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Tremont Street resident Jim Sullivan said the tough economic situation is just one of the reasons it is time to roll back the Community Preservation Act tax surcharge from three percent to a quarter of one percent. This week, Sullivan presented the Board of Selectmen with a citizen’s petition for an annual town meeting warrant article to decrease the CPA surcharge. Decreasing the CPA tax
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from 3 percent to .25 percent is the only opportunity residents have to lower their tax bills, said Sullivan. “It is the only (Town Meeting) article that reduces the taxes residents have to pay,” Sullivan said. “The CPA tax is the only part residents can control.” When the Community Preservation Act was being considered by Duxbury residents in 2001, he said they were told there would be pecontinued on page 11

TIME TO SLIDE: John Edwards and his two kids, Jack (age 4, in front) and Ella (age 3, in middle) take advantage of the snow at North Hill on Saturday, tubing down the side of a hill. Photo by Jess Tucker

s a boarding school teacher for twenty-five years I had the good fortune to meet thousands of young students. In any job you are likely to meet many people, but some always seem to stand out. For us, when Jigme Wangchuck moved upstairs in our little house/ dormitory, the House of Dumas, we knew we were housing a very special human being. We knew that he was the Crown Prince of Bhutan,
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Boy who lived upstairs Martecchini to Resident’s former student becomes a king seek re-election A
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Peter Dudensing and his wife Nicky with Jigme Wangchuck. Wangchuck, a former student of Dudensing’s, was recently crowned King of Bhutan.

Selectman Andre Martecchini announced Monday that he will seek re-election to a fifth term in March. Martecchini, 47, of Heritage Lane, has been on the Board of Selectmen for the past twelve years. He is employed as a civil engineer. He said he believes the town is going through a tough period, including the evergloomier budget picture and the recent strife over the formation of a manager’s union. “This may not be the best
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Andre Martecchini has been a member of the Board of Selectmen for 12 years.



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Election season kicks off
The Duxbury election season has begun, and there are already several residents running for Andre Martecchini’s slot on the Board of Selectmen –– including Martecchini himself. Martecchini announced his decision to seek re-election at Monday’s Board of Selectmen meeting. He said he didn’t feel the time was right to step down. “We had a rough year,” he said. “This may not be the best time, from the town’s perspective, to make a big shuffle on the board.” Martecchini said he feels several things he has been working on for some time, such as a push to regionalize more services, and the drive to build a new police and fire facility, are starting to bear fruit. Three others have taken out papers to run for selectman. One candidate is Christopher Donato of Chandler Street. Donato did not immediately return a phone call seeking comment. Another is Planning Board member George Wadsworth; however Wadsworth said Monday morning he did not want to run against Martecchini. “Incumbency is extremeBy JuStin graeBer, Clipper editor JuStin@ClipperpreSS.Com

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Nomination papers are available in the town clerk’s office. Fifty certified signatures of registered voters are required, but candidates should obtain 20 signatures more than that to assure certification. Nomination papers are due back in the Town Clerk’s office on Monday, Feb. 9 by 5 p.m. The last day to withdraw from the race is Monday, Feb. 23, by 5 p.m. The last day to register to vote for Town Meeting and the annual town election is Friday, Feb. 20. The Clerk’s office will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on that day. Town Meeting will be held March 14, and the annual town election is March 28.

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to the town. He ran two water utilities and a consulting firm for 25 years, although he admitted that was a private company rather than a municipality. The Board of Selectmen also serves as the town’s water commissioners. On the Planning Board, Wadsworth said his main focus was the preservation of open space. “I’m an unabashed tree hugger and supporter of open space,” he said. On Monday night, Otter Rock Road resident John Murdock also took out papers to run for selectman. There are two Planning Board seats up for re-election; Wadsworth’s and James Kimball. Neither had withdrawn nomination papers at press time, but Vine Street resident and Clipper Publisher Josh Cutler has taken out papers. There is also one School Committee seat up for reelection, and no one has taken out nomination papers so far. The incumbent is board Vice Chairman John Heinstadt. Other elected positions which have no candidates yet are: An assessor for a term of three years, a moderator for a term of one year, and two library trustees for three-year terms.

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Selectman Betsy Sullivan said she was “thrilled” to hear that Martecchini wants to continue. “I love working with Andre,” said Sullivan, who is in her third term. “He is one of the most dedicated officials the town has ever seen. He takes his responsibilities to his committees and his position as selectmen so seriously. The town is lucky to have him. He is a pleasure to work with and one of the most honorable men I’ve ever worked with.” Town Manager Richard MacDonald agreed: “I’ve been in town 13 years and he’s been a selectman twelve years. He’s always conducted himself professionally and in the best interest of the town of Duxbury. I’m happy he’s decided to run again. He has a

positive impact on the town.” Despite the challenges ahead, Martecchini said he enjoys the job of being a Duxbury selectman. “It’s a very rewarding position,” he said. “I’ve come to respect my colleagues as well as the town staff that I work with.” He said he wants to continue the town’s work toward regionalizing services, which he believes has gathered steam recently, and that he wants to see the public safety building(s) project through. Martecchini is a member of the study committee seeking to build new police and fire facilities in town. Three residents have taken out papers to challenge Martecchini for his seat. For full election update see page three.

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t is the beginning of a new year and time to get all revved up for a record year of birding! Dust off your bird guides, get yourself a shiny new Massachusetts bird checklist, clean all the potato chips crumbs and bits of muffin off of your binoculars and see if you can make 2009 your best birding year yet. You can start by joining Massbird, an e-mail list that will keep you up to date on what other birders have found. Just go to massbird.org and sign up. Now instead of running all over the place to find your Bohemian Waxwing, you can get instant reports from the thickets of Wellfleet or go find that wintering Snowy Owl that someone reported on Duxbury Beach. Also in the Massbird Web site you can find a list of great birding spots in the state, join any number of bird clubs, research the best field guides for our area, locate a nearby park or beach, see the amazing photos taken in the field by expert locals, download lots of checklists and read the birding blogs of other Massbird members. The site is a treasure for those trying to jump start their birding year. If you are the left-brained type who is systematic and orderly, keeping a field journal might appeal to you. Nature field journals go back hundreds of years. They include careful notes of the season, the birds and sometimes tiny, finely drawn pictures of the birds and mammals observed. I tried it. Twice. The problem was I couldn’t remember to do it. At the sight of my first Rose-breasted Grosbeak I fell over my lawn chair, field journal flying. Naturally the bird flew away and I didn’t see another one for four years. I am, of course, right-brained. So, I gave up carefully writing down the date, weather, pertinent field marks and approximations of finch song and settled for a very messy sketchbook that has no order or system but lots of very funny sketches of what are supposed to look like birds but most often resemble fire hydrants. A poor thing but mine own. Another way to kick start a new birding year is to have a companion who will hold you to your promise to “walk the beach at dawn every day.” It is a lot easier to drag yourself out of a warm bed to go look for warblers or to slog through a marsh in hopes of finding a rail or two if you have someone to share the misery…uh, fun, with. A friend of mine and a good birder told me that she keeps a list of her yearly birds mainly in order to get herself out into the places she might otherwise ignore. If all the ducks on her list are unchecked, she knows it is time to drag her spotting scope to the ponds. It is all called “the lure of the list.” If you are the competitive type, you would be surprised at how addictive birding can be. For me it is a treasure hunt in every sense of the words. The Christmas Bird Count on Cape Cod found 132 species, a very good number. They reported no rarities but our team found an Ovenbird (a warbler normally long gone by December) and a Lincoln’s Sparrow! Why not make 2009 your best birding year ever! Happy New Year!


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and we knew that someday he would be king. And yet somehow this was something we rarely talked about. Bhutan is a Mahayana Bhuddhist nation and the people are very friendly and serene. Jigme was a shy, quiet boy, and yet very mature for an eighteen year

the population voted. When did that last happen in the United States of America? We were blessed by an invitation from the king to attend the long-delayed Coronation. It was not hard to say “let’s go!”, but sorting out the tickets and transit visas to India required some effort as the date was only a week away.

Then a large number of Bhuddhist monks performed incantations which were specific for the occasion, crowning a new king. The crowning was done again by the Je Khenpo, and I felt an odd sensation. I know a king. Well.
old student. During the two years he lived with us we became good friends. He visited our home in Duxbury in 1998, a real treat for someone from a small, landlocked nation in central Asia. Jigme graduated from Cushing Academy in 1998 and went on to Wheaton College before transferring to Oxford in England where he earned his degree. His father, the fourth King of Bhutan, abdicated in December of 2006, and Jigme became the fifth king, carrying on with the work his father had laid out for the country. The first task he undertook was to establish democracy for the people of Bhutan. The first election, for members of a new Parliament and local representatives, took place in March of 2008. Eighty-seven percent of We left Boston early on Nov. 1, and arrived in Paro, Bhutan, around noon on the third. Our stay in Delhi, the capital of India, was brief but very moving. Observing Mount Everest on the flight to Bhutan was very special. Seeing the nation’s people wearing “national dress” on a regular basis reminded me a bit of prep schools and dress codes, but almost everyone that we saw and met seemed to show in some way a regard for the national goal for progress, “Gross National Happiness.” His Majesty, the boy who lived upstairs, had his picture on every street corner and nearly every shop window. The streets were festooned with colorful banners and drapes, and there was a clear sense of anticipation. We saw

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many interesting things and places. We were hooked. Wednesday evening, Anthony Smith, the retired President of Magdalen College at Oxford, England, became our neighbor and companion for the rest of our visit. He is a brilliant, funny and kind man, who also knew the king on a personal basis. The Coronation on Thursday was colorful and unusual. We shivered in the grand courtyard of the 12th Century Dzong, and finally a procession of dancers, warriors, animals and musicians playing Medieval music led the way for the entrance of the king, his saffron yellow robe designating His Majesty. Bhuddhist monks chanted, some brief music rang out, and then on a very cold and sunny morning the king and the Royal Family, along with the most prominent dignitaries, proceeded south to the Golden Throne Room. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck was crowned by his father, His Majesty the Fourth Druk King, shortly after the announced time of 8:31 a.m. After the first ceremony and a brief rest, His Holiness the Je Khenpo and His majesty entered, and took their places. There was some more medieval sounding music, on horns and percussion, the like of which I had never seen nor heard. Then a large number of Bhuddhist monks performed incantations which were specific for the occasion, crowning a new king. The crowning was done again by the Je Khenpo, and I felt an odd sensation. I know a king. Well. The rite and ritual called for everyone in the first, small ceremony, and everyone in the second larger ceremony we attended, and the third open, public ceremony at the national stadium that afternoon, to present the king a silk scarf, and speak to him. We had been provided silk scarves by our Protocol Officer, and when our turn came to offer our gift and speak with the boy who lived upstairs, now the youngest monarch on Earth, his face broke into a huge smile and laugh. “So I have to get coronated for you to come see me?” was his greeting. After some pleasantry, I thought of how the little nation of Bhutan is facing many challenges, so at this formal time I told him that I would pray for his success. That night, there was a state dinner for the President of India, and we were on the guest list. While waiting for the officials to arrive, we stood

Jigme Wangchuck, the King of Nepal, was once a student of the writer. He made a visit to Duxbury in 1998.

near the band, a wind group wearing kilts and metal helmets. We were introduced to the President of India by the King of Bhutan. I mumbled our names and the king rescued me by telling her that we were his “great teachers from America.” Okay, whatever. We had dinner with an Ambassador, a high commissioner, a member of the Cabinet and another fine fellow whose title I forget. By this point in our trip I found it getting hard
Bhutan is a landlocked country in Central Asia bordered by India and China.

to keep from laughing. Am I really here? The next day was spent at the National Stadium, where a crowd of about 25,000, maybe four percent of the entire population watched native dances and musical performances. At one point I went to the Gent’s, but was told by a guard to wait, as “His Majesty is inside.” A lucky break, I thought. After what seemed a peculiarly long time the king’s younger brother, another fine young man, came out, and my hopes were a bit dashed. Then suddenly His Majesty, the boy from upstairs, appeared, and it took all I could manage to keep from laughing about meeting a king outside the Men’s Room. But he laughed first, and promised to see us before we left. That night there was a large banquet at the Tashichho Dzong. It was a very cold, outdoor buffet, and the guests, perhaps 500, were all given blankets, hand warmers, and hot water bottles. The Royal Academy of Performing Arts put on a music/theater perfor-

mance. I was sitting next to the Attorney General and he talked right through the whole thing, so I did not get the philosophical message of the fable. But to see a performance in a frigid 12th century courtyard was still special. Our dinner for that evening sounded a bit vague according to our protocol officer, but it seemed like we might get the chance to be part of a small dinner with the king at his residence. And that is how it turned out. We had the great pleasure of being part of a group of 16 who had dinner with His Majesty at the end of the official celebrations of the coronation. It was held in a small “social” house, just next to the log cabin where the king lives, beside a happy sounding river that flows past the Tashichho Dzong. I have been advised to not fully relate the details of that evening, particularly the time spent around the bonfire, but I feel safe to say that it was certainly one of the most enjoyable evenings of our lives. My wife and I sat on a sofa to eat, and the king sat on the arm and talked and laughed with us for a long time. For me, the Crown Prince from the House of Dumas was now truly a king, a young man who could not only look back on establishing democracy in his country, but also on simpler days, when he was the shy, quiet boy who lived upstairs. The warmth of the fire, the familiar stars in the sky, and the kindness, wisdom, and good humor of the young king left me feeling that everything would be okay. Mr. Dudensing lives with his wife Nicky and two dogs on Gurnet Road on Duxbury Beach.

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New plans shown for Millbrook Crossing 40B
The latest plans for the proposed mixed-use development called Millbrook Crossing show 24 rental apartments with six affordable units built above 25,000 square feet of commercial space. Located at St. George Street and Railroad Avenue, Millbrook Crossing is being developed by S & G Associates, LLC of Osterville, which consists of land owner Ben Goodrich of Strawberry Lane and custom builders Floyd and Ronald Silvia of Silvia & Silvia Associates, Inc. The project involves five separate parcels of land totaling 6.2 acres. The current Millbrook market, former Back River fish store and closed Goodrich Lumber building will all be demolished to make way for three new buildings, two at the corner of St. George Street and one at the site of the old lumber building. The project is being proposed under Chapter 40B, a state law that allows builders to bypass many local zoning laws and town board reviews when developing land, provided that 25 percent of the housing units are below market rate. The latest plans show seven one-bedroom units, 15 two bedroom, two bathroom apartments, and three three-bedroom, two bath apartments. Six units will be leased for the below-market rate, including all the three-bedroom units. Millbrook Crossing development manager Dean Harrison of Wrentham said the affordable units would be suitable for young professionals or senior citizens. All the residences will be rentals. However, some of the commercial space will be sold as condos, said Harrison. These plans differ from ones shown to selectmen in April 2008. That Chapter 40B proposal showed 46 rental units of affordable housing, including at least five lowincome apartments. The majority of the apartments were reserved for people who make sixty percent or less of the median income in Duxbury, or $48,300, and five were for those considered low income, who earn 30 percent or less than the median income, or $24,150. In 2007, a conventional development with at least 16 apartments and retail/commercial space was rejected by the Board of Health in 2007 because it needed a mounded septic system, which is prohibited by the health board for new construction in Duxbury. In April, selectmen said they liked the mixed-use apBy SuSanna Sheehan, Clipper Staff SuSanna@duxBuryClipper.Com

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proach, however they were unhappy with the plan, saying it had too much housing and not enough commercial space. They felt that business in the Millbrook area must continue and wanted to see more of it. According to Attorney Gareth Orsmond of Rackemann, Sawyer and Brewster in Boston, the latest plans take into consideration the selectmen’s and the public’s comments. He said the commercial space would house businesses that are useful for the development’s residents, such as a small market. Selectmen were more receptive to the latest plan. “I think this is a great improvement,” said Selectman Andre Martecchini. “This is a better use of this property than 16 units of rental housing. This is a commercial district and it is essential that we can develop as much commercial property in town that can sustain business.” Selectman Betsy Sullivan said: “I appreciate that you took so many of our suggestions to heart. This shows a balance of affordability and rental units. This is a huge step forward.” Selectmen Chairman Jon Witten asked whether developers still plan to use a

mounded septic system since the area has poor soils and is close to wetlands. Orsmond said he believed this was the case but that the project’s engineers were working on the septic plans. According to Orsmond, the developers are not asking for many zoning waivers, other than ones relating to wetland buffer zones and the mounded septic system. Laurie Hall of Abrams Hill Road said she and other residents were concerned that the untreated wastewater from the development would leach into the Bluefish River and contaminate it and area shellfish beds. She wanted to know if the septic system could treat the wastewater before releasing it. Orsmond said he would pass on this information to the engineers designing the system, but that he had no answers currently. If Millbrook Crossing gains the financial backing of the Massachusetts Housing Partnership, the next step in the Chapter 40B process is a public hearing for in front of Duxbury’s Zoning Board of Appeals, the sole permit granting authority under Chapter 40B’s comprehensive permit process.




