Duxbury Beach


Unwarranted Discrimination, No Date
Committee to Explore Beach Access, No Date
Editorial on beach access ramp and community, June 1996
Oversand wheelchair and access ramps, July 1996
Handicapped Can Access Duxbury Beach, July 1996
Beach ramp opened, July 1996
Beach Sticker Proposals, January 2000
Debate over beach access, October 2003
Status Quo on Beach Sticker Policy, November 19, 2003
No Vendors on Beach, June 2005

Beach Conservation / Beach Reservation

Committee to Explore Beach Access, No Date
Beach road proposal aired, no date
Beach Reservation report, February 2003
What it takes to keep the beach open, February 2006
Beach Reservation report, November 2006
Duxbury Beach Book, April 2007

Beach Committee

Town cannot afford to buy beach, February 2002
Beach Regulations Approved, November 2003
Duxbury Beach by Duxbury Beach Commission, no date

Beach Grass

Grass planting a success, April 1974
Beach Grass Planting in the 1800s, May 8, 1975
Fertilizing Beach Grass, June 12, 1975
Beach plant succession, August 1975
Grass planting harmful to habitat, December 1996
Beach Grass Experiment for Duxbury, February 1999
Use of fertilizer questioned, April 2008


Conservation at High Pines, October 24, 1968
Beach Conservation (1), December 6, 1973
Beach Conservation (2), January 10, 1974
Beach Conservation (3), January 17, 1974
Beach Conservation (4), February 14, 1974
Beach Conservation, April 1974
Duxbury Beach pamphlet, July 1974
Beach conservation series, August 1974
Beach Conservation (5), June 19, 1975
Beach Conservation, September 1975

Conservation Officer
Beach Conservation Officer Report, February 27, 1975
Beach conservation officers, July 1982
Conservation Committee proposing limitations on beach use, July 2003


Dog ban questioned, December 2001
Dog ban stays, January 2002
Q & A with animals regarding dog ban, January 2002
Q & A on dog ban, February 2002
Dog group now called BARC, February 2002
BARC will present proposal at meeting, February 2002
Group Works to Repeal Dog Ban, February 6, 2002
Selectmen drop dog ban, March 2002
Dog ban repealed, April 2002
Beach walker rules, April 2002


Excelent Winter Duxbury Beach, no date
Erosion of beach, September 1965
Integrity of beach is threatened, November 1968
Sandgrabbing to prevent beach erosion, May 1977
Duxbury Beach Barrier Prevent Erosion May 1977
Sandgrabber beach erosion control, May 1977
Yes, We are Losing Beach 4-20-2016


Harbormasters Office, July 2000
New Building at Entrance to Duxbury Beach, May 14, 2008
New Harbormaster Shack on Beach, June 17, 2009
Agreement between USCG and Duxbury harbormaster, April 2010


Plan of Cottage Lots, July 1888
1888 House Lot Plan for Duxbury Beach, March 22, 1973
Reservation urged at beach, September 1928
House report on the act to establish division of parks, 1929
Draft of report of Duxbury Beach Committee, December 1930
Duxbury Beach Association report, January 1934
Beach Commitee Prooposal, May 1950
Proposed Bill to Make Duxbury a Public Resort, May 11, 1950
Random Notes of Duxbury Beach, September 14, 1950
Loneliness on Empty Beach, March 10, 1954
Navy Plane Crash on Duxbury Beach, August 9, 1956
Half Century of Duxbury Beach, May 8, 1969
Half Century of Duxbury Beach (1), November 28, 1974
History of Duxbury Beach, June 1975
History of Duxbury Beach, July 1975
Duxbury Beach over the Years, July 31, 1980
Historic spots on Duxbury Beach, February 1991
Recollections of Duxbury Beach, December 1991
Historic Spots of Duxbury, August 1994
Proposed beach management plan will preserve and protect, March 1996
Beach plan draws raves, March 1996
Beach has a purpose, May 1996
Committee meeting on the beach, May 1996
The Origins of Duxbury Beach, parts I and II, August, September 1999
Tale of Two Journeys Part 1, August 2002

Preservation Society

Duxbury Beach Preservation Society, December 11, 1996
Beach Preservation Society newsletter, Spring 1998


Dune Destruction by People, December 25, 1975
Joys of Duxbury Beach, August 7, 1980
Barrier Beach at Duxbury, August 26, 1976
Town struggles to maintain enviornment at popular beach, June 1987
Barrier Beach, May 1996
Busy summer for the beach, July 1997
Parking problems on Duxbury Beach, July 1999
Seaweed Has Some Residents Seeing Red, July 16, 2003
Birds, tide force beach closing, June 2004
Swimming prohibited because of bacteria, July 2004

Available in Library:
"Barrier Beaches: A Few Questions Answered" by the Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management