Alden student illuminates Plimoth Plantation history

Another year with another Thanksgiving inextricably linked to the history of Duxbury. This year, a young Duxbury student is sharing the settlers’ story in a unique manner. Jade Sinsigalli is a 5th grader at the Alden School. She especially enjoys reading and math. She plays volleyball and loves to ski. She and her twin brother, Luke, like camping. Every other […]

School budget at $35 million

Duxbury school superintendent Dr. Benedict Tantillo and business administrator David Proule unveiled a $35.3 million budget for fiscal year 2018 with a priority list of needs from the district’s schools to the School Committee Wednesday, Nov. 16. The proposed budget increase slated for FY18 is $1.8 million more than FY17’s $33,513,460. Tantillo said the budget marks a concerted effort to […]

Demo delay bylaw changes eyed

DHC looks to update entire law

The Duxbury Historical Commission plans to present a wholly new demolition bylaw to Town Meeting next March, one the board hope will be easier to for it administer and for the public to use. At a public forum last week, Commission members explained the changes to what is commonly known as the demolition delay bylaw, section 609 of Duxury’s zoning […]

Around Town Hall

Monday, Nov. 28 Alden School Council 3 p.m. Alden School, 75 Alden Street Tuesday, Nov. 29 Board of Assessors 4 p.m. Assessors Office Finance Committee 7 p.m. Senior Center Wednesday, Nov. 30 Joint School Committee Superintendent Search Noon Alden School, Room 104

Rec. Dept. news

Winter program registration is underway. Online and walk-in registration for Recreation Department winter programs is now underway. Programs offered include basketball, ice skating, small ball, after school athletics, early bird bootcamp for women, little ninjas and women’s self defense. See the website for additional information. town. 781-934-7034.

Carver man dies from injuries at job site

A 28-year-old Carver man has died from the serious injuries he sustained during an accident Saturday at a construction site on Tremont Street near Duxbury Town Hall. The man, Jason Sanderson, was hit in the neck with a power saw as he was cutting an underground water pipe at approximately 2 p.m. on Nov. 19. His co-worker tried to save […]

Duxbury Interfaith Council will hold annual Thanksgiving morning service

Join the Duxbury Interfaith Council at Bumpus Park on King Caesar Road at 7:30 a.m. for its annual Thanksgiving day morning interfaith service. Held rain, snow or sunshine, the service is a perfect way to start the Thanksgiving day. Fellowship to follow in the King Caesar House barn.

Tradition continues

On the Sunday before Thanksgiving, John Bresnahan has a goal. He likes to be first – the first to arrive arriving at Bongi’s Turkey Farm at 5 a.m. even though it doesn’t open until 9 a.m. Accompanied by his friend Barry Roark, Bresnahan was indeed the first in and the first out to get his turkey on Sunday morning. Although […]

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First Parish Church holiday fair set for Saturday, Dec. 3

First Parish Church holiday fair is Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Seasonal shopping of handcrafted items, beautiful fresh greens and wreaths, baked goods, vintage finds and silent auction. Stay for lunch and enjoy an intimate and friendly holiday shopping experience! First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 842 Tremont St. Duxbury.