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Duxbury Clipper 07_29_2009

Duxbury Clipper 07_29_2009

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Duxbury lacrosse playersbattled for Chris Sweet on the
eld, winning six state titles ina row –– now they’re ghting
to help their coach keep his job.Sweet supporters have
started a petition drive askingschool ofcials to reconsider
their decision not to renew thecoach’s contract after 14 yearson the job.
Teammates like midelder
John Ricciardi hope to meetpersonally with Superinten-dent Sue Skeiber to voice theirsupport for Sweet.“I’m really disappointedand I don’t see why [the school
administration] did this,” Ric
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ciardi said. “I thought he was agreat coach and helped me outa lot.”Starting defenseman JBMarston acknowledged that
Sweet’s style could rub some
people the wrong way, but saidlosing him as coach would be
a mistake by the school.
“On and off the eld, hehelped you be a good guy anda good player. I’m denitelygoing to ght for him and helpto get him back,” he said.Jane Bradley, whose sonplayed lacrosse, started an on
-line petition to keep Sweet at
DHS. Bradley sent copies of the petition, which now hasover 200 signatures at ipeti
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tions.com, to Skeiber’s ofce
and to the School Committeein hopes they will reconsider
the decision to let him go.
“I don’t have a political
stake in this, I just know he is
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After much discussion
from neighbors, a conditional
permit was approved for thereconstruction of a house on
Duxbury Beach last week.
Members of the Gurnet
neighborhood lled the ZBAmeeting on Thursday night to
voice their concerns about thereconstruction of a house at
21 Hummock Lane, near theMarsheld side of the beach.The Federici’s, owners of 21 Hummock Lane, are plan
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ning a second oor addition to
their current one story summer
cottage. The current house is
 just under 18 feet tall and will
be 11 feet higher with the sec
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SERMON ON THE ROCK: The Rev. Todd Vetter of Pilgrim Church gives a sermon in front of “PulpitRock” during the Duxbur Rural and Historical Societ’s annual sojourn to Clark’s Island in DuxburBa. The island is where a small group of Pilgrims from the Maflower first made landfall in the NewWorld, and held the first religious services in America under this giant boulder, which man considerto be the “real” Plmouth Rock. For more photos see page 16.
Alumni Orchestra concert dedicated to FortiniPlayers and parents rally tosave DHS lacrosse coach’s job
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For the second season of the Southeast Alumni Sym-
phony Orchestra, manager Dan
Kostreva knew he wanted to
do something for the memoryof the student who encouragedhim to start the group.Kostreva’s daughter
played with Paul Fortini in the
Duxbury High School orches
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tra. In 2007, after attending hisdaughter’s college dance re
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cital, Kostreva mentioned hisdream of starting a summer
student orchestra to Fortini.
“He was the rst kid I evertalked to and the rst one toenthusiastically agree to do it,”
Kostreva said.
Although Fortini couldn’t
participate in the orchestra’s
inaugural season in 2008 dueto a summer job, his enthu
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siasm and encouragement
continued on page 14continued on page 21
Parking worriesbeach neighbors
Outrage overSweet move
Photo by Justin Graeber
Soloist Annie Herchen plas at arecent rehearsal of the SoutheastAlumni Smphon Orchestra.
 
2Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Duxbury Clipper
TIDESHigh High Low Low
Thurs. July 30 6:51 am 7:09 pm 1:03 am 5:34 pmFri. July 31 7:52 am 8:07 pm 2:04 am 5:35 pmSat. Aug. 1 8:52 am 9:02 pm 3:05 am 3:07 pmSun. Aug. 2 9:47 am 9:53 pm 4:01 am 4:00 pmMon. Aug. 3 10:35 am 10:40 pm 4:49 am 4:48 pmTues. Aug. 4 11:18 am 11:22 pm 5:32 am 5:32 pmWed. Aug. 5 11:57 am -- 6:11 am 6:14 pmThurs. Aug. 6 12:02 am 12:34 pm 6:48 am 6:54 pmFri. Aug. 7 12:41 am 1:10 pm 7:23 am 7:34 pm
SUNRISE AND SUNSETSunrise Sunset
Thurs. July 30 5:34 am 8:03 pmFri. July 31 5:35 am 8:02 pmSat. Aug. 1 5:36 am 8:01 pmSun. Aug. 2 5:37 am 7:59 pmMon. Aug. 3 5:38 am 7:58 pmTues. Aug. 4 5:39 am 7:57 pmWed. Aug. 5 5:40 am 7:56 pmThurs. Aug. 6 5:41 am 7:55 pmFri. Aug. 7 5:42 am 7:53 pm
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WEATHER ALMANAC
Observations From Saturday July 18 Through Friday, July 24, 2009
High Low Rainfall 6AM Sky Conditions
Saturday 84 70 1.20” Scattered CloudsSunday 81 64 -- Scattered CloudsMonday 76 62 -- ClearTuesday 67 64 1.00” Light RainWednesday 73 64 0.39” Obscured - FogThursday 72 63 0.15” Obscured - FogFriday 67 62 1.07” Moderate RainTotal: 3.81”
WEATHER REFLECTIONS
A glance at the above averages and comparisons quickly shows thatwe are in another pattern much like this past June with significantlycooler than normal temperatures and above normal rainfall. TheNWS is forecasting much of the same for the balance of July.
— Wayne Heward
The DuxburyClipper ispublished week-ly by ClipperPress, 11 So.Station Street,Duxbury, MA02331. Periodicalpostage permit (USPS#163-260) paid at Duxbury, MA.POSTMASTER: Please send address changes to DuxburyClipper at PO Box 1656, Duxbury, MA 02331.
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-bury Free Library. Visit thechildren’s department on Mon-
day, Aug. 3 or Tuesday, Aug. 4
and test your visual prowess
as you search for aliens among
the book stacks. Some are eas-ily viewed and others are more
tricky. No registration is need
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hours.
DHS yearbookpackets
If you did not receive your
senior mailing this summer
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senior portraits with a photog
-rapher soon because they aredue in the yearbook box by
Sept. 11. The packet will give
you more details and deadlinesto keep track of. Any ques-tions related to seniors can
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Christopher Skelly, Direc
-tor of Local Government Pro-
grams at the MassachusettsHistorical Commission, will
present a slide show on “Es-
tablishing Local Historic Dis
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tricts” on Wednesday, Aug. 26
from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Ellison
Room at the Senior Center, 10Mayower Street. The presen
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on local historic districts in
Massachusetts, how local his
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cant historic resources, and the
step- by-step process to estab-lish local historic districts inMassachusetts.Over 100 cities and townsin Massachusetts currentlyhave a local historic dis-
trict. The Duxbury Board of 
Selectmen has appointed aLocal Historic District Study
Committee to investigate theestablishment of its rst local
historic district. The public is
welcome to attend, ask ques
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district in Duxbury. For fur-
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Presentation on historicdistricts planned in Aug.
Come and see this July
31 and Aug. 1 at the DuxburyPerforming Arts Center when88 children ages 7–15 fromnine South Shore towns, in
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cluding 30 from Duxbury,
present this year’s Kidspot
production of “Bye Bye Bird
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ie.” Enjoy the hip-twitchingantics of rock-and-roll singingsensation Conrad Birdie (MaxGray) as he gives teen queenKim MacAfee (Victoria Hunt)“one last kiss” on the Ed Sulli
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van Show before being drafted
for the army. It’s the only way
long-suffering songwriter Al
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bert Peterson (Zac West) canmanage a hit song with thehelp of his feisty ancée Rosie(Stephanie Comeau.) Fami
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lies are sure to enjoy this high-energy production celebratingteens, parents and the eternalgeneration gap.
The musical is directedby the talented team of Meri-Lee Mafera of Pembroke and
Kelly Browne of Plymouth.
Live musical accompanimentwill be provided by Mafera on
piano, Holly Stevenson (Dux
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bury) on woodwinds, ArchieKubota (Duxbury) on bass,Stanley Ellis (Falmouth) ondrums and David Baxter (for
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merly of Scituate) on trumpet.
Tickets may be purchasedat the door and are $12 foradults and $10 for students
and seniors. Shows begin at7:30 p.m. and all seating isgeneral admission. For more
information or advance ticket
reservations, please call 781-826-8550.
The Duxbur cast members of “Be Be Birdie” include: Linnea Berr,Ros Brewer, Haile Briggs, Ciara Brooks, Analee Carpenter, EvaCatanzariti, Julia Chase, Samantha Cod, Kelse DeWolf, CatherineDwer, Alden Gisholt-Minard, Amanda Lawrence, Madd Lies,Christina Listernick, Lexi Lombardi, McKenna McLean, Mand andMike McLellan, Bridget Murph, Sara Nelson, Cla Neuger, EvanNudd, Kelse Nudd, Anna Olson, Julia Roveto, Chase Sampson,Jenna Sharpe and Hannah Sheil.
Kidspot presents ‘ByeBye Birdie’ at the PAC
Pet Show signup ongoing
Registration is now un
-derway for the DuxburyFree Library children’s de-partment annual pet show to
be held on Wednesday, Aug.5 at 10:30 a.m. Advanceregistration is required and
must be done in person atthe children’s reference desk
by Saturday, Aug. 1. No lateregistrations can be accept
-
ed. For more information,call 781-934-2721 x115.

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