2022-03-16

College Corner



Lasell University graduate student Christopher O’Connor (DHS ’16) was the opening day starter for the Pride last Thursday, striking out six UMass Boston batters, while allowing two runs over three innings of work… Harvard freshman Matt Ryan (Waterville Academy ’21) finished 28th in the Giant Slalom and 30th in the Slalom at last week’s NCAA Skiing Championships in Park City, […]

Doing the town’s business


Over 200 Duxbury voters gathered in the High School gym for this year’s annual Town Meeting on Saturday. Voters got through the 29 article annual Town Meeting and the eight article special Town Meeting article in one day.

Taking it for granted

Debate on article turns on road project


A Special Town Meeting article that was supposed to be a straightforward way to save money for matching grants turned into a discussion of the town’s lack of transparency in approving a road project without neighborhood input, and whether this money should be reserved specifically for sea wall repairs.   Special Town Meeting Article 8 asked for a transfer of $250,000 […]

Final Four

Dragons advance to state semifinals



In their opening-round win over Auburn/Millbury, the fifth-seeded Dragons took a one-goal lead into the third period and pulled away late to earn a convincing win. Their 5-1 triumph over No. 12 Dartmouth followed a similar trajectory, as the Dragons led, 2-1, heading to the third and ended up leaving no doubt.  “We’ve been able to wear teams down,” junior […]

Louis R. Carrier, Sr., 96

Louis “Lou” Raymond Carrier, Sr. joined his beloved wife, Betty, on Monday morning, Feb. 21, passing peacefully in the company of family and his best friend in his winter home in Naples, Florida.   He is survived by his eight children; Mary Beth and Jeff Goldman of Duxbury, David and Lily Carrier of Ada, Michigan, Mark and Cheryl Carrier of Reston, […]

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Victoria Doherty, giving her all



In the rare instance when Victoria Doherty has a tiny bobble in warmups, coach Jen Carley turns to her to remind her that it’s OK and that she doesn’t have to attempt it again. Doherty, a senior captain and skilled flyer, is a perfectionist in the air and feels like the task is incomplete if not done properly. “She’ll say, […]

Mateo and Gronk meet again, Luscko makes NCAA Tournament, plus other sports news

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Maidment is permanent AD




Jeff Maidment is officially the permanent Athletic Director at Duxbury High School. Maidment, who joined DHS in an interim role in August, stood out among 30 applicants in a search for the full-time position. “I am thrilled to become a full-time member of the Duxbury community,” Maidment said in a release. “My time here during the past several months has […]

Lederle Stearns Tenney, 91 

Lederle Stearns Tenney, 91 Lederle “Lee” Stearns Tenney was reunited with her husband, Charles, “Mike,” on March 9. Lee was 91 and a ray of light to her family and friends. Born in Springfield, Lee was the daughter of Scott Monteith Stearns and Mary Taylor (Lederle) Stearns and the sister of the late Scott “Scottie” M. Stearns. She spent her […]

Walking the walk on sidewalks

Money approved for survey


On Saturday at the annual Town Meeting, Duxbury residents overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to survey the length of Washington Street to prepare for the installation of sidewalks in the future.  By a vote of 234 to 32, residents showed their support for Article 17, a request from the Duxbury Sidewalk and Bike Path Committee for $265,200. The money, which will […]