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Volume lIX No. 21

“On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation!” ––Thomas William Parsons

Memorial Day honors veterans
For Betty McNeil, watching the Memorial Day Parade has been a tradition for years and years. McNeil and her husband, a former Duxbury Police Chief, built their home on Depot Street in 1954, and used to sit on the front lawn and watch the parade march down the street to the First Parish Church. McNeil’s love for the parade is so strong, however, that even after she sold the home a few years ago, the current owners save a seat for her on Memorial Day.
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By Justin GraeBer, Clipper editor Justin@duxBuryClipper.Com

PINT-SIZED PATRIOTS: Girl Scouts carry American flags down Depot Street during the Memorial Day Parade Monday morning. The annual parade featured Boy and Girl Scouts, young athletes, military veterans and police and firemen. For more photos see page 18.

New building on display at DBMS’s Opening of the Bay
Duxbury Bay Maritime School’s annual Opening of the Bay festival served as a showcase for the school’s new building. The 19,000 square foot building replaced a tin shed that was used for storage only. The new building provides storage room for boats during the winter, classroom space, office space and locker rooms. The second floor also has a
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By Justin GraeBer, Clipper editor Justin@duxBuryClipper.Com

Union letters question town manager, defend police chief
A pair of police unions are criticizing Town Manager Richard MacDonald for what they say is a lack of support for their chief. The Duxbury Police Commanders Association, in a letter dated March 26, and the Duxbury Police Dispatchers Association, in a letter dated March 30, said their respective organizations took a vote of no confidence in MacDonald. MacDonald declined to
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No confidence?

Duxbury Bay Maritime School Executive Director Chuck Leonard stands in front of the school’s new 19,000 square foot multi-use facility, which will be open for the first time this summer.

comment on the letters and the vote, and would only say that “there’s always a story behind the story.” In the letters, union officials say they stand by Chief Mark DeLuca amid rumors that the chief’s contract may not be renewed. “If this is true it would be a travesty and totally unjust,” wrote Lt. Roger Banfill, Lt. Lewis Chubb and Lt. Susan James in the Commanders Association’s letter. “The
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2009 Baccalaureate is coming soon
The Duxbury Interfaith Council is sponsoring the annual baccalaureate service for the graduating class of Duxbury High School on Thursday, June 4 at 7 p.m. at Holy Family Church. Important dates to note: Submission Deadline: Friday May 22 at 5 p.m First Rehearsal: Wednesday May 27 at 7 p.m Dress Rehearsal: Monday, June 1 at 7 p.m. Baccalaureate: Thursday, June 4 at 7 p.m. Any senior who wishes to participate in the Baccalaureate must email their submission by the deadline and must attend both rehearsals. All meetings will be at Holy Family Church. All submissions and questions should be directed to duxburybaccalaureate@yahoo.com.

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AFS, a 60 year old international, intercultural exchange program with a long history in Duxbury, is looking for families to host a student for the upcoming school year. We have an outstanding group of kids available from all over the world with interests that vary from sports to music to drama and more. The students arrive midAugust, attend DHS, and return home at the end of June. They arrive with health insurance and spending money. A family is expected to provide meals, a bed and lots of TLC! In return, the student will provide a window into their own country and culture, and become a life-long member of the family. If interested, please contact Deb Gallagher at 781834-0708. Student applications are available for review upon request.

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ROW, ROW, ROW YOUR ERG: DBMS students take advantage of the rowing room in the new building. The new facility houses this training center as well as office space, locker rooms and classroom space.

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2,500 square foot function room that overlooks Duxbury Bay. “Things were inefficient,” said DBMS Executive Director Chuck Leonard. “The idea was to combine everything in a multi-function building.” Getting the building ready for the Opening of the Bay was no easy task. School staff only moved into the building about a week before the festival, and some painting and other work was going on almost up to the opening. Leonard said there will be a more official grand opening of the building later this summer. “We’ve been working around construction guys and

painters,” said DBMS’s Linda Herrick. “We really scrambled to get everything together.” The end result of all that hard work, however, is a beautiful facility that will meet the needs of the school now and for the foreseeable future, as the building has room for expansion. “We built it so we can grow into it,” Leonard said. Duxbury Bay Maritime School has between 250-300 students on the bay every day during the summer. The school was founded about 12 years ago, and Leonard gave the original executive director, Ned Lawson, credit for having the vision that led to the creation of the new building. “He knew what he need-

ed,” Leonard said. “He was an integral part of the design.” The DBMS offices were housed in a dilapidated building that was torn down on Tuesday. The school has seven permanent part-time employees and three full-time workers. In the summer, they hire about 90 instructors, some of whom live in a dormitory building next to the new facility. “Our programs have expanded so much, we just needed more space,” said Herrick. Leonard said the school’ s focus was to create programs first and that the building space would follow. “It’s been a long time in the making,” he said.



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Bay Farm to host 5K ‘Run by the Bay’
Bay Farm Montessori Academy will partner with The Duxbury Community Partnership for Children to host the 4th Annual 5K Run by the Bay and Kid’s Run for Fun. Proceeds from this year’s event will fund Bay Farm’s innovative educational programming for children ages 12 months to 14 years and CPC’s scholarship and professional development support for preschool students and educators throughout Duxbury. The fourth Annual 5K Run by the Bay and Kid’s Run for Fun will take place on Sunday, May 31 in Duxbury with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. The Children’s Fun Run will begin at 9:30 a.m, and the 5K Run/Walk will begin at 10 a.m. An awards ceremony will follow the

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races. This event is open to runners, joggers, and walkers of all ages. The 5K Run will begin on Bay Farm’s campus in Duxbury where competitors will travel on a 3.1-mile course down Loring Street and along Bay Road. The registration fee is $20 if registered by May 28; the fee is $25 if registering the day of the event. The fee is $10 for the Children’s Run for Fun and for children ages 13 and under who run the 5K. Registration forms are available online at: www.bfarm.org. If you would like to receive more information or learn about sponsorship opportunities, contact Barbara Hayes at barbarah@bfarm.org.

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Cable competition heats up
Efforts to bring Verizon’s fiber optic television, or FiOS, to Duxbury are moving forward. Selectmen approved the “issuing authority report,” prepared by their attorney to send to Verizon, at a meeting on Wednesday. This report outlines what Duxbury wants Verizon to provide as part of its contract. It is the last required step before negotiations can begin. Selectmen had questions about the section of the report regarding the damages Verizon must pay if it ever broke its contract with the town. Selectman Jon Witten, an attorney, felt the amounts were too low. “These are numbers that go back to the Stone Age,” he said at a meeting last week. The damages range from $50 a day to $200 a day depending upon the offenses, which include such things as a failure to comply with the requirements for local access programming, equipment and funding. Selectmen wanted to check with Bill Hewig, the lawyer handling their cable contract negotiations, to see if the damages could be increased.
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“Let’s ask Bill why these numbers are so low,” said Witten. “I think we could exert a little more pressure here.” Acting cable television committee chairman Bill Kearney said it is usually very difficult to include breach of contract damages in cable TV contracts. Verizon has thirty days from the approval of the contract to respond and then the actual negotiations begin, said Kearney. A representative from Verizon approached selectmen in January and told them the telephone company wanted to bring FiOS television to Duxbury and would begin installing the fiber optic cable throughout the town this year. Some residents can already access the fiber optic network for their telephone and Internet connection but not for television. FiOS will compete with Duxbury’s cable company, Comcast, to provide television, phone and Internet service. Duxbury has been in negotiations with Comcast for a new cable contract for many years. The town has been without a cable contract since the one with Adelphia, its previous cable provider, expired in 2004.

As part of the negotiations with Comcast, the town finalized its counter proposal in December, but it was not submitted to the cable company until March, said Kearney. The town has not heard back from Comcast yet, Kearney added. Selectmen Chairman Betsy Sullivan wondered if the town’s negotiations with Verizon would have an impact on the contract with Comcast. “Comcast seems to be dragging its feet to see what we do with Verizon,” she said. Town Manager Richard MacDonald agreed this could be the case, however he said the main negotiator for Comcast was laid off, so that could be a reason for the delay.

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he Duxbury Rug Hookers are completing their eighth rug for the benefit of the Alden Kindred. This year the rug is an image of the Alden House hearth. The rug will be on exhibit in the Alden House Gift Shop until the annual meeting in August, at which time the winning raffle ticket will be drawn. Raffle tickets are $5 a piece or three for $10 and may be bought at the gift shop. It is expected that the sale of raffle tickets over the past years (and including this year) will total over $10,000. The Alden House rug is a cooperative project of the Duxbury Rug Hookers. This year the project was headed up by Laurie Sybertz and the design of the hearth was drawn by Eloise Doyle. Ann Gustavson, one of the Duxbury Rug Hookers, is an Alden descendant and it was her idea to use the Alden Barn as a gathering place once a month for the rug hookers. In exchange, the women hook one rug a year for the Alden Kindred to raffle off at their annual meeting. The rugs are hooked of pure wool cloth – often old clothes or blankets – which is dyed as needed for colors in the rug, cut into strips and hooked into a linen foundation. The Duxbury Rug Hookers are: Arlene Anderson, Shelby Chapdelaine, Carol Chapman, Joyce Coulter, Dottie Collins, Eloise Doyle, Pauline Geishecker, Ann Gustavson, Anne Kelly, Beverly King, Carol Loring, Priscilla MacCallum, Eve Makowski, Maddie Merrifield, Anna O’Leary, Pam Pelletier, Jeanne Quinzani, Olga Rothschild, Chris Ryan, Laurie Sybertz, Lanci Valentine. The Duxbury Rug Hookers will make a formal presentation of the rug to the Alden Kindred on Tuesday, June 2, at noon at the Alden Barn. The public is invited to attend. For further information, call Olga Rothschild, 781-934-9565 or e-mail olga.rothschild@verizon.net

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The family of fallen Duxbury Police Officer Mel Dyer asked members of the Duxbury Police to accompany them to an annual ceremony held in Washington, D.C. to honor fallen officers. Back row: Officer Ed Delveccio, Officer Lynne Zawalick, Sgt. Dennis Symmonds, Chief Mark DeLuca, Officer John Cannizzo, Officer Joe Kintigos. Front row: Officer Dyer’s son Michael, wife Bonnie and daughter Melissa.

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Members of the Duxbury Police Department accompanied the family of Duxbury Police Officer Mel Dyer to an annual ceremony held in Washington, D.C. to honor fallen officers. Dyer was struck by a motor vehicle while directing traffic at the Marshfield Fair, succumbing to his injuries on August 25 of last year. In 1962, President John F.

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very moving vocal tribute. Mel Dyer’s wife, Bonnie, their son Michael and daughter Melissa took part in the ceremony and Duxbury Police Chief Mark DeLuca had the honor of escorting the family during the services. Mel’s name has been added to the wall at the Police Memorial.


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On Newton’s Daly Field, Duxbury residents Howard and Katie LeWine of Harrison St., relaxed and rejuvenated their bodies before completing Project Bread’s 20-mile Walk for Hunger. The father-daughter team joined 46,000 walkers and volunteers who raised $3.8 million for 400 emergency food programs across the state. The funds will buy food for families in need next winter. For info or to donate, go to www.projectbread.org. Photo by Peter Kahn

➢ Adria Fichter, a senior majoring in environmental engineering at the University of New Hampshire’s College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, received the Marie Louise Langelier Scholarship. Scholarship sponsors, friends and faculty members gathered in May at the university’s Memorial Union Building to honor 196 recipients of scholarships and awards. Fichter, a graduate of Duxbury High School, is the daughter of Linda Abelli and Nick Fichter. ➢ Congratulations to Benjamin Tileston for graduating from Boston University and receiving his Bachelor’s degree in music performance. Benjamin is a 2005 graduate of Duxbury High School. Mairead Williams, Isabella McCann and Haley Johnson are pictured with their dance teacher, Maureen Haley TCRG, from the Haley School of Irish Dance. The girls are open championship dancers and were the top four finishers at the Cape Cod Feis over the weekend. In July, the girls will be travelling to Nashville Tenn. to compete in the 2009 North American Irish Dance Championships. All three girls are sixth graders at Duxbury Middle School. broke, the nephew of Debra and John Palfrey of St. George Street, Steve and Kate Wonkka of Cross Street, Bonnie Wonkka of Plymouth, and the grandson of Richard and Priscilla Wonkka of Plymouth. Eric will be attending the University of Tennessee at Knoxville as a graduate teaching assistant in the fall where he will be pursuing a M.S. in Structural Engineering.

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➢ Congratulations to Weston M. Dravenstadt who graduated from Furman University in Greenville, S.C. on May 9. Weston is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Dravenstadt of PossUm Run. ➢ Eric W. Ryan received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. on May 24. While at Cornell, Eric was a mid-distance runner for the track and cross country teams and received academic dean’s list honors. Eric is the son of Karina Ryan of Pem-

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READ AROUND THE COUNTRY: Duxbury Free Library Director Elaine Winquist brought her hometown paper with her to a library conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Pack 1776 took third place overall. First place Den 10 winner was Cameron Capraro, and in the background is Den 5 first place winner Phillip Heitkamp.

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PAvING THE WAY: The Duxbury War Memorial Committee is raising money to honor those who served in World War I. The new memorial will be located on the green in front of Town Hall as shown in this rendering by Bryan Felty. Private donations are needed to complete the project. A limited number of engraved bricks are on sale for $200 each. These tax-deductible gifts will literally help pave the way for the memorial. This is a chance for you to help restore a piece of Duxbury history and become a part of it. See flyer in this week’s paper or visit www.duxburywarmemorial.com. Donations in any amount can be sent to PO Box 2775, Duxbury, MA 02331.



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Tough words for financial leaders
arren Buffet, the billionaire from Omaha, Nebraska,, once said if you take the high road on Wall Street you won’t run into much traffic. That is a sentiment one would suspect that Doug Friesen, the architect from Duxbury, would share even though Buffett’s exact words don’t show up in the pages of his (Friesen’s) new book, “The Age of Entitlement.” Being an architect, if not a terribly busy one in our existing economic climes, Mr. Friesen does not proclaim himself to be a financial wizard. But architect or no, he can write with considerable skill and in this, his first book, he offers up an engaging explanation of how we fell into a financial abyss and what we must do to climb out. We hear the financial terms – subprime, derivatives, credit deReview fault swaps – bandied about all the time these days, but most of us don’t really know what they mean. Friesen explains them in clear, concise language. In fact he scores well in schooling us on the basics of finance and does particularly well in telling us what the Federal Reserve Bank is and why we should worry about it: Too much power vested in too few people who seem accountable to no one. “Shrouded in mystery,” is how the author puts it. Mr. Friesen has few kind words for Alan Greenspan, or for government deregulators, the “Trickle Down” theory, Wall Street leaders – most couldn’t run a lemonade stand – or the big banks and the moves to bail them out while our own 401Ks crash. “Too big to fail,” he suggests, “means too big to exist.” And bankers, he warns, have a stranglehold on both political parties and on all branches of government. And at the core of our financial meltdown, he says, “was a massive collective failure of morality.” “The Age of Entitlement” also worries about the future – our unfunded liabilities of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid (all crises waiting to happen), our behemoth national debt, our ever increasing credit card debt and commercial retail debt, our imbalance of trade, our crumbling infrastructure and the widening gap between the rest of us and those relatively few at the top of the income pile. Yet despite the subject matter, this isn’t a book of simple doom and gloom. The problems and their solutions are serious to be sure. But they are presented in an engaging, lucid way by someone who knows how to turn a phrase. Doug Friesen writes with clarity and style. His first effort is worth a read. Pick it up at Westwinds or Amazon.com.


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Spring is finally here, so planning by the Interfaith Council for it’s Kid’s Campership program is now underway! This program helps Duxbury school children with limited financial resources participate in a summer camp experience. Since many of the families we serve are single-parent households, summer camp can often be as important for the parents as it is for the children. The Campership program depends entirely on the generosity of donors from the Duxbury community. This year more than ever, we need your help! Our goal is to raise $20,000. The deadline has passed and we are $10,000 short. If we can raise another $10,000 we will be able to send approximately 40 children to camp. If not, only 20 children will be able to attend. We do realize we are on hard economic times but some are worse off then others. Any size donation will help our cause. In addition, we plan to help children of Duxbury families in need as they start their 2009/10 school year. Through the Service Committee, the TEACH, LEARN, CARE (TLC) Backpack Project will provide new school supplies for students of varying grade levels. Your donation will help our future generations be equipped to learn and enjoy school. 100 percent of your donation will go towards sending a child to camp and the TLC project. Please be generous and send your donation to the Duxbury Interfaith Council, PO Box 1161, Duxbury, MA 02331 or call 781-934-8388, www.duxburyinterfaith.com.

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A memorial service will be held to honor the life of Clara “Kit” Francis Clapp on Saturday, June 13 at 4 p.m. at First Parish Church, 842 Tremont St. Duxbury. A reception will follow at the church.

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Duxbury Thrift Shop to stay open later
Beginning in June, the Thrift Shop is planning to stay open until 7 p.m. Thursday evenings for sales only to help accommodate those people who just can’t make it before our usual 4 p.m. closing time. This will be done on a trial basis through the summer and, if successful, keep going. If you think we have too much fun in the daytime, come and check on us Thursday evenings!

