Jordan Hospital Club Lawn Party

Jordan Hospital Club Lawn Party: The rain didn’t stop these sixth-grade volunteers from serving up the delicious food provided by many volunteers.. Shown here but not in order are Henry Ballerene, Ayla Abban, Lily Sparrow, Will Annis, Cody Marconi, Sophia Fawcett, Kate Fitzgibbons, Jack Cressman, Nathan Elliott, Sara Wiemeyer, Beth Yucius, Brady Ericsson, Carson Cerow, Scott Igo, Sophia Radzevich and […]

Planning for the future

Public input vital for master plan, Duxbury’s future growth

At its June 28 meeting, members of the Duxbury Planning Board outlined the visioning phase of the Duxbury Master Plan, which is being updated for the first time since 1999. The plan will serve as a strategic framework designed to guide the town’s future physical and economic development based on visions and goals set forth by the entire Duxbury community. […]

Counsel interviews pending

Town Manager René Read announced recently that there are three law firms that are interested in being Duxbury’s next town counsel. In May, the town issued a request for qualifications asking law firms to consider providing general legal services for Duxbury. Read sent an request for qualifications packages to the following law firms: KP Law, P.C.; Anderson and Kreiger LLP; […]

Board OKs a new roost for Bongi’s

The Duxbury Planning Board voted unanimously June 28 to approve a site plan for the construction of a new building for Bongi’s Turkey Roost, located at 414 Kingstown Way. Due to the phasing plan from the old to new building, there are no plans for Bongi’s Turkey Roost to close during construction. According to Paul A. Brogna, an engineer with […]

Around Town Hall

Monday, July 10 Selectmen’s Meeting 7 p.m. Town Hall, Mural Room Tuesday, July 11 Economic Advisory Committee 8:30 a.m. Senior Center, Walker Room Board of Assessors 4 p.m. Assessors Office Conservation Commission 7 p.m. Town Hall, Mural Room

Duxbury Free Library unveils Reading Garden with well-attended ceremony

On a sunny Friday morning with the sound of children playing nearby and music from the terrace above, about 75 Duxbury residents joined with local leaders, volunteers and library staff to officially open the Duxbury Free Library’s “Reading Garden.” Sculptures, benches, flower gardens, a 14×16 foot sculpture of steel flowers and a large patio area are designed to create “a […]

Myles Standish Monument now open on weekends through Sept.

The Department of Conservation and Recreation will be opening the Myles Standish Monument on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., through Sept. 3. The monument is located on Crescent Street on Standish Shore. Visitors will be able to climb the 125 steps to a small viewing area at the top, where they can take in the beautiful panoramic view […]

Around Town

Local business people come together: Several local business people, members of the Duxbury Business Association and representatives from Eastern Bank enjoyed a recent after-hours event hosted by the bank at the Marshfield Country Club. The Williston Northampton School in Easthampton, MA announces that Walter Kissane of Duxbury, a grade- 10 student, has made high honors for the third trimester of […]

Duxbury Senior Center news

Got Your Passport? This summer you won’t need a suitcase or a plane ticket to explore and learn…you can have a staycation here in Duxbury! To make your summer even better, we’ve developed some great events and activities. Our “Passport to Summer Fun” program will run through July and August. Here’s how it works: Pick up your passport at our […]

Barrel making demonstration at Alden House Historic Site

Explore the art and craft of barrel making as a cooper from Mystic Seaport demonstrates this historic trade on Saturday, July 15, noon-4 p.m., at the Alden House Historic Site, 105 Alden St. Essential to daily life and commerce, coopers arrived with the early English settlers to America. Mayflower Pilgrim John Alden was a trained cooper and hired as ship’s […]