An active gas leak has been contained as of noon on Monday at the Field House by Duxbury High School on St. George Street.
Construction crews working on the Field House struck a gas line late Monday morning. Nearly 200 students and staff were evacuated from the buildings as fire crews sprayed water on the area to disapate the fumes. There was no fire and no injuries have been reported.
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The Board of Selectmen this week altered the usual way they approve the lease for Duxbury Beach, this time following the instructions of new town manager René Read regarding the state procurement laws.
Now that the Boston Marathon bombings memorial has been moved to the city archives in West Roxbury, the Clipper takes a look back at the commitment Duxbury officers made to help the city in its time of need.
“If and when craziness comes to our town, they will be there to help us out.” – Police Chief Matthew Clancy
When the call came in asking for any and all help he could provide, Duxbury Police Chief Matthew Clancy was confident in deploying five of his specially trained officers to aid in the immediate aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.
At last week’s selectmen’s meeting at the Senior Center addressing the restrictions at Duxbury Beach due to the nesting piping plovers, a few people asked questions about Duxbury Beach Reservation and its relationship with the town. The following is a short summary of the remarks I made at this meeting.
Residents who will be affected by NStar’s easement maintenance plan have been meeting with the utility and town officials to better understand exactly what trees and plants will be cut along the power company’s right-of- way.