And the South Shore Bay Band plays on


After a hiatus due to COVID, the South Shore Bay Band is back in action with weekly rehearsals at the Senior Center. Bay Band Director Charles Cassara said the long break made him wonder if the musicians were ready to return. Reaching out to the board and band members told him that they were. “everyone said they wanted to get […]

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Climbing the Career Ladder

Help Wanted Seeking high school or college kids to work for Duxbury landscape company. Summertime position. $16/hour to start. Call (781) 934-7481 or email eaglesnesttree@gmail.com. Town of Duxbury Full-Time Public Safety Dispatcher The Town of Duxbury is accepting applications for a benefit eligible, Full-Time Public Safety Dispatcher role. Must be at least 18 years of age, high school graduate or […]

Health Board plans for PFAS

Testing, education among steps to be taken


Faced with an old landfill that may be leaking toxic substances into the ground and the discovery that one of the town’s wells is contaminated with a potentially harmful chemical, the Board of Health met Thursday to address both problems.  In late May, the Partridge Road Well was closed after testing showed high levels of the chemicals perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl, […]

Selectboard condemns bad beach behavior

Shorebird monitor harassed, increase in speeding observed


Last Friday, someone driving along the back road on Duxbury Beach sped up and swerved as if to hit a shorebird monitor who was trying to stop traffic to protect the piping plovers about to cross the road. This incident, which was reported to police, infuriated the Duxbury Selectboard, with members vowing to punish this driver and publicly stating that […]

Graduations

Catherine Alexandra Dwyer graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bridgewater State University.   Helen Whitney Fulmer of Duxbury graduated from Connecticut College. Lillian Slayter and Danielle Bishop graduated from Plymouth State University John Brennan, Thomas Hargrave, MacKenzie Jo seph, Luke Prime, Conor Shanahan and Henry Weld graduated from Roger Williams University. Kelsey Cox graduated from Union College.

Kristin Rappe appointed to fill Planning Board vacancy

Joint meeting of Selectboard, Planning Board makes unanimous choice


By unanimous vote of both the Selectboard and the Planning Board, Ryan’s Lane resident Kristin Rappe was selected to fill a vacancy on the Planning Board this week.  Rappe was chosen from among four candidates during a remote, joint meeting of the two elected committees on June 21.   Four women were interviewed during the meeting and both boards said […]

Question of the Week

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Holdgate let go

Athletic Director won’t return in wake of scandals


Thom Holdgate, the long time Director of Athletics and Wellness at Duxbury High School, will not return next year. Holdgate, in an email to coaches and wellness staff last Tuesday morning, said he learned Friday, June 11, from DHS Principal Jim Donovan that his contract will not be renewed. June 30, according to the email, is his final day after […]