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Duxbury Neighborhoods Still Flooded



    Duxbury Residents Still Dealing with Flood Water

    Homes and roads in Duxbury, Massachusetts are still submerged in water after the past week of storms, with a few more days expected to clear the water.

    (Published Friday, March 9, 2018)

    Some Duxbury homeowners who've been unable to return to their homes for days are frustrated at the pace it's taking to pump the water out following last weeks Nor'easter.

    Joseph Soares is among those who've been prevented from driving home due to the flooding. "I'm totally upset right now. It just seems like it's totally irresponsible," he said.

    "We want to get back to our lives. Back to normal. Although I appreciate it, they started [pumping] at close to ten o' clock this morning and now here we are, it's going on 4:30p.m. and they're like, bankers hours. They took off like this doesn't matter."

    Duxbury town administrator Rene Read says they've brought in a pump that removes 1,600 gallons per minute a day early to try and expedite the process. "It's been working all night, all day yesterday, all day again. We'll drain it until its dry."

    White Official Tells Black Woman He Belonged to Master Race

    [NATL] White Official Tells Black Woman He Belonged to Master Race

    Some Leavenworth County, Kansas, officials are calling for Commissioner Louis Klemp's resignation after he insulted a black woman who had just presented a land-use study to the commission. "I don't want you to think I am picking on you because we are part of the master race. You have a gap in your teeth. We are part of the master race, don't you forget that," Klemp said. 

    (Published Friday, Nov. 16, 2018)

    Duxbury officials will hold their annual town meeting Saturday morning.

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