2017-09-20

New leader for Bay Farm Montessori



The children had their first day of school Wednesday, Sept. 6. Additionally, Conrad Wildsmith had his first day as Head of School at Bay Farm Montessori with the students.

Duxbury Beach Triathlon kicks into gear



Duxbury Police Log



Wednesday, Aug. 2312:13 a.m. Assist other police department at Saquish Beach, Plymouth. Assistance provided.12:26 a.m. Motor vehicle accident, Bay Road. Area search negative.11:59 p.m. Traffic control, 500 Bay Road. Item logged.5:40 p.m. Motor vehicle accident, other. Duxbury Beach Road.Thursday, Aug. 241:50 p.m. Suspicious activity, Hawkins Place. Investigated.5:21 p.m. Safety seat install, services rendered.8:06 p.m. Noise complaint, peace restored, Lincoln Street.Friday, […]

Pocketbook issues at survey’s heart



It is to residents’ advantage to complete the Envision Duxbury survey. For one thing, the survey, gives a snapshot of Duxbury’s demographics. The numbers gathered and presented in the Duxbury Master Plan Visioning, show that “Duxbury’s population almost doubled between 1970 and 2010, from 7,636 to 15,059 people, though growth has slowed in recent years.” The information, culled from the […]

Reader’s view: Clean up needs to be in the right spot or it’s a wasted effort



I can hardly think of a better way to enjoy a perfect summer day other than to take a walk over the Powder Point Bridge. I’m sure many of you will agree, and today was one of those days for me. As I walked along, I watched the hungry seagulls above flying over the bay in search for their dinner. […]

Reader’s view: It’s time for town to buy Battelle property for public benefit



We, as citizens of Duxbury, have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to preserve a most precious resource, that is, the Battelle Property. Urgent action is needed to invest in our rich history, thereby creating a wonderful center of town waterfront park for all to enjoy in perpetuity. Buying outright the Battelle Property would ensure a town waterfront park and town landing, creating […]

Drew Archival Library turns 10




Last Thursday’s gathering at the Drew Archival Library at 147 St. George St. emphasized the role of past, present and future in keeping history alive. The Sept. 14 evening event marked the 10th anniversary of the archives’ establishment at a dedicated site. That meant a celebration of the 1909 Wright Building at 147 St. George St., the celebration of the […]

Home delivered meals



If you or someone you know is recovering from a recent hospitalization or surgery or is having difficulty preparing their own meals, consider the home-delivered meals program. The Duxbury Senior Center delivers meals to residents who are either homebound or are having difficulty preparing their own meals. Meals are freshly prepared daily at the Duxbury Senior Center and delivered to […]

Allen M. O’Donnell, 53



Allen M. O’Donnell, of Pembroke and Duxbury, passed away on Sept. 16 at the age of 53. Allen was the beloved husband of Constance Wright O’Donnell, brother of Edward B. O’Donnell, Jr. and his wife Laurie of Duxbury and Susanne Skeens and her husband James of Tennessee, and leaves many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Al had long ago turned his […]

Kathleen W. Kirkaldy, 68



Kathleen W. Kirkaldy, age 68, of Marshfield, died Friday, Sept. 15, at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. She was the devoted wife of Thomas H. Kirkaldy. Loving mother of Robert B. Kirkaldy of Marshfield and Thomas J. Kirkaldy and his wife Barbara of Lexington, N.C. Kathleen is also survived by her grandchildren, Cailyn and Aiden, as well as her […]