Kris Kringle waves to two fans during a drive-by visit recently held at Duxbury High School. While they told Santa what they wanted for Christmas, his elves collected toys for good little boys and girls on behalf of the Duxbury Interfaith Council.
Special education students heading back to classroomPlan could return up to 450 students on IEPs and 504s to buildings after winter break
When winter break is over, some students will be returning to the classroom on a full-time basis, or at least what passes for full-time this year. From the start of the school year, students designated “high needs” have been in the school buildings four days a week. Beginning Jan. 4, when students return from winter break, that would be expanded […]
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Freezin’ for a reasonDuxbury Education Foundation holds virtual polar plunge
The Duxbury Education Foundation is holding its first-ever virtual polar plunge to raise funds that support innovation in the Duxbury Public Schools. Most recently, the DEF has funded such grants as: A professional 3D printer that will be used by the Robotics team in competitions as well as by Technology and Engineering students at both DHS and […]
Shakeup at the Select BoardDavid Madigan’s departure to create three open slots
When Duxbury voters go to the polls in March, they will have the chance to vote for not two, but three new selectmen, as longtime member David Madigan announced this week he will not be seeking reelection. Madigan has sat on Duxbury’s Board of Selectmen for the past nine years, and now, he said, it’s time to move on. In […]
James M. Savicki, 72
Jim Savicki died Nov. 24 of brain cancer, seven months after being diagnosed. Jim was born in Stoughton to Polly and William Savicki. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Donna Savicki, their son Charles, daughter-in-law Bri anne, and the one person who could always make him smile even in the very last days of his illness, his […]
It will be a shot in the armTown will be ready to vaccinate if opportunity arises
As the country gets ready to vaccinate its citizens against the coronavirus, Duxbury is also making preparations in case the town is called upon to do the same. According to Town Manager Rene Read, Duxbury’s Health Agent Tracy Mayo is closely following the unfolding process of providing vaccinations, and if the town has the opportunity to give the shot to […]
Reader’s View: A Thanksgiving thank you
In this surreal time of the pandemic, I thought it was a good time to share a story of kindness right in our own backyard. I have lived in Duxbury for over 50 years and my family was raised in the wonderful child filled neighborhood of Spruce Lane. It remains the same today. Because of the pandemic, Thanksgiving would be […]