“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.
During the school committee’s annual self-evaluation, one member floated the idea of having additional meetings to allow committee members to delve into issues that they do not have enough time to address during their regularly scheduled bi-weekly meetings.
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.