2019-10-30 E-Edition


It was the haunting of Halls Corner

WATCH IT WITH THAT SWORD. Charlie Sullivan (far right) looks like he wants to crown Princess Addy Anthony (second from left) at the Duxbury Newcomers Club Spooktacular on Friday. Ghostbuster Teddy Anthony, and Molly Sullivan try to stay out of it. See more on page 19. Friday night, the Duxbury Newcomers Club hosted its seventh annual Spooktacular with trick-or-treating around […]

Tower is too tall for some

Proposed 150-foot Mayflower Street monopole meets opposition

Plans to build a 150- foot cell tower on a piece of town-owned land between the transfer station and police headquarters met with opposition from residents living just down the street, support from public safety departments and skepticism from the Zoning Board of Appeals. Representatives of Verizon Wireless came to the ZBA Thursday to ask for a special permit and […]

Getting ideas for places to reside

Housing forum proposes options for seniors and others

With many seniors in Duxbury wanting options for downsizing without leaving town, it’s up to everyone to figure out what these housing options are going to look like. That was the prevailing message from a forum on housing moderated by Duxbury Planning Director Valerie Massard and representatives from The Metropolitan Area Planning Council last week at the Senior Center. The […]

Panel gives the facts on teenage substance abuse

Experts describe dangers of vaping and cannabis

Teenage brains are different than adults’; they are not fully formed yet, and alcohol, nicotine and marijuana can all have a big impact on how a teen’s brain develops and functions. Last week, Duxbury FACTS, a local organization dedicated to reducing substance abuse and underage drinking, offered a presentation at the High School called “Duxbury FACTS takes on Fake News.” […]

Around Town Hall

Wednesday, Oct. 30 Historical Commission 7 p.m. Town Hall, Lower Level Fiscal Advisory Committee 7 p.m. Senior Center Thursday, Oct. 31 Joe Grady Administrative Meeting 1:30 p.m. Town Hall, Mural Room Monday, Nov. 4 Board of Selectmen 7 p.m. Town Hall, Mural Room Tuesday, Nov. 5 Finance Committee 7 p.m. Senior Center Sidewalk and Bike Path Committee 7:30 p.m. Senior […]

Field of dreams, and dreams of air conditioning

Chandler HVAC, new surface at Steele top School Department’s capital budget

Duxbury Public Schools Director of Business and Finance Catherine Blake and Town Facilities Director Brian Cherry presented their proposed fiscal year 2021 capital budget to the School Committee last Wednesday. Blake said she started work on the capital budget in May, meeting with building principals and others to learn about their priorities for the upcoming year in the future. The […]


Due to an editing error, the time of the memorial service for Jerome Powell was incorrect in the Oct. 23 issue of the Duxbury Clipper. The correct time is 11 a.m. on Nov. 2. The Clipper deeply regrets the error.


Sophia Wagner, Charlotte Bennett, Sophie Gaughan, Giovina Segalini, Olivia Laaper, Nina Kight (top), and Zoe Travers, Livi Demar and Marley Hamilton (bottom) were all in the Halloween spirit as Bay Farm Montessori Academy hosted a Halloween Party Friday night. Trunks were decorated for a Trunko Treat, and there were games and activities, plus an illuminated pumpkin stroll through the woodland […]

Three B’s at the Ellison Center

South Shore Conservatory’s Conservatory Concert Series presents The Three B’s on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 4 p.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 Saint George St. This concert features a Brahms trio for clarinet, cello, and piano, along with Beethoven’s duo for clarinet and bassoon. This performance features faculty members Peter Bianca on clarinet, Mark Goodman on piano, […]