Duxbury Fire Department Captain Rob Reardon sees an effect of Storm Riley – a breached seawall.

Seawall fails at beach

Town making emergency repairs post-Storm Riley

The seawall in front of homes on Duxbury Beach has been destroyed in places and the town is currently in emergency mode trying to make repairs. On Monday, Town Manager René Read learned firsthand the power of the ocean at high tide. He told selectmen at their meeting Monday night that when he went to see the seawall off of […]

‘Tempest in a Teapot?’

Board debates planners’ reporting change

Over their past two meetings, the Planning Board has been debating the pros and cons of Town Meeting warrant article 23, which would transfer the hiring and oversight of the Planning Director’s activities primarily to the Town Manager in consultation with the Planning Board. Currently, the Planning Director is appointed by the Planning Board and reports to both the Planning […]

Bridge repair options weighed

Engineer’s report: deterioration continues, repair cost rising

The iconic Powder Point Bridge is still deteriorating despite recent repairs to the underpinning pilings, and it may have only two years left before it must be substantially replaced. At its weekly meeting Monday night, the Board of Selectmen heard a report from the engineering company hired to assess the condition of the 32-year old bridge, which stretches from the […]

Around Town Hall

Wednesday, March. 7 Historical Commission 7 p.m. Town Hall, Downstairs Municipal Commission On Disability 7:30 p.m. Senior Center Thursday, March 8 Duxbury Affordable Housing Trust 6 p.m. Town Hall, Kitchen Local Historic District Commission Public Hearing 7 p.m. Senior Center, Walker Room Fiscal Advisory Committee 7 p.m. Senior Center Finance Committee 7 p.m. Senior Center

2018 Duxbury Clipper Business Guide

The Annual Duxbury Clipper Business Guide will be published on April 11. Are you a new business in Duxbury? We want to be sure to add any new Duxbury businesses for our directory listing. If you would like your business added, please email your business name, address, phone and website to Deadline is March 14.

News Editor

The award-winning weekly Duxbury Clipper is seeking a hard-working News Editor. This position requires strong reporting and news and feature writing abilities as well editing and proofreading skills and a passion for community journalism. Must be able to report on the stories that need covering and uncover the stories that need telling – all under the pressure of deadlines. The […]

Town Meeting 2018 update: Budget still out of balance

Statemate ensues ahead of Saturday Town Meeting

Town officials have offered to deposit $92,350 in free cash into the school department’s special education reserve fund to supplement its proposed FY2019 budget, but that idea was rejected, according to Town Manager René Read. “We still remain out of balance in terms of the school budget funding number,” Read told selectmen Monday night. “We knew that we would have […]

Rescheduled date and time of tours of proposed conservation land purchases

On Thursday, March 8, tours will be held for the parcels of land proposed for purchase by the town at the March 10 annual Town Meeting. Warrant Article 34 proposes the purchase of 27 acres of land at 346 Summer St. A tour of this property will be held from 4- 4:30 p.m. Warrant Article 35 proposes the purchase of […]

Around Town

Another great season for the Duxbury 6th Grade Legacy Lacrosse Team! These boys worked hard and came away with the championship for their indoor league at The U in Hanover. Pictured: Teddy CollinsColin HulettNoah EggersSean DonnellyGriffin BerryMax MazanecWill McDonough Will SovikZach FallsThomas SheehanRob HeppenstallAlex BarlowBraedan HulettWill Savery Coaches: Denis Sovik andMike CollinsAlso included but notpictured:Brooks PenaSam WienGriffin Gooding Caroline J. […]