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Storme and Calder Felty of Duck Hill Road brought the Clipper on a holiday adventure to the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. This picture was taken on James island, the spot where Charles Darwin couldn’t pitch his tent because of the amount of land iguanas in the area. Anchored In the background is the expedition ship M/V Santa Cruz. ors for the fall trimester. Cape Cod Academy is a private K-12 school located in Osterville. Grace and Grant are the children of Jeff and Carol DeWald of Simmons Drive. ➢ Emily S. Palfrey, a 2003 DHS graduate, received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from James Madison University in Harrisburg, Va., on Dec. 13. Her extended family traveled to Virginia to see her receive her degree and attended the candlelit nurses’ pinning ceremony on Dec. 12. She is the daughter of John and Debra Palfrey of St. George Street, and the granddaughter of Martha and the late George Palfrey of St. George St., and Richard and Priscilla Wonkka of Plymouth.

Den 3 of Cub Scout Pack 62, all second graders, received their Bobcat badges at the December pack meeting at Holy Family Church. Pictured are moms: Sally Ann Roberts, Jessica Tyler, Linda Hayes, Jean McCutcheon (Den Mother), Ginger Ball. Kids: Ryan Rocket, John Roberts, Sam Messina, Sam Hayes, Michael McCutcheon, Colin Ball. Missing from the photo are Ann Lawler (Den Mother), James Lawler, Lisa Rocket, Garret Hines. ➢ Kyle Murphy was named to the dean’s list in his first semester at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. Kyle is a freshman and a communications major. ➢ Ellyn Moore was named to the high honor roll for the 2008-2009 fall term at the New Hampton School, a college preparatory school in New Hampton, NH. Ellyn is the daughter of Dayce and Maura Moore of High Street. ➢ Cape Cod Academy has awarded seventh graders Grace and Grant DeWald high hon-

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SWEET SELLERS: Local Girl Scouts have begun selling Girl Scout cookies, starting with their traditional stop by the Clipper to visit with publisher Josh Cutler. Pictured are Troop 80437 Junior Angela Connors, 10, Troop 80331 Cadette Colleen Fallon, 11, and Troop 81105 Brownies Julia, 8, and Jackie Mutkoski, 7. Watch for Girl Scouts going door to door or selling cookies through booths at Foodies and other locations. The local troops are members of the Girl Scout Council of Eastern Massachusetts.


Burning season to begin; permits available from fire department for $10
Brush burning permits will be available for purchase during normal business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., including Saturdays & Sundays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning January 1. Cost of the burning permits remains at $10 for the season. We will only accept checks. Cash will not be accepted. Burning permits will be sold only at the Central Fire Station located at 668 Tremont Street, or by mail. If you wish to have a permit mailed to you, please forward a request with your check to P.O. Box 2824, Duxbury, MA 02331. The burning season will start Jan. 15, and the last day of burning season will be May 1. Residents are strongly encouraged to get their burning done early because burning will be very limited if we have a dry spring.

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Burning without a 2009 permit is a violation and burning privileges will be revoked for the remainder of the burning season. Burning permits are issued only for burning brush, cane, driftwood, and forestry products. Burning of leaves, grass, hay, straw, stumps, finished lumber, or construction debris is strictly prohibited and doing so will be cause immediate revocation of the permit. Burning must be done on land proximate to where the brush is generated, it must be done at least 75 feet from a dwelling, and adequate resources must be available to immediately extinguish the fire if requested to do so by a fire official. Burning will only be permitted when weather and wind conditions are acceptable.

The Duxbury Free Library will be hosting an all day “inauguration watch” Tuesday, Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. in the Merry Meeting Room so that the general public can share in the historic event of the swearing in of America’s first black president. Light snacks, coffee and drinks will be provided. Children, teens, and adults are invited to witness the musical prelude starting at 10:30 a.m., the swearing in ceremony at noon followed by the address of the nation by the President. The afternoon parade starts at 2:30 p.m. This event is non-partisan and civic-oriented. The Merry Meeting Room is handicapped accessible. There is no charge for this event.

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Registration for the prestigious Winter Juried Show at the Duxbury Art Association starts Thursday Jan. 15, from 5 p.m.–8 p.m. and continues on Friday, Jan. 16 from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Artists from all over New England are encouraged to submit work in the categories of watercolor, oil and acrylic, drawing and pastel, sculpture, printmaking, mixed media, photography and altered digital photography. Each entry is submitted to a panel of judges, reviewed and a final 110 pieces are selected for exhibition. Cash awards are given in each category for best in show and first place in each category. Ribbons are awarded for second, third and honorable mention artwork.
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Over 700 pieces of artwork are expected this year and over 80 volunteers orchestrate the process of bringing the show to the public under the direction of DAA staff, Mary Beth Brown, Jessica Horton and Event Coordinator, Sue Bradford, and Art Complex Museum staff. Each piece of artwork is registered, labeled, reviewed, sorted, stored and checked out. Winning artwork is transported to the Art Museum Complex for exhibit. Local residents looking for an interesting volunteer opportunity are encouraged to contact the DAA at 781-934-2731 ext. 4. A Gala Opening Reception for Artists and Art Enthusiasts will take place on Feb. 7, and

includes an award ceremony to celebrate the artist’s accomplishments. Sponsorships for the opening reception and the exhibition are still available by calling the DAA. Starting Feb. 8 through April 26, the DAA in conjunction with The Art Complex Museum, will host the Winter Juried Show exhibition to the public. During this period there will be a number of Meet the Artist brown bag sessions to learn more about the artist’s work, their influences and motivations. Admission to the museum is free. For more information about the Duxbury Art Association and the Winter Juried Show, go to www. duxburyart.org.

Wayne J. Stevens, 56, corporate recruiter
Wayne J. Stevens of East Sandwich, died suddenly at home on January 2 at the age of 56. He was the son of Marian Stevens of Portland, Maine. He leaves his daughter Carolyn of Park City, Utah, his son John Eric of Manchester-by -the Sea, his life companion Susan Coombs and her children, of Cedarville. He also leaves a brother Kenneth and his wife Mary Joan, and their children of Kingston, his sister Jennifer Angelone and her husband Michael, of Portland, Maine; and his sister Sarah Lawrence and her husband Scott of Gorham, Maine. Mr. Stevens was born in New Haven, Conn. on May 27, 1952 to Wilbur and Marian Nanfeldt. The family relocated to Hingham, where Wayne attended high school and went on to Northeastern University in Boston graduating with a BA in Business and Economics. Wayne went on to earn an MBA at Suffolk University. A self employed corporate recruiter for 28 years, Wayne enjoyed professional car racing with his Porsche

Club of America colleagues, landscaping and gardening, and spending time at the ocean and beach. A celebration of Wayne’s life will be held on Saturday Jan. 10, beginning at 1 p.m. at the Stevens family home, 27 Fish House Rd. East Sandwich. The family can be contacted at 508-833-3036. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the American Diabetes Association at www. diabetes.org. For online condolences please go to www. shepherdfuneralhome.com.

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Dorothy R. (Johns) Hanson died peacefully at Jordan Hospital on Dec. 24 at age 88. She was the wife of the late Russell Hanson and mother of her late son, Robin. Born in Roslindale, Dorothy lived for many years in Randolph before moving to Plympton in 1984. A Business School graduate she managed the personnel department for R.H. Stearns of Boston. At age 13 she attended the rodeo at Boston Garden where she was awarded a pony as winner of an essay contest.

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Dorothy and “Pinky” grew up together riding the Blue Hills. Pinky lived 24 years winning many ribbons. Dorothy received recognition from The Pinto Horse Association of America in 1961 for her “extraordinary efforts in behalf of the Association and its ideals”. At age 55 Dorothy rescued a mistreated 4 year old Registered American Quarterhorse, “Charlie Eagle”. The small woman and her strong horse became great friends. Charlie Eagle lived 28 years.

Dorothy raised award winning rabbits and was a talented artist specializing in horse portraits. Dorothy and her cat “Sheena” moved to the Allerton House in Duxbury in March of 2007 where they lived quite happily. Memorial donations may be sent to Black Feather Rescue Inc, a nonprofit horse rescue operation, at 190 Rear Russell Mills Road, Plymouth MA 02360.

Virginia (Vaughan) Cole of Duxbury, 84, formerly of Hingham, died Dec. 23 at the Radius Hospital in Boston after a brief illness. Born in Newton, Mass., Mrs. Cole was educated at Mount Ida High School in Newton and graduated from Colby Junior College in New Hampshire. During World War II, Mrs. Cole played piano for the

Virginia (Vaughan) Cole, 84, USO piano player
USO. Mrs. Cole was the wife of the late George A. Cole, Jr. for many years and the mother of George A. Cole, III and his wife Frances of Hingham, Cynthia Heslam and her husband Michael of Braintree and Nancy Barges and her husband William of Duxbury. She also leaves her brother Parker H. Vaughan of Manchester, CT, 12 grandchildren and five

great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, Jan. 10 at 11 a.m. at the Church of St. John the Evangelist, 172 Main St., Hingham. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the USO of New England, Building #8, 2nd Deck-427, Commercial St., Boston, MA 02109.

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riodic reviews of the tax surcharge, which was voted in its maximum of three percent in Duxbury. That has not happened yet, said Sullivan. He feels the floundering economy is a good reason for a review. Since 2001, property taxes in Duxbury are 150 percent higher and the purchasing power of the dollar is 20 percent lower, said Sullivan. Reducing the CPA tax surcharge will allow the $1.2 million it generates to be used by the residents for their discretionary spending, Sullivan said, adding this amount would be what the town will owe in interest on the loans it plans to take out to pay for a new $15 million police and fire station. “It is time to redirect that revenue stream,” Sullivan said. “This is a timely, reasonable and temporary action.” Reducing the CPA surcharge less than a quarter of one percent is not possible, said Sullivan. To those who wish to keep the surcharge intact because of the state match, Sullivan said: “Any state dollars are taxpayer dollars just taken out of another pocket. The state money is our own. It is not a reason to perpetuate a direct tax in our town.” Sullivan’s supporters includ Jackson Kent of Tremont Street and Charles Killian of St. George Street. Kent said he supported the citizen’s petition because he felt it was time to take a look at the CPA. Killian agreed. “It’s time for us to look at how we’re spending our money in this town,” he said. Selectmen did not take a vote on the citizen’s petition, but indicated they did not support the article.

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Even if the citizens’ petition article to rollback the Community Preservation Fund is approved on Town Meeting floor, residents may not see a difference in their taxes for some time. Any reduction of Duxbury’s Community Preservation Act tax surcharge would be unlikely to take effect this year. The act requires a two-step process to amend or revoke, according to Katherine Roth, associate director of the Community Preservation Coalition. Changes to the surcharge must be approved at Town Meeting and then ratified by a majority of voters at a town election. However the CPA requires 35 days between Town Meeting action and the town election. Since Duxbury’s town election is two weeks after Town Meeting, the rollback would not be on the ballot until the spring of 2010. A spokeswoman from the Secretary of State’s office confirmed there must be at least 35 days between “final notice” of any ballot questions and an election. In any other case, the posting of the warrant would suffice, however in the case of proposed changes to the Community Preservation Act, any election must be at least 35 days after Town Meeting. The act does allow changes to the surcharge to be voted on at a state election, but there is no state election scheduled until the fall of 2010. The act does not permit changes via a special town election. According to experts the only remedy for proponents of a rollback would be to seek a change via the initiative petition process rather than Town Meeting. That would require signatures of 5 percent of the town voters. Duxbury adopted the CPA via initiative petition in 2001. For more information visit communitypreservation.org hurting and some say to cut it, while others say don’t cut it. The CPA has been very successful and we’ve done some very interesting and creative projects in Duxbury.” Martecchini acknowledged that the state’s match, which has been 100 percent up until this year when it dipped to 73 percent, is decreasing but he said “the state money will be spent whether it comes to Duxbury or to another community.” Martecchini said he’d be more amenable to cutting the CPA surcharge if the proposal was to reduce it to one percent, but he felt the quarter of a percent was too low. “You might as well go to zero,” he said. Selectman Betsy Sullivan said she believed it was time to talk about reducing the CPA tax. However, she said she believed the money generated from the CPA has done “an amazing job of retaining the culture and environment we espouse to love about Duxbury.” “I welcome the conversation,” said Sullivan, who is no relation to Jim Sullivan. “It is the will of Town Meeting and its participants on how its money is best spent.” Brendan Keohane, the local housing partnership representative to the Community Preservation Committee, said it was good that voters would be discussing the CPA. Selectmen postponed taking a vote on this warrant article.

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Selectmen Chairman Jon Witten said he was against decreasing the CPA surcharge. “In my opinion, the voters were visionary in 2001 when they adopted the act and I think we’ve spent the money very wisely. That three percent is our money and we don’t have to be dependent on the state. We’d be extraordinarily visionary to keep it as it is,” said Witten. “I have very mixed feelings about the article,” said Selectman Andre Martecchini. “In town, many people are

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SELECTMEN’S NOTES • The board voted to support a Town Meeting warrant article for $50,000 in CPA funds for plans for affordable housing on Temple Street land, which is part of the Camp Wing property voters approved last March. • The board voted to support an article that authorizes the town to enter into a long-term lease for the affordable housing unit that will be in the abandoned town firehouse on Franklin Street. Voters approved transforming the building into housing at last year’s town meeting but the article did not specify a long-term lease. • Selectmen learned that Duxbury did not receive the $480,000 state grant it expected on the $1 million 98-acre Camp Wing property approved at last year’s town meeting. Conservation administrator Joe Grady said the town just missed the cut-off for grants because the state lowered the amount of funds available from $5.5 million to $3.5 million. • The board learned that the World War I monument committee will ask the Community Preservation Committee to reconsider its request for funding and give the committee the full amount it asked for. The CPC agreed to a town meeting article to fund $75,000 for the restoration of the granite monument to WWI veterans. However, the monument committee would like it to fund the total amount of $100,000. • Agreed to attend a meeting of the Pembroke Board of Selectmen on Wednesday, January 21 regarding the regionalization of services. The towns of Hingham, Cohasset, Hull and Norwell are currently investigating regionalization.

