2017-04-12

Linda M. (Sullivan) Gray



Linda M. (Sullivan) Gray, a longtime resident of Duxbury, passed suddenly on April 5, 2017 after a long illness. Linda was the beloved wife of Michael J. Gray and the mother of Jenifer ‘Jeni’ Gray of Duxbury and Rebecca ‘Becca’ Gray and her husband Matthew Phippard of Pembroke. She was the grandmother of Grayce, Miles, Ella and Avery Tate and […]

Boys impress in smooth win over Titans, showcase new talent





Boys track head coach Greg Seery and the members of his team gathered on the main athletic field after the first meet of the season was over. The athletes all wanted Seery to confirm what they already suspected to be true. They were pretty sure they had knocked off Pembroke, but they waited patiently as Seery tallied up the final […]

On the right track

Girls stun Pembroke, 67-65, opening season with statement



Moments after her team’s surprise 67-65 win over Pembroke on Wednesday, sophomore Chloe Jones was in extremely high spirits. She had just won three events, but somehow she still had more energy. She jumped on her teammates’ backs, shouted and ran around in circles. Jones had plenty of reason to be revved up. She was a key cog in a […]

Bradford House symposium draws a crowd



The Duxbury Rural and Historical Society in partnership with the Duxbury Senior Center and Duxbury Free Library recently held “Bradford House Symposium: Reclaiming a House’s History.” This program which was from 9 a.m. until 3:15 p.m., was held at Duxbury Senior Center. Erin McGough, DRHS executive director, was the moderator and the first of seven presenters in a program of […]

Robert J. Weatherbee, 76



Robert J. Weatherbee of Duxbury passed away on April 4 from an ongoing battle with pulmonary fibrois. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Karen Weatherbee of Duxbury, his son Matthew Weatherbee and husband Allan of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, his daughter Melissa Maxwell and her husband John of Marshfield and his sister Helen Platt of Halifax, MA. He is also […]

Ellen Virginia Hammond, 97



Ellen Virginia “Jini” Hammond, age 97, formerly of Plymouth, Duxbury, and Osterville, passed away on April 2, 2017 in Kingston at Wingate at Silver Lake with her family and friends at her side. She was the loving wife of the late John James Hammond. Born in Boston, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Ellen. She was raised […]

Charles Martin “Marty” Delano, 85



Charles Martin “Marty” Delano died peacefully in his sleep on Feb. 6 2017. He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Nora Delano, and his son, Thomas Delano. He leaves behind a beloved sister and brother, nieces and nephews and a grandson. Born Nov. 4 1931 to Philip and Henrietta Delano on his family’s dairy farm in Duxbury, Marty […]

Duxbury Senior Center news



Hot Breakfast with a Side of Topics. Come hear Penny and Mike Herlihy describe their experiences working in Rwanda over the past 12 years. When they began in 2005, the country was beginning to establish safety and order following horrific genocide 10 years earlier. Since then a great deal of progress has been made. The Herlihys look forward to discussing […]

Reader’s View: Preserve our town’s trees and the environment – stop the clear cutting



Duxbury’s Olga Owens Huckins of Powder Point Avenue inspired Rachel Carson to write “Silent Spring” in 1962, which sparked the beginning of the modern environmental movement. Over a half century ago, songbirds all lay dead in Huckins’ small bird sanctuary on Powder Point, the victims of aerial spraying of fuel oil and DDT. Fortunately, thanks to the seminal book by […]

It’s time to play ball