Duxbury fourth-grader Scarlett Spellman proudly shows off the 3D display she made about her home state of Massachusetts. On the Thursday, Feb. 16, Alden Elementary School fourth graders welcomed parents and family to school in the evening to see their projects. For more photos see page 14.

Town Meeting is Saturday

Full agenda with 43 articles

On Saturday, voters at the annual Town Meeting will consider an agenda of 43 articles and an additional 16 articles at the Special Town Meeting. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. at the Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden St. It will most likely run until approximately 5 p.m. Article 14: Rezoning Battelle This year, the most controversial issue is the […]

Outgoing School Committee Chair Anne Ward honored

After 12 years of service to the Duxbury School Committee, chairman Anne Ward led her final committee meeting last Wednesday. A career that long has to be noted, and it was. “You’ve kept us all in line and on track at one time or another,” said Duxbury School Superintendent Ben Tantillo. “Your professionalism and dedication is notable and I am […]

Wine and dine at noon at beach café

Duxbury Beach Park gets liquor license approval to serve earlier

Duxbury Beach Park has gotten the go-ahead to begin serving alcohol at noon in its beach-side restaurant during the summer months. The Board of Selectmen approved a change in hours for Duxbury Beach Park’s seasonal beer and wine on-premise liquor license from noon to 5 p.m. every day. The closing time remains 9 p.m. The beach restaurant at 435 Gurnet […]

Play mini-golf to raise money for Dana Farber cancer research

The National Honor Society at Duxbury High School will be holding its annual “Putting for Patients” mini-golf event on Friday, March 10, from 4-7 p.m. at the Duxbury High School. Tickets for this family-oriented event are $10 for children, $15 for adults and are available at the door. All proceeds go to Dana Farber cancer research.

Around Town Hall

Wednesday, March 8 Planning Board Meeting 7 p.m. Town Hall, Mural Room Municipal Commission on Disability 7:30 p.m. Senior Center, Ellison Room Thursday, March 9 Fourth of July Committee 11:30 a.m. Senior Center Finance Committee 7 p.m. Senior Center, Weyerhauser Room Zoning Board of Appeals 7:30 p.m. Town Hall, Mural Room Monday, March 13 Annual Town Meeting (if continued) 7 […]

Eagle Scout creates map of old, unregistered graves

In order to obtain the Eagle Scout rank, Duxbury High School junior Derek DiVirgilio did something unique: he worked with the Mayflower Cemetery to register over 100 previously unregistered graves. “Most people who get their Eagle Scout [rank] build a bench for a park or help a church out,” said DiVirgilio. “This was different.” DiVirgilio joined Cub Scouts when he […]

Jute shopping bags sold at Town Meeting

Duxbury 02332 bags will be for sale at Town Meeting on March 11 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. These jute shopping bags, which are usually only available at the Duxbury Senior Center, have stuffed rope handles and a clear, laminated interior for water-resistance. Only $10 ea. Proceeds benefit senior center programs.

Register for kindergarten

Kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year will take place during the week of March 20 by appointment. Parents can complete the online portion of registration and set up an appointment now. For more information, please visit the Chandler School website and click on the kindergarten information page.

Duxbury Youth Baseball Leveling Day and Opening Day

On March 18, Duxbury Youth Baseball will hold its annual leveling day for AAA (grades 3-4) and Majors (grades 5-6) from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at DuxPlex. Attendance is mandatory for all AAA and Majors players, who must register for spring baseball in advance at duxburyyouthbaseball.com. On April 8, Duxbury Youth Baseball will hold its annual Opening Day Parade. DYB players […]