School handbooks approved
The middle school and high school handbooks were approved by the School Committee on Wednesday, with only minor changes to last year’s versions. The School Committee also approved the DMS and DHS school council plans, as well as the althetic handbook for players and coaches at Wednesday night’s meeting. High School Principal Andrew Stephens said his school council is looking to tackle plagiarism and cheating next year, something he said has become more of an issue of late. He said the high school leadership would also take a look at the building’s tardy and chemical health policies. When outlining his goals,
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Stephens said many of the stated initiatives were “in progress,” and School Committee member John Heinstadt asked that any future plans include more clearly defined goals. “Pick something you can measure,” Heinstadt said. “If you look at things without specificity, you can’t prove it to me.” Other committee members encouraged more abstract goals. “We have all kinds of quantitive numbers with test scores, and absentee numbers and trips to the nurse,” said School Committee member Anne Ward. “I don’t think you have to re-create the wheel.” Heinstadt also asked DMS Principal Blake Dalton if he would consider toughening language about students wear-

ing inappropriate clothing in school, but other School Committee members said they were concerned about stifling freedom of expression. Athletic Director Thom Holdgate also presented his department’s handbook to the committee on Wednesday, with few changes or alterations. Holdgate said the athletic department is working with a concussion management service based in Pittsburgh. He said the school does not use the test to force students to adhere to any particular course of action, but simply buys the test and lets the parents decide what to do next. He said 75-80 percent of the students in impact sports have had the test done, mostly the school’s younger athletes.

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after he was charged with several firearms violations. A felony weapons charge against Cushing was dropped, but he admitted to seven misdemeanor counts of improper storage of a firearm. The unions claim that on the other hand, Robert Crowley, a DPW worker accused of driving drunk, was fired by MacDonald before he was even charged. “It is very clear that if you are one of Mr. MacDonald’s ‘friends’ the rules of discipline are different,” wrote the dispatchers’ union. Chubb, who is the press information officer for the Duxbury Police Department, said on Jan. 20 that Crowley had been sent a citation for charges of operating under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident with property damage, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violations. On Tuesday, a clerk at Plymouth District Court said the Crowley was not in their system. Crowley, who lives in

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On Saturday, May 23, the Community Garden Club of Duxbury held its annual plant sale on the grounds of the First Parish Church on Tremont Street. Despite the chilly and rainy weather, a large crowd turned out for the event. Native grown annuals, perennials, herbs and shrubs were available for sale. The annuals, as well as a weeping cherry tree that was raffled off, were provided by Jim Rupert of Kingston Nursery.
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Drive on the Beach: Join The Sobran Group for the 2009 Duxbury Beach Ride & Drive Event to benefit the DSU on Saturday, May 30 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the second crossover. For just $5 test drive a wide array of new 4x4 and crossover vehicles. When you are done, stop by the DSU for a free smoothie and complimentary car wash. Parents’ night: Parents and Friends Night at the DSU is Saturday May 30. Join Orie Fontaine of The Wildcat Bog Stompers. Also try out your pipes at karaoke and your smarts on pop trivia. Tickets are $25. If previous Parent and Friends nights are any indication, it promises to be a fun night out! Tickets can be purchased at the DSU Tuesday-Thursday, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. and at the Depot Street Market in the Duxbury Marketplace.

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Community Book Drop: Bring used books, paperback and hardcover to the purple community book drop box located in the DSU parking lot. Proceeds benefit the DSU and books are recycled back to local communities. Leave a legacy: Leave a legacy in your family or business name on the walls of the DSU. We have teamed up with Tabitha Kent of Expressions in Snug Harbor to create a legacy wall of hand painted 6x6 tiles. Use your creativity and leave your mark in the DSU or have us create it for you. Tiles start at $50. Call the DSU for more information at 781-934-2290 or on our Web site at www.duxburystudentunion.com

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Teddy bear tea at Bay Path
Come one, come all! Children, bring your favorite teddy to tea at Bay Path Nursing Home. Wednesday, June 24 at 2 p.m. and visit with some wonderful seniors. Share your Teddies and smiles and enjoy tea and treats! For your free reservation, call volunteer Sandy Sweetser at 781-934-7515. Parents welcome, too!

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The Bay Youth Symphony, is currently scheduling auditions for the 2009-2010 school year. For more information, or to schedule an audition, visit the BaYS website at www.sscmusic.org/orchestra, or contact BaYS Managing Director, Candace Kniffen at 781-7497565 ext.32, or c.kniffen@sscmusic.org.

SPECIAL DELIvERY: Members of Cadette Troop 80331 Catherine Harrison, Meghan Sarles, Lauren Roy and Megan Roy delivered 30 cases of Girl Scout Cookies to the vFW in Plymouth to be shipped to soldiers in Iraq. The troop took this on as the “Service” requirement for their Cookies and Dough Interest Project. Thanks to the support of community and family members they were able to exceed their goal of 25 cases of cookies.

Canobie Lake Park Outing: Troops wishing to join us on Thursday, June 25 should contact Joan Riser with the number of girls attending by June 14. The cost is $20 per person with one leader being admitted free of charge for every 10 girls. We will leave from Holy Family Church parking lot and will stop for a picnic lunch prior to entering the park. Troops can decide on their departure time. Spring Cleaning: Cadette Troop 80331 is collecting items for a yard sale to be held on June 29. If you have any items you could donate, call Joan at 781-934-5427.

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Missed Our Registration Events: If your daughter is interested in joining Girl Scouts in the fall, but you were unable to attend our registration events, call Noreen Roy at 781-936-8148 to obtain a registration form or for more information. Girl Scouts is open to all girls in kindergarten through grade 12.






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elebrate the end of our 42nd season on Wednesday, June 3 with our pizza party for all members. Chef Peter at the Senior Center serves salad and dessert with his pizza. Always great and free for members, $4 for guests. Preceding the pizza party is the 9:30 social and 10 a.m. meeting. We will be voting on suggested names from the nominating committee. We would also like your vote as to returning to meet on Fridays. Some of our volunteers cannot come on Wednesdays. We had a beautiful day for our trip to North Conway, a fantastic lunch with enormous views at the White Mountain Hotel. Our next trip, the lobster roll cruise, is sold out. Monday July 13, we have a trip that has been requested by all who have been to Cabbage Island. This is one day trip that you just won’t forget. We will depart at 7:15 a.m. for Maine’s first and finest authentic downeast clambake. Cost is $121. A deposit of $60 is required at sign up. Final payment of $61 due no later than June 30. This is a true Maine vacation day for you. We are the only ones doing this trip. Make your vacation plans early.


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South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury Music Festival present a free, sneak peek of their summer production of Seymour Barab’s operetta, Little Red Riding Hood, at the Duxbury Free Library on Thursday, June 11 at 10 a.m. Preschoolers ages 3-5 and their parents/guardians are invited to enjoy this special 45 minute musical story time hosted by Beth MacLeod, director of performance at the Conservatory. Attendees will listen to the story and watch the opening of the opera when baritone Brad Fugate magically transforms from actor to singing wolf. Regina Yung will accompany Brad on piano. Beth, Brad and Regina are all members of the Conservatory faculty. Refreshments will be served. Registration is required and begins Thursday, May 28 online, at www.duxburyfreelibrary.org, click on calendar, in person at the children’s reference desk, or by phone: 781-934-2721 x115.

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There’s a new animal in town. Recently three alpacas moved into their new home with the Bulman family on Depot Street. They arrived at the Bulman’s around Mother’s Day and are adjusting well, according to the family. The alpacas have certainly been noticed around town because they’re not the typical Duxbury yellow lab. But, like labs, they make great pets. Maura Bulman has loved alpacas since she was a little girl and finally decided to try her luck with them. Everything is running smoothly so far. “They’re not much more care than a dog. They just need fresh water every day and their hay needs to be checked and changed every couple of days,” Weymouth Bank - Concept Ad 3 col. x 7 (5.9” X 7”) - Duxbury Clipper Bulman said. Even scooping May 2009 their poop is easy. They all go in the same area and it makes
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wonderful compost which is a very valuable and organic resource. Bulman has three children, Jason and Ave and a foster child named Jaquarre. Amazingly, the alpacas are wonderful with children because they are very sweet and curious, Bulman said. But, most importantly, alpacas actually prefer children because they are very timid by nature and feel less threatened by them. “They love anything at dog level.” Jason said. All together the Bulmans have three alpacas, one for each of their children. Although they don’t have official names yet, they are well on their way to becoming part of the family. They are trying to make the alpacas more comfortable and social by letting the kids hand feed them. This way the alpacas will learn to trust people a little more. Jason may also participate in a 4-H club and is currently in the early stages of halter training them. The Bulmans have also set up an appropriate environment for them. They have fenced in an area of their front yard that

includes trees for shade as well as a little handmade hut for them if they want to get out of the rain or extreme heat. Many people in town are a little nervous with the alpacas so close to a busy street like Depot Street. Maura Bulman doesn’t seem to be worried because alpacas are not likely to challenge a fence. They are herding animals that are timid and love to stay in one place. The fence was created more to keep other threats out because alpacas usually are kept without any fencing at all. “I’m more worried about having my children close to Depot Street.” Maura said. Overall, the alpacas are a nice addition to the town. They’re friendly and make great pets. They are also not like llamas that can be very nasty, kicking and spitting. The Alpacas have this ability but will only use it if they feel extremely threatened. The Bulmans encourage people to stop and say hello to the Alpacas because it will make them more social and trusting.

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The Parent Education Committee at Bay Farm Montessori Academy is sponsoring an informative session on Bay Farm’s campus. “Understanding Islam” will be presented Wednesday, May 27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Great Room at Bay Farm Montessori Academy, 145 Loring Street. For more information or to RSVP, contact Liz Titus at lizt@bfarm.org.

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Memorial Day services honor Duxbury veterans
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favorite part, of course, is watching Duxbury’s finest. “I like watching the police go by,” she said. “They [the current owners] are very nice to let me come down.” Duxbury held its 124th Bennett’s General Store annual Memorial Day parade 136 Tremont St. Duxbury and service on a beautiful 781-934-0951 Monday morning this week. A crowd of Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and Brownies, young athletes, police and firemen walked down Depot Street in front of a large, flag-waving crowd. Honoring America’s fallen $35 monthly unliminted soldiers on Memorial Day has special going on now! been a long-standing tradition in Duxbury. The first Memorial Day service was held in 1885, www.tanatsoleil.com only 17 years after the first 10 Enterprise Rd. Duxbury (formerly Endless Summer) • 781-934-9199 Memorial Day was observed to honor Civil War dead. The reading of the Gettysburg Address, given at the dedication of a veterans’ cemetery, and General Logan’s orders creat- 21-year Army veteran Lt. Col. Robert Ali was the featured speaker ing Memorial Day on May 30, during the Memorial Day service at First Parish Church. Heidi White Photography 1868, have long been a fixture lute at the veterans’ memorial featured speaker was DHS of Duxbury’s ceremony. graduate and 21-year Army The day began with brief in Mayflower Cemetery. Spirited photography After the parade, a memo- veteran Lt. Col. Robert Ali. ceremonies at seven of the outdoor studio “Memorial Day reminds town’s cemeteries and memo- rial service was conducted at that Nursing.ad 5/4/09 rials, and ended with a fired sa- the First Parish Church. The us Welchwithout patriotism, we 11:05 PM Page 11 in the moment... 2008.SNFRehab.ad: would have no heroes to honor today,” he said. “Our words cannot hold a candle to the nu339.832.2851 The Duxbury Free Library has ended Sunday library ser- merous sacrifices of so many.”


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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Memorial Day a strong tradition

Joey Graham and Calder Felty carry the banner for Pack 1776, Den 5.

Photos by Justin Graeber

The color guard from the Duxbury Legion Post fires off a salute in front of the veterans’ memorial in Mayflower Cemetery.

Members of the Board of Selectmen Jon Witten, Ingrid Heitkamp watches the end of the parade from Ann Reid and Beverly Johnson hold up flags for people to pass Christopher Donato and Betsy Sullivan cover their hearts the window of her family’s minivan. under following the conclusion of the Memorial Day service at during the Pledge of Allegiance at First Parish Church. First Parish Church.

Watching the parade along Depot Street: Ben, Jessica and RJ Lemieux, Sadie, Jonathan and Maggie Sanford and Betty McNeil. A lone flag flutters in the breeze over a gravestone in Mayflower Cemetery as the Duxbury High School Marching Band processes in the background. A group of Cub Scouts marches up the hill toward the First Parish Church after the conclusion of the Memorial Day parade Monday morning.

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It’s Tee Time...for the Friends’ tenth Annual Golf Tournament. Monday, June 1, at the Duxbury Yacht Club, in memory of our friend, Ralph Sarro. Reception at the Duxbury Senior Center, following 18 holes. It is not too late to join us! Please call John at 781-799-5223, or Jack at 781-775-9871. There will be no bingo on that day. A Victorian Tea...in Marshfield, at the Daniel Webster Estate. Sunday, June 7. $15 per person. Enjoy tea with house antique silver and beautiful china cups. No Sadie bus. Call Joan at ext. 113 for reservations.

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Lunch At The Café Ellison...at the Duxbury Senior Center! Enjoy Chef Peter Dewey’s delectable cuisine. ($4 for Duxbury seniors 60 years and up; $5 for all others). Lunches open to everyone, Monday through Thursday at 11:30 a.m. (Kitchen closes at 12:30 p.m.). Call 781-934-5774. Reservations required 24 hours in advance. If you find that you cannot make it, please call to cancel, as food is ordered according to number of reservations made. Menus (subject to change): Mon., June 1 – Meatloaf, potato, vegetable, ice cream Tues., June 2 – Barbeque special, chef’s choice


Wed., June 3 – Stuffed peppers, noodles, salad, gingerbread Thurs., June 4 – Quiche, salad, brownie Fri., June 5 – No lunch. Closed at 12 p.m. S.H.I.N.E. (Serving Health Information Needs of Elders)…Your questions about Medicare (including Part D) and Medicaid insurances will be answered by meeting with our S.H.I.N.E. counselors. A counselor will be available at the Senior Center on June 5, 12, 19 and 26. Call Julie at ext.104 to schedule an appointment. Foot Care Clinic...Certified Nurse Jean Reardon will be at the Senior Center on June 9 and 23. Cost is $31 at the Senior Center ($45 for home visit). Call Julie at ext.104 for an appointment.

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uxbury’s Memorial Day activities are always a highlight of the summer. The parade and memorial service at First Parish Church are the perfect combination of celebration and solemnity. This town has a great respect for those who have served their country in the various branches of the Armed Services, and that respect was on display Monday. The graveside services that bookmark the parade were poignant as always –– the silent gesture of placing a wreath on the veterans’ monument in Mayflower Cemetery is the perfect way to close out the day. The guest speaker for the memorial service at First Parish, Lt. Col. Robert Ali, was inspiring in his patriotism and devotion to his country. Amid the pomp of the parade, many revelers may have noticed the wooden structure in front of town hall. This is a mock up of what a restored World War I monument will look like. The monument was knocked down in an accident years ago and only recently discovered, and interested citizens have led a drive to restore it. Although the group obtained some money from the Community Preservation Act, they still have to privately fundraise over $35,000 to finish the restoration process. They originally asked the Community Preservation Committee for the full amount of the restoration costs, but were told they needed to do some private fundraising to cover at least part of the reconstruction costs. To the Memorial Committee’s credit, they regrouped and have taken to their new charge of fundraising as vociferously as they pursued the monument’s restoration. These dedicated men and women are fully committed to honoring the only group of veterans who don’t already have a monument in Duxbury. The group is hopeful to have the new memorial finished in time for Veterans’ Day. The monument will list the names of all the Duxbury residents who served during what’s often called “The Great War.” The memorial committee is selling memorial bricks for $200. Checks can be made out to the Duxbury War Memorial Fund, PO Box 2775, Duxbury MA 02331.


A monumental Memorial Day

he Williams Reunion Jazz Band provided the musical entertainment for this weekend’s Opening of the Bay at the Duxbury Bay Maritime School.


What’S YourS? Share Your vieWS in our SounDing off SeCtion

School should restore Russian classes ———
realize that planning and organizing, scheduling classes, teachers, and the logistics of getting all the students into their classes is extremely challenging. I also realize that to run classes, certain criteria must be met that are above and beyond just class size. But I believe guidance and the administration should reconsider canceling the Russian Language class in the 2009-2010 school year. If nothing else our current economic situation has taught us that we live in a global world, and we cannot afford to be ethnocentric. One just has to notice the programs, fully-funded by the state department to Russia, among other countries, encouraging true international study, to realize how close the rest of the world has become. And this global education can start


Water restrictions are ‘politically correct’ —
have read with some interest a letter to the editor from Philip Thorn regarding water restrictions being considered by the Board of Selectmen acting as a Board of Water Commissioners. These restrictions being considered are an example of political correctness without appropriate science backing them. For example, if I were to prefer watering at 3 p.m., but was required to water after 4 p.m., I would shift my watering schedule resulting in no change in overall water withdrawals. To get the 65 gallons per day per person, we need to either add a lot of people (start working on that, prospective mothers!), change the number of days in a year (declare a new calendar?), or virtually eliminate excess summer usage. Here are some ideas: shower with your clothes on thereby eliminating water

in the high school classroom. It must start in the high school classroom. While the traditional language programs are thriving, some of the best schools are looking beyond the “reading, writing and arithmetic” of French, Spanish, and Latin to Mandarin, Russian, and Arabic. Duxbury High School has the in-house talent and expertise of a fluent Russian speaker, Mr. Hilton. It is a shame to see the opportunity go to waste because the program has been slow in starting. Meeting the minimum criteria for enrollment, there should be no reason this opportunity has to go to waste again. The program must start from somewhere, only with the administration’s backing can it hope to ever grow and be successful. As a Russian II indepen-

dent study student I am the only student currently taking Russian this year. And I personally don’t want to see this program die out. Please do not let budget constraints and scheduling snafus get in the way of promoting an international education. It makes a difference. In just two short years of exposure, Russian went from a mess of symbols muttered incoherently to a language for me. Recently I was challenged to switch the news page of the internet from English to Russian and I shocked myself. It had seemed so much like book learning but there it was in the headlines and I could say it, I could read it, I could understand it. May we all have that chance. Catherine Pattinson Rogers Way


Thanks for hot dogs ———


any thanks to the First Parish Church for supplying the hot dogs to the Memorial Day marchers. They were appreciated by all! Gil and Roberta MacNab Soule Avenue

use with the clothes washers; eliminate all lawns and shrubs which might demand water during their growing season (gravel lawns?); withdraw all invitations for summer visitors because they use extra water; install outhouses which don’t use any water and disconnect toilets (winter visits might be shorter and the Sears Catalog may become more popular. Title V may be an issue here.); shower once a week; visit friends in other towns more frequently. I’m sure that your readers could come up with a variety of more effective ideas, and I would urge them to take up the challenge. More importantly, if we are effective in promulgating policies which reduce our usage down to the 65 gallons per day level, it will result in saved water relatively equivalent to a one quarter inch of rainfall

or less. There is a lot of water falling on Duxbury averaging some 58” per year, and our excess usage is a very tiny piece of that. In the end, the environmental good of reducing water usage to this degree is unmeasurable, and will be unseen. At this rate, soon we will be like Bermuda capturing water from our roofs, and using it for our purposes. If we need to reduce state expenditures some more, I know of a good place to start... One Winter Street, the home of these regulators. Monday evening, June 1, the Selectmen will be considered this water ban. Come and comment. If you can’t come, watch us discuss this issue on cable TV, and write letters to whomever you wish. George D. Wadsworth Elm Street

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

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Mamasteph at the library
Photos by Deni Johnson
A perplexing moment for Mamasteph!

