Back in the swing of things

U18 softball team hosts Silver Lake in summer league

After missing their spring season, the Duxbury softball players have entered the summer slate of games hoping to make up for lost time. The wins and losses in the South Shore Softball League matter, of course, but the emphasis is on getting back out there safely, continuing to work on their skills and having some genuine, authentic fun after being […]

Russell W. Randall, 86

Russell W. Randall, 86, “Pappy” as he was affectionately called, passed away in his home of natural causes on June 30, after being lov ingly cared for by family. Born on Aug. 12, 1933, Russ was a lifelong resident of Duxbury, and took joy in sharing the history and memories of the town. He is predeceased by his parents Phyllis […]

Readers View: Fernando Guitart is ready to lead

Fernando Guitart is the Selectman candidate Duxbury needs to help lead us out of these difficult financial times and through the challenging years to come. Serving for three years on the Finance Committee after 35 years of international executive experience, Fernando has the knowledge, insight and relationships to make an immediate and lasting difference for our town.  For the past […]

Legal Notices

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS THE TRIAL COURT PLYMOUTH PROBATE AND FAMILY COURT 52 Obery Street Suite 1130 Plymouth, MA 02360 (508) 747-6204 Docket No. PL20P1040EA Estate of: Sandra W. Emler Date of Death: May 3, 2020 INFORMAL PROBATE PUBLICATION NOTICE To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, by Petition of Petitioner John M. Emler of Duxbury MA a Will […]

Voters will hit the gym

Aug. 1 date, location of annual Town Meeting officially set

Duxbury’s annual Town Meeting next month will definitely be different than usual. Not only has the date changed from March to August, but also the location has been moved and all attendees will be required to wear masks. The meeting will take place on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 9 a.m. inside the Duxbury High School gymnasium. Town Meeting Moderator John […]

Even with no big parade, Duxbury goes Fourth

American ingenuity seems to have been the theme of this year’s 4th of July, as Duxbury residents decided to hold their own parades, seeing how the official one had to be canceled. Residents of Trout Farm Lane and Tinkertown decorated their cars and bikes and set forth.

Linda Fader, 77

Linda Fader, 77, of Duxbury passed away on July 3 after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert D. Fader, mother of Scott Fader and his wife Laura of Hanover, and grandmother of Lucy, Ethan and Amanda. Laura leaves her two sisters, Judy Morris and her partner Mitch Miller of Duxbury, and Elizabeth White of […]

It’s anyone’s game

Top Duxbury athletes are going head to head in Olympics

The second round of the Clipper Olympics is complete. Here’s how it unfolded. Round of 32 Dragon Tales Brad Backlund (‘18) vs. Guy Holbrook (‘19) vs. Peaty Hoogendijk (‘20) – How many times in a row can you bump a volleyball to yourself, set it to yourself and spike it to yourself off a wall in one fluid motion? You […]

High-five to DYB

Organization praised for quick response to COVID-19 scare

This week, town officials praised Duxbury Youth Baseball for its handling of a possible positive COVID-19 case among its boys recently. The baseball season had only just begun last week when it came to a grinding halt on July 9 after the organization learned one of its grade 5/6 Major League players may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, […]


Lauren Matthews graduated from Mitchell College. Gregory Woods graduated with a  Masters of Business Administration from Boston College.