2016-12-07

Brendan M. Woods, 34



Brendan M. Woods, of Duxbury, age 34, passed away on Nov. 30, 2016. Brendan was the beloved son of Stephen E. and Patricia (Pattison) Woods of Duxbury. He leaves his brothers Matthew Woods and his wife, Julie, of Plympton, and Ian Woods of Watertown. Brendan was also the beloved uncle of John Woods, and he leaves behind many aunts, uncles, […]

Dragon Tales





When the clock hit zero, Duxbury’s celebration unfolded like the Running of the Bulls. The players had so much adrenaline and enthusiasm bottled up, that when they finally had a chance to go absolutely insane, they didn’t pass it up. They burst onto the field and formed a mosh pit, some of the bigger players knocking over helpless teammates and […]

Community Calendar



Wednesday, December 7 School Committee meeting. 7 p.m. Alden School, room 104. Duxbury Camera Club meeting. 7 p.m. Duxbury Free Library, Merry Room. Award-winning photographer Tom Noonan will critique members’ photographs. Get positive feedback on your photographic composition and editing techniques. Each member may submit two images. Upload photographs on the Camera Club website. The Duxbury Camera Club is a […]

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Dragons capture 5th Super Bowl championship and 1st since 2011

Reagan, Maimaron team up for monster night as defense shines


A father and his son stood side by side at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night. They gazed into the crowd, and everyone around them was silent. They looked downward, in unison, and suddenly there it was. The prized possession they had coveted for years was just a few feet in front of them, so close they could reach out and […]

Post Office offers extended Christmas hours on weekends



Window service at the post office will be open on Saturday, Dec. 10 and 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 11 and 18 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for window service and package pickups.

Duxbury Senior Center news



Congregate lunch time change. Effective Dec.1, lunch will be held from noon to 1 p.m. (rather than 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.) Senior Center expansion feasibility study presentations. A lot of misinformation is circulating about this topic. Come learn the facts! The public is invited to this presentation to be informed about our plans for the future. Two sessions will be […]

Reader’s View: A day that will live in infamy



On Dec. 7, 75 years ago, an attack on Pearl Harbor drew the United States into World War II. The Japanese thought that a sneak attack that crippled the 7th fleet and resulted in over 2,000 deaths would demoralize the American public’s will to get involved in a global confrontation. However, it resulted in the opposite and the country came […]

Candlelight concert on Saturday features Renaissance and Baroque music



The music and verse of the troubadours, the Renaissance and the Baroque eras will be presented in a candlelight concert on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. at the First Parish Church. We Minstrels 3, are made up of Eric Johnson (guitar), Ed Merck (recorders) and Niki Patton (spoken word). Wine and cheese reception follows the concert. All proceeds benefit […]

Reader’s View: Coach Maimaron was right



Looking for someone to blame for the 53-0 Thanksgiving Day football game blowout? Look no further than the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and its recently passed playoff schedule. A number of the letters to the editor printed in your newspaper last week, including D.A. Mittell’s column, were misguided and misplace the blame on head coach Dave Maimaron and the […]

COLLEGE CORNER





Assumption freshman Sydney Rangulong (DHS ’16) took 15th out of 73 swimmers in the 50-yard freestyle and 30th out of 61 swimmers in the 100-yard backstroke at the WPI Gompie’s Invitational over the weekend… Bates sophomore Maddie Foote (DHS ‘15) scored two points and grabbed a pair of rebounds in the Bobcats’ 60-44 loss to undefeated Husson on Saturday afternoon… […]