Catherine Driscoll sits with her mom Jenny during the show. Raquel Symington crawls up close to the stage for a better look.

Anna Kay Norton listens intently to the music.

Princess Hadley Dasuta, Anna Slovak and Layne Kohler take great pleasure in the show.

Mamasteph introduces her pet black bear puppet to the delight of the children. Ashleigh Szafran is enjoying the music that might be a bit loud for her tender ears.

Lucas and Audrey Farhat participate in the sing-a-long.

Moms and children alike delight in the music. Noreen Toole with her son, Robert Thomas, are having a wonderful time.

Ann Hill with her granddaughter, Natalie Shepler, and nanny Diane Murray with Sarah Meyer.

Jessica and Izzy Manning and Ellie and Jen Massa share a funny moment when Mamasteph made up a song about Jessica’s pedicure!

Devon and Hudson Kohler take in a mellow song.

Isabella and Audrey Leith are enchanted by the stories.


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Nature in highly simplified landscapes is the focus of Kingston artist, Carole Bolsey, in her upcoming exhibit, “Unbridled” in the On Their Own series, at The Art Complex Museum in Duxbury. In her exhibition which opens

Art in nature at the ACM

on May 31 and runs through August 16, Bolsey interprets her subject through abstracted qualities of light, space, gesture and scale. An opening reception is scheduled for June 14, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

he elementary students at Bay Farm Montessori Academy had the opportunity to hear children’s author Beatrice Gormley talk about her experience creating books for publication. Visiting Bay Farm on Monday, Gormley shared her ventures in writing, explaining what inspires her and what the day in the life of a writer is like. She offered insight into the research that goes into writing both fiction and non-fiction, and she showed the children a copy of a book draft that was reviewed by an editor, including pages and pages of comments and suggestions. Well-known for writing biographies, Gormley’s most recent book is

Author Beatrice Gormley visits Bay Farm Montessori Academy


“Barack Obama Our 44th President.” She has also written biographies on Malcolm X, Marie Curie, Louisa May Alcott, and others. Interestingly, Gormley’s first-published book, “MailOrder Wings,” was written when she lived in Duxbury.

Students pose with author Beatrice Gormley (left to right): Taylor Dobyns, Emmeline Endresen, Beatrice Gormley, Samantha Moran and Tessa Endresen.

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Beatrice Gormley shows the students a copy of the cover of the biography that would have been released should John McCain have become our 44th President.

Caroline Drinkwater (left) with sister Liz Drinkwater (right) pose with Beatrice Gormley.

Beatrice Gormley reads to Bay Farm elementary students.


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The Art Complex Museum will offer students, aged 14 through 18, an opportunity to learn the basics of oil painting with popular artist and teacher, Laura Tryon Jennings, an award-winning New England artist. Her resume boasts nationwide exhibitions and her work has been collected by such prominent collectors as best selling author Mary Higgins Clark, Grammy award winning singer Bruce Hornsby, and several universities and corporations. She recently had a solo exhibit at The Art Complex Museum. From July 13 through 17, the focus will be on

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DYC cocktail party
Calling all sailors. You’re invited to the Duxbury Yacht Club’s annual opening cocktail party given by the Race Committee on Friday, June 5 at 6 p.m. at the Ellison Clubhouse at the waterfront. It’s the perfect chance to catch up with friends and fellow sailors and learn about the upcoming 2009 DYC summer racing season. All DYC racing is open to the public. Anyone interested in racing or being a crew member this summer is invited to attend. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Please RSVP to Susanna Sheehan at 781-934-0872 or newportavenue@aol.com. Cost: $15.

drawing hints. Students will learn the nuances of color theory, color mixing, composition and the importance of a viewpoint. From July 20 through 24, students will receive tips on how to paint from photographs using different techniques. The foundations of color theory, color mixing and composition will be taught. Both sessions are from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. and offer a relaxed, encouraging environment with individual attention to students of all levels. The $165 weekly fee includes materials costs. Registrations required at 781-934-6634.

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KED performs ‘This Land is Your Land’
Photos by Deni Johnson

Sarena Ferias belts out “This Land is Your Land.” The children answered questions about their specific state. Shane Carly is confident with his answer.

James Siegener knows his state bird.

Faith Thomas awaits her turn at the microphone.

Nora Buell sings “What a Wonderful World.”

Rachel Sobran gives a little wave to her parents.

Charlie Clifton-Constantino is well-prepared with his answer.

Steven and Will Costello pose for a picture with their wonderful world! Will Leese represented Massachusetts.

Colby Sheehan represented Nebraska.

Tony Coppola flashes a smile for the audience.

Allison Murphy sings “You’re a Grand Old Flag.”

The White Class looked very patriotic in their stars and striped hats.


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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Opening of the Bay

Read Hamon tries his hand at a fishing game at the Opening of the Bay.

Students from the Haley School of Irish Dance perform Irish Step Dance on the pier at the Opening of the Bay celebration Saturday.

The Wildcat Bog Stompers Bluegrass Band was one of the musical performers for the festival. Alden “Rink” Ringquist explains how the light works in the top of the Gurnet Lighthouse.

Sara Passeri holds up a horseshoe crab in front of DBMS’s marine ecology display.

Photos by Justin Graeber

Part of the Opening of the Bay festival included tours of Gurnet Light.

Miranda VanDingstee, Alyssa McKim and Lena Harati put together some arts and crafts projects.

Paige Berry paints Nina Morris’s face at one of the craft tables inside the new Duxbury Bay Maritime School building.

The Opening of the Bay festival was an opportunity to showcase the Duxbury Bay Maritime School’s new facility. Due to the threat of rain, many of the festival’s vendors moved into the new building’s large storage bays.

A visit from a tall ship is always part of the Opening of the Bay, and this year the Alabama stopped by Duxbury Bay.

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Junior gardeners plant at library
he May meeting of the Community Garden Club of Duxbury’s Junior Garden Club was both educational and whimsical. The girls placed a “fairy chair” in their garden behind the Duxbury Free Library, and surrounded it with their morning glory plants, which were grown from seed. As the spring and summer progress, these morning glories will wind their way around the chair for a beautiful focal point in the garden. Additionally, members created their own herb garden consisting of basil, thyme, oregano and sage to bring home for their kitchen windows. These herbs will be perfect complements for summer salads and recipes. Also, all the junior gardeners will be


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Back row: Cate Chase, Gretchen McCarthy, Elizabeth Connolly, Katherine Bartley, Olivia Koulopoulis, Alden Gisholt-Minard, Paige Hoffman, Julia Ruff, Rachel Kyriakides. Front Row: Nikki Juliano, Abigail Meyer, Eva Caliendo, Kristin O’Brien.

entering the upcoming Flower Show at the Duxbury Free Library on June 12 and 13. The Community Garden

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Claire Cook, author of “The Wildwater Walking Club,” presented an interesting discussion about her novel and the writing process at the Merry Room of Duxbury Free Library. This was the last Sunday Salon Series joint presentation by the Duxbury Free Library and Westwinds Bookshop this season. Seated are Claire Cook, author, and Carol Jankowski, event co-coordinator for the library. Chris and Marilyn Haraden, proprietors of Westwinds Bookshop, are standing behind the author.
Photo by Julius A. Prince, Jr.

arlissa Gardner, a member of the Plymouth Rotary Club, spoke to the Duxbury Club at the meeting at Duxbury Senior Center about the Community Foundation of Greater Plymouth County. Gardner is on the board of the Brockton-based 501c3 foundation that was started in 2005. Paul Brogna made a tentative report on the successful Mother’s Day Breakfast. This annual event is one of the Club’s money raising functions and contributes to the Club’s scholarships and other charitable endeavors. Paul paid tribute to the many merchants who paid for advertisements on the placemats. On May 19, instead of the usual meeting, the club will travel to Wood’s Hole to the Oceanographic Institute where the club will tour the research ship Oceana after which the club will go to the Landfall Restaurant for dinner.


Rotary Club news

Duxbury PRIDE has raised over $1.2 million dollars to date toward the installation of a turf field at the High School and now we would like to invite everyone for the final fundraising effort, “Tailgate for the Turf Part II - Light Up the Night,” which will be held on Aug. 15 from 7-11 p.m at at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Muncey, 486 Washington Street. Tickets are $50 per person with all proceeds going towards lights for the high school field. If you would like to send a donation for the lights, please make out a check to Duxbury Pride, P.O. Box 2882, Duxbury, MA 02331. All donations are tax deductible. Any questions regarding the “Light Up the Night” event, please call Joanne Savard at 781-9345982 or Ann Mullins at 781934-9859.

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Thursday May 28 Senior exams Sixth grade concert 7 p.m. Send School newS & PhotoS to editor@duxburyclipper.com the deadline is Monday at noon. Friday May 29 Senior exams Graduation rehearsal 9:05 a.m. Tuesday June 2 Fifth grade concert 7 p.m. Wednesday June 3 Half day -- Professional Development Caps and gowns distributed 8:30-10 a.m. Senior Awards Night 7 p.m. PAC Thursday June 4 Chandler PTA meeting DHS School Council 5 p.m. Class of 2009 Baccalaureate 7 p.m. Holy Family Church Saturday June 6 Senior Brunch 10:30 a.m. Class of 2009 Graduation 12 p.m. Wednesday June 10 School Committee meeting 7 p.m. Monday June 15 Bus applications due DHS PTO 7 p.m. DMS PTA 7 p.m. Tuesday June 16 DMS Awards Night 7 p.m. Thursday June 18 8th Grade Promotion and Dance 6:30 p.m.

Graduation is just around the corner! In preparation, Senior Awards Night is scheduled for Wednesday, June 3 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. This is the final academic recognition of graduating seniors. During the ceremony, academic awards and financial scholarship/awards

Senior Awards Night

will be presented to various members of the Class of 2009. This is an open community event and all are invited. Individual invitations will not be mailed to the graduates. The PTO is hosting a reception immediately following the ceremony in the PAC.

Magic Dragon Summer Camp openings
A limited number of toddler and preschool openings are still available in the Magic Dragon Summer Camp, held at the Chandler Elementary School. The seven week program runs from June 25 through Aug. 14 and offers half day, camp day, and full day options from two to five days per week. The camp provides a variety of age appropriate indoor and outdoor experiences under the watchful guidance of qualified staff. To request a brochure or check on availability, contact the Magic Dragon office at 781-934-7671.

Duxbury High School will host the second annual Music Career Night on May 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Duxbury High School Music Department. This workshop will show you how to properly list your repertoire, suggest how to write your resume and demonstrate a mock college interview! There will be panel of music professionals from music therapist to opera director,

Music Career Night on May 27

high school music department heads, and others available to answer questions on how they got where they are today! Whether it is music major, minor or a music passion you would like to pursue in college, come join us and see what you should be doing to prepare for your music career. Any questions, please e-mailPamela Smith at ppasmith@ comcast.net.

School Lunch Menu
Week of May 25
Monday: Mac and cheese, garden salad, carrots, dinner roll, cake. Tuesday: Crispy or spicy chicken, pasta salad, lettuce, tomato, juice or fruit. Wednesday: Professional half day. No lunch. Thursday: Pasta with meat sauce, green beans, dinner rolls, peaches, juice. Friday: Homemade pizza, caesar salad, cheese cubes, lemonade.

he first graders at Chandler have been studying Embryology for the last month and the eggs they have been watching have finally hatched. It’s a very exciting time for all the kids and teachers at Chandler. Behind the scenes, the Duxbury 4-H Poultry & Agi Club kids have been going into the school every afternoon and as early as 7:30 in the morning (before school) to help with the hatch.


April Showers Bring May Chicks at Chandler School
Second graders Apryl Glova and McKenzie Isbister of the Duxbury Poultry & Agi Club add their artistic touches to the brooder boxes they made for the first graders’ Chick Hatching Project.

Monday: Grilled cheese, pasta salad, assorted fruit, juice. Tuesday: Mac and cheese, corn, dinner roll, juice or fruit. Wednesday: Professional half day. No lunch. Thursday: Buffalo chicken sub, pasta salad, pears, grape juice. Friday: Pizza, tossed salad, peaches, juice. Daily lunch options: Mon.: bagel or peanut butter and jelly sandwich, Tues.: pizza, spicy chicken sandwich; Wed.: bagel or turkey and cheese sub, Thurs.: pizza or BLT sub, Fri.: tuna on a roll or peanut butter and jelly.


Second grade 4-H’er Hannah Tokarski checks that the temperature in the new brooder box is just right for the newly arrived chicks.

First Graders Caeliana and Claire of Ms. Vinci’s Class giggle as they hold the cute fluffy chicks.

Monday: Meatball sub, potato fry, peaches, raisins, juice. Tuesday: Chicken patty on a roll, rice, carrots, mixed fruit, juice. Wednesday: Professional half day. No lunch. Thursday: Nachos with seasoned beef, all the fixin’s, corn, salsa, pineapples. Friday: Pancakes with syrup, bacon, fruit, juice. Daily lunch options: Mon., Wed., Fri.: pizza with tossed salad or salad or sandwich of the day; Tues., Thurs.: bagel with cream cheese or butter and jelly, or salad or sandwich of the day.


First Graders Dylan and Kurt of Ms. Vinci’s Class think the newly hatched chicks are so cool.

Second grader Paul Glova, and third graders Alex Hansman and Aidan Tokarski of Duxbury’s 4-H Poultry & Agi Club, show up before the school day starts to lend a hand with the first graders’ Chick Hatching Project.

Monday: Popcorn chicken, mashed potato, corn, pineapples, juice. Tuesday: Burger or hot dog, bag of pretzels, side salad, peaches, juice. Wednesday: Professional half day. No lunch. Thursday: Chicken nuggets, smiley fries, carrots, dipping sauce, juice. Friday: Pancakes with syrup, bacon, strawberries with cream, orange juice. Daily lunch options: Pizza w/tossed salad or Dragon sack available every day, Mon.: ham and cheese sub, Tues.: BLT, Wed.: Turkey and cheese, Thurs.: chicken sandwich, Fri.: tuna sandwich. All served with milk, juice and fruit.


Wednesday, May 27, 2009

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6:46 a.m. Caller complains of loud work coming from the water tower too early in the morning. Officer spoke to workers and advised them to start work at 7 a.m. 11:13 a.m. Suspicious motor vehicle with doors and hatch open on West Street. Loaded with property. Officer spoke with owner.

Thursday May 14

Duxbury police log
1:45 p.m. Caller reports her windshield was cracked while she was in the library. Officer reports dirt on window and crack possible by rocks. 2:40 p.m. Report of older kids harassing younger kids on Soule Avenue while they were walking to the park. 12:37 a.m. Caller reports window and screen broken in first floor kitchen. Officer and K-9 to scene.

tors in the area of Onion Hill Road. Officer told the solicitors to leave the area until further notice.

Tuesday May 19

7:35 p.m. 911 call for a motor vehicle driving on the wrong side of the road at a high rate of speed. 7:57 p.m.
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8:25 p.m. Caller reports 27-year old daughter possibly intoxicated and attempting to break into house. Fire department to the scene. Transported party to Jordan Hospital.

cident with injuries on Tremont Street. Vehicle on its roof.

6:06 p.m. 911 hang up call. Officers spoke to homeowner.

12:03 p.m. Caller reports motor vehicles parked on both sides of road on Temple Street. Officer spoke with supervisor of day care and advised to move the vehicles.

4:35 p.m. Officer reports trash fire on Summer Street. State DPW notified.

4:52 p.m. Caller from Surfside Way reports lost black and white cat.

7:43 p.m. Off duty officer reports person pushing motorcycle off ramp. Officer reports out of gas. Help en route. 12:43 a.m. Group of people playing basketball at the Middle School. One motor vehicle in lot with revoked registration for insurance. Officer removed plates.

5:28 p.m. Officer assisted party in getting loose dog on East Street.

5:09 p.m. Caller reports party driving a dirt bike on the Wadsworth field. Officer spoke to party.

3:02 p.m. Pembroke Police Department called to report motor vehicle heading south on Summer Street with mattress falling off the roof. Officer reports unable to locate.

2:45 a.m. Caller reports possible coyote in yard. Told to contact animal control officer.