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Duxbury Free Library Sunday Salon presented Peace Corps volunteer, Gretchen Snoeyenbos. Her presentation, “Massachusetts to Mali and Back: My Peace Corps experience and why saving the world really wasn’t the point,” was about the two years she lived in Dioila, Mali. Standing with Gretchen (right) is her mother, Ellen Snoeyenbos, young adult librarian at the Duxbury Free Library.
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in Africa, she said. Snoeyenbos joined the Peace Corps after working with another organization in the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina. She was in Mali from July 2006 to September 2008. The hospital where she worked was full-service, and doctors there performed surgeries as well as routine care. Although the hospital’s appearance may have shocked Americans used to the ultrasterile modern hospital (she said animals routinely wandered the halls) Snoeyenbos said the people there worked hard for their patients. “It’s amazing ... Third world doctors do phenomenal things under incredibly difficult conditions,” she said. In addition to learning about Mali’s culture, Snoeyenbos also learned about herself –– including the fact that she doesn’t have the patience for public health work. She did, however, find her calling in the African hospital. She is planning to attend medical school. “You do a huge amount of self-discovery in the Peace Corps,” she said. “You spend a lot of time in your own head.” She said the poverty of a country like Mali can seem overwhelming at times, but she believes she did good things during her stint in the Peace Corps. “They know you’re not going to fix things in two years, but they really value that you came and you tried,” she said.

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The DEF Spelling Bee will soon “bee” here: BEE There. BEE Smart. The 2009 Duxbury Education Foundation Community Spelling Bee will be held at the Duxbury Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Feb. 3. The red carpet walk begins at 6:15 p.m. and the Bee from 6:30 – 9 p.m. The Spelling Bee teams are comprised of three spellers who compete in hives. Separate hives of teams are established for students from Alden (4th and 5th grades), DMS, and DHS including adults. All teams are encouraged to name themselves and dress in costume for the occasion! Winning teams from each hive compete again in championship rounds, a round for each school. Team members listen to the word pronounced and used in a sentence, then confer with their team and write their answer for review by the judges. It’s simple, it’s smart and it supports Duxbury Public Schools! The Spelling Bee supports the fundraising efforts of the Duxbury Education Foundation. There are many ways to be part of the bee. Enter or sponsor a team (three spellers) with an entry fee of $300. Team sponsors may form their own team or help provide others an opportunity to compete in the Bee. Contribute $100 to purchase a “Mulligan” (a second chance in the preliminary round) for your favorite team. Donate professional services, paper goods, decorations, prizes, or treats for the team goodie bags. Call Gay Shanahan at 781-934-2138 to join the planning of the DEF Spelling Bee. For more information and to obtain entry forms visit www.duxburyeducationfoundation.org. Send your tax-deductible contribution, payable to the Duxbury Education Foundation, with team entry/sponsorship form to: Gay Shanahan, 576 Washington St, Duxbury, MA 02332. Learn more about the DEF by visiting our Web site at www. Duxburyeducationfoundation.org .

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rs. Janet L. Taunton-Rigby of Dover, and Mr. Robert M. Mustard, Jr. of Duxbury and Chatham, announce the engagement of their daughter Lindsay Bakewell Mustard to Scott Patrick Murray, son of Stephen and Jacqueline Murray of Poinciana, Fla. The Murray family is originally from Lewiston, Maine. Miss Mustard graduated from Trinity College, Hartford, CT and received her M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. She is a management consultant with Fidelity Investments in



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ancy and Lawrence Pink announce the marriage of their son, Timothy Pink of Duxbury to Jessica Thomas of Middleboro. Timothy graduated from Duxbury High School in 1987. Jessica graduated from Middleboro High School. Both are local cranberry growers, and consultants. Jessica is also the cheerleading coach for Carver High School. The couple were married on Saquish Beach where the bride galloped in on a beautiful white stallion. The one ring ceremony was officiated by Peter Smey of Pembroke. All guests, including Susan (Pink) Maini formerly of Duxbury, were dressed accordingly in pink. Timothy’s sons were the best men, who gave an admirable toast, and the rings were carried by their black lab, Sawyer. Although it rained a dash, the party was veiled by a rainbow, and clearly good luck.



Wednesday, January 7, 2009

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t’s easier than you think to keep your New Years resolution to be healthier in 2009. Incorporating these phytonutrient rich “superfoods” into your diet will help you maintain a healthy weight, fight disease, add to your lifespan and give you more energy. Beans: A great low-fat, low-calorie source of protein and fiber. Adding beans to your diet can help control weight and blood sugar. Dried beans have the most nutritional impact, but canned beans are a decent substitute. Be sure to rinse canned beans and drain them to minimize the gassy side effects of beans. Blueberries: The best food on the planet to preserve a young brain as we mature. These small fruits are jam-packed with folic acid, vitamin C and essential minerals. Local blueberries are in season during the summer months and can be frozen without losing their nutritional impact. Pre-packed frozen blueberries are healthful and useful; avoid those packed in syrup as they are laden with sugar.


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Sing with Snug Harbor


Snug Harbor Community Chorus begins their Spring Season 2009 rehearsals Monday Jan. 12. Have you thought about singing with a community chorus? Did you sing in high school groups? Or maybe in your college chorus? We are a “non-audition” choral group performing two times a year. Our first two rehearsals are open to come listen to us and see if you are comfortable with our music venue and musicality. What have you to lose? You could begin the new year with new friends and a renewed interest in choral music. Rehearsals are Monday evenings 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center in Duxbury.For information visit our Web site at www.snugharborcc.org.

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Oats: Eating a bowl of steaming oatmeal with a hint of soy milk is a sure-fire way to lower your cholesterol. If eating porridge isn’t your thing, try sneaking oats into your diet by using them as a subsitute for breadcrumbs in meatloaf, meatballs, turkey burgers, salmon patties and as a crunchy topping on fruit crumbles. If all else fails…eat an oatmeal cookie! Oranges: The most readily available source of vitamin C, which in turn lowers the rate of most causes of death in this country, for example, heart disease and cancer. An eight ounce glass of fresh squeezed orange juice is made with three or four oranges; what a great way to start the day! Pumpkin: Loaded with phytonutrients, which keep our skin young and help prevent damage from sunlight, pumpkins isn’t just for Halloween any more. Canned pumpkin (not pie mix) is readily available and carries all the nutritional benefits of it’s fresher, autumnal sibling. Wild salmon: A guaranteed way to lower your risk for cardiac-related death. When serving salmon for dinner, make extra and have it on whole wheat bread for lunch the next day or mix it with low fat yogurt and fresh dill for a delightful salad.

Broccoli: The best food on the planet to prevent cancer. Bored with bland broccoli? Coat florets in olive oil and roast in a 450 degree oven for 10 minutes or until just turning brown; squeeze a bit of lemon over the roasted broccoli and sprinkle a bit of Parmesan for an addictive, crunchy side dish.

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Soy: The only complete vegetarian source of protein, eating soy helps prevent certain forms of cancer, osteoporosis and heart disease. Mix soy nuts into your trail mix snack, use soy milk in your morning cereal or oatmeal or try fresh or frozen edamame beans as a side dish or snack. Spinach: The best food on the planet to prevent cataracts and age-related macular degeneration, thus ensuring a lifetime of good vision. Slip spinach into your diet by substituting it for lettuce in sandwiches, mix with your favorite greens when making a salad and add small spinach leaves to hot soups.

Tea — green or black: The easiest and cheapest no-calorie way to avoid heart disease and cancer. A relaxing “cuppa” mid morning is good for the soul and the heart. Tomatoes: One of the easiest ways for men to avoid prostate cancer is the consumption of tomatoes and tomato-based products.

Skinless turkey breast: The leanest meat source of protein on the planet and an excellent source of essential nutrients such as niacin and vitamins such as B6 and B12. Walnuts: Consuming walnuts is an easy, tasty way to lower your risk of cardiovascular disease. Just four walnuts a day will work wonders for your health. The hard part is stopping at just four! Enjoy a handful as a snack, crush and sprinkle on salads or as a dessert topping.


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Not many businesses can say they’re expanding in this tough economic climate, but the Duxbury Thrift Shop recently moved to a new location that’s double the size of their old store. The shop moved across Foodie’s Plaza from their old location next to the Duxbury Post Office, to the former Video Scene store. The Thrift Shop held a grand opening Tuesday morning, and the the shop was teeming with customers looking for post-Christmas bargains and secondhand merchandise. “In these economic times, people are really discovering a thrift store is a great place to find great things at a bargain,” said Thrift Shop Vice President Renee Beaty. The shop accepts donations, which can be written off as a tax deduction, as well as consignments, with the shop selling merchandise for a customer, who then gets 60 percent of the profit and the shop keeps the other 40 percent. All money made by the Duxbury Thrift Shop goes toward scholarships for Duxbury High School students, said Beaty. The scholarships are usually in the $1,000 to $2,000 range. Last year, the Thrift Shop gave out over $40,000 to DHS students. Beaty said the move was inevitable, as the shop was simply outgrowing its old space. “We had maxed out at the other store,” she said. “We had to turn people away.” They had moved into the space next to the post office

By JuStin graeBer, Clipper editor JuStin@duxBuryClipper.Com

Duxbury Thrift Shop President Lydia Hart and Vice President Renee Beaty were encouraged by the turnout at the shop’s grand opening in its new location Tuesday.

The Thrift Shop had to look for bigger quarters after outgrowing its old location. The business is booming –– a by-product of the tough economic times, say the people who run the shop.

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after outgrowing another location, Beaty said, and sales continued to increase. “This is a space we can grow into and be in for a long time,” she said. The Duxbury Thrift and

The shop had a steady flow of customers for its grand opening on Tuesday. The store moved across Foodie’s Plaza and expanded. They were formerly located next to the post office, a spot now occupied by the “Gotta Dance Studio.”

Consignment Shop is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They accept consignments until 3 p.m. Call 781-934-9014 for more information.

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It’s cookie time: The Girl Scout cookie sale is officially underway with Girl Scouts throughout Eastern Massachusetts conducting cookie booths and going door-to-door offering eight delicious varieties of Girl Scout cookies for sale including the ever popular Thin Mints and the new Daisy-Go-Rounds, daisyshaped crisp cinnamon cookies packed in snack packs. The profits from the sale provide troops with funding for troop activities and provide the Council with the funds for conducting girl programs, maintenance of the Girl Scout camps and funding for camperships, allowing girls who might not otherwise be able to afford it, to attend summer camp. So when a Girl Scout knocks on your door, please buy a box of Girl Scout cookies. And purchase an extra box or two for the freezer, because when the sale is over they won’t be available for another year. Cookie booths will be held this Saturday at the post office and Foodie’s, and on Sunday at Holy Family Church after Masses. Service project to benefit our troops in Iraq: Girls in Cadette Troop 80331 have taken on a service project, hoping to send 25 cases of cookies to our soldiers serving in Iraq. They have arranged for shipment of the cookies and are hoping that residents will stop by their booth at the post office and Foodie’s this Saturday to help them meet their goal. Cookies can also be donated by calling Suzanne Sarles at 781-834-1514 or Joan Riser at 781-934-5427. This is a great way to put a smile on the faces of our military men and women in Iraq.

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Pool party: There are still a few spots available for girls wishing to attend the pool and pizza party from 6-7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24 at the Percy Walker Pool. Completed permission forms with a check for $5 should be mailed to Joan Riser at 69 Heritage Lane, or left in the Girl Scout box by the front door. We do have a limit on how many can be in the pool so be sure to get your forms in this week, if you wish to attend. Questions? Call Joan at 781-934-5427.

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Leaders’ meeting: The next meeting for Duxbury leaders will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Girl Scout House. We will be going over spring activities including the Easter basket project, the Sweetheart Dance and the bowling party. These are activities your girls will not want to miss, so plan to send a representative from your troop. We welcome ideas for other activities—maybe an end-of-the year activity?


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Wednesday, January 7, 2009 SenD itemS for the opinion page to editor@duxburyclipper.com

John & BoBBie Cutler, Founders DaviD S. Cutler, PreSiDent JoSh S. Cutler, PubliSher JuStin M. Graeber, eDitor Phone: 781-934-2811 E-mail: editor@duxburyclipper.com

the DeaDline for all letters & commentaries is monday at noon. What’S YourS? Share Your vieWS in our SounDing off SeCtion

Resolve to serve A your town
kay, so you’ve already quit smoking, lost weight and become a better person. What next? If you’re looking for a meaningful New Year’s resolution, we’ve got just the idea –– serve your town. Election season is just around the corner and there are plenty of positions that need capable civic-minded candidates. School committee and selectmen are two high-profile choices, but there are plenty of “down-ballot” offices where you can also make your mark. The running-for-office part is easy. The real work comes when you win, but first let’s clear up a few misconceptions: • Running for office is not expensive. Newspaper ads are always appreciated, but there are plenty of opportunities for “free media” too. The Clipper sponsors a candidate forum each year in the Mural Room at Town Hall. We also publish an election supplement that will help you get the word out. And of course there are plenty of other ways to get the message out without spending a dime, neighborhood coffee hours being a prime example. Heck if you just hang out at the transfer station, or outside Foodie’s, you’ll pick up plenty of votes. • Homemade signs are just fine. In fact, if you’re running for school committee or library trustee it’s practically mandatory that you enlist the help of your children to design a colorful hand-made sign. Drawing outside the lines is just fine. If you want to go with professional signs, that works, too, but just remember if you put them on lawns you’re flaunting a town tradition (a purely unofficial tradition by the way, legally nothing prevents you from putting political messages on private property.) • It’s okay to challenge an incumbent –– even if they are a really nice person. Competition is good and competitive races bring out the best in everyone. Challengers often bring issues to the fore that might not otherwise be aired. And challengers force incumbents to keep on their toes. If you’re still hesitant, keep in mind there’s really no downside. If you win, pat yourself on the back and put that electoral fervor to work for the good of our town. If you lose, savor the sense of pride you’ll feel having entered the arena. You may find that once sparked your civic pride will take you in new directions. Fifty certified signatures are all that is required to get on the ballot. That shouldn’t take more than 30 minutes on a Saturday morning. The deadline to submit nomination papers is Feb. 9. So don’t just stand there, run. –– J. Graeber

80 percent coverage is a bad idea ––––––––––
fertilizers,) to be absorbed by the growing material on the bottom and sides of basins. Normally, plant material naturally breaks down soluble pollutants with up to 90 percent removal efficiency during the warm growing season. When the winter season is factored in, the removal efficiency drops significantly, but still the average is 40 percent removal for the year. Aside from the fact that additional parking results in additional traffic through our residential town, it must be remembered that every parking lot is a point of pollution, and unabsorbed pollution eventually enters our ground water and the bay. Three new business parcels are proposed as part of the 238-unit Island Creek development. Increasing coverage to 80 percent would allow bigger businesses more parking with less protection to our groundwater, and is not a good idea. Concerned citizens should attend the hearing on Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Senior Center. Those unable to attend should write a letter to Planning Board, Duxbury Town Hall, 878 Tremont Street, or e-mail Diane Grant, the Administrative Assistant at grant@town. duxbury.ma.us. Lorrie Hall Abrams Hill


n article is being introduced at Town Meeting which would change the current zoning requirement of 50 percent coverage for commercial lots to 80 percent. The reasons given are that many of our old businesses have 80 percent anyway, and that it would be good for business. The problem with 80 percent coverage is that it does not leave enough open space around property for retention basins. These allow pollutants such as volatile organics (from oil and gasoline) which run off parking lots, and nitrogen and phosphorus (from sewage and

Circular logic? –––––––––––
ould it be too simple to suggest... that we just close off the section of Winter Street that extends from Summer Street to Rte 53, at Rte 53? The traffic can then be diverted to Tarkiln/Bongi’s.


