Duxbury Clipper

Reader’s View: Make sure we don’t lose shade when sidewalks are built

Many people like the idea of sidewalks, as stated in the letter “Readers’ View: Finish the job that generations of Duxbury leaders started” in the March 2 edition of the Clipper.  Yes, we do need sidewalks.  But I remember the great idea of the sidewalk on Chestnut Street.  We got our sidewalk, but many trees were taken down to make it, so there are bare and unshaded parts of Chestnut Street now.

Any sidewalk article should be amended to require that if trees need to be taken down, new ones s...

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