Mental health first aid training

Duxbury FACTS and the Plymouth County Suicide Prevention Coalition offer mental health first aid training from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 28 at the Duxbury Senior Center. The program, including lunch, is free but registration is required. Similar to First Aid and CPR, this course prepares people to respond to individuals who may be experiencing a mental health related […]

A tale as old as time comes to the Performing Arts Center

Duxbury High School presents the classic Disney musical “Beauty and the Beast,” Feb.1-3 at the Performing Arts Center. Showtimesare7p.m.onFeb.1and2,witha1p.m. matinee on Feb. 3. Tickets can be purchased at the box office the day of the performance and are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors.


Instructor Ben Anderson holds the attention of his students. They were at the Bog in Kingston as part of a skating program offered by the Duxbury Recreation Department. See more photos on page 12.

Register for Before and After Dark

On-line registration for the Before and After spring term begins Monday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. for Duxbury residents. Mail-in and walk-in registrations will be accepted beginning Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 9 a.m. A range of classes featuring new offerings and old favorites for kids, teens and adults are available in the upcoming term. To see a copy of the […]

Duxbury police officer stops theft while at dinner

An off-duty Duxbury Police Officer was able to foil an attempted purse snatching while at dinner, Friday night. According to a statement from the Duxbury Police Department, Officer Mike Bolze and his wife were having dinner at a Hingham restaurant when he saw a man approach a nearby table occupied by a small group of woman. Bolze saw the man […]

Blood drive at Holy Family

The Knights of Columbus are hosting a blood drive, Saturday, Jan. 26 at Holy Family Church, 601 Tremont St., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/ Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile will be parked rear of the upper parking lot. Donors will receive a Kraft Family Blood Donor Center Sweatshirt. Appointments are recommended. Sign-up at tinyurl.com/ […]

Mamasteph at the Montessori

Bay Farm Montessori Academy is hosting Mamasteph music, Saturday, Feb. 2 at 10:30 a.m. This free event is open to the public. Registration is required at bfarm.org/mamasteph. The school is located at 145 Loring St.

Police make case for portable lights and drone

Finance Committee sees possible duplication of resources between police and fire

When they first reviewed capital budget requests a little over a month ago, members of the Finance Committee cast a wary eye at some of the items on the police department’s list. Notably, they questioned the need for the police department to have its own aerial drone, complete with thermal camera, and six portable scene lights. The drone and camera […]

Zoning Board reviews permit after court decision

The Zoning Board of Appeals held a public hearing Jan. 10 to discuss a ruling by the Massachusetts Land Court that overturned the ZBA’s Jan. 12, 2017 decision nixing five of the six building permits issued for a parcel of land on North Street divided into two lots with a single building permit issued for lot 1 and five building […]



Siobhan Tierney has been named to the dean’s list at Providence College for the fall 2018 semester. Madison Benoit has been named to the dean’s list at Stonehill College for the fall 2018 semester. Shane Kilday was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester at Clarkson University. Tommy Jacobson has been named to the 2018 fall semester […]