2015-02-25

DEF celebrates 25th anniversary



The Duxbury Education Foundation is celebrating its 25th anniversary this March by switching up its annual fundraiser and inviting community members for a night out full of laughter. The DEF is teaming up with the Improv Asylum, an improvisational comedy theater based in Boston, for a night of laughter at the Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 7. The Improv […]

Ice, gas leak cause fire; No injuries, residents displaced



Duxbury firefighters battled a fire at the Duxbury House Thursday morning. Crews received 911 calls around 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, reporting a gas leak and fire. The Duxbury House is a single-floor wood building that operates as a 24-hour nursing facility.Seventeen residents were immediately evacuated by seven staff to an adjacent facility, Bay Path Nursing Home. The Duxbury Fire Department […]

Library suffers damage after pipe burst: Director commends response



Fire crews responded to the Duxbury Free Library last Tuesday after a pipe burst on the second floor near the reference area. The pipe, which was a fire suppression sprinkler system pipe, burst Tuesday around lunchtime, setting off the fire alarm in the library. Library director Carol Jankowski said at first library staff and patrons believed it to be a […]