Brian Davis

Windsor Teen Creates Trail At Dog Pound For Eagle Scout Project

Windsor Teen Creates Trail At Dog Pound For Eagle Scout Project

Ben Levesque loves his dog Ruby.

“It’s like having a best friend that doesn’t complain,” said Levesque, 16, of Windsor.

So when he started thinking about community service projects to earn his Eagle Scout badge, Ruby was his inspiration.

Initially, Levesque proposed creating designated areas for dogs at Lancaster Drive Park and Washington Park.

Both were turned down by Town Manager Peter Souza, but Levesque’s father, Mark, suggested doing something at the newly opened Windsor Animal Shelter.

That suggestion last fall turned into a walking trail that winds through the woods and surrounds the new facility on three sides.

The 1/3-mile trail, which...

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