Dense 40B plans an issue



The Zoning Board of Ap- peals indicated this week it would consider approving an 18-unit development for the MacLean’s Way Chapter 40B subdivision off Bow Street, however the developer’s representatives refused to eliminate any houses, saying the project must stay at 24 homes to make it economically viable. The ZBA met Monday at the Senior Center with representatives of Bayside […]

Affordable housing trust projects moving forward



An affordable housing project on Temple Street is now in the process of receiving Zoning Board of Appeals approval, something the Duxbury Affordable Housing Trust is pleased with. “We are pleased to be in that process and hopeful of a good outcome from the ZBA in order to move the project forward with an RFP for a builder to develop […]

Brother for brother: Raising money for diabetes research in Duxbury



With three weeks left to go, one Duxbury student is working to raise both money and awareness for a disease that affects his brother, as well as millions of Americans. In December 2013, Timmy O’Neil was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. His brother, Conor O’Neil, said the diag- nosis was a shock to him and his family. “It was something […]

A look back in time: BookBreeze event highlights rich history



Duxbury readers took a trip back in time at the Duxbury Free Library last week, as they learned about the abolitionist movement in Duxbury. The evening started with a dramatic reading of the first two chapters of Sue Monk Kidd’s novel, “The Invention of Wings,” a story of three young girls trapped in a world of injustice, and their fight […]