ROCK OF AGES


Members of the Duxbury High School Football Team touch the 2 1/2-ton granite Pandemic Stone to feel its weight and reflect on the weight of the global loss of life. It was also an opportunity to reflect on challenges faced by the football program. The team and community mem bers pulled the stone from the St. Margaret’s Convent to the […]

College Corner


St. Lawrence senior Zach Prime (DHS ’17) won 12 of 22 face-offs in last week’s 14-8 win over Clarkson, while also collecting five groundballs. In Saturday’s 14-7 triumph over RPI, Prime was a human vacuum with 11 groundballs, while also going 17 for 21 in the face-off circle… Junior Tom Duggan (DHS ’18) scored a goal, collected a groundball and […]

Church market gets approval Parking, traffic issues resolved

Parking, traffic issues resolved


Selectmen gave their blessing this week to a new farmer’s market on Washington Street near Snug Harbor.  On Monday, the board voted unanimously to grant an event permit for the Church of St. John the Evangelist at 410 Washington St. to hold a small farmers market with six or seven vendors and two food trucks on Saturdays from 10 a.m. […]

Reader’s View: Presumed guilty because of sheer speculation

    If you grew up when I did, you can recall when there was a distinction between accusation and adjudication. Exactly when the nicety of these differences receded from being relevant I can’t say, but it happened all the same and we are poorer for it. Now Dave Maimaron is the latest casualty who is presumed guilty because of […]

The wait is over

Boys lax starts fresh two years later



Most players currently on the Duxbury boys lacrosse team fondly remember going to Harvard Stadium as kids to watch the Dragons win state championships.  The goal this season, as it is every year, is to be the last team standing when it’s all said and done. There’s also an emphasis on preserving tradition, and captains Calvin Shepler, Will Nolan, John […]

Climbing the Career Ladder

Help Wanted Married, disabled man with muscular dystrophy seeking an energetic PCA to help with all personal hygiene, willing to train. 2 to 3 days a week 9am-3pm $15.75/hour on the books, call Mary @ 781-733-2747 Swim Instructor Wanted Lessons for 3 children- ages 2,4,5 – in our pool.  ½ to ¾ hour lesson per child. Week-day mornings, month of […]

Patricia Ann Meade Poturnicki, 82

Patricia Ann Meade Poturnicki, 82, Duxbury, passed away on April 23 in her home. Patricia was born in New Haven, Connecticut to Harold W. Meade and Margaret V. (DeNucci) on Sept. 14, 1938. She attended high school at East Haven High School and graduated in 1956. She worked as an electronic assembly technician for a number of years at Bradley […]

Carol A. O’Toole, 83

Carol A. (McDonnell) O’Toole was determined to not waste a minute of her time on this earth, both in caring for those she knew and loved, and those she sensed needed comfort and help.  Born to Mary (“Molly”) Agnes Dever and George Ignatius McDon nell on June 8, 1937, Carol grew up in Milton. After graduating from Milton High, she […]

Reader’s View: Students look to coach’s care and teaching

Last August, our youngest son Owen graduated from Duxbury High School. During an unprecedented pandemic, the Administration gave the graduates and their families a memorable sendoff; it was one of the most uplifting days of the yearlong health crisis.   We’ll be forever grateful for the positive experience our three boys had in Duxbury schools, thanks largely to the talented and […]

Hole in One Golf Contest

Sharpen your golf skills. Join the fun at North Hill Country Club on May 11, from 8:30-10 a.m. and test your putting skills with golf pro Christian Grace while sipping an Arnold Palmer. Chris tian will provide stance and grip guidance. The winner will receive a North Hill golf voucher. Email programs@duxburycoa.com to register, a confirmation will be sent in […]