and another 2,484 boxes of Caramel deLites, according to Jeanne Hobbs, the Service Unit Cookie Manager for Lexington. Hungry customers who did not order cookies via the town delivery can still…
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Take part in our cookie poll.
For many, it’s one of the best times of the year: Girl Scout Cookie time! With so many to choose from, it’s hard to get a consensus on which one is best. We want to hear from you and learn your favorite type of cookie. Take part in our poll above and let us know which one you like best. And Girl Scout Troops, we want to help you sell those cookies throughout town. If you want to get the word out to the whole community about upcoming booth sales, be sure to share the info via an announcement on Patch. We'll then feature it for all to see and hopefully help make 2012 your troop's best cooking-selling year to date
Friday, January 6, 2012
Get the word out about ordering by sharing the info on Patch.
Girl Scouts across our area are in the midst of one of the sweetest times of year. From now until March, you can place orders for your favorite cookies by contacting a local Girl Scout. Is your daughter selling cookies this year? Then take note! If you want to get the word out to the whole community about upcoming booth sales, be sure to share the info via an announcement on Patch. We'll then feature it for all to see and hopefully help make 2012 your troop's best cooking-selling year to date. The Girl Scouts of Eastern Mass. report that booth sales have already started, with some wrapping up this weekend. Be sure to check their site for locations
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
BOS talk Busa, Girl Scouts sign-up, nonprofit storytelling and more today in Lexington.
1. Wake up with the Board of Selectmen, who will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Town Office Building to hear LexFarm's presentation regarding re-use of the Busa Property. 2. Other public meetings posted for today on the town website's calendar include the 300th Anniversary Celebration Committee at 11 a.m.; the Conservation Commission at 9a.m. and the Community Center Task Force at 7:30 p.m. All are scheduled to be held at Cary Hall. 3. The Lexington Girl Scouts will kick-off their year today with a sign-up session from 3 to 7 p.m. at Hancock United Church of Christ. 4. Nonprofit Net's free "Tell Your Story to Sell Your Story" seminar from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. today at Cary Memorial Library will address grabbing public attention and donar dollars …