Margot, Nicole and Chris Walters stop by the Tin Man’s Retreat, a room Nicole helped decorate at the King Caesar House Christmas Showcase. See more photos of the “Wizard of Oz” themed event on page 12.

School budget gets backing

Parents worry about class size at Duxbury Middle School

Schools Superintdent John Antonucci likes his level services budget, but some stakeholders in the school system want more. Town Manager Rene Read has said he will recommend the proposed $36, 936, 947 budget that, according to Antonucci, would allow the district to provide services at the same level as they are currently offered. Based on the town’s formula for determining […]

Cameras at the Chestnut St. Grille

Restaurant told to address outdoor noise, parking issues

At a meeting to address neighbors’ concerns about late night noise and other issues at the Chestnut Street Grille, Duxbury Selectmen chose not to alter the restaurant’s liquor license, instead they voted unanimously to have the owner install a video camera and hire a bouncer on busy nights. The meeting, which took place Monday at Town Hall, was packed with […]

Making it easy to remember

Senior Center offers memory training course

Chances are if you ask someone what concerns them as they age, they will mention their memory. General forgetfulness is common for everyone, which is why the Duxbury Senior Center has added a program on this very subject. The Senior Center has a Memory Training class for anyone with age-related memory concerns who want the opportunity to learn new techniques […]

Around Town Hall

Snow removal reminders

When snow warnings are issued, residents should park their cars off the street to avoid damage to their vehicle and to expedite plowing and sanding operations. Vehicles obstructing plowing or sanding operations will be towed at the owner’s expense. The Town is not responsible for damage to lawn areas, fences, steps, shrubs, trees or mailboxes located within the street layout. […]

Breakfast with Santa at Holy Family Church

Holy Family Church’s Teen Appalachia Service Program is hosting a pancake breakfast, 7 a.m. to noon in the church, 601 Tremont St., on Sunday, Dec. 16. Santa Claus will be on hand for photos and last minute requests. This event benefits the 100 Holy Family volunteers traveling to West Virginia next summer to fix homes for needy families. Donations are […]

Sign set for Howland’s Park

Community Preservation funds will be used for project

The Duxbury Bay Management Committee is moving forward with its plan to install informational signs at some town landings. On Monday, two members of the committee, Linda Brodie and J.R. Kent, showed the Board of Selectmen a sample of the type of sign that will be installed at three waterfront locations in Duxbury. The first one will be located at […]

Early deadline at the Clipper

Due to the Christmas holiday, the Clipper is on an early deadline for its Wednesday, Dec. 26 edition. All editorial copy, including letters to the editor, stories, photos, obituaries, calendar listings, press releases and announcements is due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20. All sports content is due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19. All display advertising copy […]

Duxbury Middle School MCAS math and science scores raise concerns

While Duxbury students did well overall in the MCAS exams given in the spring, the performance of students at the Middle School got the attention of local educators. Dr. Danielle Klingaman and curriculum coordinators for the school district presented their findings to the School Committee at its meeting last Wednesday. MCAS performance at the Middle School, particularly in the eighth-grade, […]

South Shore Conservatory Community Voices Concert

South Shore Conservatory’s adult chorus for individuals with developmental delays presents their annual winter concert featuring a variety of seasonal tunes, 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 Saint George St. A non-auditioned chorus, SSC Community Voices provides joyful ensemble singing and performance opportunities for over 45 adults and young […]