I’m sure the neighbors living on that section of Winter St would not mind living on a cul de sac. Shall we call it Winter Lane? Jane Hyland Myrtle Street

What do you think?
Got an opinion you want to share? Sound off on this or any other issue. Send your comments to: E-mail: editor@duxburyclipper.com Mail: P.O. Box 1656, Duxbury, MA 02331

Pilgrim Church practices what it preaches –––
pecial accolades are overdue to Duxbury’s Pilgrim Church from Friendship Home, Inc. For several years now, the church has graciously opened their doors to provide a Duxbury meeting place for our short term respite program, “Friendship Club”. Friendship Club currently serves 70 families throughout the entire South Shore and operates out of three centrally located communities-- Duxbury, Quincy and Norwell. Club meetings allow adults with developmental disabilities the opportunity for companionship, skill development and community building. Meetings are biweekly and provide a memorable outlet for such friendship building experiences as preparation and meal sharing, as well as craft and share time. The board, staff, parents and friends of Friendship Club would like to express their sincere gratitude to the members of Pilgrim Church. They clearly have and continue to touch lives, making a positive difference in the community! Their generosity epitomizes faith in action –– clearly they have come to know the true meaning of being their brother’s keeper. Such acts of kindness—selflessly done without any fanfare or recognition, demonstrate a welcoming and true spirit of servant hood. Clearly, Pilgrim Church is to be commended for providing a shining example of God’s unconditional love. Wilma Rae Goodhue Friendship Home

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The Duxbury Clipper welcomes all views. Preference will be given to letters from Duxbury residents or Duxbury-related topics. Thank you letters will be accepted if concise. Anonymous letters or letters published in other publications will not be considered.

he night of Jan. 2, I came home to a waterfall in my bedroom and basement. A pipe had burst. The previous owners never told me to use antifreeze in the pipes. Originally, I thought the water was from melting snow on my roof. First,

Bursting with town pride ––––––––––––––––


I called my son, then the fire department. They were here in less than three minutes. Capt. Roger Ladd, John Sjostedt and John Thomas found the problem instantly. Several neighbors stopped by for support and help. The damage could have been worse but I am writing to

bring attention to the fact that we have the very finest fire department and a great town. The mess will get cleaned up. I am thankful I live in Duxbury with the best fire department and a town with great neighbors. Anita Haffey Moulton Road

E-mail: editor@duxburyclipper.com Mail: P.O. Box 1656, Duxbury, MA 02331

n behalf of ID Staffing Solutions, we wanted to take this moment to extend our sincere thanks to all community members who greatly assisted in making the second annual holiday toy drive for the Plymouth Coalition for the Homeless a huge success! Thank you for your generosity, time, and

Thanks for making toy drive successful –––––


kindness this holiday season. Happiness and gratitude shined on all of the children’s faces, as well as their parents, while opening your generous gifts. We can’t thank you enough for all of your help. Wishing you a Happy New Year! Anastassia Ewas ID Staffing Solutions

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Free movies... Thursdays at 1 p.m. Feature on Jan. 8 will be “The Five People You Meet in Heaven.” This moving TV drama centers on Eddie (Steven Grayhm and Jon Voight), who dies at the age of 83, uncertain that he was able to save a girl from a horrible accident and doubting that his life had any significance. In heaven, Eddie meets five souls who, through flashbacks, show him how he affected the lives of others in amazing ways. Ellen Burstyn, Jeff Daniels and Michael Imperioli also star. Foodie’s Market... Foodie’s Market in Duxbury invites seniors to come do their shopping and take advantage of the 10 percent senior citizen discount. Now offered on Tuesdays only. Prescription Advantage... There will be a presentation at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, at the Senior Center by a representative of Prescription Advantage who will address updates/ changes to member benefits for S2 through S4 subscribers. 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 Jan. 9, 16, 23 and 30. Call Julie at ext. 104 to schedule an appointment. Foot care clinic... Certified Nurse Jean Reardon will be at the Senior Center on Jan. 13 and 27. Cost is $31 at the Senior Center ($45 for home visit). Call Julie at ext. 104 for an appointment. Cooking with Emil... Tuesdays, Jan. 20, 2-4 p.m. Menu for classes is posted in the Activities Office. Cost $15. Please call Linda at ext. 112 to sign up. Lifelong Learning Program... 2009 winter season. Registration dates: Wednesday, Jan. 7 through Friday, Jan. 9, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and Tuesday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Courses will begin Tuesday, Feb. 3. Registration will continue until Jan. 26 or until course has reached maximum enrollment. Waiting lists will be kept until start of course. Payment is required at registration to hold your spot. Free hearing screenings... Mass Audiology’s Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist, Arnold Schertzer will be at the Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15 to provide free hearing screenings. If you have hearing aids, they will be cleaned and adjusted at no charge. For an appointment, call Julie at ext. 104. Representative Tom Calter... will be available from 9-10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 16 at the Senior Center to discuss any issues. Drop by, or for an individual appointment, please call Julie, 781934-5774, ext. 104. In need of a notary public? ... Lt. Susan James of the Duxbury Police Department is available as a notary public the third Friday of each month. Her next date at the Senior Center is Jan. 16. To schedule an appointment call Julie ext. 104. Reverse mortgages... Learn about FHA Reverse Mortgages from John Fournier who will be at the Senior Center (by private appointment only) on Monday, Jan. 19 (1-2:30 p.m.). To schedule an appointment, call Julie at ext. 104. Managing and maximizing your money during retirement... Jeremy David (by appointment only.) Call Jeremy at 508-946-3252 to schedule an appointment. An officer from Eastern Investment Advisors is available to answer your questions on Thursdays at the Senior Center. Telling the stories of our lives... Have you ever wanted to write down stories about your life, a specific event, a certain time of your life or important people who have influenced you? Not sure where to start? Take advantage of the Duxbury Senior Center’s trained volunteers who can assist you in recording your memoirs. For more information, contact Donna Ciappina, Outreach Coordinator at ext.105.



Free legal advice... Next available date for Attorney John McCluskey at the Senior Center will be Friday, Jan. 9, from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m.. Call Julie at ext. 104 for an appointment.

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Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Photos by Jess Tucker & Lisa Keohan

Susan Nevins and son Coner (age 4, but soon to be 5 in just a few days) bundle together on a sled at the North Hill golf course Saturday afternoon.

Melting snow and patches of grass poking through the sheets of white couldn’t keep these sledders off the course at North Hill.

...However, this sledder didn’t have as much luck with the jump!

Mathew Stiles (age 4) launches into the air while sledding at the North Hill golf course Saturday.

This is a New Years picture of a snowman skiing on West Street. It was too cold to go skiing, so Madison Vuilleumier and Mary and Caleb Keohan sent their snowman skiing instead!

The greens and fairways at North Hill were dotted with sledders instead of golfers this Saturday.

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Around Town Hall

School Committee: Wednesday, Jan. 7, 7 p.m. at the Alden Elementary School. Community Preservation Commission: Thursday, Jan. 8, 8 a.m. in the Mural Room at Town Hall. Finance Committee: Thursday, Jan. 8, 7:30 p.m. at the Senior Center.

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Board of Selectmen: Monday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m. in the Mural Room at Town Hall. Board of Library Trustees: Tuesday, Jan. 13, 8 a.m. in the Setter Room at the Duxbury Free Library.

Board of Health: Thursday, Jan. 15, 7:15 p.m. in the Mural Room at Town Hall.

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Tarkiln Study Committee: Tuesday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m. in the small conference room at Town Hall.

Book Club: Book Club is meeting Jan. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Lydia Castagna’s house to discuss “The Big House” by George Howe Colt. Wine Tasting: On Jan. 17, the Maichle’s will host a wine tasting at their home at 7:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Abby Besse at 508-830-1985 or abbybesse@yahoo.com.

Newcomers’ news

Come warm up your winter at The Milepost!

Freewheelers: Please join the Freewheelers with Jennie Mulqueen and the South Shore Conservatory on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 10-11 a.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts. The cost is $10 per family, which should be pre-paid. Please contact Tammy Kirk at tammykirk@yahoo.com with questions.

Lobsta Fiesta!
Dine in or get it to go!

Cup of Chowder Lobster Roll & French Fries

Ladies’ crafts: We are meeting on Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at Mollie O’Hara’s house. Please RSVP to Mollie at 781-9349484 by Jan. 26.

Exp. 2/28/09

The Duxbury Free Library and Foodie’s Market are kicking off the New Year with a unique collaboration named Eat Your Words. By linking the basic passions of reading and eating, we will offer a series of opportunities for the community to discover new books and new foods. Each quarter, Library staff will select book(s) for programs and discussion and Foodie’s staff will create recipes and programs to complement the book’s theme. Both will host events and share resources. The year’s selections will highlight the Middle East, China, Mexico, and the middle European immigration to America. We will offer events for both adults and children. Our first theme is the Middle East, and the Library has partnered with Professor Georgina Chanatry to lead two book discussions. Foodies has asked Chef Kathy Hill to create and prepare foods to complement the books and consulting Chef Laura Brennan will lead a Middle Eastern cooking class. Highlights are: Feb. 15, 2 p.m.: Discussion of “The Bastard of Istanbul” with Georgina Chanatry at the Library, followed by a tasting of a Middle Eastern dish at Foodie’s. Feb. 17, 10:30 a.m.: Children’s Stories of the Middle East recommended for ages four – grade one with an adult at Foodie’s. March 2, 10 a.m.: Tour of the store with a sampler of Middle East ingredients at Foodie’s, $5 per person. March 10, 6 p.m.: Cooking Class: Middle Eastern Cuisine at Foodie’s, $25 per person. March 15, 2 p.m.: Discussion of “Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil” with Georgina Chanatry at the Library. For more information, call the Library at 781-934-2721 ext. 100 or e-mail dulib@ocln.org.

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Wednesday, January 7, 2009

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Wednesday, Jan. 7 DMS School Council Meeting, 5 p.m. School Committee Meeting, 7 p.m. Orthodox Christmas Thursday, Jan. 8 Chandler PTA Meeting, 9:30 a.m. Chandler PTA, 7 p.m. Evening Informational Meeting Friday, Jan. 9 Senior District Festival Alden PJ Party Movie Night Saturday, Jan. 10 Senior District Festival Monday, Jan. 12 Chandler School Council, 7 p.m. DHS PTO, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14 Half day, teachers professional day Alden PTA board meeting, 10 a.m. Cliques, Bullies and Bystanders – Rosalind Weisman 7 p.m. at the PAC Monday, Jan. 19 No School - Martin Luther King Day

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School Lunch Menu
Week of Jan. 12
Kindergarteners Abigail Edwards and Grey Frost with Senior Center volunteer Sheila Perry at the Senior Center. The Center is a drop location for Box Tops. The deadline to turn in your box tops is Jan. 15.
Monday: Mozzarella Mania, green beans, Caesar salad, garlic breadstick, fresh fruit, assorted juice. Tuesday: Grilled cheese, chicken noodle soup, glazed carrots, fruit punch, red and green grapes. Wednesday: Professional day. No lunch service. Thursday: KFC mashed potato bowl, assorted juice, peaches. Friday: Homemade pizza, garden salad, apple juice, pudding, milk. Daily lunch options: Salad bar, specialty sandwiches.

It’s your last chance to bring your Box Tops to Foodie’s, the Senior Center, or the Duxbury Free Library, as the 2008 Box Top drive is ending. Thank you to everyone that has been clipping the box tops for Chandler School. The collection boxes at the Library, Senior Center, and Foodie’s have seen much action! If

Last chance for box tops

n Jan. 23, the Chandler PTA is hosting its first Beach Blast in the Chandler gym. The theme of this year’s event is “A Day at the Beach.” This is the inaugural year for this event which replaces the PTA’s past family fun night, The Rainforest Adventure. According to Christine

Chandler PTA to host 2009 beach blast

you haven’t brought yours in yet, there is still time. We’ll be picking them up next week, Thursday Jan. 15. Please continue clipping those box tops over the winter and look for the collection boxes to return this Spring. Thank you again to all the box top clippers out there and to Foodie’s, the Senior Center, and the Library.


Cass, co-chair of the event, “We changed the event to Beach Blast, to better tie the event to the community and Duxbury Beach. This allows us to work with local groups dedicated to the preservation of our beaches, and celebrate the beach in the height of the winter.” The Chandler gym will be

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transformed into a fun beach environment from 6–8 p.m. on Jan. 23. While it is open to the community, the events and the activities planned for that evening are geared for students in K-2. Tickets for the event are $6 in advance and $7 at the door. Financial assistance is available upon request, children 2 and under are free. Activities include a large inflatable seaweed monster, arts and crafts, boardwalk style games, island dancing and ice cream novelties. “We are really excited to host an event that ties so closely to the community and gives the kids an opportunity to explore and learn about the beach – to see things up close that they might not normally see during a regular trip to the beach,” said Heather Fiedler, Chandler PTA President. All proceeds from this event will go back to the Chandler School to help fund special programs, provide supplies and equipment and support the education of the students there. For more information, please contact Christine Cass at chriscass@comcast.net.

Monday: Chicken patty on a roll w/lettuce and tomato, glazed carrots, fries, pineapples/juice. Tuesday: Mac and cheese, sweet peas, dinner roll w/butter, peaches, assorted juice. Wednesday: Professional day. No lunch service. Thursday: Nachos, seasoned beef, corn, salsa, fruit punch. Friday: Fresh baked pizza, garden salad, cheddar cheese cubes, Jell-o, apple juice. Daily lunch options: Salad and sandwich of the day. Monday and Wednesday, bagel. Tuesday and Thursday, pizza. Friday, Uncrustable.


Monday: Grilled cheese, chicken noodle soup, green beans, Apple & Eve juice, peaches. Tuesday: Meatball subs, pasta salad, pickle spear, juice. Wednesday: French toast sticks, bacon, fresh cantaloupe, juice, syrup cup. Thursday: Baked nuggets, rice pilaf, glazed carrots, wheat dinner roll, pineapples, juice. Friday: Pasta w/butter or sauce, veggie tray w/cheese cubes, bread stick, orange smiles, juice. Daily lunch options: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Uncrustable or pizza. Tuesday, Thursday, ham or turkey and cheese on assorted breads or warm bagel w/yogurt.


Monday: Chicken patty, rice pilaf, green beans, chilled pears, juice. Tuesday: Mozzarella Mania w/dip, glazed carrots, apple sauce, juice. Wednesday: Professional day, no lunch service. Thursday: W/G Max sticks w/dip, garden salad, green beans, pineapples, juice. Friday: Grilled cheese on wheat, chicken noodle soup, cucumber wheels w/dip, peaches, juice. Daily lunch options: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, pizza or bagel and yogurt lunch. Tuesday, Thursday, ham and cheese or turkey and cheese sandwich on assorted breads, or Dragon Box.


Wednesday, January 7, 2009

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Duxbury police log
12:47 a.m. Caller reported suspicious motor vehicle on Tremont Street. 1:23 a.m. Officer assisted with resident locked out of home on Arrowhead Road. 11:19 p.m. Tree blocking road on Autumn Avenue removed. 12:44 p.m. Tree down on Road on Winter Street Tree Department notified.
Area search negative.

Tuesday, Dec. 23

4:09 a.m. Caller reports an unknown alarm on Tremont Street Officer determined there was a problem with the intercom.

2:32 p.m. Resident of Bay Farm Road reports outdoor light broken overnight. Item logged. 2:37 p.m. Crisis clinician requests a well being check of a resident on Standish Street Patient transported to Jordan Hospital.

1:03 p.m. Caller from Lovers Lane reported possible stroke. Patient transported to Jordan Hospital.

transported to Jordan Hospital.

5:38 p.m. Suspicious activity reported coming from Long Point Marine. Nothing found.

Crook reports son possibly stole a gun from a safe in the house. Suspect taken to station.

9:13 a.m. Caller reported a female choking on Chestnut Street Party taken to Jordan Hospital. 12:36 p.m. Tree Department removed treeon Summer Street 8:56 p.m. Caller from Shepard’s

Tuesday, Dec. 30

Thursday Dec. 25

1:52 p.m. Motor vehicle stopped on Chestnut Street Written warning issued.

11:34 a.m. Caller reports missing property on Kingstown Way. Report filed.

1:55 a.m. Resident on Winthrop Ave reported his room was vandalized. Fingerprints and pictures taken of residence.

Wednesday, Dec. 31

5:25 p.m. School bus stuck in snow at the Keene Street Ball Field. The DPW was notified, and the driver was advised to call the bus company.

