Duxbury: Planning Board Approves Proposed Oyster Farm at Battelle Property

Duxbury’s Planning Board officially approves of Island Creek Oysters’ proposed farm on the Battelle Labs property and is encouraging residents to do the same at the upcoming annual Town Meeting.

Island Creek Oysters Owner Skip Bennett talks about his company’s current location:

Bennett explains why he and his team picked the Battelle Labs site as the new location for an oyster farm:

Duxbury residents will have the final say on whether or not the oyster farm moves forward; Duxbury’s Annual Town Meeting is taking place on Saturday, March 10th, at the Duxbury Performing Arts Center starting at 9:00 a.m. 



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About Mimi Walker

Mimi Walker is a 2016 graduate from Emerson College, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism. While at Emerson, she was both an avid reporter and an on-air music personality at 88.9 WERS, Emerson’s long-running radio station. She also wrote for several on-campus publications. She covered the 2015 Edward R. Murrow awards in New York City, and had previous internships at 103.3 AMP radio and at Seacrest Studios in Boston Children’s Hospital (as well as with Rob and Lisa on the South Shore Morning News!) Her proudest academic achievement is being a TOMODACHI scholar and contributing to an iBook about American Senator and war hero Daniel Inouye, which led her all across Japan in her many school travels. Thanks to her time in Japan, and a semester abroad in the Netherlands, Mimi has an appetite for stories and all kinds of art across the globe.