Fairfield Boy Scout Matthew Love earns Eagle honor

For his project, Matthew Love built log benches for Southport Park.

For his project, Matthew Love built log benches for Southport Park. (12/29/13)

FAIRFIELD - A Fairfield Boy Scout received the prestigious title of Eagle Scout during a ceremony this weekend.

To become an Eagle, Matthew Love says he had to earn 21 merit badges and organize an extensive community project. For his project, Love built nine log benches for Southport Park.

Love says he's been in the Boy Scouts for seven years and he's honored to become an Eagle Scout.
 

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