Local woman to have drug charge dropped if she pays $100
A Duxbury woman arrested last August in a drug raid at a Pembroke home will have a Class B drug possession dropped if she pays court costs of $100. Brittany S. Green, 22, of Church Street, Duxbury was arrested on Aug. 15, 2008 just outside a home on Old Washington Street after a police task force investigating drug sales in the area executed a warrant to search the home, which belonged to Dennis and Mary Ann Bailey. When police arrived, Green ran out the back of the house into the woods, where she later was found, according to police reports. A wallet with her name was found on the counter inside and a bindle of suspected crack cocaine was found inside the wallet, according to reports. Green was arrested and charged with Class B drug possession and conspiracy to violate the drug law. On May 7, a Plymouth District Court judge agreed to dismiss the possession charge if Green agreed to pay $100 court costs. The second charge also was dismissed.

Friday May 15

5:57 p.m. Party on St. George Street taken into custody for disorderly conduct. 9:56 p.m. Caller reports party threw an orange cone out of motor vehicle in front of house on Indian Trail. Area search negative. 11:00 p.m. Harbormaster reports damage to motor vehicle parked at the west end of Duxbury Beach Road. Dispatch called owner. Mother of owner stated damage was old.

6:03 p.m. Caller in station to report dog attacked by another dog. Animal control notified. 7:41 p.m. Caller from Franklin Street requesting an officer for a well being check. Officer requested fire department for evaluation. Transported person to Jordan Hospital.

9:32 a.m. Motor vehicle stop on Church Street. Citation issued.

10:24 a.m. Caller reports keys locked in car on Washington Street. Entry gained.

5:41 a.m. Caller reports 18wheeler on highway pushed him into the guardrail. State Police notified. 2:39 p.m. Caller on Trout Farm Lane reports front door kicked in while he was in the back yard. Called home, unable to contact owner. Officer on scene confirms door is broken. Feels may have been by accident, possibly struck by debris. Left message with owner.

Wednesday May 20

1:30 p.m. Suspicious vehicle with male inside reported on Franklin Street. Party working in area.

12:45 p.m. Motor vehicle accident at Tremont Street and exit 10. No personal injury found.

11:36 a.m. 911 call. Male party asked elderly female to use the bathroom as his motor vehicle had broken down. Disabled motor vehicle with a flat tire.

11:03 a.m. Caller reports garage door stuck on Elder Brewster Road. Services rendered.

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1:26 p.m. Caller on Tremont Street reports her sister took her elderly mother’s belongings from apartment. Will go to court on Monday. 4:02 p.m. Caller reports elderly female with a baby at house looking for directions. Caller request well-being check on party. Officer confirms looking for directions and assists with directions.

6:15 a.m. Caller reports husband fell and needs assistance getting up. Services rendered.

Sunday May 17

3:12 p.m. Caller on Union Bridge Road cut hand and is unable to stop the bleeding. Transported to Jordan Hospital for treatment. 5:01 p.m. Party reports her car was side swiped at the library parking lot.

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3:00 p.m. 911 call. School reports missing nine year old boy. Possibly got on bus. Boy found at home.

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10:04 p.m. Officer reports motor vehicle stop on Harrison Street. One party arrested and charged with speeding and operating with a suspended license. Vehicle towed.

7:21 p.m. Caller reports erratic operator. Officer stops vehicle on Bay Road. Operator using cell phone. 10:04 p.m. Marshfield Police request K-9 for tracking.

1:00 a.m. Motor vehicle stop on Bay Road. Citation issued for expired registration. Vehicle towed and operator shuttled home.

Saturday May 16

2:03 p.m. Caller on Tremont Street reports a male party was seen removing items from mailbox that were placed there from distributor. 4:59 p.m. Motor vehicle accident reported on Depot Street. Tow truck called and shuttled one party to Kingston train station. 5:30 p.m. Caller reports solicitors in area on Trout Farm Road. Officer shuttle party to Kingston for his ride. 8:24 p.m. Caller reports solicitors in area of Depot Street. 3:36 p.m. Party on Autumn Avenue reports damage to mailbox.

Monday May 18

3:40 a.m. Marshfield police attempting to stop a motor vehicle heading into Duxbury. Area search negative. 6:12 a.m. Caller reports NStar utility box on Temple and West Street open. NStar notified.

11:04 a.m. Resident on Cordwood Path reports hearing gunshots. Noise from gun club in Pembroke. 12:24 p.m. Resident of Trout Farm Lane reports neighbor trespassing on property.

8:52 a.m. Mailbox on Autumn Avenue missing and post damaged overnight.

7:58 a.m. Caller from Joy Lane reports possible dead dog. Animal control notified.

8:27 p.m. Sergeant reports solicitors in area of Tremont street. Spoken to.

10:05 p.m. Caller reports person trying to enter house on Old Farm Road. Sergeant requested an ambulance and transported one to Jordan Hospital.


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What a difference a day makes. After demolishing Marshfield High School on Wednesday by a score of 17-3, the Dragons came home on Thursday afternoon to take on defending Division II State champion Plymouth North at Chandler Field.
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While the Eagles (12-8) are nowhere near their perfect (28-0) record of 2008, they still possess right-handed pitching phenom Joe Flynn, who continues to be one of the best pitchers in Massachusetts, if not in all New England. The Dragons faced the fireballer for the second time this year in non-league action, and this time he was even better than in the opener, as he threw a no-hitter against Duxbury and struck out 14 Dragons to earn the win. Fortunately for Duxbury, junior pitcher Jeff Blout was also on top of his game, as he allowed just one run through five innings, the winner coming in the second when Phil Cash hit a two-out double to bring home Matt Walsh, who had singled and stole second. Duxbury had few chances to score on Flynn, with one of their best coming in the bottom

PReVeNTIVe MeDICINe: Duxbury shortstop sean Cross leaps out of the way to avoid being taken out by a Plymouth North baserunner during Thursday’s 4-0 loss to the eagles. Photo by Mike Halloran

of the first when sophomore Phil Sciretta reached second on an error, but was picked off to end the inning. After that, Flynn retired eight batters in a row until Sciretta walked in the bottom of the fourth and was stranded. The Eagles would get an insurance run in the top of the sixth when they manufactured a run on a single, a walk, a sacrifice, and a sacrifice fly to the outfield to make it 2-0. Duxbury was waving at Flynn all night long, as the Dragons could not catch up to his 88-90 mph fastball. Opening the sixth with consecutive strikeouts made it six straight

for the right-hander until Sean Cross grounded out to break his streak and end the inning. Blout began to tire in the top of the seventh, as he walked the first batter who promptly stole second when the throw was dropped. The next batter followed with a bunt, and he also took off for second base putting men at second and third with no one out. Dan Fratus stepped to the plate and crushed a double to right field that brought home both base runners, ending any hopes for a Duxbury comeback. The loss leaves Duxbury with a 14-6 record, as they get

ready for this week’s Division II South Sectional play-offs that get underway on Thursday. “I think we’re ready,” said Coach Barney Earle. “We wanted to play well this week and we did. We accomplished a lot. We had a great game against Hingham, hit the ball well against Marshfield, and then ran into a buzz saw with Flynn. There are a bunch of teams right around us with five or six losses, so I’m not quite sure where we will be seeded, but I hope we get a home game to start off.”

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Religious services
First Baptist
fbcd.org 781- 934-6095 Dr. Kevin Cassidy Sun. worship, 9:30 a.m., Sunday school class, children through adult, immediately following morning worship; 5:30 p.m., junior and senior high youth groups; 6 p.m., devotion and prayer time; Wed., 9:30 a.m., ladies’ Bible study, 6:30 p.m., Awana for children age 4 6th grade, 6:45 p.m., adult Bible study taught by Pastor Kevin.

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Tuesday June 2
Concert. Alden school’s fifth grade concert takes place at the PAC at 7 p.m.

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Wednesday June 3
Senior Awards Night. Duxbury High School Class of 2009 Senior Awards night will take place Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. This is an open event. Individual invitations will not be sent to the graduates. Reception hosted by the PTO immediately following the ceremony.

Holy Family Church
holyfamilyduxbury.org Rev. Bryan Parrish 781-934-5055 Weekend Mass: Saturday, 5 p.m., Sunday, 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m. family Mass, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Babysitting available at 8:30 and 10 a.m. Daily Mass: Monday-Saturday, 8:15 a.m. The rosary is prayed after daily Mass. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Fridays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Daytime Bible study Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. Evening prayer group Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Men’s prayer group Fridays, 6:45 a.m.

choir rehearsal in the evening. Thursday evenings, adult choir rehearsal. Friday, AA meeting, 7 p.m. First Monday of each month, God On Tap, 7 p.m., at Tsang’s Cafe.

Thursday June 4
Duxbury High School Class of 2009 Baccalaureate. The Duxbury Interfaith Council is sponsoring the annual baccalaureate service for the graduating class of Duxbury High School at 7 p.m. at Holy Family Church, 601 Tremont Street. First Time Home Buyer Seminar. The Plymouth Redevelopment Authority will hold a First Time Home Buyer Seminar starting June 4 for three Thursdays, June 4, 11, and 18, from 6 to 8:45 p.m. at the Plymouth Town Hall. Fee is $25 and space is limited. To pre-register call the Plymouth Redevelopment Authority at 508-747-1620, x147, or register on-line at plymouthredevelopment. org.

First Parish Church
duxburyuu.org Rev. Catherine Cullen 781-934-6532 Sunday worship, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Church school classes meet downstairs in the Parish House (rear entrance) at the same time. Junior Choir, 9:15 a.m., Senior Choir, 9:30 a.m., HIP youth group, 6 p.m., Buddhist group, first and third Sunday at 7 p.m. Book Group, Thursdays at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 21, Governing Board meeting at 7 p.m.

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Thursday May 28
Republican Cocktail Party. The Duxbury Republican Town Committee will be hosting a Spring Cocktail Party with Charlie Baker, President and CEO of HarvardPilgrim Health Care and potential Republican candidate for governor from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the home of Deb and Steve Bowen, 38 King Caesar Road, Duxbury. The cost is $15 per person in advance, or $20 at the door. Please respond to duxburygop.org, to info@duxburygop.org or by calling Bill Harris a 781-934-8788. Checks can be mailed to the DRTC, P.O. Box 212A SHS, Duxbury, MA 02331. Acupuncture. Shelly Sullivan of South Shore Acupuncture of Scituate offers acupuncture services at the Duxbury Senior Center. Fee for a one-hour treatment is $75 (discount available). Cosmetic acupuncture also available. Appointment hours are 12:30 - 3 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please call Julie at 781934-5774 x104. Free Financial Advice. Ken Fortini is a Financial Adviser who is available at the Senior Center for brief consultations and advice on the third Thursday of each month. By appointment only. For an appointment, call Julie 781-934-5774 x104.

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saTurday May 30
Dancing on the Head of a Pin. Maintaining our Balance in Difficult Times, a Day of Mindfulness will be presented from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at First Parish Church Duxbury on route 3A. The cost is $25. Please bring lunch, a meditation cushion/ bench if you have one - chairs and/ or pews will be provided, a blanket or warm shawl for deep relaxation appropriate outer wear for outdoor walking meditation (even in the rain) For information please contact First Parish Church 781-934-6532 (preregistration is not required).

Friday June 5
Bedroom Farce. Plymouth Community Theatre will perform “Bedroom Farce” by Alan Ayckbourn and directed by Plymouth South High School teacher Liz Bettencourt on May 29, 30; June 5 and 6 at 8 p.m. and May 31 and June 7 at 3 p.m. All performances will take place at the Plymouth Center for the Arts, 11 North Street in downtown Plymouth. Tickets are now on sale for $18 for Friday and Saturday performances and $15 for Sunday performances in person at the Center for the Arts and at the Hollis Insurance on the Pinehills Village Green, or by calling 1-866-811-4111, or online at Theatermania.com/content/show. cfm/show/154085.

Pilgrim Church
pilgrim@pilgrimchurchofduxbury.org Rev. Todd Vetter, Senior Pastor Rev. Eloise Parks, Associate Pastor 781-934-6591 Sunday schedule: Worship Service, 10 a.m., Teen Choir – 9 a.m., Junior Choir – 11:15 a.m., Junior and Senior Youth Fellowship – 5 p.m. Church office hours, Mon., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Tues.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Office closed Memorial Day. Pilgrim childcare and preschool, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m-6 p.m. Ladies Bible Study is held on Tuesdays, 7 p.m. and Wednesdays, at 9 a.m. Open Bible Study on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. June 2, Music board meeting at 7:30 p.m. June 3, Deacon’s board meeting, 7:30 p.m.

St. Paul’s Church of the Nazarene
Rev. David Troxler 781-585-3419 Sunday worship, 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for all services. Sunday school meets Sunday morning from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Bay Path Nursing Home Ministry held Sundays at 2 p.m. at 308 Kingstown Way. Wednesdays the Sacred Youth Ministry will meet at the teen center at 6:30 p.m. Women’s Bible study is held on Fridays at 9:30 a.m. Men’s Bible Study is held Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 31, Nazarene Missions International Council Pot luck lunch after the 11 a.m. service.

sunday May 31
Run by the Bay. Bay Farm Montessori Academy and the Duxbury Community Partnership for Children together host the 4th Annual 5K Run by the Bay and Kid’s Run for Fun. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The Children’s Fun Run will begin at 9:30 a.m, and the 5K Run/Walk will begin at 10 a.m. Registration is $20 if registered by May 28, or $25 if registering the day of the event. The fee is $10 for the Children’s Run for Fun and for children ages 13 and under who run the 5K. Registration forms are available online at bfarm.org. For more information contact Barbara Hayes at barbarah@bfarm.org. Marshfield’s “Yester-Days”. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the historic institutions of Marshfield will present an opportunity for residents to visit these sites free of charge. The Historic Winslow House, the 1857 Winslow Schoolhouse, the Marcia Thomas House, the Daniel Webster Estate and Heritage Center, the Mass. Audubon Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, and the Marshfield Historical Commission will offer a variety of activities. For further information, visit DanielWebsterEstate.org.

saTurday June 6
Family Rosary Fest. A multicultural, multilingual family event will take place on June 6, from 1- 4 p.m., at the W.B. Mason Stadium at Stonehill College, North Easton, Mass. This is an outdoor celebration sponsored by Holy Cross Family Ministries. This Free event is open to the public. For more information go to HCFM.org or call 508-238-4095 or 800-299PRAY. Graduation. Duxbury High School graduation ceremony takes place at 12 p.m. on the DHS lawn, weather permitting. In case of rain, graduation will take place in the PAC with limited attendance.

United Methodist Church
highstreetumc.org Rev. Barbara Kszystyniak 781-585-9863 Sunday worship service and Sunday school, 10 a.m., followed by fellowship, adult choir rehearsal, 8:45 a.m. with coffee hour following. Third Friday of each month we serve dinner at Mainspring Shelter, Brockton. Last Wednesday of the month is ladies’ luncheon at 12 p.m. Church office hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

First Church of Christ Scientist
781-934-6434 Sunday, 10:30 a.m., service and Sunday school for youth to age 20, Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., service.

Friday May 29
Senate President Murray honored. The Plymouth Public Library Corporation is pleased to announce the Adult Literacy Program of Greater Plymouth will honor Senate President Therese Murray at Plimouth Plantation for her ongoing support and leadership. There will be a VIP cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner. For more information, contact event chair Jerry Benezra at 508-209-0077 or via e-mail at jeblaw@benezra.net. Bedroom Farce. Plymouth Community Theatre will perform “Bedroom Farce” by Alan Ayckbourn and directed by Plymouth South High School teacher Liz Bettencourt on May 29, 30; June 5 and 6 at 8 p.m. and May 31 and June 7 at 3 p.m. All performances will take place at the Plymouth Center for the Arts, 11 North Street in downtown Plymouth. Tickets are now on sale for $18 for Friday and Saturday performances and $15 for Sunday performances in person at the Center for the Arts and at the Hollis Insurance on the Pinehills Village Green, or by

Journey Community of Faith
www.journeyduxbury.com Rev. David Woods 781-585-8295 Sunday, 10 a.m., Ford Center at Miramar.

sunday June 7
A Victorian Sunday Summer Tea. At the Daniel Webster Estate, 238 Webster St., Marshfield on Sunday, June 7, from 2 - 4 p.m. Tea, sweets and savories will be served using the Webster Estate’s collection of fine china tea cups and antique silver items, followed by tours of the mansion. Seating at 2 p.m. Price of admission is $15. For reservations call Virginia at 781-837-2403 or Eileen at 781837-7579. For further information visit DanielWebsterEstate.org.

Church of St. John the Evangelist
stjohnsduxbury.org Rev. Roy Tripp 781-934-6523 Sunday services, 8 a.m., with music 10 a.m. Wednesday, men’s Bible study, 6:30 a.m., Holy Eucharist and Healing, 10 a.m., children and youth

Living Waters Community of Hope
LivingWatersCH.org Rev. Kendra Vaughan Hovey 508-922-1666 ReverendKendra@yahoo.com PO Box 1761 Duxbury, 02331 Worship services will be held at the Ford Center of the Miramar Retreat Center on Sunday evenings at 7:30 p.m.

Monday June 1
Gradnite decorating. Gradnite is a celebration for students graduating from Duxbury High School. Final decorating will take place from 7-9 p.m. in the DMS art room. All parents of high school students are welcome. It’s not too late to return your donation to the Gradnite event at P.O. Box 1489, Duxbury. Questions? Call Jill Cadigan-Christenson 585-0005 or Gail Lake 834-1006.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

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Question of the Week

mary BetH Goldman

What are you doing this summer?

“I’m going to have my best record in Duxbury Youth Baseball. And I’m going to Block Island!” Charlie Fulmer Ohtag Path

“Boating and beaching on Duxbury Beach – that’s it!” Rachel Healy emory Rd.

