Nothing trivial about it

This year, the Rotary’s annual trivia night, which took place last Saturday at the American Legion Hall, focused on Ukraine and featured a Ukrainian dinner provided by Joann Kunz and a team of volunteers. Duxbury Rotary Club is working with the Rotary Club in Poland in assisting Ukrainian refugees. The evening raised $6,000, which will be added to the $4,000 […]

2022-05-04 E-Edition


Reader’s View: A better way to build a sidewalk

I would suggest an inexpensive solution to having the walkway constructed would be to stake out the east side every 20-30 feet along the edge. Then if the road is to be 25-30 feet wide, taking measurements from each of the east side stakes, measure the 25 to 30 foot to the west side and insert corresponding stakes. Then, if […]

Planes, Trains & Automobiles

1973 VW Thing  Great beach car, 1973 VW Thing, 900 miles since restoration. New Engine, Drive train, Brakes & Drums, Electronics, Paint, Exhaust, Shocks, perfect sand tires. No rust. Price $27,000. Email: JEMarx1570@gmail.com.       1977 Marshall 22  Runaway II, owned by the Muirhead family since 1981, is fully outfitted and ready to sail! Engine rebuilt 2011. Teak wheel, […]

Class of 2022, what are your plans?

Every year, the Clipper publishes a special graduation edition, and 2022 is no different. As is our tradition, we’d like to let people know what the graduates’ future plans are and we need your help. Please send an email to editor@duxburyclipper.com with the subject line DHS GRAD PLANS, providing us with your name and future plans, be it college, career […]

Another look at Harlow Brook

Review of Temple Street 40B project continues

Neighbors opposed to a proposed affordable housing development on Temple Street voiced their concerns at the Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on Thursday. Builder Mounir Tayara wants to build a 39-unit project on 19 acres of land across from the Isaac Simmons Farm property, which is expected to be home to a small affordable housing development as well. Dubbed “The […]

Make it one for the road

The Milepost closes its doors

For most people in Dux bury, it probably feels like there’s always been a Milepost. The restaurant, which has had many names and owners, has been a landmark in Duxbury since 1929. It’s now looking for a new owner, as the Johnson family, which has owned it since 1982, has decided it’s time to move on.  There were a host […]

A requiem for Mr. Smith

Concert will honor composer and teacher

A beloved piano teacher who passed away last year will be getting a fitting, and musical, memorial. Larence Smith, who lived in Duxbury for almost 60 years before passing away last year, taught piano for 40 years at his home.  On Saturday, May 14, pianist Mark Markham, accompanied by soprano So phia Hunt and baritone Patrick Wilhelm, will perform Smith’s […]

Duxbury Police Department passes the test

McDonald announces successful reaccreditation

The Duxbury Police Department has received reaccreditation from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission. This is the fifth time the department has received this recognition in the last 15 years. It must reapply for this designation every three years. According to Police Chief Stephen McDonald, the DPD was awarded its accreditation certificate in May 2021. To reach that goal, a team […]

Answers coming

PFAS test results expected in a few weeks

The town is expecting to see the first results of sampling for PFAS chemicals taken at both the town’s landfill and an old private landfill by mid-May, Town Manager René Read announced this week. The groundwater sampling for PFAS at the Dux bury municipal landfill and the Duxbury Landfill Inc. site, also known as the Mc Neil dump, took place […]