Reader’s View: ZBA should remember a few things before voting on Bluefish River pier

On Thursday the Zoning Board of Appeals will finally render its opinion regarding the Bluefish River Pier special permit application As the ZBA members consider their vote, let us hope for the following: That the members will recognize the long tradition in this community for preserving the historic and rural character of the town, an aspect of Duxbury as highly […]

Duxbury Senior Center news

Senior safety series. Colonel David Gavigan of the Bristol County Sherriff’s Department will talk about critical steps to take after calling 911 to assist in the emergency and keep people safe. There is a choice of day or evening programs to meet demand. Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. or Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. Call to register at 781-934-5774, ext. […]

The US Army Field Band and Chorus returns to Duxbury

The Duxbury American Legion is proud to announce that the US Army Field Band and Chorus will be making a return engagement to Duxbury, Monday, March 31 at the Performing Arts Center. The Field Band last performed here four years ago and filled the PAC. The band is a 60-piece orchestra and 20-person chorus. They perform all over the country […]

Oil painting workshop

Oil painter Laura Tryon Jennings has scheduled a sixweek session of classes on Wednesdays, 9 a.m. until noon, from Feb. 20 through April 3 at The Art Complex Museum. There will be no classes held March 27. Jennings approaches each student individually, so they can paint freely and at their own level, and paint a subject befitting their skills and […]

Duxbury Free Library news

Helping Hounds. Owen, the certified therapy dog, is coming back on Jan. 30 from 4-5 p.m. Call the library at 781-934-2721, ext. 632 to sign up for a 15-minute time block to practice reading to Owen with a book of your choice. Read, Sing, Play at the Senior Center. Story time hits the road over to the Senior Center for […]

Author Keener to give talk

On Sunday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Merry Room of the Duxbury Free Library, author Jessica Keener will talk about her newest novel, “Strangers In Budapest,” a story of trauma, grief, retribution and the persistence of love. It was an Indie Next pick and published to wide acclaim. It was selected as a best new novel by Entertainment […]

Duxbury Council on Aging to launch Discovery Center for civic engagement

Research shows that an active, purpose-driven life is closely related to health, happiness, and longevity. To that end, a growing majority of older adults seek opportunities, paid or unpaid, that make a difference in their lives and their communities. The question is how to go about finding those opportunities. That’s where the Discovery Center for Civic Engagement can help. The […]

Speakers to discuss VLAC pipes and cancer

On Thursday, Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m., Dr. Ann Aschengrau and Duxbury resident Melissa Rosenbladt will speak at the Duxbury Middle/High School Presentation Hall to discuss VLAC water pipes and their association with cancer.

Spring antiques show to benefit Duxbury High School athletics

The Duxbury Spring Antique Show, featuring over 50 dealers, takes place Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Duxbury High School, 71 Alden St. Admission is $8 for adults, children under 10 are free. Appraisal day is Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost for […]

Talk on teens and digital devices

Panelists from the mental health, information technology and legal fields will discuss some of the concerning trends with adolescence and digital devices at the Duxbury Free Library on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Psychologist Michael Henry, Head of IT for Town of Duxbury Mary Beth MacQuarrie and Lt. Lewis Chubb of the Duxbury Police Department will take […]