Paul J. O’Brien

Paul J. O’Brien of Duxbury died Nov. 24. Paul spent his childhood years in Quincy. He married his high school sweetheart in 1986 and moved to Plymouth. He moved to Duxbury in 1995 where he resided until his passing. He was a graduate of BC High and the University of Massachusetts Boston, he attended Lesley University and was completing his […]

Clipper Community Calendar

Send Calendar items by noon on Friday to editor@duxburyclipper.com Calendar items are published on a space available basis. Preference is for Meetings • Classes or Courses • Workshops • Plays • Dances • Volunteer Opportunities • Non-commercial Duxbury-based events. Wednesday, Dec. 6 Get moving: Happily Ever Active program. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Designed for ages 2 1/2 to 5 with an adult. […]


Connecticut College senior forward Lily Connolly (Tabor ’14) scored the insurance goal in the Camels’ 2-0 hockey win over Salve Regina last Wednesday. On Saturday, Connolly assisted on the first Connecticut goal and then scored the tying goal midway through the third period to send it into overtime, where the No. 6-ranked Camels beat No. 8-ranked Middlebury, 4-3… Senior Michaela […]

Winter is coming in Duxbury

Girls swim team eyes repeat after capturing state title a season ago

In any sport, at any level, one of the most difficult things to do is to repeat as champions. Winning it all one year is challenging enough, and finishing on top the following season often proves even tougher. You have a target on your back, and it can be difficult to channel that mojo from the year prior one more […]

Duxbury Cub Scout news

Cub Scout Den 7 learned how to take the American flag down from the pole with the guidance of Duxbury Harbormaster Jake Emerson.

Duxbury Senior Center provides medical transportation to local appointments

All medical transportation provided by the Duxbury Senior Center is scheduled by Becky Ford. For a ride to a medical appointment within Kingston, Marshfield, Plymouth and Duxbury, at least 48 hours advance notice is required. For transportation to medical appointments in Boston, you must call one week in advance for a bus reservation. For local area medical appointments, the Duxbury […]

Loss Support Group held the first Monday of the month

The Duxbury Senior Center offers a “Loss Support Group” each month. This is an opportunity to share with others who’ve also suffered a significant loss in their lives. Held on the first Monday of each month from 1-2:30 p.m. For more information or to sign up, contact Ellen Gillis, LICSW at 781-934-5774 Ext. 5731.

Reader’s view: Reasons to be thankful

The Duxbury Interfaith Council just completed our Thanksgiving project basket project. There is no way to mention everyone that made this event so successful. Starting with the positive response from the Clipper insert and the food drive at Foodies – thank you. Next came the sorting and putting the boxes together. The room was filled with children of all ages […]

Give multi-stream recycling a chance

While there are some kinks to work out with the new recycling program at the town’s Transfer Station on Mayflower Street, it is a worthwhile venture. The town will save money on recycling costs. Items sorted by category – mixed paper, plastic, metal cans and glass – will make it easier for the people who dump out the bins at […]

Readers’ view: Thank you from the Duxbury Senior Center

The Duxbury Senior Center was bustling with holiday cheer on Holly Days as the community came together at our annual Holly Days Artisan Craft Show. The day was fun for all generations, and we have many people to thank for its success. First, we have to thank our volunteers, over 35 people, who came to set up, bake, organize and […]