“I’m going to the beach to swim and play in the water!” ali sweeney Dwight Rd.

“Going camping in a tent and swimming in the lake.” Paige Homan spruce lane

“We’re not doing whatever plans we might have had because we’re going to spend it being nannas!” barbara Kiley, Indian Trail Myrna Walsh, autumn ave.

The Minstrel and the Muse. A performance of classical guitar interludes and readings from original poetry by Joan Vaughn will take place on June 14 at 4 p.m. at the First Parish Universalist Church, Main Street, Kingston. Tickets are $10 at the door. Back to the Beach. The Duxbury Beach Preservation Society presents “BACK to the BEACH” Saturday, June 20 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Duxbury Beach Park Pavilion. Dinner and dancing with music by Despite Dwight. Island Creek Oyster raw bar, and cook-out by Duxbury Beach Park. Cash bar. Tickets are $50 per person and may be purchased on-line with PayPal from our website, DuxburyBeach.com/Party. All proceeds go toward the Beach Storm Damage Fund. 2009 Speak for Thyself Award Banquet. The Alden House Historic Site hosts the 2009 Speak for Thyself Awards Banquet including raw bar, dinner, and entertainment on Saturday, June 20, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower Street. A donation of $75 will benefit the educational endeavors of the Alden House Historic Site. Reservations may be made by contacting the Alden House, or in Duxbury at The Studio, the Duxbury Senior Center, or the Kingsbury Club.

Magic Dragon Summer Camp. A limited number of toddler and preschool openings are still available in the Magic Dragon Summer Camp held at the Chandler School from June 25 through August 14 and offers half day, camp day, and full day options from two to five days per week. To request a brochure or check on availability, please contact the Magic Dragon office at 781-934-7671. Weekend Plein Air EventArtists invited. The Scituate Arts Association invites all artists to experience Plein Air Painting during Scituate Arts Association’s Arts Alive! Weekend Plein Air Event, Saturday, June 27 from 10 a.m. -5 p.m. with a rain date of June 28 from 10 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Artists are asked to paint around Scituate Harbor and the surrounding environs. Advance registration required. Applications and additional information are available online at scituateart.com, by e-mail to jcornacch@aol.com and phone 781-545-7613, or stop by Front Street Gallery, 124 Front St., Unit #8 to pick up an application. Summer art classes for teens. The Art Complex Museum offers students, aged 14 through 18, an opportunity to learn the basics of oil painting with popular artist and teacher, Laura Tryon Jennings. From July 13 through 17, the focus will be on drawing hints. From July 20 through 24, students will receive tips on how to paint from photographs using different techniques. Both

sessions are from 1 to 4 p.m. The $165 weekly fee includes materials costs. Registrations required at 781934-6634.

Wednesday at 9 a.m. Call 781-9345774, x103 for questions. Poetry Circle. Meets on the second Thursday of every month, 7-8:30 p.m., at the Duxbury Free Library. For more information, call 781-934-2721. Senior Citizens Club. Meets on the first Friday of each month, 9:30 a.m., at the Senior Center on Mayflower Street. For more information, call Lee at 781-585-9242. Cooking with Emil Lundin. Meets from 1-3 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Senior Center. Cost $15 per person. Menus vary. Proper plating, kitchen equipment, entertaining ideas. For registration, call Linda at 781-9345774 x112. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Meets at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month at the Duxbury Senior Center. For more information, call Barbara Lashley at 508-830-1630. NIA Holistic Movement Class. Meets on Fridays at the Senior Center. Class is $6 per person. For more information, call Linda at 781934-5774 x15. A Course in Miracles. Meets from 7-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Village at Duxbury at 290 Kingstown Way. A weekly study group discussing the book that has attracted national attention. For more information, call 781 585-6007. Friday Night Entertainment. From 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., at the Winsor House on Washington Street, featuring Sean McLaughlin, Irish folk guitarist and vocalist. God On Tap. Meets 7-9 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at Tsang’s Cafe. Sponsored by St. John The Evangelist Episcopal Church. For more information, visit the Website at stjohnsduxbury.org. Buddhist Meditation Group. Meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Sunday of the month at First Parish Church, Tremont Street. For more information, call 781-934-6532. Foreign Film Day. On the second Tuesday of each month, 3:30 p.m., at the Senior Center. No reservations required. Admission is free. Stories and Art for Preschoolers and Toddlers. Meets from 10-11:30 a.m on the first Thursday of each month at the ACM . Cost is $5 per session. Pre-registration is required by calling 781-934-6634 x15.

Ballroom Dance Lessons. Casey from Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Plymouth Teaches ballroom dance at the Duxbury Senior Center on Friday mornings from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. for a discounted $12. Call Linda at 781934-5774, x103 at the Senior Center with questions or to register. Sustainable Duxbury. Meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at the Senior Center on Mayflower Street. For more information, call Judi Vose at 781934-3283 or Jim Savicki at 781-5858041. Burnt Toast Bi-Weekly. Meets at 4 p.m. on Thursdays, at the Duxbury Free Library and produces a literary newspaper. For more information, call 781-934-2721 x115 or visit the library website at duxburyfreelibrary.com. The Council on Aging fitness classes. Zumba latin dance aerobics at 12:15 on Wednesdays and 12:45 p.m. on Fridays ($5/free for seniors); Strength training on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; Tai Chi on Tuesday at 9 a.m.; Stay fit multi-level class on Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m.; Yoga on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. and

Book a Librarian. The Duxbury Free Library is offering 30-minute one-onone sessions to assist patrons in their life long learning quests. Information or using computers, you name it we will help. For an appointment or for more information, call 781-934-2721 x131. Rep. Calter Office Hours. Meets on the third Friday of each month, 9-10 a.m., at the Senior Center. For more information, call State Representative Thomas Calter’s office at 617-7222305. Caregivers’ Support Group. Meets the third Tuesday of the month, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center. Open to all South Shore residents caring for family or friends (non-disease specific.) Facilitated by Norwell VNA and Hospice. Call Renee McInnes, RN, or Joan Wright at 781-659-2342. Teen Discussion Group. Meets at 2:15 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Duxbury Free Library. For more information, call 781-934-2721 x106. Hospice Bereavement Group. Meets from 10-11:30 a.m. every other Thursday at Jordan Hospital. For more information on specific bereavement groups and times or to register call Kathleen McAleer at 508-746-0215. Depression Support Group. Meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays, at the Pembroke Hospital, Pembroke. For more information, call 781-829-7211. Drop In Storytimes. At the Duxbury Free Library. Programs include: Toddler Tales, Tuesdays, 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., age three and under, Drop In Story Time, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m., age three and under and Gather ‘Round Story Time, Fridays, 10:30 a.m., for preschoolers. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration req. For more information, go to duxburyfreelibrary.org.

First Parish to hold fair on June 20
he first Parish Unitarian Universalist Church will be holding their traditional fair on Saturday, June 20 from 8:30 to 2 p.m. At 842 Tremont Street, Route 3A next to Town Hall. Food, games and thousands upon thousands of items at bargain prices provide something of interest for all ages. Highlights include an auction at 10 a.m., thousands of books, antiques and collectibles, children’s activities such as face painting, musical entertainment, plus Father’s Day gifts, hundreds of children’s toys and games, crafts, plants, white elephant table, snacks, baked goods and strawberry shortcake. Admission and parking are free. Come rain or shine.


VolunTeer opporTuniTies
Adult Volunteer Readers Needed. The staff of children’s department of the Duxbury Free Library are looking for adults willing to read a few stories to preschoolers during the “Gather ‘Round” drop in story time held on Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m. Children are not dropped off, parents and caregivers stay and listen. Volunteer reader application forms are available at the children’s reference desk.


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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

‘The Season’ opens on the bay
continued from page one

with nearly a week between my writing and your reading, so I’ll do what I can to solve my desperation: I’ll make a few things up. It’s too easy to call it “Barnacle’s Bottom Scrape,” so I’ll just call it “Barrett’s Bilge Water: Grounded in the Truth.” I’ll make up the stories. You pick the ones closest to the truth. Duxbury’s season started off with a flourish with last week’s Junior/Senior Prom. The Clipper ran a giant spread, thanks to Deni Johnson’s photos. You’ll have to hack your children’s Facebook pages to see pictures from inside the dance. But Duxbury’s “Season” isn’t all pomp, glitter and dancing. The Duxbury Bay Maritime School’s Opening of the Bay festivities fall on Memorial Day Weekend as well. This year the topsail schooner Alabama serves as the centerpiece of the festivities. Harbormaster Don Beers showed his usual calm intensity as he nursed the big schooner toward her berth at the town pier, only to be interrupted by a huge – and apparently highly trained – flock of seagulls. Unlike our all-natural local gulls, these bad boys refused all offers of French fries, goldfish crackers or burger buns, and went straight to their apparent assignments in the Alabama’s rigging, grasping beak-holds in the ship’s baggywrinkle to pull her toward her dock. Baggywrinkle is the nautical term for soft cloth wrapped around rigging, especially chafing points, to protect nearby sails. Shenandoah’s skipper and crew offered only occasional hand signals and chirps to the hard-working gulls, and generally watched quietly from beneath their distinctively mottled umbrellas. When extra thrust was needed, several crew members were seen barking orders over the side, toward the water. In the general hubbub of gull cries and fluttering wings, their obvious orders were unintelligible, truly sounding like the barks of a dog or seal. Only when the ship was safely secured, and the gulls had scudded away toward the eastsoutheast could the barking be deciphered as actual barking directed at the similarly trained squad of harbor seals at the ship’s waterline. “We used to just clunk to a stop wherever we were expected,” explained one deck hand. “Then we’d build a pier for the locals to use to get aboard. The seals are way cheaper than carpenters, and we save a bundle on permits. Oops. Mind your step. It’s a little deep around here after the gulls, but you look like a man who’s used to a lot of, well, fertilizer. Ever throw some? We could use a hand.”

Seniors Stacia Boynton and Anie Grunwald announced that the following championship banners are available for sale. If interested in purchasing a league championship banner, contact Boynton at 781-248-3656 or Grunwald at 781-635-5217. Proceeds from the sale go towards redoing the banners in the DHS gym with new team banners as shown. The new league championship banners can also be sponsored for $335 each with the company or person’s name being acknowledged in the basketball program during the school year.

By mike Halloran sports editor sports@duxBuryclipper.com

Banner sale continues

an example of the new league championship banners that will be hung in the DHs gym.

Boys Soccer 1983 1984 1987 1989 1991 1993 1994 1995 1996 2002 2006 2007 Cheerleading 2006 fall Boys X-C 1984 1985 1986 1987 2004 2005 2006 Girls X-C 1985 1986 1987 1993 2001 2002 1994 Field Hockey 1983 1984 2001 2002 2003 2004 Football 1985 1995 2001 2002 2003 2008 Boys Golf 1986 1987 1988 1993 1996 1999 2001 2004 2006 2008

Available League Title Banners
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Super 8 2004 Girls Hockey 2004 2009 Wrestling 1981 1983 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Baseball 2001 2005 2006 2007 2008 Girls Golf 1995 1997 1998 2000 2008 Boys Lacrosse 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Girls Lacrosse 2004 2005 2008 Softball 1981 2005 2006 2008

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Girls Tennis 1985 1987 1988 1989 1991 1994 1995 2002 Boys Track & Field 1979 1980 1981 1988 1982 1983 1984 1985 1987 Sailing 2006 2008 Nationals 2004 Big Banners Sold Boys Basketball Field Hockey Football Girls Basketball

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Dragons’ Den
Dragons stage comeback against Needham in tourney prep
Here is a piece of advice for AD Thom Holdgate. Never schedule athletic events on the first two schools days after the prom. It gives coaches an easy out when things aren’t going well.
Duxbury Needham By mike Halloran sports editor sports@duxBuryclipper.com

Sports Editor Mike Halloran • sports@duxburyclipper.com

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With a wry smile on his face, DHS lacrosse Coach Chris Sweet echoed that reason for his team’s lackluster first period performance last Tuesday afternoon in Duxbury, where the Dragons battled back from a 4-2 deficit to run away with an 18-10 win over Needham. Coming into the game as the #13 ranked team in MA, Needham was expected to give the Dragons a run for their money. With plenty of size up front, the Rockets grabbed the lead at the 3:39 mark when Will Stenberg followed a Cam Bumpus goal to give the visitors a 2-1 lead. Quinn Cully would score his second of the quarter less

Sophomore Briana Connolly won a sudden death playoff on the first hole, beating Barnstable’s Christiana Brewster with a round of 44 to win the Mass Bay League championship on Monday at the Falmouth Country Club.
Duxbury Dennis-Yarmouth

By mike Halloran sports editor sports@duxBuryclipper.com

Connolly takes golf title

from senior captain Jake Harvey, Haffey, and freshman Sam Sweet. Duxbury ended its regular season schedule on Thursday night when it traveled to Harvard Stadium to take on Bishop Guertin of Nashua, NH, winning 7-4. The Dragons jumped out to a 4-0 lead and apparently lost interest, as BG battled back to make it a game at halftime trailing 4-2. Duxbury unloaded 34 shots on net with many of them hitting the posts. “We had plenty of chances,” said Sweet. “It just became kind of a sloppy game in the second half.” Cully led the Dragons with three goals in the win. “We’re still tweaking things,” said Coach Chris Sweet. “But at times in that Needham game we did show signs of where we want to be. Once the tournament starts the bench gets shorter, but we’ll WalKING a FINe lINe: Duxbury senior captain Jake Harvey barely stays inbounds after knocking the have time to make some of those adjustments.” ball away from his Needham opponent during last week’s 18-10 win over the Rockets. The Dragons will be going Photo by Mike Halloran for their sixth straight Division than a minute later to tie the them in jeopardy, so they With momentum clearly I state title and their eighth in game at 2-2, but Needham re- turned it around in the second on their side in the third quar- the past nine seasons with St. sponded with two goals in the quarter with Cully registering ter, the Dragons continued to John’s Prep, Billerica, BC final minute to end the quarter three more scores, Hakeem attack the Needham net, scor- High and Lincoln-Sudbury ahead. Lecky scoring two, and Kane ing the first four goals of the providing the biggest competiThe Dragons recognized Haffey getting a single tally quarter before Needham broke tion. that their lackluster play had for an 8-5 halftime lead. their string and made it 12-6 at The seedings for the MIAA the end of three. Division I boys’ lacrosse tourThe fourth quarter saw nament were announced on action on both ends that pro- Friday morning, and the Dragduced a goal a minute, with ons were awarded the #2 seed. the Dragons winning the bat- They will play the winner of tle once again (6-4) thanks to Haverhill/Acton-Boxboro on a hat-trick from senior Andy Saturday in Duxbury with the Puopolo (4), and single scores game starting at 1 p.m.

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College Starter since Freshman Year Duxbury High School MVP Patriot League All-Star


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Duxbury’s Emma Kellar finished sixth with a round of 50, while the team walked away with the league Sportsmanship Award. Later in the week the girls wiped out Dennis-Yarmouth, 6-0, on the DYC course. Connolly birdied in her 2-up win over Jen Cameron at #1, while Kellar also won oneup in her win over Morgan

IT RUNs IN THe FaMIly: sophomore briana Connolly shows the form that won her the Mass bay league championship with a sudden death victory over barnstable’s Christiana brewster.
Photo by Deni Johnson

McKenzie at #2. Colleen O’Connor (4 and 3), Allie Martin (2 and 1), Maria Varonko (4 and 3), and Kendall Johnson (5 and 3)

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They say defense wins championships, but in this case DHS girls’ lacrosse Coach Sue Paull is pretty sure it’s her offense that will carry the Lady Dragons to the promised land.
GIRls’ laCROsse

By mike Halloran sports editor sports@duxBuryclipper.com

Girls’ lax starts playoffs at home on Wednesday
able Mention. When you have three players like that up front who can score, you have to rely on them to get the job done.” The Lady Dragons enter post-season play averaging 15.5 goals per game, while allowing 6.4 gpg. While it’s hard to think anyone could make up such a difference, a closer look reveals Duxbury has surrendered just over 12 goals per game against quality opponents: a figure Paull knows needs to be reduced in the play-offs. “The most important things we need to do are win the draws and tighten up our defense. We also need to tighten up our midfield defense too,” said a somewhat concerned Paull. Having beaten Notre

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“Three of our players were just named to the Eastern Mass. All-Star team,” said Paull. “Katie Griffin and Meg Muncey made the second team and Caitlin Burke got Honor-

blaNKeT COVeRaGe: Caitlin burke has her opponent smothered.

Dame, 15-11, to start the week, the team returned home on Thursday to entertain Sandwich in their final regular season game of the year.

The team looked somewhat lethargic in the first 12 minutes of the half, as Sandwich forged a 4-3 lead on a pair of goals from Elise Kindria. Having

beaten the Blue Knights by an 18-4 score earlier in the season sent a message that even being close wasn’t acceptable From that point on the “Goal-den Girls” took over, as Burke (5), Griffin (3), and Muncey (2) staked Duxbury to an 11-5 halftime lead. Mimi Smith opened the second half with a rocket into the top left corner for a 12-5 lead, opening the floodgates for what became a Duxbury/ Kindria match-up in the second half with the Lady Dragons outscoring the Sandwich star, 7-3. Burke led all scorers with six goals, while Griffin (5) and Muncey (4) were right behind. Alexis Matthews, Smith, and Ali Violandi also got on the scoreboard.

