A brief veteran's day ceremony will be held at the new War Memorial in front of Duxbury Town Hall. The ceremony will commence at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday and complete well in time for the traditional ceremony at the American Legion at 11 am.
Veterans Day will be celebrated at the American Legion Post 223 on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the Post Hall beginning at 11 a.m. On this day we will pay tribute to all the service men and women who have served their country in time of war. We will also honor some of our members who have served the post continuously for 25 and 50 years. A buffet will follow. The public is welcome.
The DHS boys' golf team won the 2009 MIAA Division 2 State championship on Tuesday afternoon at the Blackstone National Golf Club in Sutton. Its two-stroke victory over Sandwich (313-315) was the fourth State title for Coach Jack Stoddard.
Town Manager Richard MacDonald has appointed a retired Wakefield police chief with 34 years of experience as Duxburyâ€™s interim police chief until a permanent successor to former chief Mark DeLuca is named.
Paul Fortini may be gone, but his song will play on.
The 2007 DHS graduate and New York University student was killed last September in an accident in New York. In his memory, The Duxbury High School Music Department had a new musical work commissioned, a piece that will premiere on Thursday, Nov. 5 at the PAC.
Island Creek Oysters has been providing their delicious seafood fare to events around Duxbury for years. But now residents have two more ways to get involved in oyster farming in a more hands-on sense.
Bells around the world were echoing the same message. If we all listen to Mother Natureâ€™s distress call, we can easily decided to help her and create the future we want. We all have to be part of the solution as we were all part of the problem. Of course, except for our innocent children, who will suffer because of our mistakes.
Even though Duxbury is facing deep cuts in revenues, ever-shrinking state aid and an operating budget that is projected to be smaller than the current yearâ€™s budget, the town is doing pretty well compared to others in Massachusetts, according to Finance Director John Madden.
The Percy Walker Pool is currently undergoing a multimillion dollar rehabilitation project. The pool was emptied of water in July of 2009 and shortly thereafter a firm was chosen for the project. Paul J. Rogan Company from Braintree was chosen as the General Contractor. The winning construction bid was just under 1.9 million dollars.
For a person who loves farmers markets, the end of October is a time to say goodbye to the farmers and their piles of fresh produce; the season dwindles to an end as we wish one another well and prepare for a long, cold winter bereft of the friendships formed and the joy of cooking and eating local fruits and veggies. Sigh.