Implementing a schoolwide health and wellness program by 2016 and improving fourth grade math scores by five percent topped Duxbury schools’ superintendent Dr. Ben Tantillo’s list of annual goals for the school district.
Today is the first day of school in Duxbury and everything at all the schools is ready for students and teachers, according to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ben Tantillo. The biggest items on the school department’s to-do list was finishing the outside areas of the high school and middle school on St. George Street and across the road at the Steele field house.
Amid growing concerns from residents who have reached out to police, town officials and the Clipper about kids jumping from the Bluefish River bridge and the increasing traffic problems surrounding the activity, the Board of Selectmen have decided to look into the issue.
Last Wednesday, after eight years of planning, town officials and local housing volunteers held a ground breaking ceremony for a new Habitat for Humanity house on Franklin Street, the site of the old Grange Hall.