2018-08-22

Learn how books and bars make a great combo at the BookBreeze finale



Ever wondered what it would be like to have a drink with Hemingway or Capote? Come to the Chestnut Street Grille on Wednesday, Aug 22 at 7 p.m. and find out. Author Delia Cabe talks about her book “The Storied Bars of New York: Where Literary Luminaries Go to Drink,” a photographic and historical celebration of the best literary pubs, […]

GIVE BLOOD



The Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile will be at the offices of William Raveis, 53 Railroad Ave. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 9.

Lego Contest 2018 Winners



Congratulations to the 6th annual Lego Contest Winners! Kids ages 5 and up were invited to bring Lego creations, accompanied by a story, into the library with the theme of “adventure” for a chance to win $15 Lego Store gift cards. The Friends of the Duxbury Free Library sponsored the contest. The winners are: George Mark, 5, “Shark Pizza Delivery […]

Welcome back, McGuire

Former teacher takes over at DMS


When students at Duxbury Middle School return to class next Wednesday, they’ll be greeted by a new principal, but one with a familiar face. Sarah McGuire, who taught eighth grade social studies at DMS for seven years, returns as the new principal, replacing Blake Dalton, who left after a decade in charge. For the past three years, McGuire has familiarized […]

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FLOWER POWER

Six-year old Victor Moitnho (top) must have quite a green thumb.

Faster and cheaper, but will it be better?



Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station may sit across the bay in another town, but it looms over Duxbury. The recent announcement by Entergy that it plans to sell the power plant to a consortium headed by Holtec International raises questions and provides few answers. Under the plan, Holtec would take over the 1,500-acre campus overlooking Cape Cod Bay and assume control […]

Reader’s View: Town needs to make the best decision about the seawall



The Great Wall of China is made of stone, brick, earth and wood and was built as early as the 7th century BC. Although subjected to forces of human and nature through the years, it is still standing intact. Our seawall, called a “Retaining Wall” in engineering, was built of reinforced concrete, which is much more durable and stronger than […]

Reader’s view: There are better ways to protect property than the seawall



About the “Sea Walls versus The Oceans’” issue and the current discussions, thereof, by many parties. The very relevant University of Massachusetts study (see the Boston Globe, May 30, 2018) states that climate change is making flooding more dangerous and a regular occurrence. The study also contains considerable pertinent information on this issue. And, Brenda Boleyn’s letter to the Duxbury […]

Duxbury Girl Scout news



Time to sign up for Girl Scouts. Although they are still enjoying summer, the Duxbury Girl Scouts are already busy planning activities for the up-coming year: a beach cookout, a movie/pizza night on the lawn and so much more. Any girl in kindergarten through grade 12 is invited to join and enjoy fun activities all year long as well as […]

A look back at some highlights from fall 2017

Before this school year begins, let’s relive some of last year’s biggest triumphs

Girls cross-country: Tuesday, Sept. 7 The Dragons started the season strong with an 18-44 win over Hanover, after the Indians beat them the previous season. Six of the first seven runners to cross the finish line were Dragons, and Isabel Foley and Katie Cass came in first and second, respectively. Coach Brandon Josselyn wasn’t too worried about results, though. The […]