Duxbury Police officers help locate missing girl in mock abduction training
It was a sweltering morning and a mock abduction exercise had left 13-year-old “Erin” unaccounted for on her summer school attendance sheet. Just past 8 a.m., a black Chrysler sedan snatched her up from her usual walking route near Norwood’s Westover Parkway and sped off to an unknown location.
The board of selectmen this week approved a “memo of understanding” between the town and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for the placement of a radiological air monitor in Duxbury, which the town will buy and the state will operate and maintain.
The recent over-sand ve hicle closures at Duxbury Beach have prompted many people to question the way the town manages the beach and the Duxbury Beach committee has been tasked with the job of studying some of these issues, such as overcrowding, parking enforcement and an electronic sticker counting program.
A Marshfield man was charged with breaking and entering in the nighttime and larceny on Wednesday after Duxbury Police were called and notified of a disturbance near Blakeman’s Snack Shop at Duxbury Beach at 1:49 a.m. on July 16.
Dylan King is a typical nine-year-old boy. He likes sports, movies, playing hide and seek with his siblings and hanging out with his dog, Hope. While Hope loves playing in the pool with Dylan and his brother, John Ryan, and sister, Katie, she has given a whole new meaning to “man’s best friend.”
The board of selectmen this week approved a ‘memo of understanding’ between the town and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for the placement of a radiological air monitor in Duxbury, which the town will buy and the state will operate and maintain.
The Duxbury Beach off road vehicle corridor will reopen at 8 a.m. on Friday, July 12, with restrictions. Only off road vehicles (ORV) displaying a valid 2013 resident or non-resident over sand Town of Duxbury beach sticker affixed to fron windshields will be allowed access to the front drive-on beach.
The Board of Selectmen held a discussion about Duxbury Beach Monday night that touched on many topics and ideas for improvement for beach operations such as sticker sales, but agreed to keep the status quo for the time being.
12 healthy osprey chicks banded in annual Audubon event
Atop a shaky wooden post on Scat Island, Mass Audubon's Norman Smith stood face-to-face with two baby ospreys, their chests puffed out and wings poised to fend off the unusual intruder. Below, two Duxbury Conservation employees steadied a ladder in place.