2021-12-29

Sports roundup: Girls hoops beats Quincy

Donovan’s layup in final seconds lifts Dragons to 46-44 win



The girls hoops team outlasted Quincy, 46-44, on the road last Tuesday. Sophomore Molly Donovan led the way with 17 points and junior captain Lucy Laviolette added 11. Laviolette also played strong defense to slow down Quincy’s Lena Waldron.  The Dragons led, 14-6, through one, then the Presidents rallied to slice Duxbury’s lead to 23-21 at halftime. Duxbury held a […]

Climbing the Career Ladder

Help Wanted By Homeowner Yard clean up blowing leaves and snow shoveling during winter season. $25 per hour. Call 781-934-5597 Town of Duxbury Beach Ranger (Seasonal) Duxbury Beach Operations, seek seasonal, part-time employees. Beach Rangers serve as ambassador to beach guests and act as a steward of beach environment including wildlife therein and their habitat. Assist with functions relative to […]

Question of the Week

What is your wish for the 2022 New Year?

Shirley Louise Soule, 85

Shirley Louise (Rabens) Soule, 85, of Warrenton, Virginia, passed away peacefully at her home on Dec. 9. She was born Nov. 30, 1936, in Charleston, South Carolina. She was preceded in death by her husband, John (Jack) Whitman Soule; father, John Henry Louis Rabens, Sr.; her mother, Louise Campbell Rabens; and her sister, Linda Rabens Mizzell. Shirley is survived by […]

Rising acidification affects hatcheries

Reports, studies, raise concerns about bay; members discuss


Duxbury’s aquaculture industry found itself facing new challenges in 2021. Those challenges began in late February, as a commission formed by the State Legislature released a study warning that the level of acidification was rising in the waters of Massachusetts. According to the report, as much as 30 percent of excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is absorbed by the […]

Planes, Trains & Automobiles

The Duxbury Cadillac Classic 1988 Jeep Grand Wagoneer with only 116K miles. Near total restoration in 2018 garage kept and in great condition. Pricing based on Hemmings Classic Car Valuation. Being offered at $30,000.00. Serious inquiries only 410-905-4654       2014 Jeep Cherokee Great 2014 white Grand Cherokee.  Excellent condition with only 73k miles. Black leather interior and loaded. […]

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Lucas Fadden, all coming together



In the first Patriot League meet of the season, Lucas Fadden took first out of 123 runners in the 55-meter dash with a time of 6.94. He left proud of the accomplishment but unsatisfied – hungry to trim his time even more. At the ensuing Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association meet, the senior captain did just that, finishing with a […]

Duxbury Police news

Whose phone is this? A South Duxbury woman got an unwelcome surprise from Verizon when she got several messages saying a new phone had been billed to her account for $799. Deputy Chief Michael Carbone said she didn’t open the line and reported that to Verizon’s fraud department. According to Verizon, Carbone said, someone purchased the phone at the Best […]

Patricia Ann Sheehan, 83

Patricia Ann (Fahey) Sheehan, 83, passed away on Dec. 17, surrounded by her family following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Pat will be greatly missed by Wil, her loving husband of 59 years, and her children, Julie (Daniel) Stevenson, Michael (Sarah) Sheehan, Carole Corriveau and Beth (Joe) Ross, and her grandchildren, Hilary Stevenson, Lindsay Stevenson, Emma Ross and Wick […]

Year in Review: Trying to get back to almost normal once again

Town continues to deal with COVID-19 pandemic


With the introduction of vaccines against the COVID-19 virus, Duxbury, and the nation, attempted to return to something that resembled normal. But, as 2021 progressed, that proved to be more difficult than hoped, even though a series of vaccines started to become available in late January. The beginning of the year was especially tough as Duxbury, like other nearby towns, […]