2:18 p.m. Resident of Flintlocke Dr. reported a “flim flam” operation where $5,000 was lost. Report filed.

2:08 p.m. Caller reported an unlocked door on Congress Street Police determined no problems. Employee spoken to.

7:00 p.m. Caller reports gun shots heard in area of Congress Street Search came up negative. 11:08 a.m. Duxbury Police assisted Kingston Police with motor vehicle accident on Route 3 North.

4:51p.m. Police responded to Park Street for an unresponsive person. Person transported to Jordan Hospital.

3:54 p.m. Three street lights broken by vandals on Apple Hill Lane. 8:31 a.m. Citizen reported a pick-up truck hit a mailbox on West Street and left the scene. Police unable to locate the suspected vehicle. 8:45 a.m. Motor Vehicle stoped on West Street Officer suspected possible diabetic. Ambulance called for transport to Jordan Hospital.

Police present rape defense program
The Duxbury Police Department will once again present the RAD Rape Aggression Defense Program. RAD is a selfdefense course specifically for women and girls 13 years and up. The January session will be held at the Student Union, located at 147 St. George St. The program will run three Thursday evenings from 6-9 p.m. on Jan. 15, 22 and 29. The price is $25 per person for all three evening classes –– a lifetime return and practice invitation anywhere in the country where a RAD course is being offered (many college campuses, police departments, etc.) For further information, please contact Sgt. Kristin Golden and Paddi Donato at 781-934-5656, ext. 25. RAD applications may be picked up, filled out and dropped off at the Duxbury Police Department.

Monday, Dec. 29

Friday, Dec. 26

10:26 p.m. Caller reports suspicious motor vehicle parked at Chandler School.

9:20 p.m. Motor Vehicle accident on Congress Street Injury reported, and vehicle towed.

9:19 p.m. Caller reports suspicious activity where Duxbury cars are tied up on Laurel Street Marshfield police assisted and reported one vehicle was stuck in the snow.

12:41 p.m. Motor vehicle stopped on Franklin Street Citation issued. 4:53 p.m. Motor vehicle accident reported on Route 3 northbound, north of Exit 11.

5:10 p.m. Motor vehicle stopped on Chestnut Street Citation issued.

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9:55 a.m. Caller reports a check missing from their mail on Chestnut Street. Report issued. 12:33 p.m. Caller reports wires down on Tremont Street Officer responded and Comcast notified.

Wed. Dec. 24

1:04 a.m. Noise complaint called in on Union Bridge Road Party broken up. 10:45 a.m. Gunshots heard on Cordwood Path. Area search negative.

Saturday, Dec. 27


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2:34 p.m. Resident of Elm Street reports a squirrel in the chimney. Animal Control Officer notified. 12:05 a.m. Caller reports a person slumped over the steering wheel on Plantation Drive. Search negative. 1:44 a.m. Caller reports motor vehicle causing damage to property on Gurnet Road Plymouth PD notified.


1:55 p.m. Caller on West Street requests assistance for bleeding. Party taken to South Shore Hospital.

Sunday Dec. 28

2:17 p.m. A suspicious individual driving a black pickup truck is reported as trying to gain access to home on Vine Street Area search negative. 5:59 p.m. Owner locked out of motor vehicle on Depot Street Officer assisted.

10:39 p.m. Caller reports hearing gunshots on Chapel Street

1:49 a.m. Officer reported suspicious gathering of vehicles on Bay Road Gathering dispersed. 12:28 p.m. Medical problem reported on Chestnut Street. Person

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By mike Halloran, sports editor sports@duxBuryclipper.com


Tough call for turf field
t was only a few weeks after the School Committee was presented with a check representing the cost of a new artificial turf field that the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court dropped a bomb on Duxbury’s plans. Handing down a ruling in the case of Seideman et al v. the City of Newton, the Court ruled that Community Preservation Funds could not be used to improve existing parks, but could only be used for the creation of new parks and recreation areas. Duxbury’s Town Meeting voters approved the CPC funds for the artificial turf field at the high school in 2007, which would replace the existing natural grass field. On Oct. 8, turf committee member Peter Naton told the School Committee that the $1.1 million needed for the field had been raised, and

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the work would be completed in the spring. The bids on the project were due Oct. 29; five days after the Supreme Judicial Court’s ruling. The timing is what prevented Duxbury from using the CPC funds, despite the 2007 Town Meeting vote, according to Town Counsel Robert Troy. DHS Athletic Director Thom Holdgate said that the PRIDE Committee is looking at their options and aren’t ready to give up on the field quite yet. Troy noted in his memo that there is pending legislation on Beacon Hill that may change what CPC funds can be used on. “The Town may elect to seek relief through a Special Act of the General Court,” Troy wrote. “I leave this decision to the Board of Selectmen.”

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uxbury’s Michael Morse laid down a spectacular run to win a gold medal in the moguls competition of the Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships at Deer Valley Re-

Morse strikes gold in U.S. national freestyle skiing


sort in Park City in March. Morse, who landed a back flip with an iron cross and a D-spin while listening to some tunes in his helmet, couldn’t believe he won a national title. “It hasn’t really sunk in

yet, but it’s pretty amazing [to win the title]. I had a tough year and it feels good to lay down a run,” Morse said. “I was pretty amped to go. The moguls were a little bit firmer than they were in the morning, but I just tried to keep it together and let it run through the bottom.” The following day Morse was at it again, adjusting to difficult conditions from the previous night’s storm, while capturing his second gold medal of the weekend by winning the head-to-head dual

moguls championships Morse, the dark horse contender coming into the weekend, flew down the course on Champion trail to Metallica playing in his helmet. He was particularly excited, since he had to stop skiing midway through the 2007 season because of recurring back pain. That came following the 2006 season when the Duxbury native, who made his first World Cup trip to Europe leading up to the Olympics, suffered a knee injury that ended his season.
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ames West (Jim) is off to school, Army School, to learn more about his job as a truck driver. From there he heads to Korea. He was proud as punch about his ring when he stopped by the store to say hello. It’s a beauty. Big and flashy as any graduation ring, it shows his Service (Army), Branch (Transportation) and job (MOS 88-M, Motor Transport Operator, a truck driver to you and me.) Jake Grawzis is off to school, too. He’ll be learning how to kick… well, kick so-and-so and take names, and

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jokes aside, is teach. He was home for the holidays and proud as punch about his new ink, a swirling tattoo that took up most of his arm. Airborne soldiers like Jake drop in from helicopters or by parachute, but then they stand in the mud or the sand to build what analyst Andrew Krepinevich and others call “a presence.” Sounds like silly talk from me, but Krepinevich and his spreading oil-spot theory has taken on a life of its own in Iraq, and I hope, Afghanistan. From the heady circles of his Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment
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Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Duxbury Free Library offered on Thursday Jan. 15 and Feb. 12 from 10 to 12 a.m. in the Merry Room of the Duxbury Free Library. Learn about the State’s Career Information System, computer classes, educational opportunities, job fairs, resume workshops, veteran services, career collections, lists of businesses, vocational interest tests, networking opportunities available to job seekers. Free of charge, but registration is required; call 781-934-2721 ext 100 to sign up. Cooking Classes at Foodies. Fri., Jan. 23 and 30, 1-2:30 p.m., Chef Laura will teach a class on “Carbonara and Alfredo” and “Wine Sauces: Marsala and Lemon Caper.” Cost is $25 per person and includes a wine and cheese pairing. For reservations, call 781-934-5544 x0 or stop by the store. Sunday Salon Series: Lisa Genova. The Duxbury Free Library and Westwinds Bookshop present Lisa Genova, author of the compelling novel, Still Alice, on Sunday, Jan. 25, at 2 p.m. in the library’s Merry Meeting Room. Seating is limited, so please obtain a ticket in advance. Chase away the winter blues. Chase away the winter blues with tickets to South Shore Conservatory’s annual fund-raising event on Jan. 31, taking place at the Conservatory’s Hingham campus. Tickets are $75. Or consider buying a reserved table in one of our three venues for $800 for eight tickets (with prominent program listing.) Proceeds benefit South Shore Conservatory scholarships and educational programming. Contact Amy Schomp by e-mailing amyschomp@ southshoreconservatory.org for your blues gift certificates. Please also consider donating an auction item and/or your time by helping out at the event. Prepare for British invasion: The Duxbury Free Library is planning a dance with a literary theme to be held on Friday, Feb. 6 in the Merry Meeting Room. The theme is: “The British Invasion” and participants will be dressing up as characters from British books. Therese DiMuzio will be the DJ. The 2009 DEF Community Spelling Bee. will be held at the Duxbury Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Feb. 3. The red carpet begins at 6:15 p.m. and the Bee from 6:30 – 9 p.m.. The Spelling Bee supports the fundraising efforts of the Duxbury Education Foundation. Enter or sponsor a team (3 spellers) with an entry fee of $300. Call Gay Shanahan at 934-2138 to volunteer or for more information and to obtain entry forms visit www. duxburyeducationfoundation.org

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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Holy Family Church
holyfamilyduxbury.org Rev. Bryan Parrish 781-934-5055 Weekend Mass: Sat., 5 p.m., Sun., 7 a.m. and 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: Mon.-Sat., 8:15 a.m. The rosary is prayed after daily Mass. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Fri., 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Daytime Bible study Thurs., 9:30 a.m. Evening prayer group Wed., 7:30 p.m. Men’s prayer group Fri., 6:45 a.m.

a.m., Holy Eucharist and Healing, 10 a.m., children and youth choir rehearsal in the evening. Thurs. evenings, adult choir rehearsal. Fri., AA meeting, 7 p.m. First Mon. of each month, God On Tap, 7 p.m., at the Winsor House.

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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 at 7 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 8
Poetry Circle. Poetry Circle at the Duxbury Free Library will be held from 7:00 p.m. -- 8:30 p.m. in the Lanman Room

Pilgrim Church
pilgrimchurchofduxbury.org Rev. Todd Vetter, Senior Pastor Rev. Eloise Parks, Associate Pastor 781-934-6591 Sat., Jan. 10, annual progressive dinner at 7 p.m. Sunday worship 10 a.m. Nursery care available for children under 3. Fellowship hour follows the service. The church school classes are dismissed at 11:15. Church office hours, Mon., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tues.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Pilgrim childcare and preschool, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m-6 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 9
Meet an Attorney. Meet with Attorney John McCluskey at 11:00 a.m. at the Senior Center (make appointment by calling 781-9345774 x 19)

that finding meaning and purpose in your work is essential to being happy. Using the MBTI (Myers Briggs Type Indicator), students will learn tools and techniques to unleash their inner voice. The two-session class, offered on Jan. 13 and 20, from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. will be led by Ann Marie Fahey, a Registered Yoga Teacher and Reiki Master. For course details and pricing information, contact the Before and After Dark office at 781-934-7633. Bay Farm Open House. There will be an admissions open house at the Bay Farm Montessori Academy at 9:30 a.m. in The Great Room at Bay Farm Montessori Academy, located at 145 Loring Street. Join Bay Farm teachers and staff to learn about the Montessori curriculum for toddlers through Grade 8, and tour Bay Farm’s classrooms and campus.

St. Paul’s Church of the Nazarene
Rev. David Troxler 781-585-3419 Sunday worship, 11 a.m. Sunday school meets Sunday morning from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.

saTurday, Jan. 10
Gallery Opening. Dovetales Antiques and Home of Plymouth is joining the John Young Galllery, 17 Standish St. in Duxbury. They will hold their re-opening on Sat. Jan. 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

United Methodist Church
highstreetumc.org Rev. Barbara Kszystyniak 781-585-9863 Sun., adult choir, 8:30 a.m., worship service and Sunday school, 10 a.m., followed by fellowship. Tues. morning prayer, 6 a.m. Wed., Wired Word Bible study, 7:30 p.m. Third Fri. of each month dinner is served at Mainspring Shelter, Brockton. Last Wed. of the month, ladies’ luncheon, 12 p.m.

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

Wednesday, Jan. 14
Cliques, Bullies & Bystanders. At 7 p.m. in the Duxbury Performing Arts Center, Rosalind Weisman will present concrete strategies for parents on how to help their teen, pre-teen or elementary child navigate conflict with social competence. Weisman will also help parents recognize how their own experiences influence the way they parent and explains why it’s not just about getting kids to “be nice,” but rather to realize that each one of us has a responsibility to treat ourselves and others with dignity. Tickets can be purchased on line for $8 at theparentconnection.org or in person at Westwinds Bookshop, the Duxbury Free Library and Foodies. Tickets are also available at the door for $12 each. For more information, visit www.theparentconnection.org.

sunday, Jan. 11
Sunday Salon Series: Jennifer Haigh. Jennifer Haigh, New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Kimble and Baker Towers , will read from and discuss her newest book, The Condition, at the Duxbury Free Library, on Sunday, Jan. 11, at 2 p.m. Seating is limited, so please obtain a ticket in advance. For more information about this program and other upcoming events, call the library at 1-781-934-2721 x108 or visit duxburyfreelibrary.org and follow the Program Notes Link.

First Church of Wicca
firstchurchofwicca.org Rev. Kendra Vaughan Hovey 508-922-1666 Metaphysical Services are held twice per month, 6 p.m., at 539 Summer Street, Route 53.

Art Exhibit. Featuring Marshfield Artist Laura Tryon Jennings and Duxbury Sculptor Kristine Brennen, at the ACM. Exhibit will run through Feb. 15. Drop In Storytimes. At the Duxbury Free Library. Programs include: Toddler Tales, Tues., 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., age 3 and under, Drop In Story Time, Wed., 10:30 a.m., age 3 and under and Gather ‘Round Story Time, Fri., 10:30 a.m., for preschoolers. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. For more information, check the children’s pages on the library Web site at duxburyfreelibrary.org. Stories and Art for Preschoolers and Toddlers. Meets on the first Thurs. of each month at the ACM from 10-11:30 a.m. Cost is $5 per session. Pre-registration is required by calling 781-934-6634 x15.

Church of St. John the Evangelist
stjohnsduxbury.org Rev. Roy Tripp 781-934-6523 Sunday services: 8 a.m., w/music 10 a.m. Wed., men’s Bible study, 6:30

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

Tuesday, Jan. 13
Cooking Classes at Foodie’s. Tues., Jan. 13, 6-7:30 p.m., Chef Laura will teach a class on “Marinara and Bolognese” sauces. Cost is $25 per person and includes a wine and cheese pairing. For reservations, call 781-934-5544 x0 or stop by the store. Duxbury Free Library Children’s Department. After School Movie 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m: Merry Room. Watch Jedi Knights struggle to restore peace to the galaxy in this animated version of the classic movie by George Lucas. Please bring your own snacks. Finding your passion in the New Year. Participants in Duxbury Before and After Dark’s Finding Your Passion workshop will discover

Storytimes at the library. Registration is open for the winter/ spring stay alone storytimes. Spaces are filled on a first come basis. Registration must be done in person, no phone registrations are accepted. Children may be registered for one session. The sessions are: Storytime for ages 3 ½ to 4 years, Tuesdays, 10:15-11 a.m., Feb. 3 – Apr. 14 and Storytime for ages 4, 5 or kindergarten, Thursdays, 10:15-11 a.m., Feb 5 – Apr. 16. Job hunting resources at the library. Program featuring resources from Plymouth’s Career Center and

Job hunting resources at the library
A program featuring resources from Plymouth’s Career Center and Duxbury Free Library is being offered on Thursday Jan. 15 and Feb. 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 in the Merry Room of the Duxbury Free Library. Learn about the State’s Career Information System, computer classes, educational opportunities, job fairs, resume workshops, veteran services, career collections, lists of businesses, vocational interest tests, networking opportunities available to job seekers. The program is free of charge, but registration is required; call 781-934-2721 ext 100 to sign up.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Duxbury Clipper

mary BetH Goldman

Question of the Week

If you had to wear the same color all year, what would it be?

