There was dancing under a parachute at the Duxbury Music Festival Family Fest, Saturday. See more photos on page 12.

Sept. town meeting set

2 zoning bylaw changes sought

The warrant for the Sept. 6 Special Town Meeting has closed and it contains four articles, including two citizen’s petitions that propose zoning bylaw changes. While the initial purposes of calling a fall meeting were to fix the town’s deficit due to spending on winter storm clean up and also to fund seawall repairs, that focus changed somewhat and now […]

Vet going to town meeting vote

Hebert asks for a zoning change

Recognizing he wasn’t going to get the Zoning Board of Appeals approval to convert his house into a veterinary practice, Dr. Dan Hebert will ask the upcoming Special Town Meeting to approve a change to the town’s zoning bylaws. Hebert’s practice, Duxbury Animal Hospital, occupies 800 square feet of his home on Depot Street, a space that he says is […]

DFD seeing increase in calls

Rise makes managing personnel a challenge

The Fire department is busy. Busier than last year. Recently, the department posted on Twitter that it had responded to 1,700 calls the first half of this year, which, the post said, is a significant increase from the same time last year. “It’s a big topic, it’s something we’re watching,” Fire Chief Kevin Nord said. There’s been an increase in […]

Around Town Hall

Wednesday, July 25 Senior Center Building Committee 11:30 a.m. Senior Center Seawall Committee 6 p.m. Senior Center, Weyerhauser Room Historical Commission 7 p.m. Town Hall, Downstairs Planning Board Meeting 7 p.m. Town Hall, Mural Room Duxbury Nuclear Advisory Committee 7:15 p.m. Senior Center Thursday, July 26 Town Manager Admin Meeting 9 a.m. Town Hall, Mural Room Zoning Board of Appeals […]

An enchanted evening at the Miramar Retreat Center

Miramar Retreat Center in Duxbury hosts the 15th annual “Some Enchanted Evening” on Saturday, Aug. 4. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour featuring hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. A gourmet dinner follows. The evening includes a silent auction and a musical concert featuring show tunes and popular hit songs with local entertainer Bill Alberti accompanied […]

DHS 50th reunion committee is looking for classmates

The 50th reunion of the Duxbury High School class of 1968 is planned for Sept. 8 and the organizing committee is looking for class members, even if they didn’t graduate from DHS. Email contact information or questions to and/or request to join the closed Facebook group page Duxbury High School Class of 1968.

Council on Aging Golf Tournament

The Friends of the Duxbury Council on Aging Golf Tournament will be held at the Duxbury Yacht Club, Monday, Sept. 24. A reception, and silent and live auctions will take place at the Senior Center following the tournament. Contact Chris Barry at 781-724- 8308 for information about sponsorship opportunities or to sign up to play.

Tea ceremony at the Art Complex

Tea Master Glenn Sorei Pereira presents the second in a series of traditional Japanese tea ceremonies, Sunday, July 29, at 2 p.m. at the Art Complex Museum. This event has been planned as a family tea and includes a fish kite-making activity. The ceremony is presented in a tea hut designed by the Japanese artist Sano Gofu known as Wind […]

Tickets on sale now for the Duxbury Hydrangea Festival

The second annual Duxbury Hydrangea Festival will be held at the Duxbury Senior Center, Tuesday, July 31 from 1 to 3 p.m. Hydrangea expert Mal Condon will be the keynote speaker again this year with a new presentation about caring for and nurturing hydrangeas. Condon is the president of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society and curator of the hydrangea collection […]