Dragons Spring Sports Schedule
Revised schedule as of May 15 • DHS Athletic Department • 781-934-7668
0-1 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 5-1 5-2 6-2 7-2 8-2 9-2 10-2 10-3 11-3 12-3 12-4 13-4 13-5 14-5 14-6 april 2 april 8 april 9 april 13 april 16 april 23 april 25 april 27 april 29 May 1 May 4 May 8 May 9 May 11 May 14 May 15 May 18 May 21 GIRls’ laCROsse Dux over Hanover 20-3 Dux over Quincy 21-0 Dux over Hingham 14-12 Dux over scituate 19-10 Dux over Cohasset 18-6 Dux over sandwich 18-4 Dux over Westborough 18-14 Dux over silver lake 23-2 Dux over Marshfield 17-3 Dux over North Quincy 17-0 Dux over Whitman-Hanson 14-2 Westwood over Dux 15-2 Dux over barrington (RI) 20-7 Dux over Norwell 18-13 Dux over Hingham 15-11 Dux over Pembroke 16-8 Dux over Notre Dame 15-11 Dux over sandwich 18-8 GIRls’ TeNNIs Dux over Notre Dame Dux over Quincy scituate over Dux Dux over silver lake Dux over Whitman-Hanson Dux over Hanover Dux over Middleboro Dux over Randolph Dux over Rockland Dux over North Quincy Dux over Pembroke Hingham over Dux Dux over Quincy scituate over Dux Hingham over Dux Dux over silver lake Dux over Whitman-Hanson Dux over Marshfield sOFTball Dux over Plymouth North Dux over Quincy Dux over scituate Dux over silver lake Whitman-Hanson over Dux Dux over Hanover Middleboro over Dux Dux over abington Dux over abington Dux over Randolph Dux over Rockland Dux over North Quincy Dux over Pembroke Dux over Hingham Dux over scituate Dux over Hingham silver lake over Dux Whitman-Hanson over Dux Fontbonne over Dux Dux over Quincy Plymouth North over Dux 1-0 2-0 3-0 4-0 5-0 6-0 7-0 8-0 9-0 10-0 11-0 11-1 12-1 13-1 14-1 15-1 16-1 17-1 March 29 april 1 april 4 april 8 april 14 april 17 april 18 april 18 april 18 april 29 april 30 May 9 May 16 May 23 March 31 april 7 april 9 april 15 april 15 april 28 april 28 april 30 May 5 May 18 May 23 May 30 april 1 april 8 april 9 april 13 april 15 april 16 april 25 april 27 april 29 april 30 May 1 May 4 May 6 May 7 May 11 May 13 May 15 May 18 May 20 May 21 baseball Plymouth North over Dux Dux over scituate Dux over silver lake Dux over Whitman-Hanson Dux over Hanover Dux over Middleboro Marshfield over Dux Dux over Randolph Dux over Rockland Dux over Quincy Dux over North Quincy Dux over Pembroke Hingham over Dux Dux over Quincy Dux over scituate silver lake over Dux Dux over Whitman-Hanson Hingham over Dux Dux over Marshfield Plymouth North over Dux 7-2 16-0 9-0 4-3 8-3 6-5 6-3 14-1 7-4 19-9 4-0 17-0 11-2 14-1 10-6 10-6 7-0 7-6 17-3 4-0
Hotchkiss, Falmouth, Cape elizabeth –


Dux over st. John’s Prep Dux over Portsmouth-abbey Dux over Manchester Dux over bishop stang Dux over bb & N Dux over Tabor Dux over Milton academy Dux over Manchester barnstable bC High school Herreshoff Champ (Women) Ne Team Race Champ Team Race Nationals

4-0 3-2 – – – 3-2 3-0 5-0 – – First First Palo Alto

1-0 2-0 3-0 4-0 5-0 6-0 7-0 8-0 9-0 – – 9-0 9-0 9:00 0-1 0-2 1-2 2-2 2-3 2-4 3-4 – – – TBA TBA

bOys’ laCROsse March 31 Dux over Cohasset 11-5 april 2 Dux over Hanover 18-5 april 6 Dux over Pembroke 21-0 april 8 Dux over Quincy 14-4 april 11 Dux over Xaverian 11-6 april 13 Dux over scituate 14-7 april 18 Georgetown Prep over Dux 13-1 april 20 Dux over b.C. High 7-3 april 24 Dux over Christian bros. 10-5 april 25 Niskayuna over Dux 13-2 april 27 Dux over silver lake 18-0 april 30 Dux over North Quincy 19-3 May 2 st. John’s Prep over Dux 12-10 May 4 Dux over Whitman-Hanson 14-2 May 11 Dux over Marshfield 7-2 May 14 Dux over Hingham 11-8 May 19 Dux over Needham 18-10 May 21 Dux over bishop Guertin 7-4 bOys’ TeNNIs March 30 Dux over Norwell april 1 Dux over sandwich april 7 scituate over Dux april 9 Dux over silver lake April 13 Whitman-Hanson over Dux April 15 Dux over Hanover April 16 Dux over Middleboro april 27 Dux over Randolph april 29 Dux over Rockland May 1 Dux over North Quincy May 4 Dux over Pembroke May 6 Hingham over Dux May 11 scituate over Dux May 12 Dux over Quincy May 13 Dux over silver lake May 15 Dux over Whitman-Hanson May 18 Dux over Quincy May 19 sandwich over Dux May 20 Dux over Marshfield May 21 Hingham over Dux

1-0 2-0 5-0 5-0 5-0 6-0 6-1 7-1 8-1 8-2 9-2 10-2 10-3 11-3 12-3 13-3 14-3 15-3

april 1 april 7 april 8 april 9 april 13 april 15 april 16 april 27 april 29 May 1 May 4 May 6 May 7 May 11 May 12 May 13 May 15 May 20

4-1 5-0 5-0 5-0 5-0 4-1 4-1 5-0 5-0 3-2 3-2 4-1 5-0 5-0 4-1 4-1 5-0 4-1

1-0 2-0 2-1 3-1 4-1 5-1 6-1 7-1 8-1 9-1 10-1 10-2 11-2 11-3 11-4 12-4 13-4 14-4

bOys OUTDOOR TRaCK Hingham over Dux 89-47 Whitman-Hanson over Dux 114-22 Dux over Rockland 79-57 Dux over scituate 86-50 Middleboro over Dux 105-31 Randolph over Dux 87-48 Dux over Hanover 78-58 silver lake/Quincy/NQ/Pembrokesilver lake silver lake – 8th/11 all league Meet Last Chance to Qualify ND Division 3 Sectional Meet Wayland

4-1 4-1 3-2 3-2 3-2 5-0 4-1 5-0 5-0 4-1 4-1 4-1 3-2 5-0 5-0 4-1 3-2 3-2 4-1 3-2

1-0 2-0 2-1 3-1 3-2 4-2 5-2 6-2 7-2 8-2 9-2 9-3 9-4 10-4 11-4 12-4 13-4 13-5 14-5 14-6

april 1 april 7 april 8 april 9 april 13 april 15 april 16 april 20 april 23 april 27 april 29 May 1 May 4 May 6 May 11 May 12 May 13 May 15 May 18 May 20 May 21

9-5 4-0 10-5 6-5 10-2 5-4 10-0 8-1 8-4 4-0 11-1 6-1 3-1 17-0 5-1 15-3 4-0 1-0 4-1 3-2 7-2

1-0 2-0 3-0 4-0 4-1 5-1 5-2 6-2 7-2 8-2 9-2 10-2 11-2 12-2 13-2 14-2 14-3 14-4 14-5 15-5 15-6

March 31 april 7 april 9 april 14 april 28 april 28 april 30 april 30 april 30 May 18 May 23 May 30

GIRls OUTDOOR TRaCK Hingham over Dux 100-36 0-1 Whitman-Hanson over Dux 101-35 0-2 Dux over Rockland 70-66 1-3 scituate & Middleboro 3:30 Dux over Randolph 78-53 2-3 Dux over Hanover 80-55 3-3 silver lake over Dux 73-63 3-4 Pembroke over Dux 98-38 3-5 Dux over Quincy 89-43 4-5 all league Meet 11th/11 – Last Chance to Qualify Notre Dame TBA Division 3 Sectional Meet Wayland TBA GIRls’ GOlF barnstable over Dux Dux over silver lake Dux over Nauset Dux over Falmouth Dux over barnstable Dux over silver lake Dux over Dennis-yarmouth Dux over Nauset Dux over Falmouth Mass bay league Championships Dux over Dennis-yarmouth State Championships

april 9 april 14 april 28 april 30 May 6 May 7 May 11 May 13 May 14 May 18 May 20 June 2

4-2 6-0 4-2 3.5-2.5 4-2 5-1 6-0 4-2 4-3 First 6-0 Sterling

0-1 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 5-1 6-1 7-1 8-1 8-1 9-1 8:30


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2009 Mass Bay League Champs

2009 CHaMPIONs: back row: Coach Jack stoddard, Maria Varonko, sophie Fitzpatrick, lila Haffey, Rachel Mulrenein, Colleen O’Connor, sam sinclair, Kara Falcone, sophia Campanelli, Molly O’sullivan, Kelly Johnson. Front row: Kendall Johnson, emma Kellar, Jenny Moore, Meghan Woomer and allie Martin.

Coach Jack stoddard with tri-captains sophia Campanelli, Colleen O’Connor, and emma Kellar.

Photos by Deni Johnson
Maria Varonko lines up a putt.

allie Martin ponders what club to use.

lila Haffey, Rachel Mulrenin, and Jenny Moore in a lighter moment.

Colleen O’Connor practices her chipping. Kara Falcone keeps her eye on the ball.

Girls tennis beats Marshfield
First-year tennis Coach Jutta Rossano ended her initial regular-season schedule in style with a convincing 4-1 win over Marshfield on Wednesday in Duxbury.
By mike Halloran sports editor sports@duxBuryclipper.com

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The Lady Dragons haven’t fared well against the Rams in recent years, but other then Michaela Dowd’s 2-6/3-6 loss to Leah Kelly, it was a day in the park for Duxbury. Liza Thomas was able to handle Emily Henrekeen at #2 singles with a 6-2/6-3 win,

while Annie Gluskin went three sets with Lydia White, battling back from a first-set loss before taking a 4-6/6-2 /6-2 win at #3 singles. Senior captain Jane Morgan and junior Cory Tucker continued their dominating play with a 6-1/6-3 win over Taylor Koeleck and Ashley Fidler at #1 doubles, while Julia Allen and Charlotte Weil knocked off Olivia White and Julianne Selligan, 6-2/6-4, at #2 doubles. The team will now get ready for the South Sectional Tournament that begins on Friday, with the pairings being announced on Wednesday at the MIAA headquarters in Franklin.



Duxbury Clipper

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

“Ahoy, mate, them’s bargains ahead!”

Treasure Chest
Second 2 None Furniture Consignment Shop wants your once loved, gently used furniture and home decor items. Something new everyday. Come check us out. From a single item to a whole house, we can help. Quality Furniture, great value, environmentally friendly. Located on Rte 53 in Pembroke. Visit the other consignment shops in the same building. For more info, call 781-826-0007.

Weekend Scavengers
Tomato Plants + Heirloom-cherry-bush-regular. Perennials: tall-short, sun-shade: astilbe, day lilies, ginger, hosta, phlox, rhubard, teaset, etc. Herbs: angelica, garlic chives, hops, sweet woodruff. Sun., May 31 and Monday, June 1, 10-4; Sun., June 7 and Mon., June 8, 10-4. 884 Temple St., Duxbury, by bridge. Fabulous Yard Sale Saturday, May 30, 9-2. 99 Bayridge Lane, Duxbury. Lots of great stuff.


iscover a lost treasure. Find a new home or a used car. Land a new job or a large fish. Clean your gutters or stretch your mind. Tune your piano. Tame your computer. Find a painter, a petsitter or a property manager. Market your summer cottage or your cottage industry. Sell the couch, buy the treadmill. Learn Spanish, algebra or a new operating system. Hire a yard service. Host a yard sale. Take sailing lessons. Buy a sailboat. Peddle your putters. Plug your Persian. Pitch your piccolo. Clean out the house. Find a housecleaner. Buy the puppy, sell the rugs. Trim your hedges, your hems, or your sails. Buy some firewood. Have a firesale. Sell the antiques in your attic. Sell the whole darn house. If it rocks, rolls, motors, meows pedals, putters, swings, sings, barks, brakes, sails or shakes, you can find-it, buy-it, swap-it, sell-it, hire-it, hawk-it, or trade-it in the Clipper Classifieds. One Small Town. One Big World.

Kitchen Table and Chairs Solid birch table top on decorative steel pewter base with four solid birch matching chairs. Your price, $280; Jordan’s Furniture price, $1150. Good shape. Call 617-875-1990. Two Items For Sale Antique wooden rocking cradle: Overall height 28”; 33” at rocker base. Interior sleep surface 34”Lx14”Wx11”H. Corners have small turned posts w/Amish style carving on foot and sides. $250. Custom-made fireplace screen (spark guard) 42”Wx38”H. $75. Andirons, grate and tools, $75. 781-934-2779.

Climbing the Career Ladder �
Join Our Team Join our team as we introduce a new "healthy" energy drink to the South Shore area. Direct marketers wanted. Work at your leisure. Go to www.ACTboom.com for more info. 617-828-4457. Be A Process Server Earn up to $50/hour. Serve papers for lawyers, full or part-time from home, in your own business. Must be over 18 years old and have own transportation. No risk-the courts are busy. Call 617-365-2646 (24 hrs). Landscape Laborer Experience Necessary. Full-time/ seasonal. Call Heather @ 781-934-2186 x1.

Captain's Bed with bookcase head board. Full-size, Storage drawers, 2 years old. Perfect condition $400 or best offer. Call 339-236-0173.

Weekend Scavengers
Estate Sale Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 28, 29, and 30, 10-5. 312 Main St., Plympton. Contents of north shore farmhouse and Duxbury condo. Consisting of Victorian bedroom sets; exceptional Chippendale mahogany Kindel with regency style banquet table dining room set; period clawfoot Penn. game table; Regency dining table; scarce painted child’s wagon; iron hitching post; much country furniture; upholstered Italian, French arm chairs; Oriental and machine rugs; French style TV armoires; large Continental early oil painting; guilt mirrors; patio furniture; Williamsburg brass chandelier; (Kindel) corner arm chair; tools; china and glass; books; Bluster tea service. Small sample. esaarela@msn.com Estate/Moving Sale Sat 5/30 & Sun 5/31, 1-5. 170 Parks St, Duxbury. Furniture, including armoires, dining room table & chairs, sofas, loveseats, tables, rugs, mirrors, crystal, figurines, lamps, window treatments, kitchenware, toys, books, tools, electronics and much more. Too much to list.

Treasure Chest
Store Closing Save 25% to 75%. Oriental Express regrets that we are forced to close due to economic times. We’ll be selling over 5000 rugs at unbelievable prices. Don’t miss this chance to own a one of a kind high quality authentic handmade rug. We’ll still be cleaning and repairing rugs. Oriental Express 45 Depot ST. Duxbury MA 781-934-5100 or 781-640-5100 Home or Office Furniture 60” solid wood executive desk with side drawers. Matching 65” credenza. All in excellent condition. $500. Must see to appreciate. Call 781-934-7330.

Treasure Chest

Treasure Chest
White Wicker Washed white wicker three seat sofa, club chair, wing chair, ottoman and lamp table; all with bright, sun resistant, off white floral decorator pattern. Like new condition. Purchase price exceeded $6000, Asking $2,700. Call 781-934-2779. Antique Furniture for Sale Spool bed 56” wide, header 42” high, footer 32” high. Angled joints, $250. Hepplewhite bowfront bureau with bone teardrop keyholes, 36 1/2”high, 43” wide, bow is 22 1/2” deepest, 18” at sides. Asking $1750. Both pieces c. 1800s. Family heirlooms. Call 508-747-0524.

Town of Duxbury Harbormaster/Coastal Natural Resources The Harbormaster/Coastal Natural Resources Department is accepting applications for various hourly positions. These positions interact with Town departments, members of the boating public, fishing, hunting and off road vehicle communities, the Coast Guard, local, state, federal agencies, and the general public. Qualified candidates may obtain (and return) applications at the Selectmen/Town Manager’s Office in Old Town Hall, 878 Tremont Street, Duxbury, MA 02332; Mondays from 9AM 6:30PM, Tuesday - Thursday 9AM - 3PM and Fridays from 9AM - 12PM. EEO/AA. Recent College Grad Wanted Local financial services company, located in Kingston, is looking for an intelligent, self-motivated, responsible individual for customer service and analytical assistance. $35K and benefits. Visit www.tigerprocessing.com. For more information, call Rob at 617-892-3256.

Stair Chair Lifts Ideal for a split level home. Once has been used only three times; both are in excellent condition. Asking $1500 each. Call 617-827-5993 (cell).

Homeward Bound
For Sale - Gurnet Cottage Rustic, 1 BR, oceanview. Assessed $470,600; asking $370,000. Dottie, 774-454-0457.

