Duxbury Clipper

Full press for public works building

Town officials propose $24.6 million debt exclusion override


A conceptual drawing of what a new DPW facility could look like.

In 2019, town officials tried a modest approach to getting a new facility built for the Department of Public Works, asking voters to support a debt exclusion override to pay $1.4 million for just the design and bidding, with the intention of coming back the following year for the rest of the money.

It didn’t work. While voters at the annual Town Meeting overwhelmingly approved the article by a vote of 133-22, voters at the to...

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