Reader’s View: Let’s come together to keep this beautiful beach

The Feb. 12 Selectboard meeting brought to light some serious issues facing one of our town’s most beloved treasures: our Duxbury Beach. At our current trajectory, we cannot afford to keep spending $1 million on a beach lease when sticker revenues are declining at a rapid rate. Our beach partner, Duxbury Beach Reservation, needs to be more proactive in looking […]

Duxbury Senior News

LGBTQ Event. Cornhole Tournament! Everyone is welcome to come cheer, come play, and come meet new people at a Cornhole Tournament at the Duxbury Senior Center. Long-time sports rivals Duxbury COA and the Marshfield COA will compete in a friendly game or two of Cornhole on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 3 p.m. Light snacks provided. To register, go to duxburyseniorcenter.org […]


Rose O’Connor, Katherine Markella and Elizabeth Montville were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2023 semester at Emmanuel College. Mikaela Carpenter has been named to the dean’s list for  the fall 2023 semester at Fairfield University. Alex Colella has been named to the fall 2023 dean’s list at Florida Institute of Technology. Trip Casale has earned dean’s list […]

Duxbury Arts & Entertainment

Theater The Bay Players present the heartwarming romantic comedy “Almost, Maine,” Written by John Cariani, This play has captivated audiences with its charm  and exploration of love, loss and human connection. Set against the backdrop of a small, remote, town in Maine, the play is a richly crafted theatrical experience. Featuring an ensemble cast, “Almost, Maine,” follows the lives of […]

It was a sweet time at the Library

February is a good month for chocolate . Chocolatier Kim Larkin led her Mighty Aphrodite Chocolate Workshop at the Duxbury Free Library on Feb. 4, teaching a class of how to make chocolate fun and romantic. For those who missed it, the workshop returns on Feb. 28.

From Coast to Coast, Love Finds a Way

comes along that is so uplifting it’s hard to believe it’s really true.   The story of Martha Maxwell Clapp and Charlie Clapp began decades ago, far away in Washington state. As love stories often do, theirs doesn’t follow a straight path, but meanders through the years, traveling from the Pacific to the Atlantic, from the mountains to the ocean, […]

Duxbury High takes Manhattan

It’s one of the most renowned concert halls in the world, and on Feb. 5 the musicians of Duxbury High School had the privilege of performing there. They performed the original composition “Birds of All Seasons” by Corey Kanter Rubin, as well as works by Mozart, Johann Christian Bach, Samuel Barber, Anton Dvorak, Gustav Holst and Carl Orff. Superintendent Danielle […]

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Dragons showcase speed at the TRACK

Upperclassmen, underclassmen combine to reach great heights on grand stage

The Reggie Lewis Center will always feel like home, but the Dragons were overjoyed to step out of their comfort zone Saturday and compete in the Patriot League Championships at the TRACK at New Balance in Brighton. There was a noticeable buzz as they battled among some of the best in the area and showcased their skills in front of […]

Stephen King Donovan, 81

Stephen King Donovan, 81, passed away peacefully on Feb. 7 at his home in Duxbury. He was born on Dec. 2,1942 in South Weymouth to Carol and William Donovan. He attended Weymouth Public Schools until he joined the Navy, where he served for four years. He then served as a Peace Corps volunteer in India for two years. Upon his […]