2018-10-24

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The Duxbury Dragon mascot surprises sophomore Olivia Antaya with a hug. See more photos of the Duxbury High School pep rally on page 18.

Restoration celebration

Refurbished historic organ brightens First Parish Church


If someone enters the sanctuary of First Parish Church and then looks up to the back of the hall, they’ll see it, dominating the loft above. If they’ve been there before, perhaps recently, perhaps not for a long time, it looks familiar, but different. Bigger, brighter, maybe a bit shinier. Now, after 10 years of waiting and raising $500,000, First […]

Hands across the border

Duxbury High School club focuses on helping children of Latin America and Caribbean


In early October, Duxbury High School hosted a large group of children from Guatemala, and one from Honduras. These students are a part of an organization called NPH, which stands for “Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos” or “Our Little Brothers and Sisters.” At Duxbury High, something new has emerged. There is now a club, started by students, Emerson Lloyd, Mackenzie Prokou and […]

An educational debate at DHS

AP government students question senate candidates


On Oct. 11, Duxbury High School’s Student Council and AP Government class held a at the Performing Arts Center forum for candidates running for the Plymouth and Norfolk district of Massachusetts State Senate. The three candidates, The incumbent, Republican Patrick O’Connor, Democrat Dr. Katie McBrine and independent Stephen Gill, were asked a series of questions by the AP Government class […]

Around Town Hall

Early voting underway

Early Voting for the 2018 State Election takes place at Town Hall, 878 Tremont St, Monday Oct. 22-Friday, Nov. 2. Voters registered in Duxbury may cast their ballot at the Town Clerk’s office at the following times: Wednesday, Oct. 24 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 25 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.Friday, Oct. 26 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.Saturday, Oct. […]

Upcoming meetings



Wednesday, Oct. 24 Duxbury School Committee 6:30 p.m. Alden School Planning Board Meeting 7 p.m. Duxbury Bay Maritime School Open Space Committee 7 p.m. 457 Washington Street Sidewalk and Bike Path Committee 7 p.m. 457 Washington Street Thursday, Oct. 25 Finance Committee 7 p.m. Senior Center Zoning Board of Appeals 7:30 p.m. Town Hall, Mural Room Water & Sewer Advisory […]

Citizens invited to submit articles for Town Meeting



The Board of Selectmen invites citizens to submit articles for the March 9, 2019 Annual Town Meeting and Special Town Meeting. Articles must be received at the Town Manager’s Office by 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30. Contact Nancy O’Connor at 781- 934-1100, ext. 5401 with questions.

Then and Now



The first house on the left is 301 Washington St., built in 1807 by Avery and Huldah Richards. At the time of this photo, the Richards’ son, Samuel and their widowed daughter, Julia Winsor, lived it in. The next house, in the center of the photo, is 291 Washington St. and was built by housewright Snow Magoun in 1805. In […]

Share your holiday cheer



The holidays are almost here! No, not Halloween. The ones in December. The Duxbury Clipper is putting together its annual guide to all things festive and we need your help. Please take a moment to put down that pumpkin and share with editor@duxburyclipper.com. Holiday photos (Elves on Shelves and otherwise)Holiday recipesHoliday traditions Thanks in advance from the Clipper!

Spooky doings at the Chandler School



The fourth annual Halloween FunFest is Friday, Oct. 26, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Chandler School. There’ll be games, prizes and candy at this free event for children ages toddler up to second grade. Remember to wear a costume!