Report on DHS football team released

School officials have released a summary of the report regarding the allegation that Duxbury High School football players used antisemitic terms as play calls. At Wednesday night’s School Committee meeting, Superintendent John Antonucci said he received the report Monday. In an email, School Committee Chairwoman Shannon Moesaa wrote “Given the privacy rights of the individuals involved, this report constitutes the […]

Duxbury High Class of 2021 celebrates as one

The sweltering heat at Duxbury High School graduation Saturday morning was certainly relentless, but those in attendance didn’t seem to mind. They weren’t wearing masks, and they would take that tradeoff any day, particularly on this one full of smiles, hugs and photos. In a year defined in many ways by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Class of 2021 was able […]

Board of Health considers action plan for old landfill

Will ask for next town budget to include money to test site for contamination

  The Board of Health considered its next steps in dealing with potential contamination from the McNeil dump, a privately owned landfill that was closed in 1979, at its May 20 meeting.  The inactive landfill, which has a footprint of 4.3 acres, was never lined or capped and the last testing of groundwater near it was done in 1992. It […]

In-person meetings set to return starting next week

Town exploring options to allow virtual attendance

With Governor Charlie Baker’s COVID-19 state of emergency expiring June 15, the ability of local committees and boards to meet virtually will also end on that date. On Monday, at a remote meeting, Duxbury Town Manager Rene Read told the Se lectboard that it will no longer be able to meet via Zoom as it has been doing since March […]

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Marching backward in time

The New Plimmoth Gard came to the Alden House Saturday to demonstrate what life was like for a 17th century militia.

The Clipper visits the Peace Abbey’s Lewis Randa

He discusses evolution of pacifist teaching, and fostering of dialogue and understanding

Lewis Randa is the Founding Director of the Life Experience School (est. 1972), the Interfaith Peace Abbey Foundation (est. 1988) and the Pacifist Memorial (est. 1994). He lives in Duxbury with his wife, Meg, with whom he administers these and other programs that empower individuals on the path of service and peacemaking. How has Peace Abbey evolved over the years? […]


Devyn Hanley, ‘good energy’

After investing nearly all her free time into soccer as a kid, Devyn Hanley went out on a limb and decided to add another sport to her repertoire freshman year. Members of her family play golf, and she figured she might as well give it a try. She didn’t know anyone on the team and was extremely out of her […]

Heather Bone O’Shaughnessy, 32

Heather Bone O’Shaughnessy, 32, passed away unexpectedly on May 31 in Duxbury.  Heather was born in Boston to Elizabeth (Liz) and Scott Bone on Feb. 15, 1989. She went to high school at The Newman School and graduated in 2006. She went on to earn a degree in accounting from Manhattan College. Following college, Heather moved to St. John, United […]

Question of the Week

When the order is lifted, will you wear a mask inside?