Reading garden opens

READING GARDEN OPENS: When Duxbury Free Library Director Carol Jankowski initiated the Reading Garden project, she envisioned a garden for all seasons. While work on the garden is finished, the grand opening is delayed until spring. “In the meantime, all are invited to use the new entrance while experiencing lovely new works of outdoor art and enjoying the fresh new […]

Holocaust survivor Aron Greenfield speaks at DHS

Perseverance and love are two ingredients that have surely contributed to Aron Greenfield’s longevity and relaxed manner. Born in Szczakowa, Poland in 1926, Greenfield survived nine concentration camps during World War II and being shot on the streets of Boston. Greenfield and his wife of 45 years, Martha Greenfield, own Brenner’s Children’s shop in Norwood. They work there daily, but […]

45 articles on ATM agenda

Battelle, zoning top list

In just two months, Duxbury residents attending the annual Town Meeting on Saturday, March 11 will act on 45 articles including the hot button issues of rezoning the Battelle Memorial Institute property, the “one house, one lot” zoning clarification and a temporary moratorium on retail marijuana dispensaries in town. At their weekly meeting Monday night, the Board of Selectmen decided […]

Series tackles social justice

First event slated for Friday

The First Parish Church in Duxbury is hosting new speaker series this winter that highlights social justice topics including criminal justice reform, transgender issues, mental illness and prisoner recidivism. According to organizer Mary Flanagan, the new four-event Open Minds Social Justice speaker series, which begins Friday, brings thought-provoking informa- tion and timely ideas to both Duxbury and the greater South […]

Freelance news reporters and photojournalists wanted

The Duxbury Clipper is adding to its team. From the schools to the senior center and all around town, there are stories just waiting to be covered and photographed, and the Clipper is looking for freelance news reporters and photographers. Reporters are needed to cover weekly town government meetings and other local news. Must have prior writing experience; a background […]

Breakfast with the Commander

The last ‘Coffee with the Commander’ was so successful that we are expanding it to breakfast with the commander. Duxbury Post 223 Commander Joe Staier invites all Duxbury veterans to a breakfast of scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, muffins and coffee at the Post home, 5 West St. on Saturday, Jan. 14 from 8:30-10 a.m. This is an opportunity to […]

Around Town Hall

Wednesday, Jan. 11 Planning Board Meeting 7 p.m. Town Hall, Mural Room Shellfish Advisory Committee 7 p.m. Senior Center, McCluskey Room School Committee 7 p.m. Alden School, Room 104 Government Study Committee 7:45 p.m. Senior Center, Weyerhauser Room Thursday, Jan. 12 Finance Committee 7 p.m. Senior Center Zoning Board of Appeals public hearing 7:30 p.m. Senior Center Duxbury Affordable Housing […]

A childhood at Boston Light

Joanne LaVigne Schroer has fond memories growing up with her family in the historic lighthouse

Like many of us, Joanne LaVigne Schroer has memories of childhood adventures with her siblings that led to trouble with mom and dad. But unlike most of us, her memories involve hiding in island caves and walking over to visit nearby islands at low tide – causing her mother to frantically search and chase after her and her siblings – […]

Register Thurs. for Duxbury Art Association Winter Juried Show

The Duxbury Art Association Winter Juried Show is Feb. 5 to April 23. Registration is this week. Registration and artwork drop off is at the Duxbury Art Association, at The Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George St., on Thursday, Jan. 12 from 5-8 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 13 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the lobby. Categories […]

Senior Center director takes talk on the road