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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."

    Journalist Catches Runaway Horse in Dramatic Footage

    [NATL] Journalist Catches Runaway Horse in Dramatic Footage

    Hayley Moore might have to add "horse wrangler" to her resume after the field reporter was caught on cam catching runaway horse during an assignment on a track in Chepstow, Wales. Moore stopped an out-of-control Give Em A Clump as the three-year-old horse ran straight towards her.

    (Published Thursday, May 24, 2018)

    Duxbury officials will hold their annual town meeting Saturday morning.

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