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Homeward Bound
Southern Island Paradise Experience private island vacationing on beautiful Kiawah Island, SC. A spectacular beach, 5 championship golf courses, 2 tennis villages, fine dining and more...2 BR condo with picturesque views of lake and island wildlife. Across the street from the beach. Available year round by calling 781-585-6203 or 781-331-5654. Transitional/Short Term Marshfield apt. 1 BR, 1 bath, all utilities. Kitchen/living room combo, W/D, A/C. Completely furnished. No smoking, no pets. Owner occupied. Separate entrance. View homeaway.com #322866. Call 781-834-0035. Vacation Rental Short term or vacation rental. Fully furnished 2 bedroom cottage on river one minute walk to beach. May and June $675 per week. Discounts for multiple weeks. August $1100 per week September - May $1250 per month. Annette 617-281-5529. Duxbury Beach Rental 4 BR, 2 bath oceanfront home. Fully appointed, including cable and internet, gas grill, washer and dryer, sand chairs. Multi decks. No smoking, no pets. Available week of July 18-25. Time also available after August 29, including Labor Day weekend. Booking Sept-May rentals, shorter terms considered. Call Jim for details, 508-651-2740. Cottage For Rent Delightful cottage for rent in highly desirable, low traffic Back River neighborhood. 2.5 BRs, 2 baths, screened porch, outdoor shower. Sleeps 7-8. $1600/wk or $6000/month. Available June 29-July 31. Call 617-547-7009 or e-mail jemk@earthlink.net. Duxbury Beach Summer Rental Gurnet Road. Rustic cottage on marsh. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. Enjoy access to private area of Duxbury Beach, gorgeous sunsets and lots of parking. Prime weeks available. 2-week stays for $1400. Call Pauline at 1-617-827-8650. Summer House Swap Seeking 3-4 BR home in Duxbury, July 3 - July 11. Daughter of Susan/Tony Harris, sister of Jim/Lisa Badeau, niece of Jim/Sid McClure. We own 4BR/2 bath modern home on golf course/waterview, 25 minutes north of San Francisco, 45 min. from Napa and 1/2 hour from the coast. Had successful Duxbury swap last 2 years. Please e-mail: smfonk@yahoo.com or call 415-457-5918. House For Rent Duxbury home with five bedrooms, four baths, over 4000 sq. ft. of living space. Furnished or unfurnished. Great neighborhood! $3800. First, last, security. 781-771-3548.


Homeward Bound
Standish Shore Rental Waterfront home directly on bay with boat ramp and swimming area. Ample living space with skylights, decks, terrace and large yard. 4/5 bedrooms. 4 bathrooms. Rented furnished. Available for school year and summer weeks. Please contact ewodemijolla@aol.com. FSBO Duxbury Simple and proven FSBO process. $399 includes: photography, lockbox, lead management, showing service, online feedback, conveying attorney referral for closing/escrow. If you are going to sell it yourself, do it right! Local Broker ListWell, Pauline Flynn, 617-827-8650 and 888-665-5478. Property appears in Multiple Listing Service(MLS), Realtor.com, Zillow, Trulia, Distinctive Homes Magazine, Boston.com. Best FSBO package available. Vacation House Rental: Block Island, R.I. 4 BR house and 2 BR apartment rental. Ocean views and close to downtown. Call for availability. 781-378-1486. Duxbury Townhouse For Rent End unit with two bedrooms, 2.5 baths, eat-in kitchen, FP, sliders to private patio, A/C, washer/dryer, and garage. Includes use of tennis courts, pool, exercise room, racquetball court, and walking trails. Available now. $1900/mo. plus utilities. 781-910-5434. NH Vacation Rental Four season, five bedroom home, close to ski areas, indoor/outdoor pools, hot tubs, fitness room, lake, tennis, basketball, game room, fully equipped. 781-837-5840 or e-mail pvtod@aol.com. Office Space for Rent Duxbury, Millbrook area. Second floor, 300 sq. ft. Call 781-934-0809. Lake Winnipesaukee Waterfront Weekly rentals available from June thru October. 4 BR, 3 bath home with covered dock, kayaks, diving dock, jet ski racks, tennis courts, private sandy beach. Sleeps 10. Glorious sunsets. Call 781-771-3548.

At Your Service
Carpentry Services Former carpentry teacher experienced in all phases of building construction available for home repairs, additions, kitchens, windows, bathrooms, playrooms, decks and doors, custom built-in cabinets, and home building projects. Have a home building project and questions? Call Jerry Morse at 508-353-7350 for a free estimate or energy-saving ideas. Gutter and Yard Cleanup We specialize in raking and removing leaves, small trees, branches and yard debris. Any and all junk removed, inside and out. We also clean gutters, install gutter guards, and wash windows. Please call Mike at 781-789-3612. Rute Cleaner Many years of experience with excellent references. Specializing in home and office cleaning. Call anytime for free estimate. Ask for Humberto, 508-732-0182. College Sophomore available to babysit. Has a car and a clean driving record. Can drive children to and from activities. Also available to babysit pets and/or walk dogs. Has good references if needed. Call Jill at 339 793 3801. Decks Built For Less Porches built and repaired. Termite damage and dry rot repaired. Additions, dormers, second levels designed and built. Fire jobs, kitchens remodeled, roofing and wood siding. All jobs welcome. Lic/insured/registered #104457. Family business. Call Des, 781-654-1465. Experienced Painter Thirty years experience. Average size ceilings, $90; 10’x12’ room, $200. Wallpapering and custom finishes. Senior discounts. Interior and exterior painting. Excellent references and free estimates. Call Matt, 508-746-8115. Summer Babysitter Plymouth college student majoring in English Education is available to babysit over the summer. Flexible schedule. Love kids, have transportation. Please call Natalie at 617-688-8401. Handyman On Call 30+ years in building trade. Small jobs - I will either do the job for you, or guide you through it. All types of projects and repairs. Free estimates. Also offering housecleaning services. Matt Lopes, 508-830-0082. Handyman Services Big jobs, small jobs, odd jobs. Experienced in carpentry, painting, small electric and plumbing jobs. Installing storm doors, windows, decks, home repairs. Completing to do lists. Positive attitude, easy to talk to. Call Rick Shea. 774-454-7548 or 508-224-9036 Landscaping, Lawns Bluestar, a small family yard care service. Spring clean-ups, lawns, leaves, mowings, edging, pruning trimming, mulching, plantings. Also, clean-outs, trash, junk debris removal and disposal. Cheap low cost rates, our services fit your budget. Tommy, 508 889 3010.


Homeward Bound
4-Season Vacation Waterville Valley, NH. Deluxe new 3 BR, 3 full bath condo. Two master suites (one with Jacuzzi), loft also. Sleeps 7 max. Gas fireplace, walk to town square and athletic center, golf on site, boating, fishing, skiing. No smoking/animals please. 2 night minimum. Call Joe, 781-934-2002 for rates. Commercial Office Space First floor commercial office space and office suites available. 33 Enterprise St. (Rte 3A) Duxbury. 781-934-5900 Halls Corner, Duxbury One BR Condo. Large eat-in kitchen with all new appliances, extra storage area in basement. Minutes to commuter train. $1100/mo. Call 781-690-0188. Duxbury Beach Ocean Front Rent house directly on sea wall. Private beach access, sleeps 4-6 with HD TV, high speed wireless, screened porch, 2 decks. Available weeks in June, July, Aug, Sept. No pets/smoking. Contact John, 617-306-1024 or john.verity@gmail.com Duxbury Apt. Available July 1 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 2nd floor apartment with large living/dining space, skylights, AC, Wash/Dry. No-smoking, no pets. $1420/mo., 1st, last, and security required. Call 781-934-5900 x11. Apartment For Rent Hall’s Corner, Duxbury. 1 BR, second floor. Heat included. $950/month. First, last, security deposit and credit references. Call 508-746-7655.

Homeward Bound
Summer Rental Duxbury. Some weeks left. 2 BR on the ocean, private setting. Glassed in porch, large deck, W/D, cable/internet, BBQ. Beautiful ocean views. $1295/week. Call 978-407-3300. Housing/Roommate Wanted Neat, quiet, non-smoking prof. female looking for studio/in-law apt. or houseshare situation. Willing to housesit. References available. Perfect tenant! Please call 781-470-9490 or email mah050@yahoo.com July Vacation Rental Three BR, 2.5 bath Duxbury home for vacation rental: July 1-8 ($2200) and July 11-25 ($4300). Walking distance to the bay/beach. Includes beachsticker, kids' bunkhouse, deck w/ grill, Direct TV/ Wifi, linens cleaning. Contact: khcoryan@verizon.net Martha's Vineyard Rental New 4 bedroom home in quiet wooded location. Walk to private Tashmoo beach. Huge deck, central air, ping pong, foos ball, big screen tv, kayaks, grill. Sleeps 10, perfect for 2 families to share. Call 781-837-8620. Bed and Breakfast History and graciousness abound at the 1760 Peabody Bradford Homestead. A special opportunity for your overflow houseguests or for a weekend getaway of your own. Choose from three exquisite twin-bedded rooms, with private baths. Continental breakfast served each morning. Visit www.1760bradfordhouse.com, or call 781-585-2646.

At Your Service
Screen Loam Special $18/yard, delivered. Free delivery for 18 yards or more. Also available for delivery, recycled asphalt for dirt driveways, stone, fill, sand, and gravel. Perry Trucking, 781-640-4642. Nici’s Cleaning Will clean your house or office. Six years experience. Free estimates, good references. Please call anytime day or night. 781-850-4070 or 617-980-2871. Painting Plus Specializing in interior/exterior painting, power washing, gutters, carpentry, dump runs, and window washing. Free estimates, best prices guaranteed. Save 50% on interior painting booked this winter. Fast and reliable service. Please call Mike, 781-789-3612.

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At Your Service
B&B Fence All types of installations. Wood, vinyl, chain link, ornamental. Also install mailboxes and clotheslines. Free estimates, local references, prompt service. Call B & B Fence, 781-291-9684. Junk Junk Junk Junk removal done right, all materials taken to recycling facility. S.P.M. Enterprises is a fully insured junk removal company serving all the south shore. Call Shawn for free estimate, 781-264-5595. $20 off full truckload with this ad. Babysitter Summer babysitter. College student with 6 years experience. Great with kids. Seeking part-time or occasional babysitting. References available. Call Katie 339-793-1326. Experienced Nanny Duxbury mom available for child care days, evenings, weekends and overnights. Excellent references available. Please call 617-909-5316 (cell) or 781-837-6820. Window & Gutter Cleaning A pair of full-time firefighters, part-time window washers will professionally clean windows, storms, screens, and sills $5. and up. Free estimates. French Connection Window Cleaning Co. Chris 781-826-0958. Excel Resumes Looking for a new job begins with a powerful resume and targeted cover letter. Confidential and personal guidance with first job, returning to work, update and career change resumes. Free consultation. Experienced Harvard Business School resume reviewer. Please call 781-934-5825. Absolute Removal No job too small. Junk removal, basement cleanouts - attic - shed etc. Fast and reliable service 7 days a week. Free estimates. Call 781-588-4036 or e-mail absoluteremoval@gmail.com

At Your Service
Snug Harbor Detailing Mobile auto & boat detailing service. Now a division of Jesse's Marine in Plymouth. Schedule your auto or boat and receive a free auto ozone purification or 10% off a boat detailing. Insured and competitive pricing. Call 617-571-3679. Michael’s Windows & Gutter Cleaning A local service. Windows start at $5 each. Also, repair loose and leaking gutters, and can install gutter screens. Also, repair window and door screens. (A great gift idea!) I answer my phone. Cell 508-523-9927. Summer Writing Program Teacher with Master's Degree in English offering small group one hour writing workshops this summer. Two different classes will be offered in either creative writing or ELA MCAS preparation. All abilities welcome. Contact Renee Lewin for details, 781-308-3405. Firewood Partially seasoned oak. 16-18” cut/split. $200 per cord. Free delivery. Call Greg Fairbanks, 781-585-6923. Experienced Landscaper College student experienced landscaper, mow lawns, mulch, edge, trim, cleanups for special occasions, yard repair, weekly or biweekly yard maintenance available.Dependable,experienc ed-CallChris 339-933-0290 A Wish Upon A Maid Dirt, Dust, Mold, Yuk!!! Wish it away! Call or email A Wish Upon A Maid for a free estimate. Have your home really clean! Great rates Attentive to detail. Phone: 774-454-9097. E-mail: awishuponamaid@gmail.com Piano/Keyboard Lessons There’s no better time than today! Just for fun or improve your skills. Theory, rhythm - great foundation for other instruments. BA. All ages. 20+ years experience. House calls. Linda Robinson, 781-789-6140. Cleaning Service Residential and commercial. Free estimates. Insured. Call Maria Rizzo, 781-775-6237. Expert Stump Grinding 40 years experience. 12” below grade. Stump cutting specialist. Free estimates. Call Bob Reardon at 781-826-4774 or cell phone 617-694-7233.

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Expert Tutor 2009 SAT/PSAT preparation: Individual and/or small group study/practice for reading comprehension, critical thinking, and persuasive essay writing skills development. Also, MCAS, ACT, and AP History and English tutorials, including college essay and research paper set-up and completion. Maurice B. Conway, Ph.D., 781-834-8790. Lawn Mowing Prompt professional service, attention to detail. We clean up leaves, trim trees, and bushes. Weekly cuttings are available on Friday, or every other week . Call Steven Shaevel, 508-889-1198. Have Truck! College students have truck and will help move or dispose of household items. Need help cleaning out basement, attic, garage, bedroom? How about dump runs, stacking wood, cleaning yard or interior painting? Call Shawn. 339-933-0804, 781-934-9449. Summer Child Care College bound high honors student looking to help you out with your children this summer! 5 years experience, references, tutoring available, great driving record, own transportation. Call Danielle, 781-856-2418. Fishing Charters Outstanding, half-day, fishing charters for striped bass and blues. Fly fishing, light tackle, & bait trips. All tackle provided. Celebrating our tenth season chartering the Massachusetts coast. Capt. David Bitters, U.S.C.G. Licensed. BAYMEN Guide Service, Inc. PO Box 366, Duxbury, 02331. 781-934-2838 www.baymenoutfitters.com Furniture Repair From family heirlooms to Ethan Allen ... tables, chairs, cabinets, bookcases to kitchen cabinets. If it is broken - we can fix it. Call Ken, 781-585-7541. Lawn Mowing S.P.M. Enterprises is a full service lawn maintenance company offering lawn mowing, mulching, weeding, hedge trimming, and much more. Free estimates, fully insured. New customers get first lawn mowing for free. Call Shawn, 781-264-5595 or email shawnpmoloney@aol.com. Summer Swim Lessons Private/Semi Private Swim Lessons at your home pool or ay "my pool" in Plymouth. Now enrolling for summer, Call Alicia's School of Fish at 617-827-0017 e-mail me at aliciasschooloffish@yahoo.com Hurry! Space in limited and filling quickly! Experienced Babysitter College Student, over 5 years babysitting experience seeking part or full-time position. Loves to do crafts and fun activities with children. Available from mid-May through summer. Has own transportation. Call Alana 781-934-0678 or e-mail agarvey.student@manhattan.edu Handyman Take care of your to-do list. Minor job repairs, unfinished projects, pool maintenance and repair. Call Mike, 339-832-8091.

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Experienced Babysitter College grad, over 7 years experience, available week days nights. Looking for full-time, part-time or occassional babysitting. Available through the fall. Loves kids, have many references. Call Jessica, 339-793-0268. Handyman Services U-Name-It! Carpentry/ landscaping. Minor electric and plumbing. Yardwork: Mowing, mulching, pruning, planting and general clean-up. Senior citizen’s discount. $25/hour plus materials. Call Rich, 508-586-9390 or 774-826-9595 (cell). Piano Tuning Martin Snow, RPT, Craftsman Member Piano Technicians Guild, plus complete piano rebuilding service, sales. 781-837-6531. www.martinsnowpianos.com. The Paint Saint Professional interior/exterior painting, gutter cleaning, power washing and window washing. Best prices and service always with a smile. Will paint your home like it was our own. Call Andrew for your free estimate. 781-264-3628. Professional Window Cleaning Prices start at $2.00 We are fully insured. No job too big or small. 10% off when you mention this ad. Please call for free estimate. Mike 781-789-3612

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A1 Top to Bottom Housecleaning Weekly – bi-weekly – monthly. One-time cleanings our specialty. Over 10 yrs. experience. Duxbury refs. Michelle (508) 291-1864. Junque Removal Clean-outs, appliances, furniture. Ask about our yard debris specials. Same day service. Book for Tuesdays and receive a 10% discount. Call Chuck Teravainen at 781-582-9512. Window And Gutter Cleaning Let local firefighters brighten your day! Residential and storefront. Pressure washing - house, patio, deck, etc. Spring clean up. Free gutter cleaning with every full house window job. Reasonable rates. References available. Fully insured. Keith McWalter. 781-340-5183 or cell-781-690-2000. Need Computer Help? Does your computer run slowly? Do you need a wireless network setup? Memory upgrade? I’ll install, configure, optimize your computer, trouble-shoot application problems, educate you on surfing the web and help you buy your next computer. Scott, 781-626-2638. Car Detailing Enjoy that new car feeling! Duxbury residents Nick and Pat will wash, wax, trim tire dressing, vacuum interior, shampoo, and surface treat your vehicle at your home or ours. Cars: $85, vans/jeeps: $100, SUVs: $125. Call Nick Beattie, 781-264-5898. Cash For Your Notes Private individual is interested in buying all kinds of notes mortgage, auto, motorcycle, etc. Call 781-585-2132. SPD Funding, www.cash4cashflows. com/sdevaux. Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Free deodorizing. Pet odor removal. Leather cleaning. I guarantee you will like the way your carpets look. 508-580-4777. Quality Carpet. Housekeeping in Duxbury Residential. Spring, summer opening cleanings. Safe, secure, reliable. I will fulfill your cleaning needs by the job, not by the hour. Your home will look great and smell terrific! Excellent Duxbury references provided. Call Cindy, 508-574-8330.

