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Boy Scouts collecting trees, wreaths

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Ready to take down the Christmas tree and wreaths, but not sure what to do with them? Members of the local Boy Scouts Troop 44 do. For a suggested donation of $10 per tree and $5 per wreath, they will pick up your greenery curbside this Saturday. The trees and wreaths need to be placed outside by 7 a.m. “This is a great service,” said local Health Agent Brian Flynn in a phone interview. “Not everyone has a truck or a large vehicle to transfer their tree to the recycling area, so this helps. It’s also nice to help the Boy Scouts, and if you write a check, you might even be able to deduct it on your taxes.” To arrange a pickup, call 781-204-0055 or e-mail

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