On Dec. 28, the Stow Cub Scouts WEBELOS Dens 5 & 7 visited the Mass. Firefighting Academy off State Road. They had a personal tour of the facility from Deputy Director Joseph J. Klucznik, center, and watched the student firefighters running drills in the Burn Building out back. Matteo and Marco Faso of Stow and their cousins at Myrtle Beach celebrating the New Year with Stow Independent. From left to right: Vincent Drake, Salvatore Drake, Marco Faso, Mario Drake, and Matteo Faso.