With several calls in the past week concerning potential scammers in the area, the Duxbury Police Department is warning residents to be hyper-vigilant with door-to-door salespeople.

Read more: Residents urged to use caution with solicitors

The bats are back and this time they are teaming up with the Duxbury Musical Festival to celebrate the importance of music in the community.

Read more: The Bats are back: Local author to debut new book at music festival

It is fairly unusual for siblings to attend the same college or university. It is even more unusual for those same siblings to study the same thing and work together on projects that have the potential to change the world.

Read more: A McKinley family affair: Three brothers use engineering to directly impact both the medical and...

Discussion continues on the future of sidewalks and bike paths in Duxbury.

Read more: Middle of the road: Sidewalk/Bike Path Committee discusses future plan

While many high school students spent the beginning of their summer vacation on the beach and working their summer jobs, one Duxbury resident traveled abroad to do community service in a third world country.

Read more: Building in Belize: Service project helps resident

 

When the WCVB Channel 5 Chronicle team drove up Route 3A in June, they pulled into the driveway of a home that has become well known for its unique lawn ornament, unaware of the un- usual experience they would get to have with the mythical creature.

Read more: Draco and Duxbury: ‘Chronicle’ highlights local must-sees

When Zar, the police dog who served Duxbury for 10 years, retired last year, there was a hole to fill in the Duxbury Police Department. That hole has been filled by Delta, a young Dutch Shepherd who was ready to serve his community from the moment he was born.

Read more: Big paws to fill

Nearly nine months after the old police station was demolished, the land will now be put out for bid.

Read more: West St. land up for sale: Former police station property open for bids July 23

Eugene Hall Libby, 93, was born on Dec. 29, 1921 and died Sunday, July 13, 2014. Born and raised in Belmont, only son of the late Eugene and Olive Libby, he served in the 9th Infantry Division in WWII where he was awarded the Purple Heart. After graduating from Boston University, he moved to Rutland, Vt. where he started his family and was the marketing manager for Okemo Mountain. He later raised his children on Cape Cod where he worked for Crosby Yacht Yard as a yacht broker. The latter part of his life was spent with Jean Karlen in Essex where they loved daily trips up the seacoast and spent countless hours on the water. They both had a love for antiques and worked at the White Elephant Shop in Essex for years.

Mr. Libby was known by all for his warm and friendly smile, classic New England features, and quote(s) of the day. He leaves his daughter Joanna Bishop, son-in-law Jeffrey and grandchildren Emma and Cameron of Duxbury. He was predeceased in death by his late wife Geneva Libby and Jean Karlen. He was also the father of the late Christian Libby.

The family wishes to thank all at the South Shore Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in Rockland for the great care they provided to Gene in his later years of life. A private family Mass will be held at a later date. Donations in his memory can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project at woundedwarriorproject.org.

When a New Hampshire man embarked on his maiden metal detecting adventure, he never expected to uncover a mystery that would lead him to Duxbury.

Read more: NH man finds Duxbury class ring

 

While many students spend their summers out on the beach or interning in the city, one Duxbury resident will get to explore the Pacific Ocean while living on a Tall Ship.

Read more: Sea-ing the world: Student to spend summer on a ship

 

It’s not every day that a hazardous materials technician gets the opportunity to utilize his training, but on Monday one Duxbury firefighter got to work the front lines of an unusual incident.

Read more: ‘A thinking person’s job’: Fire captain assists in HAZMAT incident

The Duxbury Fire Department fought a brush fire Sunday afternoon for over two hours as the heat and wind fueled the fire.

Read more: Despite rain, fires still burn

Two local businesses were victims of an attempted scam last week, both within 48 hours of each other.

Read more: Phone scam targets businesses

Sales from beach stickers this year have surpassed town officials’ predictions, ending on a high note for the fiscal year that closed last week.

Read more: Stickers pass expectations: Town receives $1.51M in sales

 

How to deal with pet stress this summer

 As the weather heats up and Fourth of July celebrations approach, pet owners in Duxbury should be aware of the stress lightning storms and fireworks put on their pets.

Read more: Discover Duxbury: Lightning, parades and fireworks