March Gladness

Youth hoops teams win championships

The Duxbury High School show goes on

The pandemic didn’t stop the Class of 2021 and Troupe #355 from putting on this year’s senior class plays. Unable to perform in front of a live audience, the young actors turned to radio drama, presenting “Vintage Hitchcock,” a dramatization of three of Alfred Hitchcock’s early films that was live streamed to homes. Act I: The Lodger Directed by Luci […]

Still is stalled

Proposed liquor maker gets rejection from Building Commissioner

Elm Street resident Chris Andrew wants to start a distillery on Washington Street, but first he has to get past the town’s zoning rules. He proposes to build the distillery and tasting deck at a building on Island Creek’s headquarters.  Andrew’s proposal was rejected by Building Commissioner James Wasielewski. He’s now appealing the decision to the Zoning Board of Appeals. […]

Michael McGee, candidate for Selectman

My name is Michael McGee, and I am running for a position on the Duxbury Board of Selectmen. For the last decade, I have served as a prosecutor in the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office. My wife Amanda and I are the proud parents of two young girls in the Duxbury School system. We also own a rescue lab named […]

Sean Dadsetan-Foley, candidate for School Committee

I’m Sean Dadsetan-Foley, and I’m running for School Committee to lend a unique, pragmatic and strategic voice to how we best prepare our students through public education – intellectually, academically, socially and emotionally. A high-functioning educational system creates robust learning opportunities, community building and economic benefits. Whether residents have school-age children or not, we share a vested interest in maintaining, […]

Kristen O’Connell, candidate for School Committee

I moved to Duxbury seven years ago with my husband and three children. We chose Duxbury because of the exceptional reputation of the schools, the strong community, and the beach! My children are in 10th, seventh, and fourth grades. I have been involved in the schools as a classroom parent and Duxbury Middle School Council parent representative. I have had […]

Martha Dennison, candidate for Library Trustee

Martha Dennison of Standish Street is on the ballot for the one of the open seats on the Board of Library Trustees.  As a lifelong library lover, Martha is running for this position to leverage her work and local experience to serve the Library and our community.  As a parent of three – Kate (27), Mills (16), and Libby (13) […]

Cindy Ladd Fiorini, candidate for Selectwoman

Hello, I’m Cindy Ladd Fiorini. I’m running for one of the open seats on the Board of Selectmen – and women. I am a lifelong resident of Dux bury. ​I am a proud graduate of Duxbury High School, Class of 1970. I went on to become a nurse and then an attorney.  I have been married for 38 years to […]

Another step for aquaculture in Duxbury

Kelp farming could be coming to the Bay

A proposal to open a kelp farm in Duxbury Bay cleared one hurdle, but was tripped up by another in its quest for approval.  Priscilla Lane resident John Lovett presented his plan to farm kelp on a 12-acre section of the bay to the Conservation Commission at their March 2 meeting. The commission had to decide if town any bylaws […]

Teachable moment

Voters get education in school candidates’ views at forum

The two candidates for School Committee, Sean Dadsetan-Foley and Kristen O’Connell, made their cases at an online forum hosted by the town’s four parent-teacher organizations Thursday. Former School Committee Member Anne Ward moderated the event, with retired teacher Corinne Woodworth and DHS Senior Class President Wes Moran  also asking questions. The candidates re ceived the questions in advance, Ward said.  […]