While many high school seniors in Duxbury spend their final year before college enjoying familiar places and familiar faces, Lindsey Conway opted to spend her senior year in Surabaya, Indonesia.

Scarred and pitted from the winter’s wrath, the worst section of pavement on Washington Street has just received a facelift. 

On August 19, Duxbury police officer Brian Johnson interrupted an apparent breaking and entering at Farfar’s Ice Cream Shop on St. George Street.

Duxbury police officers responding to an early morning motor vehicle crash at Church and Tremont Streets seized drugs and cash from the vehicle and arrested a Pembroke man and charged him with multiple drug and motor vehicle crimes.

For the third time this year, the Board of Selectmen have given relief to a property owner with an excessive water bill caused by undetected leaks.

In the wake of storm damage to boats in the harbor earlier this year, the Board of Selectmen wants the town to investigate using helical anchors for moorings.

On August 6, PACTV, in conjunction with the Duxbury Board of Health and South Shore Medical, released a YouTube video about tick prevention and awareness in the south shore.

Last Wednesday the Town of Duxbury Recreation Department announced that the Department of Public Works was beginning work on the new parking lot of the Lincoln Street Soccer Field. 

The Planning Board is hoping to hire a new planning director by October.

Two large pine trees on town land that pose a danger to a Duxbury home are to be removed at the resident’s expense.

This school year, the Duxbury public schools will be expanding their iConnect program to include seventh and eighth graders. The program, which provides MacBook Air laptops for students to use on a 24/7 basis during the school year, will now serve 1,450 students from seventh grade through senior year.

In an update to a July 29 story, the Duxbury Recreation Department has received a bid and verbally secured a bidder for the Alden Street tennis court rehabilitation project.

The Town of Duxbury will hold a special Town Meeting on Monday, October 5 at 7 p.m. in the Duxbury Schools Performing Arts Center at 73 Alden Street. During the Selectmen’s meeting on August 10, the Board voted to close the 2015 Special Town Meeting warrant.

The Water and Sewer Commissioners met during the Board of Selectmen meeting on August 10. During the meeting, it was discussed that due to the extremely dry weather conditions and a desire to maintain a water supply for domestic use and fire protection, there will be a voluntary outside watering restriction, effective immediately.

Nick Stehn and Will Kelso have gained a wealth of knowledge over the past three years during their internship with the Duxbury Fire Department. The pair of aspiring fire fighters recently ventured outside the confines of the Duxbury firehouse for more experience, completing a six-day training session at the Connecticut Fire Academy in Windsor Locks. 

Five young filmmakers were recently awarded with a 2015 Silver Telly Award for a documentary about sand tiger shark research in Duxbury Bay.