Reader’s view: The Beach in Balance

To date our experience on Duxbury Beach this summer has been exceptional. A heartfelt thank you to the Town of Duxbury Recreation Department and the Duxbury Beach Reservation for working together collaboratively to strike a balance between recreation and conservation activity on the beach and provide access to the beach while protecting its ecology and our fragile shoreline in compliance […]

Harlow Brook 40B gets OK

ZBA reduces number of buildings


The Zoning Board of Appeals has approved a special permit for the Harlow Brook affordable housing project on Temple Street. The vote at their July 20 meeting was 4-1. The Board approved the permit on the condition that only 36 units be built containing a total maximum of 76 units. The builder, Mounir Tayara, had originally proposed 40 units at […]

Question of the Week

Before this week, had you ever experienced 100 degree heat in Duxbury?

Treasure Chest

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Marcia M. Myers, 81

Marcia McMahon Myers of Rockport passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 30, 2022, age 81. The historic preservation worlds of Boston, Nevis and beyond mourn the passing of Marcia McMahon Myers, a pioneer, tenacious advocate, and champion of preservation for her entire adult life. Born in East Caldwell, New Jersey, she graduated from Mount Holyoke College and the MIT School […]

Board updates tax program



This week, the Duxbury Selectboard updated the program that lets senior citizens work for the town in exchange for a credit on their property taxes, making it easier to apply and understand the eligibility requirements.  Council on Aging Director Joanne Moore presented the board with the new guidelines for the Senior Tax Work Off Program, which began in 1996. It […]

Alden Kindred hold reunion



The Alden Kindred of America (AKA) held its 122nd reunion and annual meeting this past weekend at the Alden House Historic Site, the Judah Alden House and other familiar properties. For those not able to attend, some activities were broadcast through Zoom.  Priscilla Mullins Alden, it is said, “Gave Birth to a Nation.” Director Desiree E. Mobed stated that there […]

Climbing the Career Ladder

Painter/Painters Helper Successful painting company serving the Duxbury, south shore areas, is seeking Painter/Painters helper, for part time position (potential for full time) experience preferred, but willing to train the right applicant for the position. Please only serious need apply, for more information please call 508-558-0500 Typist Needed  For original recipes prior publication. $15.00 an hour. 781-934-5756 Personal-Assistant/Nanny In need […]

Jesse Finley Reed’s first film garners an invitation to the Tribeca Film Festival



It was a catalog for a mail-order clothing brand, but its influence was not exclusively sartorial. It had an impact, certainly, on men’s fashion, yet it also challenged the concepts of masculinity and sexuality in America. For Los Angeles-based Jesse Finley Reed (DHS ’93), it captivated his imagination and led, serendipitously, to his production of the documentary, “ALL MAN: The […]

Curran cherishes busy week with A Shot For Life

Former Dragon participates in All-Star Game, shooting challenge among best players in area



Duxbury’s Teagan Curran participated in the first-ever A Shot For Life All-Star Game in Weston last Tuesday and the annual A Shot For Life Challenge in Hanover on Sunday. The former DHS standout turned Tabor Academy catalyst, who will play college basketball at Assumption University, raised $1,950 for cancer research.  “It just felt great knowing that this is such a […]