Entries by Chuck Mahaleris

Owen Riddle achieves Eagle Scout

by Chuck Mahaleris Owen Riddle, 14, of Sidney, received Scouting’s highest honor, the Eagle Scout rank, after earning more than 70 merit badges and completing a project for the Messalonskee Middle School where he attends school. Family and friends from as far away as Pennsylvania gathered at the Augusta Elks Lodge on Saturday, November 12, […]

Three brothers complete Eagle Scout hat trick

by Chuck Mahaleris CHINA, ME — Bryson Lee Pettengill, of Troop #479, received his Eagle Scout rank during a ceremony held on October 30, at the China Masonic Lodge. He isn’t the first in his family, however, to attain the rank of Eagle. Both of his brothers have also earned scouting’s highest honor. Aiden earned […]

Scouts enjoy Halloween at Camp Bomazeen

by Chuck Mahaleris The public is advised that ghouls and skeletons were spotted skulking through the woods of Belgrade on Saturday, October 1. The public is further warned that aliens and Imperial Storm Troopers were also spotted in the vicinity of Great Pond at that same time. Reports have also come in of princesses, cartoon […]

Central Maine scouts attend camporee in Cobscook/Moosehorn

by Chuck Mahaleris Scouts from all over Maine – with the largest contingent from Kennebec Valley District – garbed as brave knights, powerful wizards, elven maidens and stealthy rogues descended upon Cobscook Bay State Park, in Edmunds, for the 60th anniversary Cobscook/Moosehorn International Camporee on the weekend of September 16-18. The event, organized by Christopher […]

Connor Files earns Eagle Scout rank

by Chuck Mahaleris Skowhegan has one new Eagle Scout after Connor Files received Scouting’s highest rank during a ceremony at the Skowhegan Federated Church, on Sunday, September 25. “My Eagle Scout project,” Connor said, “included mapping trails in the Coburn Woods and installing an informational kiosk for the Somerset Woods Trustees.” Connor, son of Darren […]