Rounding around Round Pond for Earth Day

The Duxbury Rural and Historical Society and the town’s Open Space Committee teamed up to host the first of what may become an annual Earth Day tradition, a hike around Round Pond.  “We are so fortunate to have this beautiful, vast, green space in Duxbury,” DRHS Outreach Manager Sabrina Kaplan said.

2021-04-28 E-Edition


Dux to Duke

Carlisle shares insight, reflects on journey

Caitlyn Carlisle, a former standout for Duxbury, is a senior on the Duke rowing team. Here’s a Q&A focusing on her career and evolution as a rower. How did your time in Duxbury and at DBMS prepare you for rowing in college? Rowing for DBMS and being part of a competitive program definitely helped to prepare me for rowing in […]

Girls golf team is eager to compete

Dragons have plenty of returners, are hoping to finish what they started

The returning members of the Duxbury girls golf team are eager to pick up where they left off following one of the best runs in school history in 2019. Duxbury went undefeated in the regular season and came in second at qualifiers and second at states. Head coach Jack Stoddard believes the Dragons had a prime opportunity to win it […]

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Treasure Chest

Gas Grill Char-Broil Precision Flame Gas Grill – with rotisserie attachment and side burner. Uses bottled gas. $100 of new burner compartment parts included plus plastic cover. Grill not recently tested, but worked before being stored. Duxbury location. Make an offer. Picture available. Pick up only. 347-899-7544.           CoPilot Bicycle Trailer For use with young children […]

College Corner

Johns Hopkins senior swimmer Nat Davenport (DHS ’17) and his 200-yard medley relay team swam the ninth-fastest time in program history, breaking the pool record and posting a CSCAA B time of 1:29.52 to open Friday’s meet against Gettysburg. He also finished second in the 200-yard freestyle relay, third in the 100-yard butterfly and third in the 400-yard freestyle relay… […]

Turning words into action

Selectmen vote to create diversity and inclusion committee

As part of its commitment to make Duxbury a more tolerant community, the Board of Selectmen will appoint a committee made up of local leaders and concerned citizens who will then hold a town-wide summit on diversity, equity and inclusion. At its remote video meeting Monday, the board held a lengthy discussion on what direction it could take on the […]

The Clipper visits DHS senior Joe NeJame

NeJame explains why released his own TEDxTalk, how process unfolded

Joe NeJame is a senior at Duxbury High School and a soon-to-be freshman at Washington University in St. Louis. Recently, NeJame finished an 18-month project to release his own TEDxTalk, entitled: “Do Something Amazing and Tell Nobody.”   His talk explores the dangers of drawing confidence from external sources such as Instagram likes, grades and compliments. It then provides an example […]

District files response in Foley lawsuit

The Duxbury School District has responded to the lawsuit filed against it by the family of Parker Foley. Parker’s parents, Joseph and Melissa, filed suit against former Duxbury Middle School physical education teacher John Blake and the Duxbury Public School system, saying Blake sexually abused Parker Foley during gym classes and that the schools did not properly oversee Blake. According […]