Eldercare Registered Nurse I’ll care for your family member with love and dignity. Experienced in dealing with Alzheimer’s or people in need of rehab services. I live locally and have excellent references. Very reasonable rates. 781-585-8005 / 781-223-5239 (cell). Painter-Carpenter-Handyman Experienced and professional family business. Free estimates. We will beat any price! Interior and exterior work, custom made pergolas, wainscoting, wallpapering, painting, kitchens, cabinetry, vinyl siding, replacement windows, tiling, roofing, remodeling, home repairs. Call 508-851-0053 or email freshcoatpaint@hotmail.com Authentic Hand-Hewn Timbers Authentic hand-hewn and finished timbers and iron for restoration/new projects. Construction advice and design. Call John at 781-826-9610. Summer Tutor School based Speech/Language Therapy Assistant looking for summer work. Experienced with preschool and elementary school students with articulation and language delays. Will tutor in all academic areas. Available Monday-Friday in the afternoons. Call Meaghan at 781-291-1484. Brick Steps Repaired No job too small. All masonry work. Call 508-690-2220. Custom Interior Woodworking Alterations and interior finish work, built-in cabinets and media systems, historic restoration period design, free design and drafting service. Please call Dave Drew, (h) 781-545-4246 or (c) 617-835-9044.

Dump Runs Specializing in cleanouts of basements, garages, attics, yard debris, and odds and ends. We also specialize in carpentry, painting, gutter work, and window washing. Best prices, free estimates. Please call or leave a message for Mike, 781-789-3612.

Pruning & Trimming Hazardous Removals Vista & Land Clearing Stump Grinding & Removals Aerial Work

Cleaning Moms Tired of your to-do-list never ending? Is housework always on your list? Let “cleaning moms” clean for you. We come into your home and give you a free estimate. Fully insured. Please call us at 508-245-5950. Bettencourt’s Walls & Ceilings Painting, drywall finishing, sheet-rocking, water damage, wallpaper stripping. Specializing in interior work. Skim coating over horse hair plaster and textured ceilings a specialty. 25 years experience. Call Steve, 508-833-0546 or 617-922-0944 (cell). Lawn Mowing/Spring Clean-ups Dependable service, no job too small, reasonable rates. Call Bill, 1-781-264-4027.

Repair & Installation Title V Cert. Septic Inspector New Design Backhoe & Perc Test Demolition & Grading

Christopher Phillips • 781-934-7255

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

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be available at Air Graphics Printing, 89 Broad St. Boston, MA 02110 on 6/5/09 at 10am. The Town Manager is the awarding authority for this project. Questions relative to the bid specifications may be addressed to: Graham Meus Architects, 6 Edgerly Place, Boston, MA 02116.

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Fifty-Eight and 50/100 (58.50) feet; NORTHERLY again by land now or formerly of Donald and Deborah R. Aikman, as shown on said plan, Seventy-Three and 05/100 (73.05) feet; EASTERLY again by land now or formerly of Donald and Deborah R. Aikman as shown on said plan Two Hundred Forty-Six and 01/100 (246.01) feet; and SOUTHERLY by said Cedar Street, Two Hundred Thirty Seven and 67/100 (237.67) feet. PARCEL TWO A certain parcel of land, situated off the Northerly side of Cedar Street in the Town of Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts and being more particularly bounded and described as follows: WESTERLY by other land now or formerly of Robert F. McCormick et al., as shown on the plan hereinafter mentioned, Fifty-Eight and 50/100 (58.50) feet; NORTH-EASTERLY by other land now or formerly, of Donald Aikman, et ux., as shown on said plan, One

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Hundred Three and 55/100 (103.55) feet; and SOUTHERLY by other land now or formerly of Robert F. McCormick, et al., as shown on said plan, Seventy-Three and 05/100 (73.05) feet. Both parcels are shown on a certain plan entitled, “Plan and Land in Duxbury, Massachusetts, belonging to Lansing H. Bennett and Robert F. McCormick Scale: one Inch equals forty feet, January 4, 1973, Robert F. Delano, Land Surveyor, Old Cordwood Path, Duxbury, Massachusetts,” which plan is recorded in Book 3870, Page 305. The mortgaged premises will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all restrictions, easements, improvements, outstanding tax titles, municipal or other public taxes, assessments, liens or claims in the nature of liens, and existing encumbrances of record created prior to the Mortgage or to which the Mortgage has or shall have been subordinated of record. Terms of Sale: A deposit of Ten

2000 Cadillac Seville STS Touring edition. Two owners. Florida car. 78,000 miles. Excellent condition. Five months extended warranty remaining (AAA). 20-24 mpg. Original sticker price, $52,682. Detailed 100% on April 6, 2009. See it in Duxbury. $7300. 781-424-5821.

2000 Mazda Millenia S Millenium Edition. 6-cyl., power everything. 127K miles, 18-22 mpg. Great driving car. Good condition. New tires, brakes, timing belt. All records. Small dent in trunk lid, CD changer needs repair. Kelly value approx. $4900, selling for $4300. 781-585-8886.

By virtue and in execution of the Power of Sale contained in a certain mortgage (the “Mortgage”) given by Frances M. Lynch to Cambridge Trust Company dated November 24, 1998, recorded at the Plymouth County Registry of Deeds (the “Registry”) in Book 16923, Page 309, and also a confirmatory mortgage dated December 23, 1998, and recorded at said Registry in Book 16980, Page 346, of which Mortgage the undersigned is the present holder, for breach of the conditions of the Mortgage and for the purpose of foreclosing the same, there will be sold at Public Auction at 10:00 a.m. on the 25th day of June, 2009, at the mortgaged premises located at 28 Cedar Street, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, the land with the buildings and improvements thereon, situated on Cedar Street comprising two parcels and being more particularly bounded and described as follows, to wit: PARCEL ONE A certain parcel of land, with the buildings thereon, situated on the Northerly side of Cedar Street in the Town of Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts and being more specifically bounded and described as follows: WESTERLY by a portion of Webster Road, as shown on the plan hereinafter mentioned, Fifty-Three and 37/100 (53.37) feet; NORTHERLY by other land now or formerly of Robert F. McCormick, Et al., as shown on said plan, Eighty-Three and 50/100 (83.50) feet; WESTERLY again by other land now or formerly of Robert F. McCormick, Et al., as shown on said plan, Two Hundred Fourteen and 58/100 (214.58) feet; NORTHERLY again by other land now or formerly of Robert F. McCormick, Et al., as shown on said plan, Fifty-One and 68/100 (51.68) feet; EASTERLY by land now or formerly of Donald and Deborah H. Aikman, as shown on said plan,

2004 Pursuit 2270 Center console. Low hours, T-Top, 225 Yamaha 4-stroke, color fishfinder, GPS, live bait well, brand new aluminum Venture tandem trailer with disc brakes. $38,500. Call George, 781-603-5640.

‘03 Coachman Travel Trailer 24’. Sleeps 4-6. A/C, heater. Great condition. Very clean, owned by non-smokers. $6500. Call Don, 781-826-0967.

2001 Chrysler Minivan Town and Country model. In excellent condition, despite the mileage of 192,000. All power, A/C, heated seats. Has January 2009 inspection sticker. $2500 or best offer. Call Debbie, 617-429-9955.

Layton 29’ Trailer 1997 Layton 29’ Fifth Wheel Trailer. Two slide outs, A/C, 16’ screed room. Never been towed. Asking $10,000 or best offer. Call for appointment. 781-337-3367.

2006 Jeep Liberty Mint condition. Inferno red. Limited edition. All factory options. 30K miles, leather, moonroof, etc. Great price at $13,600 or best offer. Call 781-934-2037 or 617-240-3181.

2008 Smart Car Cabriolet 7,800 miles perfect condition. Silver with black interior. $17,500. OR 2009 Smart car cabriolet, 100 miles. Silver w/ red interior. $20,900. Full warranties on both. Call 781-934-0531.

Pintail 25 Sailboat “Marika.” Jeff Gray design. Blue hull, two sets of sails. Many upgrades. Excellent condition. Always stored indoors. Perfect for racing or day sailing. $30,000. Call Scott, 603-290-1555. 1983 Laser with two 6” ports. condition. $1500. 781-934-5560.

1989 Catalina 27 18 hp inboard, wing keel with 3.5' draft. Much much more. $20,000. For more info, go to www.sailboatlistings.com/view/1 0329 or call 781- 585-8041. 2002 Chevy Trailblazer 92,000 miles. 4WD. New brakes, new battery, new sticker. Excellent condition. All power. Good CD, A/C. Tow package. $7800 or Call best offer. Call John, 617-827-3984 (cell) or 781-934-9138 (home).

1996 Saab 9000 CS 4 Cyl. 2.3L Turbo, automatic, 144K miles, leather interior. Power seats/windows/locks, A/C, cruise control, new battery. Good condition. Great student car! $2585 or b/o. Call Peter, 781-934-0055. Winner Optimist Sailboat Brand new Optimist. Topcover, Bowline, Seitech dolly, Airbags. $1650. Call John, at 617-688-5370, and leave message or e-mail: Norfleet@ct.metrocast.net. 10’ Pram With Trailer 1993 10’ white fiberglass Blue Fin dinghy with trailer. $890 or best offer. Call 781-585-4648.

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The Town of Duxbury will be accepting bids for the renovation for the Town owned swimming pool, Percy Walker Pool, located at 175 St. George St. Duxbury, Ma. Plans and specifications will

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Thousand Dollars ($10,000) will be required to be paid in cash or by certified or bank check by the purchaser at the time and place of sale. The balance of the purchase price shall be required to be paid in cash or by certified or bank check within forty-five (45) days at the offices of Cambridge Trust Company, 1336 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02238. Other terms to be announced at the sale. The undersigned holder of the Mortgage reserves the right to reject any and all bids for the mortgaged premises and to continue the foreclosure sale from time to time to such subsequent date or dates as such holder may deem necessary or appropriate.

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The applicant proposes to remove an existing structure and to replace it with a single family dwelling and create an easement to provide access from Gurnet Road. A special permit is required. The application may be viewed in the Inspectional Services Department between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. or by appointment. The Board of Appeals will accept written comments on this application. Dennis A. Murphy, Chair Board of Appeals Adv: 5/27/09-6/03/09 Case #09-07

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rights, rights of way, restrictions, easements, covenants, liens or claims in the nature of liens, improvements, public assessments, any and all unpaid taxes, tax titles, tax liens, water and sewer liens and any other municipal assessments or liens or existing encumbrances of record which are in force and are applicable, having priority over said mortgage, whether or not reference to such restrictions, easements, improvements, liens or encumbrances is made in the deed. TERMS OF SALE: A deposit of Ten Thousand ($10,000.00 ) Dollars by certified or bank check will be required to be paid by the purchaser at the time and place of sale. The balance is to be paid by certified or bank check at Harmon Law Offices, P.C., 150 California Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, or by mail to P.O. Box 610389, Newton Highlands, Massachusetts 02461-0389, within thirty (30) days from the date of sale. Deed will be provided to purchaser for recording upon receipt in full of the purchase price. The description of the premises contained in said mortgage shall control in the event of an error in this publication. Other terms, if any, to be announced at the sale. HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SARM 2005-4 Present holder of said mortgage By its Attorneys, HARMON LAW OFFICES,P.C. 50 California Street Newton, MA 02458 (617) 558-0500 200812-0798 - BLU

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PLYMOUTH SS Docket No. PL09E0017PP To ESTELLE A OJALA AND BRIAN J OJALA, both of Duxbury, in the County of Plymouth and to WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE of Des Moines, in the State of Iowa and to all other persons interested. A petition has been presented to said Court by ROBIN A OJALA of Duxbury in the County of Plymouth representing that she holds as tenants in common an undivided part – or share – of certain land lying in Duxbury in said County of Plymouth and briefly described as follows: The land in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, being shown as Lot 2 on a plan entitled “Plan of Land in Duxbury, belonging to Irene S. Lindner”, described as follows: SOUTHWESTERLY: by land of Helen Adams and by land of Burr and Cain, as shown on said plan, four hundred fifty-four and 6/10 (454.6) feet; NORTHWESTERLY by Lot 1, as shown on said plan in two courses measuring respectively eight (8) feet, more or less, and two hundred fifty-five and 72/100 (255.72) feet; NORTHERLY: by said Lot 1, four hundred twenty-two and 62/100 (422.62) NORTHWESTERLY: by said Lot 1, one hundred forty-four and 76/100 (144.76) feet: NORTHEASTERLY: by land of Lot Phillips & Co., Corp., as shown on said plan, three hundred seventy-four and

sidewalk, public way, footway, passageway, stairs, bridge, park, playground, beach, recreation area, boat landing, public building, schoolhouse, school grounds, cemetery, parking lot, or any area owned by or under the control of the Town; or in or upon any bus or other passenger conveyance operated by a common carrier; or in any place accessible to the public. This bylaw may be enforced through any lawful means in law or in equity including, but not limited to, enforcement by non-criminal disposition pursuant to MGL Chapter 40, Section 21D by any police officer. The fine for violation of this bylaw shall be three-hundred dollars ($300) for each offense. Any penalty imposed under this CAMBRIDGE TRUST bylaw shall be in addition to any civil penalty imposed COMPANY under MGL Chapter 94C, Present holder of said Section 32L. Voted at the March 17, mortgage 2009 Session of Town By: Robert C. Davis, Meeting. Motion carried. Senior Vice President A true copy, Attest: 1336 Massachusetts Avenue Nancy M. Oates Cambridge, MA 02238 Duxbury Town Clerk (617) 876-5500 Dated: May 11 , 2009

By virtue and in execution of the Power of Sale contained in a certain mortgage given by Sean P. Dormady to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., dated August 20, 2004 and recorded with the Plymouth County RegistryA of Deeds at Book 28929, Page 89, of which mortgage HSBC Bank USA, National Association, as Trustee for SARM 2005-4 is the present holder, for breach of the conditions of said mortgage and for the purpose of foreclosing, the same will be sold at Public Auction at 12:00 p.m. on June 12, 2009, on the mortgaged premises located at 225 East Street, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, all and singular the premises described in said mortgage, TO WIT: A certain lot of land with the buildings thereon standing, situated in Duxbury near the dwelling house of the late Luther T. Gardner, containing about forty rods, be the same, more or less, and is bounded as follows: Beginning at the northerly corner of said lot at a point where the premises abut the land of the said Gardner heirs; thence south about 25 degrees east, ten rods to land of said Bradford; thence by Bradford's land, south about 70 3/4 degrees West, four rods and ten links to a stake and stones; thence by said Bradford's land north 21 1/4 degrees west, nine rods to a stake and stones in said Gardner's range; thence in said Gardner's range North about 57 1/2 degrees east, four rods to the point of beginning. For mortgagor's(s') title see deed recorded with Plymouth County Registry of Deeds in Book 15119, Page 156. These premises will be sold and conveyed subject to and with the benefit of all

March 14, 2009 at 9AM The Duxbury Schools Performing Arts Center 73 Alden Street, Duxbury, MA
The Town Meeting was called to order on Saturday, March 14, 2009 at 9:05am recessed at 9:20am until the adjournment of the Special Town Meeting sine die at 9:50am and recessed between Noon and reconvened at 1:10pm, and recessed at 5:20pm, reconvened on Monday, March 16th at 7:37pm and recessed at 10:30pm until reconvening on Tuesday, March 17th at 7:30pm until the adjournment of the meeting at 11:43pm all at the Duxbury Schools Performing Arts Center. Article 49Amend General Bylaws- Public Use Of Marijuana- Moved and seconded that the Town vote to amend the General Bylaws by adding the following new Section 7.5, entitled “Public Use of Marijuana or Tetrahydrocannabinol”, and by renumbering the existing sections 7.5 through 7.18 accordingly: No person shall smoke, ingest, or otherwise use or consume marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinol (as defined in MGL Chapter 94C, Section 1, as amended) while in or upon any street,


The Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing at the Town Hall, Mural Room, on June 11, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. to consider the application of Hummock LLC, M.W.C. Emerson, Manager, for a special permit under Articles 400 and 900, Sections 401.2(4), 404, 410.4 and 906.2 of the Duxbury Protective Bylaw. This is for two related applications of Hummock LLC, and this hearing will be consolidated with the hearings on the other applications. The project is located at 71 Ocean Road North, Parcel No. 211-939-091 of the Duxbury Assessors’ Map, consists of 23,016 sq. ft., is zoned for Residential Compatibility, Wetlands Protection and is owned by Hummock LLC, M.W.C. Emerson, Manager, P. O. Box 2132, Duxbury, MA 02331. The project is also located at 219 and 213 Gurnet Road, Parcel #’s 211-939-095 and 211-939-094 consisting of .81 acres, is zone for Residential Compatibility, Wetlands Protection and is owned by Hummock LLC, M.W.C. Emerson, Manager, P.O. Box 2132, Duxbury, MA 02331.


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8/100 (374.08) feet; SOUTHEASTERLY: by land of William R Pratt, as shown on said plan, in two courses measuring respectively three hundred sixteen (316) feet and thirty-seven (37) feet, more or less; and SOUTHEASTERLY: by State Highway Limited Access, as shown on said plan, one hundred

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twenty-eight (128) feet, more or less. Containing six and 2/10 acres, more or less, according to said plan. Subject to takings by eminent domain, or recorded, if any there be. Subject to and with the benefit of easements, restrictions, and rights of way of reco rd, insofar as the same may now be in force and

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applicable. The common title to said land is derived under – deed of Estelle A. Ojala and Robin A. Ojala dated June 5, 2008 recorded with Plymouth County Deeds, Book 36047, Page 247-248 setting forth that they desire that – all – of said land may be sold at private sale for not less than Seven Hundred Seventy Thousand and 00/100 ($770,000.00) dollars and

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praying that partition may be made of all the land aforesaid according to law, and to that end that a commissioner be appointed to make such partition and be ordered to make sale and conveyance of all, or any part of said land which the Court finds cannot be advantageously divided either at private sale or public auction, and be ordered to distribute the net proceeds thereof.

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This event, to benefit the Duxbury Student Union, will allow you to test drive a wide array of new 4x4 and crossover vehicles – right on Duxbury Beach. Test drive the latest from Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Ford, Volvo and 12 other manufacturers! See how well the newer, more agile and fuel efficient vehicles tackle the beach while supporting a great cause!

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