“I think black because it wouldn’t look dirty unless you go something white on it.” William Henderson Orchard Lane

“Blue. I just like it. Maybe pink.” Elisabeth Furcinito Stetson Place

“My favorite color – blue. Not very exciting!” Shawn Sheehan Pleasant St.

“Green. It wouldn’t show grass stains.” Alex Henderson Orchard Lane

“Blue because I really like the color.” Lauren Bittrich Cherry Lane

Burnt Toast Bi-Weekly. Meets on Thurs., 4 p.m., at the Duxbury Free Library and produces a literary newspaper. For more information, call 781-934-2721 x115 or visit the library Web site at duxburyfreelibrary. com. Caregivers Support Group. Meets on the third Tues. of each month, 6:30-8 p.m., at the Senior Center on Mayflower Street. Sponsored by the Norwell VNA and Hospice. For more information, call 781-659-2342. Strength Training Class. Meets on Thurs., 9-10:30 a.m., at the Senior Center on Mayflower Street with Missy Walker, certified personal trainer and fitness consultant. Cost is

$7. For more information, call 781934-5774 x15. 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. Friday Night Entertainment. Fri. nights, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., at the Winsor House on Washington Street, featuring Sean McLaughlin, guitarist and vocalist. Rep. Calter Office Hours. Meets on the third Fri. of each month, 9-10 a.m., at the Senior Center. For more

information, call State Representative Thomas Calter’s office at 617-7222305. Sustainable Duxbury. Meets on the first Wed. of each month, 7:30 p.m., at the Senior Center on Mayflower Street. For more information, call Judi Vose at 781-934-3283 or Jim Savicki at 781-585-8041. Poetry Circle. Meets on the second Thurs. 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 Fri. of each month, 9:30 a.m., at the Senior Center on Mayflower Street. For more information, call Lee at 781-585-9242. NIA Holistic Movement Class. Meets on Fri., at the Senior Center. Class is $6 per person. For more information, call Linda at 781-9345774 x15. A Course in Miracles. Meets on Wed., 7-8:30 p.m., at the Senior Center on Mayflower Street. A weekly study group discussing the book that has attracted national attention. For more information, call 781-585-6007. God On Tap. Meets on the first Mon. of the month, 7-9 p.m., at the Winsor House on Washington

Street. Sponsored by St. John The Evangelist Episcopal Church. For more information, visit the Web site at stjohnsduxbury.org. Buddhist Meditation Group. Meets on the first and third Sun. of the month, 7 p.m., at First Parish Church, Tremont Street. For more information, call 781-934-6532. Foreign Film Day. On the second Tues. of each month, 3:30 p.m., at the Senior Center. No reservations required. Admission is free. Cooking with Emil Lundin. Meets on the first and third Tues. of each month, 1-3 p.m., at the Senior Center. Cost $15 per person. Menus vary. Proper plating, kitchen equipment, entertaining ideas. For registration, call Linda at 781-934-5774 x112. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Meets on the second Wed. of every month, 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center. For more information, call Barbara Lashley at 508-830-1630. Teen Discussion Group. Meets on Wed., 2:15 p.m., at the Duxbury Free Library. For more information, call 781-934-2721 x106. Hospice Bereavement Group. Meets every other Thurs., 10-11:30 a.m., 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 on Thurs., 7 p.m., at the Pembroke Hospital, Pembroke. For more information, call 781-829-7211.

VolunTeer opporTuniTies
Adult Volunteer Readers Needed. The staff of children’s department of the Duxbury Free Library are looking for enthusiastic, patient adults who would be willing to read a few stories to preschoolers during the “Gather ‘Round” drop in story time held on Fri. 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. Hospice Care Volunteer Needed. Make a difference in someone’s life in an hour a week. West River Care provides hospice care to clients at Wingate at Silver Lake. Training and support will be provided. For more information, contact Alice Hutter, volunteer coordinator, at ahutter@ westrivercare.com.

Before and After Dark “Find your passion” workshop
Are you interested in understanding what motivates you and what you want your work to mean? Finding that answer, and more, is a critical step in defining your passion. Participants in Duxbury Before and After Dark’s Finding Your Passion workshop will discover that finding meaning and purpose in your work is essential to being happy. Using the MBTI (Myers Briggs Type Indicator), students will learn tools and techniques to unleash their inner voice. From there, they will be able to start to define their passion and make it a reality. The two-session class, offered on Jan. 13 and 20, from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. will be led by Ann Marie Fahey, a Registered Yoga Teacher and Reiki Master. Ann Marie has an MBA and an MS degree in Training and Development, and previous experience in delivering innovative career development programs that empower individuals to enhance self-awareness and employability. For course details and pricing information, contact the Before and After Dark office at 781-934-7633.

Reach more than 10,000 readers in our special year-end photo supplement.
Readers will love the pages of hometown photographs in the Clipper’s Year in Photos and you’ll love the exposure you’ll get in this special keepsake. A great opportunity to showcase your own products or service, thank your customers, or recognize your employees. Reserve space now by calling 781-934-2811. This is a very unique way to create a keepsake that will last for years to come. Choose from a and create a memory!

MLK prayer breakfast on Jan. 19
The No Place for Hate Committee and the Duxbury Interfaith Council will hold the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 19 at 8:15 a.m. Jennifer Smith, associate regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, New England Region, will be the featured speaker. The topic of her speech will be “Working Towards Inclusion In Our Times.” The Anti-Defamation League supports a multi-faceted educational, community relations, and legal effort to combat anti-Semitism and hate of all kinds, promote diversity, and build bridges to other groups and communities. The High School Chorus under the direction of Jim Donovan will also be featured during the service along with the second performance of the Duxbury Interfaith Youth Chorus. The prayer breakfast will be held at First Parish Church at 8:15 a.m. There is a requested donation of $5 per person or $10 per family. For more information call 781934-8388 or www.duxinterfaith.com.

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Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Duxbury’s warriors Dragons Winter Sports Schedule
(csbaonline.org on the internet) the theory reaches all the way to Duxbury kids like Jake and Jim standing in harm’s way. The concept is simple enough. Counter-insurgency warfare fails unless the people of the region in question feel safe and feel certain that the security offered by the military, the police, or the Coalition is real. Real? The people need to believe that they are safe from insurgent pressures or violence, and safe from the troops hoping to secure the area. Once that occurs, according to the Krepinevich theory, security and success can spread into adjoining areas like a spreading spot of oil on the map. The security must be real, and the help in rebuilding lives, culture, and a healthy economy must be real. Above all, the people in the given community must trust (by experience) that their experimental support for the counter-insurgent regime will not be followed by abandonment. In short, their personal agenda must match the agenda they experience from us, the U.S. or the Coalition or ISAF or NATO. The agenda they experience will be the one that tells, not the agenda we claim. If real help is leading to real improvement in safety, diet, health care and education, the people will know. The result
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will be the old measure of success, once maligned. We will win their hearts and minds. Krepinevich’s book, “The Army in Vietnam,” explains why that “hearts and minds” goal became so elusive in Vietnam, and ultimately came to be ridiculed as a horrible irony in which massive “daisy cutter” bombs, napalm, and Agent Orange defoliation were visited on the very people whose hearts and minds were being wooed. Marine Corp tactics provided the inspiration for his Oil Spot theory. The Marines didn’t employ the massive search and destroy technique that ultimately left “swept” areas wide open for re-infiltration. They deployed small units that would secure a particular village. Then they stayed to build on that security with health care support and other relief programs. But safety was the key, night and day. I’ll try to follow Jake and Jim’s progress from time to time, along with Rebecca Greenbaum and others as the year goes along. I left them alone for the holidays, though I was thrilled to see Jim and Jake drop by my day job. They both showed the darndest thing about Army life. Along with adding a little ring-bling and some flashy new body art, life in the service does one thing more to a Duxbury kid. It makes them a foot taller.

Revised as of Jan. 5
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Dec. 16 Dec. 22 Dec. 27 Dec. 29 Dec. 30 Jan. 2 Jan. 5 Jan. 7 Jan. 9 Jan. 13 Jan. 16 Jan. 19 Jan. 23 Jan. 25 Jan. 27 Jan. 30 Feb. 3 Feb. 6 Feb. 10 Feb. 12 Feb. 13 Feb. 18

BOYS’ BASKETBALL Dux over Hingham Dux over Scituate Dux over Plymouth North Dux over Somerville Dux over Nauset Dux over Silver Lake Marshfield Whitman-Hanson Hanover Middleboro Pembroke Randolph Rockland Quincy North Quincy Hingham Quincy Scituate Silver Lake Whitman-Hanson Patriot League All-Star Game Plymouth North GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Dux over Scituate Dux over Hingham New Bedford over Dux Dux over Silver Lake Whitman-Hanson Hanover Middleboro Pembroke Randolph Rockland Quincy North Quincy Hingham New Bedford Quincy Scituate Silver Lake Whitman-Hanson Patriot League All-Star Game Bishop Fenwick

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GIRLS TRACK Dux over Hanover Dux over Middleboro Hingham over Dux Dux over Quincy Pembroke Rockland Whitman-Hanson Silver Lake Randolph Scituate All-League Meet BOYS ICE HOCKEY Dux over Barnstable Dux over Hanover Hingham over Dux Dux ties Marshfield Pembroke over Dux Dux over Norwell Brockton St. John’s Norwood Marshfield North Quincy Archbishop Williams Xaverian Brothers Weymouth Braintree Coyle-Cassidy Bridgewater-Raynham Medford Cape Cod Classic Cape Cod Classic Cape Cod Classic Needham GIRLS ICE HOCKEY Dux over Barnstable Dux over Sandwich Dux over Marshfield Dux over Martha’s Vineyard Dux ties Falmouth Dux over Canton Boston Latin Academy Franklin Whitman-Hanson/Pembroke Hingham Scituate Westwood Quincy/North Quincy Falmouth Barnstable Martha’s Vineyard Marshfield Sandwich Cougar Classic Cougar Classic SEMGHL All Star Game

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5-2 1-0 5-4 2-0 6-2 2-1 2-2 2-1-1 3-0 2-2-1 3-1 3-2-1 Brockton 7:30 Home 4:20 Canton 6:30 Home 6:00 Home 1:00 Home 5:00 Foxboro 6:15 Home 6:00 Randolph 7:10 Away 8:00 Home 6:00 Away 7:00 Falmouth TBA Falmouth TBA Falmouth TBA Home 12:00

Percy Walker Pool news
Lesson Registration for Winter Swim lessons is ongoing. Sign up during regular pool hours. Call the pool for lesson availability. Lessons run Monday, Jan. 12, 2009 thru Monday, March 16. For more information call 781-934-2464. Lifeguard and CPR re-certification. Classes take place during Christmas break. Please call the pool for more information, class times and fees.

January programs at the Art Complex Museum

Dec. 16 Dec. 18 Jan. 6 Jan. 8 Jan. 12 Jan. 13 Jan. 15 Jan. 27 Jan. 29 Jan. 31 Feb. 3 Feb. 5 Feb. 7

BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Dux over Hanover/Rockland 92-55 Dux over Hingham 99-77 Middleboro Home Norwell Home Barnstable Away Pembroke Home Quincy/North Quincy Home Randolph Away B.C. High Home Scituate/Cohasset Quincy Silver Lake Home League Championship-Dive Middleboro League Championship Quincy GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Dux over Hanover/Rockland 94-82 Dux over Hingham 90-82 Middleboro Home Norwell Home Barnstable Away Pembroke Home Quincy/North Quincy Home Randolph Away Scituate/Cohasset Away Silver Lake Home League Championship-Dive Middleboro League Championship Quincy BOYS TRACK Hingham over Dux Middleboro over Dux Pembroke over Dux Randolph over Dux Quincy Scituate Whitman-Hanson Silver Lake Hanover All-League Meet

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4-0 1-0 6-1 2-0 6-1 3-0 2-1 4-0 2-2 4-0-1 1-0 5-0-1 Matthews 8:15 Home 6:20 Bridgewater 4:00 Home 3:20 Hobomock 10:15 Canton 4:30 Quincy 6:00 Home 3:20 Kennedy 6:20 Home 3:20 Gallo 7:00 Home 3:20 Rockland TBA Rockland TBA Gallo TBA

Registration is now taking place at The Art Complex Museum for several different January programs. Sessions of Yoga are scheduled for four weeks from 8-9 a.m. on Wednesdays or from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Thursdays. It is taught by Kathleen Young,who is certified to teach yoga and fitness and has more than fifteen years of experience. The cost for the four week sessions is $36. On Jan. 10, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., the Book & Monoprint Workshop (aka Gelatin Print) with Mary Taylor is a full day workshop where participants will learn interesting monoprinting techniques, collage and introductory book making using non toxic block printing. $75 On Jan. 11, 1:30-3:30 p.m., as a part of the museum’s second Sunday workshop series, Create a one of a kind placemat inspired by Laura Tryon Jennings cereal bowl paintings. The laminated placemats will be made using collage, colored pencils and markers. Ages five through adult, free. On Saturday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m. -2 p.m., Thinking Inside the Box offers an opportunity to create a personal shrine (reliquary) in this fun and informative workshop! Artwork from the museum’s Artists and Books show will be viewed and a presentation about artist Joseph Cornell will be given to inspire and instruct. Bring your own personal relics and objects; we will provide everything else. $25. Preregistration is required. Call 781-934-6634, extension 15.

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WRESTLING Dec. 17 Dux over Whitman-Hanson Dec. 29-31 Marshfield Tournament Jan. 3 W-H Invitational Jan. 6 Silver Lake Jan. 10 Wayland Jan. 10 Winchester Jan. 10 Wakefield Jan. 14 Quincy Jan. 17 North Andover Quad Jan. 19 Scituate Jan. 24 Pembroke Jan. 24 Middleboro Jan. 24 Hanover Jan. 28 Hingham Jan. 31 Somerset Jan. 31 Mansfield Jan. 31 Bridgewater-Raynham Feb. 7 Duxbury Team Tournament TBA Rockland TBA Randolph TBA North Quincy

36-33 7th 2nd Home Away Away Away Away Away Away Home Home Home Home Away Away Away Home Home Home Home

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DHS Athletic Department • 781-934-7668

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Duxbury Clipper


Dragons’ Den
Sports Editor Mike Halloran • sports@duxburyclipper.com

Sullivan goal keeps Lady Dragons unbeaten
After a disappointing tie (2-2) against Falmouth, the Duxbury girls’ hockey team rebounded with a solid effort on Saturday afternoon at The Bog to defeat Canton, 1-0, and keep their unbeaten streak alive at 4-0-1.
Duxbury Canton By mike Halloran, sports editor sports@duxBuryclipper.com


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Canton has always been a power in girls’ hockey, but despite the loss of superstar Brittany Lyons to graduation, the Bulldogs still gave the Lady Dragons their toughest game of the year. Although they were being dominated in the first two minutes of action, it was Canton that got off the first testing shot of the game, forcing goaltender Julia Hannon to come up with the first of what would be many saves in registering her third shutout of the year. It was bad enough that the Lady Dragons had to take on

Dragons catch some lucky breaks
ry the play in the offensive end, sending pass after pass through the crease in front of goalie Dan Sangster, but never really testing the junior. Once again Norwell got sloppy at center ice, not getting back in time, and allowing sophomore defenseman Kane Haffey to spot Charland as he moved across the blue line. Charland moved in on Ferguson and picked the top corner for a 2-0 lead on Duxbury’s second shot of the game. Norwell had its best chance of the period at the 5:56 mark, but Sangster stopped a breakaway, frustrating the Clippers even more. The final insult of the period came with 35.9 seconds to go when a pressing Clipper defense allowed senior captain Matt Hetherington to get behind them and go in alone on Ferguson, picking the top corner for a 3-0 lead. Both teams had chances in the middle stanza, with Duxbury getting a pair of powerplays chances in the first seven minutes, and Norwell getting scoring bids a minute apart in the middle of the period. With 43.7 seconds to go in the period, the Clippers went on the power-play and got the momentum builder they needed, as Mike Driscoll took a pass from Garrett Duffy and

an experienced Bulldog squad, but to be shorthanded for 4:30 of the first period made it difficult for Coach Friend Weiler’s squad to mount any kind of offense. Duxbury looked like it had its first serious scoring bid in the opening minute of the second period. However, sophomore Molly O’Sullivan was robbed by Canton goalie Kelly White as she attempted to finish off a 2-on-1 break. Just 25 seconds later the Bulldogs went on their fourth power-play of the game, only to have their man advantage end with 16 seconds remaining. It was now Duxbury’s turn to play with a man up, and they didn’t waste the opportunity, as sophomore Brianna Connolly kept charging the net trying to shovel a shot past White. Linemate Kaitlin Sullivan took advantage of Connolly’s work, poking a rebound past the Canton netminder for what proved to be the game winner. A Duxbury power-play

BIRD’S EYE VIEW: Duxbury goaltender Julia Hannon gets a good look at a Canton shot during Saturday afternoon’s 1-0 win over the Bulldogs. Photos by Mike Halloran

with 4:15 to go in the period almost proved costly, as Canton’s Jackie Rooney broke in alone on Hannon and couldn’t put it past the veteran junior. Rooney’s rush gave a burst of adrenalin to the rest of the Bulldog lineup, as Alicia DiCenzo bore in from her left wing slot but couldn’t find the back of the net.

