Last Thursday, the state closed down Duxbury bay, Bluefish River, Back River, Kingston bay and Plymouth harbor for oyster harvesting for a week due to five confirmed cases of people getting sick from eating local oysters containing the bacteria Vibrio parahaemolyticus.
A six-item agenda is planned for the special Town Meeting on Monday, October 5. The main business before residents will be approving a new management lease for the North Hill country club.The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center on St. George Street. All residents can attend.
When one imagines a traditional New England style home, chances are that a Spanish-style villa isn’t what comes to mind. That’s exactly the way Duxbury’s Local Historic District Commission wants to keep things.
“Time and Tides,” a new approach to learning that Duxbury High School pilot-tested for a week this summer with a small group of students and faculty, may resurface again if money can be found to pay for it, Superintendent Ben Tantillo said at Wednesday night’s school committee meeting.
“Hall’s Corner has always fascinated me.” Duxbury Town Historian Tony Kelso began his historical walking tour of Hall’s Corner on Sunday with these words, and during his hourlong remembrance of the area he proved why the history of the area really is fascinating.
In an effort to safeguard Duxbury’s oysters from the food-borne bacteria Vibrio, local shellfish growers took an usual step last week and proposed that the board of health adopt additional regulationsfor their industry.
The solar energy project slated for the roof of the new high and middle schools is moving forward, school officials announced recently.
At the school committee meeting September 2, school business administrator David Proule said that bids were opened on August 21 on a request for proposals for a rooftop solar energy project. Four vendors bid on the project.
Proule said there is a committee that is going through the proposals and making adjustments in order to go back to the vendors for more specific bids.
He said he expects to have more information on the solar project in a month and will report to the school committee then.