A few seniors hit Duxbury Beach to celebrate their last days at DHS. (L to R) Grace Davidson, Alden Gisholt Minard, Izzi Murphy, Rachel Kyriakides, Abby Manning, Kate Griffin, Meghan Guilfoile and Sarah Gill. The graduation will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 3 at Train Field off Alden Street. In the event of rain, the ceremony will […]

A sacred day to remember

“Memorial Day is the most sacred of the military holidays,” said Duxbury American Legion Post Commander Joseph Staier. “It’s not about barbecues and a day at the beach. Thank you for taking an active role in being here today.” Commander Staier delivered the opening remarks at the May 29 Memorial Day ceremonies, sponsored by the Duxbury American Legion. The service, […]

Swastikas found at both the middle and high schools

Stephens addresses Nazi symbols with ‘outrage’

Last week, the Duxbury school department responded swiftly to two swastikas that had been drawn in a middle school bathroom and on bleachers in the high school gym, and quickly identified the people responsible. Both Duxbury High School Principal Andrew Stephens and Duxbury School Superintendent Dr. Benedict Tantillo sent emails to parents of school children informing them of the swastikas. […]

Around Town Hall

Wednesday, May 31 Planning Department 2 p.m. Town Hall, Mural Room Fourth of July Committee 7 p.m. Senior Center, Walker Room Water and Sewer Advisory Board 7:30 p.m. Town Hall, Basement Thursday, June 1 Old Colony Joint Transportation Committee Noon 70 School Street, Brockton Highway Safety Advisory 3:30 p.m. Senior Center, Weyerhauser Room 2 Tuesday, June 6 Board of Assessors […]

DHS Class of 2017: send the Clipper your plans for grad issue

Thanks to all high school seniors who have sent the Clipper a note about their future plans, which will be published in the graduation issue on June 7. To any students who haven’t yet sent an email, this is your last chance. The deadline is today, Wednesday, May 31, by 5 p.m. Send an email to with the subject […]

More questions than answers about Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant’s decommissioning

The Duxbury Nuclear Advisory Committee sponsored a forum at the Duxbury Senior Center May 18 to outline the process and potential risks of decommissioning the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. The forum, held in the Ellison Meeting Room at 7 p.m., was co-moderated by committee members Mary and Jim Lampert. The Lamperts’ presentation raised more questions and concerns than answers, as […]

Millbrook Station expansion planned

Last week, the Duxbury Zoning Board of Appeals gave the green light to local developer Michael Juliano to build three new commercial buildings at his Millbrook-area development located on Railroad Avenue and Saint George Street. At its meeting Thursday, May 25, the ZBA voted to approve a special permit for Juliano’s plan for expansion of this neighborhood business area. Juliano, […]

Iranian revolution chronicled in “Unrest”

“The morning of evacuation day I awake early before the light erases the pre-dawn darkness to memorize my life in Tehran. As the morning brightens, I climb up onto the sturdy flat roof, to gaze over our crowded neighborhood streets, the now fruitless pomegranate orchard to the west, the barren dusty soccer field to the east, the majestic snow-covered Alborz […]

Revolutionary War Liberty Pole Day at Alden House Historic Site

Join 18th century re-enactors and musicians as they bring to life the American Revolution as it was experienced by the Alden family and other Duxbury residents on Saturday, June 10, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on the grounds of Alden House Historic Site, 105 Alden St. Reenactors from the Old Colony Militia will join with members of the Junior Colonial Fife […]

Cutler offers office hours

State Rep. Josh Cutler has expanded his mobile office hours. No appointments are required and all residents are invited to stop in for assistance with any constituent matter, legislation or issue of concern. In Duxbury, officer hours are at the Duxbury Senior Center on the second and fourth Friday of every month from 9-10 a.m. A full schedule of is […]