The Duxbury defense played superbly in the final 15 minutes, as they came to the aid of Hannon on several occasions. But a point blank shot by Vicky O’Brien at the 9:06 mark and an O’Brien breakaway with 2:29 left in the game were solely on the shoulders of Hannon, who came up big once again.

On Wednesday night the Lady Dragons will attempt to keep their unbeaten streak alive when they travel to Boston to take on Boston Latin Academy at 8:15 at Matthews Arena. The arena is the home ice of Northeastern University and is located on St. Botolph Street off of Massachusetts Avenue.

After suffering a 3-0 loss at the hands of undefeated Pembroke early last week, the Dragons got back on track Saturday night at The Bog with a 3-1 win over a pesky Norwell squad.
Duxbury Norwell

By mike Halloran, sports editor sports@duxBuryclipper.com


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No one would have been surprised that Norwell was the Division I team, as the Clippers buzzed the Duxbury end for most of the first period. However, for all their effort, it produced nothing but opportunities for the Dragons, who took advantage of every one of them and led by three goals at the end of the first 15 minutes. It took less than three minutes for the Clipper’s to make their first mistake, allowing sophomore forward Bryan Barry to pick up a loose puck at center ice and feed junior forward Pat Charland coming down the left side. When Charland crossed the blue line and reached the top of the left face-off circle, he unloaded a slap-shot that whistled past goalie Clay Ferguson for a 1-0 lead. Despite the Duxbury score, the Clippers continued to car-

QUICK TO THE DRAW: Senior captain Mike Griffin pokes the face-off through the legs of his Norwell opponent during Saturday’s 3-1 win over the Clippers.

crossed from right to left to beat Sangster and cut the deficit to 3-1. Duxbury had a opportunity to put the game away in the first 20 seconds of the third period when the Norwell coughed up the puck in the slot, but Griffin’s shot went wide. Four minutes later play came to a halt when Norwell’s Christos Koutrobis went crashing into the boards and remained motionless for close to 15 minutes, as a medical team was brought in to stabi-

lize the player before taking him to Jordan Hospital for an evaluation. When play resumed, the Dragons were assessed a fourminute penalty. It only got worse 30 seconds later when they were called for another infraction that put the Clippers in a 5-on-3 situation. Nevertheless, the Phil Sciretta-led defense prevailed, holding the Clippers scoreless, and protecting their 3-1 lead the rest of the night. “Although we won, I think

our kids need to know that we need them to play 45 minutes every game. Not 30 or 35,” said Coach John Blake. After six games, Charland leads Duxbury in scoring with five goals and an assist for six points, while Matt Hetherington (3 goals/2 assists) and Colin Woods (2 goals/3 assists) are close behind. Now sporting a 3-2-1 record, the Dragons will travel to Brockton on Wednesday night to take on the Boxers at 7:30 p.m.


Swimmers off to speedy start
By candi BrusH clipper contriButor

Duxbury Clipper

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

The Duxbury boys’ swim team opened its season with two lopsided victories, as the Dragons sunk Hanover/ Rockland, 92-55, in its home opener, and posted four State and three Sectional qualifying times in the process.
Duxbury 4 Hanover/Rockland 55


The meet showcased Bernardo Neves, a new freestyle speedster, who sprinted to a win in the 50-yard freestyle (23.44) and a trip to the state championships. The junior also posted a sectional time in the 100-yard freestyle (52.78), touching out teammate Drew Husted (2nd) and Andrew Gilmore (5th). Neves also swam anchor and contributed to a win in the 200-yard medley relay, along with Cam Crowell (backstroke), Andrew Sommer (breaststroke) and Arthur Su (butterfly) in a state qualifying time of 1:53.09. Senior Jon Ng will also make the trip to states after burning a 59.93 in the 100yard butterfly. Sommer and Husted completed the sweep of the event. Crowell notched a 1:00.40 in the 100-yard backstroke and also qualified for states, while Jason Lijeski and Pat Sullivan

NECK AND NECK: Arthur Su swims the butterfly in 200-yard medley relay.

COMING UP FOR AIR: Andrew Sommer is on his way to a victory in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Lady Dragons swim to a pair of wins
freestyle in a sectional time of 1:00.50, just ahead of Laura Husted and Alix Brady, who completed the sweep. Pipp also won the 200-yard individual medley by four seconds over Davis and third-place finisher Hilary Dudley. The race of the day was the 50-yard freestyle, where returning sprinter Emily Hutchinson squared off against two freshmen: Riddle and Husted. When the splashing was over, Hutchinson was first (21.17,) Riddle was second (27.56) and Husted took third (27.78,) as all three qualified for sectionals. In other individual events, Brady beat out Hutchinson to take first in the 100-yard butterfly (1:10.31,) while Librett took second in the 500-yard freestyle endurance contest in a state-qualifying time of 6:06.81. Chatlin was third and Dudley took fourth in the marathon swim. Kassie Sweeney nosed out senior co-captain Lauren Wilson and Davis to win the 100-yard breaststroke. The divers swept their event with freshman Sam Tougas scoring a 152.48 to win over Carly Tillotson (133.80) and Kelly Masgul 105.53. In the 200-yard freestyle relay, Brady, Librett, Hutchinson and Briana Murphy cruised to a win (1:54.56,) while Laura Nelson, Coghlan, Andrea Celino and Dierdre Murphy took third. The last event featured four underclassmen teaming up in the 400-yard freestyle relay. Goldberg, Hutchinson, Husted and Riddle let everyone know they have arrived, as they won by more than pool length and touched six seconds faster than the State qualifying time (3:59.90.) Two days after the victory over Hanover/Rockland, the Dragons hosted Hingham at the Percy Walker Pool. Once again the depth and speed of the Lady Dragons propelled them to a 90-82 win. Kaitlin Buckley was the only double event winner. The junior veteran qualified for states in the 200-yard IM with a 2:20.46, while Pipp took second in a sectional time of 2:28.15 and Coghlan was third. Buckley also won the 100-yard breaststroke (1:16.19) by a half- pool length in a second state qualifying time. Coghlan was second and co-captain Wilson was third. Riddle nailed down her first trip to states with a speedy swim in the 100-yard freestyle 57.72, touching out Pipp (59.32) and fellow freshman Husted (1:02.56.) Goldberg made her third individual state cut in the 500yard freestyle. The sophomore cruised to a 5:38.81 with Li-

were second and third. The Dragons took the top three spots in the 500yard freestyle with Crowell (5:23.63) and Art Su (5:30.29) making sectional cuts, and Ben Potash taking third. The Su brothers doubled up in the 200-yard freestyle with Art winning (2:00.50) and Barry touching second (2:04.12). Freshman Ben Zelvis won the 200-yard individual medley (2:25.37) and Barry Su took second (2:28.69). Freshman Ian White won his first DHS diving competition, scoring 121.5 points. Senior co-captain Sommer raced to first in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:13.50) beating Ng by :07 for first. In other relay action, Husted, Ng, Sommer and Barry Su won the 200-yard freestyle relay by a half-pool length,

while Evan Andrews, Derek Roth, Andrew Gilmore and Ben Kimball took third. Husted, Art Su, Crowell and Neves raced to first place in the 400yard freestyle with a sectional cut (3:48.53.) Andrews, Duncan Edgar, Keelen Murphy and Zelvis took second. A couple of days later the Dragons won their second meet at home against Hingham, 99-77. Duxbury got off to a blistering start in the 200yard medley relay with senior co-captain Hunter Chiasson in backstroke, Barry Su (butterfly), Ng (breaststroke) and Husted (freestyle) combining to post a 1:50.90 that topped their best time in this event. Cam Crowell kept the momentum going with a sub twominute sectional time in the 200-yard freestyle (1:59.88) with Ben White and Potash

taking third and fourth, respectively. Crowell also won the 500-yard freestyle (5:22.09.) Freestyle speedster Neves was also a double event winner, as he ripped a :23.56 in the 50-yard freestyle, just a few seconds ahead of Husted (25.35) and Jeff Terizzi (28.50.) Neves won the 100yard freestyle in 51.53, making the State cut and also coming close to breaking the DHS record in the event. Art Su was third (54.37), just ahead of brother Barry (55.35.) The 100-yard backstroke featured a duel between senior co-captain Chiasson and Barry Su, who went 1-2 and made the state cuts. Chiasson’s :57.53 bettered his best time. Art Su also won the 200-yard individual medley (2:15.65) with a sectional qualifying time.

Sommer and Ng took top spots in the 100-yard breaststroke, and Ng was the top finisher in the 100-yard butterfly over Husted and Zelvis. Ng, Zelvis, Edgar and Gilmore combined to take second in the 200-yard freestyle relay. Even though Duxbury had the meet well in hand, the 400-yard freestyle relay team of Chiasson, Crowell, Husted and Neves saved their best for the last event, sprinting to a 3:38.84, seven seconds under the State cut and three seconds faster than last year’s best time. “I am very pleased with how well we have started this season, but we still have to stay focused and improve in the next few weeks,” said Duxbury Coach Jay Craft. Duxbury will host Norwell on Thursday afternoon at 3:30 p.m.

The DHS girls’ swim team opened the 2008-09 season with a pair of wins, beating Hanover/Rockland in its opener, 94-82, while taking first in 11 of 12 events. Even though Duxbury had a 50-point lead by the fifth event, Duxbury relay teams motored to two state and one sectional qualifying time.
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The meet opened with Krista Librett (backstroke), Molly Davis (butterfly), Avery Riddle (breaststroke), and Gabby Pipp (freestyle) splashing to first (2:05.75) with a state cut time. In the very next event, sophomore Sarah Goldberg ripped a 2:05.16 time in the 200-yard freestyle to nail down her trip to the State championships. Riddle posted a 2:09.35 (2nd) and qualified for sectionals as a freshman, while Katelyn Coghlan was third. Goldberg also won the 100-yard backstroke in another state qualifying time (1:05.36), with Librett taking third (1:09.13) and Hailey Chatlin placing fourth. Pipp was the only double event winner, as the senior captain took the 100-yard

REACHING FOR VICTORY: Emily Hutchinson winning the 200-yard freestyle.
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brett (6:03.53) and Katie Brasington right behind. The 50-yard freestyle featured a photo finish, as Husted, Brady and Dudley all touched within a second and swept the event. Brady just missed a sectional cut in the 100-yard butterfly (1:10.19) to take first, while Librett finished second. In the other individual events, Hutchinson won the 200-yard freestyle over Sweeney (2nd) and Casey Walker, while Chatlin (1st) inched out Mary Courtney Madigan (2nd) and Dudley (3rd) in the 100-yard backstroke. Duxbury relay teams swept all three team events, as the 200-yard medley relay team of Librett, Brasington, Dudley

and Murphy took first, while Husted, Coghlan, Sweeney and Hutchinson topped Murphy, Sweeney, Librett and Lindsey Currier in the 200yard freestyle relay. Even with the win assured, the team of Goldberg, Hutchinson, Riddle and Pipp slashed two seconds off their season best in the 400-yard freestyle, touching in 3:58.90. “We have several experienced upper classmen and some motivated freshmen,” said Coach Jay Craft. “ This will give us good depth, as long as we commit to work hard for the rest of the season”. On Thursday afternoon the Lady Dragons will take on Norwell at the Percy Walker Pool at 3:30 p.m.

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Girls’ hoops off to a fast start
Despite some delays and rescheduling in the early part of the girls’ basketball season, it doesn’t seem to have thrown the team’s psyche off kilter, as they stand at 3-1 after Saturday’s 52-34 thrashing of Silver Lake.
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Amherst freshman Mike Baran (Thayer ’07) and his Lord Jeff hockey team lost to Nichols, 3-2, in the St. Michael’s Holiday Classic on Saturday in Vermont. The loss broke their four-game unbeaten streak and left them with a 4-3-1 record… Sophomore Terry Woods (DHS ’07) and his Babson College hockey team had a Terry Woods rough weekend at the Pathfinder Bank Oswego Classic in NY, losing the consolation game to Skidmore, 5-2, after dropping the semi-final game to Augsburg College, 6-2. Woods scored Babson’s second goal of the game to give the Beavers a 2-0 first period lead, but Augsburg scored 6 unanswered goals for the win… In the opener of that same tournament, Skidmore’s Phil McDavitt (Nobles, ’04) assisted on the Thoroughbreds’ second goal of the game in his team’s Phil McDavitt victory over the Beavers… Senior guard Kim Reske (Sacred Heart ’05) dished out 4 assists in Curry’s 54-51 win over the MA College of Liberal Arts on Friday in Keene, NH… Sophomore Sara Schwanke (DHS ’07) scored 11 points on 9 free throws and a basket, but it wasn’t enough to keep her Gordon College basketball team from dropping a 77-33 decision to Edgewood College on Saturday in the opening round of the Goombay Shootout. There was some consolation for Sara Schwanke Schwanke, as the game was played in Nassau, Bahamas… Harvard junior heavyweight Andrew Knapp (DHS ’06) won his match against Stanford in a 24-21 win on Saturday at the 12th Lone Star Duals in Arlington, TX… St. Anselm sophomore Kristen Byrne (DHS ’07) scored her first goal of the year to tie the game at 2-2 as her Hawks defeated Williams College in OT, 4-3, in the openinground game of the 2009 St. A’s Andrew Knapp Tournament.
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After splitting hard-fought games over Hingham (80-71) and New Bedford (50-58), the Lady Dragons got a break on their schedule when they got back to Patriot League action with a win over the Lakers. Despite Duxbury holding a slim 10-7 lead after the first quarter, the outcome was never in doubt, as the Lakers were over-matched by a taller and defensive-minded Lady Dragon squad that continued to build its lead as the game progressed. Senior captains Katie Curley and cousin Kelly had their way inside all night long, as Katie torched Silver Lake for 12 points, while Kelly hit double figures with 10. When the hosts were trying to double-team Duxbury’s twin towers down low, Sara Botieri made them pay dearly, as the senior guard continued

PICKED APART: Katie Curley looks for an inbounds pass after Sara Botieri sets a pick to free her up.

