January 2017

1.26.17 Council Consolidation Question Of The Week:  Who Decides On A Consolidation?

With all the discussion, exploration, planning, and consideration of the possible consolidation, the question arises: “How is this decision made?” There are two organizations involved in the current consolidation discussion, Old Colony Council and Knox Trail Council.  Both councils have to approve a consolidation in order for the consolidation to move forward. Scouting is a volunteer driven organization… Read more

1.19.17 Council Consolidation Question Of The Week: Why Merge Now?

Why merge now? Any proposed consolidation of “peer” Councils should be evaluated by whether the resulting entity will better perform the functions of a Council to the youth within the resulting area.  Since the beginning of Scouting in the United States, the BSA has provided the scouting program to units through local, nonprofit Councils having three basic functions – establishing… Read more

Congratulations To These Units!

Congratulations to the following units for having their Charter paperwork submitted complete and correct on time, so that the Unit can be re-chartered. If you do not see your unit on this list please contact your District Executive immediately! JP Becker Troop 1 Northborough Troop 1 Stow Troop 1 Southborough Crew 21 Hudson Pack 24 Marlborough Pack 39… Read more