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to rain three-pointers from downtown when she canned four for 12 points. Duxbury’s full-court pressure did enough to rattle the young and inexperienced Lak-

CUTTING CORNERS: Stacia Boynton is one step ahead of her defender during Saturday’s 52-34 win over Silver Lake.

ers, who left the floor at halftime trailing 26-18. A 16-7 third quarter put the game away for the Lady Dragons, as the Lakers lacked the solid shooting they needed to get back in the game. Maggie Norton also made some noise underneath, as the 5’11” sophomore forward contributed six points, while senior guard Carly Donovan chipped in with four. The game was in complete contrast to the earlier 58-50 loss to Division 1 New Bedford. Duxbury was in the game the whole night, and rarely trailed by more than a handful of points until the final minute of play. With the scored tied at 50-50, the Lady Dragons got careless with the ball on their inbounds passes and the Whalers took advantage to run off eight straight points and escape with the win. Coach Mark Dunn’s squad will face its biggest Patriot League challenge of the season on Wednesday night when it travels to Whitman-Hanson to take on the Panthers at 6:30 p.m. for what should be a showdown game for supremacy of the league.

Grade 7 girls basketball travel team
The 7th grade girls “B” team had another impressive game recently at DMS. The team defeated Marshfield by a score of 30-17. Nikki Vetsch and Miranda Boynton were the high scorers with 10 and 6 points respectively. The team once again distributed the ball well, as scoring was also provided by Katie Larsen, Brooke McCarthy, Sydney Connor, Kyleigh Duddy and Caroline Gearin. As in their opening Old Colony League game vs. Rockland, it was the tenacious defense that was key to the game. Duxbury’s full court “diamond” press caused problems for Marshfield all game long. Monica Duggan and Bella McGoldrick did a great job playing the center of zone; while Caitlin Turok and Meghan Zeverucha frustrated the Marshfield offense with some pressure defense that forced several turnovers. Coaches, Jeff Turok and Brian Duddy, were again very pleased with the unselfish team play of all 11 girls. The team looks ahead to a tough home and away series next weekend vs. Hanover – Saturday in Hanover and Sunday at Duxbury Middle School.

Just so people don’t think we are sore losers, it was announced in October that Duxbury High School finished fourth in Division III in the 2007-08 Dalton Awards. After an incredible run of three straight titles in 2004, 2005, and 2006, Duxbury still maintained its status as one of the top high school athletic programs in the state. Winchester took top honors over Hopkinton HS by winning 70.00 percent of its games, while the runner-up won at a 67.67 clip to edge Old Rochester (67.61). Duxbury (66.50 percent) and Hingham (63.10 percent) rounded out the top five spots. Scoring big for the Dragons were: Boys – lacrosse (18-2), football (9-2), golf (14-3), swimming (9-2), soccer (9-3-5), cross-country (6-2), baseball (12-8), wrestling (11-7-1), tennis (10-7), and basketball (10-8). Girls – swimming (10-0), golf (9-1), soccer (11-2-5), field hockey (9-2-7), lacrosse (12-4-2), softball (14-7), hockey (11-6-4), and basketball (12-8). The overall record for boys’ teams in 2007-08 was 124-6011, while the girls amassed a record of 110-50-18. Duxbury has won nine Dalton Awards including ‘81, ‘82, ‘85, ’86,’88, ’01, ’04, ’05 and ’06.

High School finishes 4th in Dalton Awards

Attention all DHS lacrosse players
Captain’s practice will start on Thursday, Jan. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Jungle Plex in Plymouth and will continue every Thursday at 4 p.m. during January and February. Please bring a check for $75, made out to Duxbury Youth Lacrosse. Call Quinn Cully at 781-934-0379 with any questions.


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According to Hall of Fame Football coaches John Madden and Joe Gibbs there is a direct correlation, between football and wrestling. That was evident last Tuesday night at the Marshfield Holiday Tournament where senior captains Tyler Genereux and Colin McKenzie took down their opponents, much like they had done on the gridiron during the Dragons’ Super Bowl run. Despite being the #4 seed, McKenzie received a firstround bye and proceeded to pin his next two opponents in the 140-lb. weight class. New Bedford’s Jason Fredette couldn’t make it out of the first period, and in the quarterfinals, North Attleboro’s Shane Devlin couldn’t make it past the second period. According to masswrestling. com, the #6-ranked McKenzie opened the eyes of the coaches in charge of seeding when he upset #1-seed Tom Jones of Bridgewater-Raynham with a 6-4 decision. In the finals, Pembroke’s Pat Claflin didn’t have a game plan to counter the speed and workman-like approach of McKenzie, who shutout one of Pembroke’s best, 4-0, to win the championship.

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Genereux and McKenzie win titles
Genereux faired better, getting a #2-seed at 171-lb., despite having beaten New Bedford’s Bobby Bulgar (the #1 seed) at the tournament last year. After a first-round bye, Genereux showed why he is tough to beat on his feet, taking down Pembroke’s Mark King numerous times en route to a 16-6 major decision. It was much the same for Cohasset’s Tom Flibotte, who spent most of the match on the mat while falling, 6-1. The #9 ranked Genereux went on the offensive again in his semifinal match with Marshfield’s Tommy Pomella, taking him to the mat three times before letting him up for a one-point escape and a 6-1 decision. It was much the same in the finals, with Genereux cruising to a 7-1 decision over Plymouth South’s Blake Nyman to win another championship for Duxbury. Junior Tim Donoghue was another reason why Duxbury finished seventh overall in the field of 27 teams from across the Bay State, as he took thirdplace in the 103-lbs. weight class. Donoghue pinned his way to the semi-finals before a costly move against New Bedford’s Jon Costa put the junior grappler on his back, giving Costa the win and the pin late

DOUBLE TROUBLE: Tyler Genereux (171 lb.) and Colin McKenzie (145 lb.) display the brackets and their medals after winning their respective championships at the Marshfield Holiday Wrestling Tourney. in the third period. The DuxAt the Whitman-Hanson enzie (145) and Genereux bury wrestler did not let the loss Tournament on Saturday, (171), who kept their unbeaten get to him, as he went on to pin Duxbury crowned four cham- streaks intact. his next two opponents to take pions, and finished second Barrett and senior captain home the bronze medal. overall as a team. The cham- Justin Carroll (130) finished Senior captain Johnny pions were Donoghue in the second, while seniors Kyle Barrett (152) placed fourth 112-lbs. weight class, junior Scola (135) took third, and after pinning three of his five John McGeady in the 160- Zach Sanchez (140) finished opponents. lbs. weight class, and McK- fourth.

The Top 10 Duxbury Sports Stories of 2008
n air of quiet confidence surrounded the Dragons as they went through their pregame warm-up in the Patriot’s practice bubble prior to their Super Bowl match-up with defending Division IIA champion Gloucester, while the Fisherman were hooting and hollering at the other end of the field in hopes of frightening those ‘little rich kids’ from Duxbury.


Dragons wear D2 Super Bowl crown
But after 40 minutes of back-and-forth action, it was quite the opposite, as the Dragons did a little celebrating of their own after dismantling Gloucester in the second half to win their second Super Bowl title with a 46-26 win over the Fisherman. The #6-ranked Dragons came into the game at 12-0 with all sorts glowing compliments from the Boston media, and by game’s end Duxbury’s

performance may well have convinced those voting that the DIIA school was the best team in Massachusetts. With an offensive arsenal that could attack from any spot on the field, and a smothering defense that always seemed to make the big stop at critical moments in a game, it was hard to imagine that any team was better than the Dragons, who finished at #3 in the final rankings.

Girls soccer takes state title
he Duxbury High School girls’ soccer team finished the second half of its regular season schedule with a 3-5-1 record in its last nine games; a sign that an early exit in postseason play was a strong possibility. Selected as the #12 seed in the Division II South Sectional surely wasn’t a vote of confidence, but it got the Lady Dragons to the dance so they could strut their stuff. Somewhere along the line Coach Emerson Coleman’s team got its rhythm, winning one-goal games over Holliston, Wellesley, Scituate, Oliver


Ames, and Belmont to earn a shot in the State championship game against Wahconah Regional High School of Dalton. Winning its third overtime game of the tournament, Duxbury won the Division II State title in November at Wachusett Regional High School in Holden with a 2-1 OT victory over the Warriors. “If you had looked at us going into this tournament, I don’t think anyone would have picked us too win today,” said Coach Emerson Coleman. “They over-achieved. I told them earlier that they were winners just by getting here today.”

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High five for boys’ lacrosse
e’s lived in the shadow of his famous brother since he took up the game of lacrosse, but now Gus Quinzani has his own niche in the hallowed history of Duxbury High School lacrosse. Taking a pass from senior captain Scott Austin, Quinzani beat Billerica goaltender Pat O’Loughlin 56 seconds into sudden-death OT to give the Dragons a heart-stopping 1413 win at Harvard Stadium on this June. “Oh no, not again,” said Quinzani, as he reminisced about last year’s OT game with Billerica in the semifinals. “I wanted the game to end in regulation so we could show them we were the better team. They came out and worked so hard, and I don’t think we were ready for that


Gus Quinzani fast-paced tempo.” It was the fifth straight Division 1 lacrosse title for Duxbury, and the sixth in the last seven years, while also extending Duxbury’s unbeaten streak to 90 games against Massachusetts’ high school opponents.

Dragons stun Xaverian in season opener
t looked like Coach Dave Maimaron was going out on a limb by scheduling Division 1 powerhouse Xaverian for the Dragon’s home opener, but the Duxbury coach got the last laugh on those who doubted his decision. Before a packed house on a beautiful Friday night in Duxbury, the Dragons pulled


off one of the greatest wins in the program’s history with an exciting 27-24 come-from-behind win over the Hawks. While running back Shane Dibona and QB Sean Cross were the media darlings in all the pre-season stories, it would be hard to believe that either player would question the total team effort. The number of key plays

throughout the evening would be hard to chronicle, as the Dragons showed time and time again that they had a wide array of talent that could make the big plays when needed. With dozens of area coaches in attendance, it was hard to believe they didn’t leave the field shaking their heads at the thought of playing the Dragons on their 2008 schedule.

Coleman takes over girls’ soccer program Whipple triathlon champion
uxbury’s Justine Whipple, the 22year old Duxbury HS and Naval Academy graduate, won the gold medal at the 2008 FISU Triathlon World University Championship in Erdek, Turkey on June 29. A total of 129 athletes participated in the 1.5k swim, 40k bike,


and 10k run. Whipple turned in the second fastest bike and run to finish in 2:15.07. The Duxbury resident was also honored as the Marine Corps female Athlete of The Year at a Marine Corps Sports Hall of Fame Induction luncheon ceremony at the Clubs at Quantico in Virginia in July.

Coach Pat Shea retires

golden era in the girls’ soccer program at Duxbury High School came to an abrupt end this summer with the sudden announcement that Coach Pat Shea was retiring, putting the pressure on Athletic Director Thom Holdgate to find a suitable replacement with so little time before the start of the 2008 season. Holdgate should be buying lottery tickets with every paycheck after landing one of the most-heralded high school soccer coaches in Massachusetts’ high school history. Former Plymouth-Carver and Plymouth North coaching legend, Emerson Coleman, took over the reigns of the DHS girls’ soccer team after 20-plus years of coaching boys and 10 years of Division


1 girls’ club soccer. The owner and director of the Championship Soccer School, Coleman is a former Boston Globe Coach of The Year, a three-time EMass

Coach of The Year, and the holder of a Division 1 State Championship and four South Sectional Championships. He led the Duxbury girls to a state title this fall.

DHS Hall of Fame elects its fourth class

at Shea, the varsity girls’ soccer coach at DHS for 30 years, announced her retirement from coaching prior to the 2008 season. Shea was the first and only coach of the girls’ soccer program and lead her team to two state titles and 18 league titles during her tenure. “It was a very difficult decision. A lot of things went into it, but it was just time for


me to retire,” said Shea. Athletic Director Thom Holdgate said the thought of retiring had been in the back of Shea’s head for a while. She gave up coaching girls’ golf in the spring, and soccer was her only remaining sport. “I wanted to leave the program when it was at its top,” said Shea. “The kids in that program have both skill and character.”

Andy Bolster ’77

he fourth class of inductees into the Duxbury High School Hall of Fame was named, bringing the number of Hall of Fame members to 20. The induction class of 2009 will be selected this winter, with a combined induction


Eric Arnold ’78

Linda (Renner) Matt Cushing ’84 David Seger ’99 Hartz ’80 ceremony to take place in the bers, DHS Athletic Director spring of 2009. Thom Holdgate, former DHS The class of 2008 consists coaches, and long-time obof Andy Bolster (’77), Andy servers of the Duxbury sports Arnold (’78), Linda (Renner) scene, who weighed the acHartz (’80), Matt Cushing complishments of close to 20 (’84), and Dave Seger (’99) finalists, before narrowing it The selections were made down to the five selections. by a committee of media mem-


Dragons basketball stays unbeaten
ing at 6:30 p.m. Senior captains Mark Brust (29 points) and Sam Davidson got Duxbury off and running, as they combined for 11 of their team’s first 13 points and a 13-6 lead with 2:47 to go in the first half that had Fisher calling for a time out to keep the game under control. Brust continued to torch the Rams over the next five minutes, as he hit a jumper in the lane, another from the foul line, one from the baseline, and a swish from the top of the key to build a 22-13 lead. A steal for a lay-up by junior Brian Grossman gave the Cushing’s squad their biggest lead of the game at 29-17, forcing Fisher once again to storm up and down the sidelines before calling another time out. This time he got the attention of his team, as they came out of the break with 2:30 to go in the half and went on an 11-2 run, thanks to the shooting of sophomore Barrett Murphy, who buried nine points in just over a minute to send his team into the locker room trailing 31-28. Duxbury built its lead to 40-32 over the first five minutes of the third quarter, but the Rams closed the gap to 4241 in the opening minute of the fourth quarter. Both teams surged with Brust and Grossman giving the Dragons a 46-41 lead, but the Rams countered on baskets by Phil Whitaker and Tom Fitzgerald to make it 4645 with 5:07 remaining. Marshfield had a chance to go ahead, but a lost possession and missed free throws were their best chances to take the lead. Free throws by Ian Whitney and Mike Sullivan were critical down the stretch, as was a Brust basket off a loose ball that gave Duxbury a 5147 lead with 2:18 to go. A Sullivan hoop off a baseline feed from Brust made it 53-48 with 1:19 left, and a pair of free throws by Brust with 30 seconds remaining iced the game for the Dragons. “I thought our defense played great in the first half, except for those three-pointers they scored near the end of the half. But overall it was a good win for us, because Fisher can coach like crazy,” said Cushing.

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Any time Bob Fischer gets his hands on a high school basketball program good things happen. That is why the Dragons had to be somewhat leery when they traveled to Marshfield on Monday night to take on the Rams.
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“We made it clear to the kids before the game that this wasn’t going to be your normal game,” said Coach Gordon Cushing Not known as a basketball power, Marshfield was off to a 4-1 start under their new head coach prior to taking on undefeated Duxbury. As expected, the hosts gave the Dragons all they could handle, overcoming a 10-point deficit in the third quarter and eventually fading at the end in Duxbury’s 57-50 win. It was Duxbury’s seventh straight win of the season, and got them ready for Wednesday night’s home game with undefeated Whitman-Hanson start-

ANOTHER BIG NIGHT: Senior captain Mark Brust goes baseline for two of his 29 points in Monday night’s win over Marshfield.

ay Farm Montessori Academy students performed their annual musical, “Scrooge,” an adaptation of the Charles Dickens’ classic, “A Christmas Carol.” “Scrooge” is one of many enrichment programs at Bay Farm. Under the direction of Karen Howland and Michelle Booth, the children, ages 4 to 12, gave two performances of Scrooge to sell-out crowds.


Bay Farm’s ‘Scrooge’

Caroline Drinkwater as Mrs. Cratchit and Isabella Lonigro as Kathy Cratchit.

Amelia Austin; Madison Reeves is Scrooge dressed as Santa; Gray Goldenberg; Elena Gosalvez and Sophie Booth.

Eliza Eldredge plays Tiny Tim, the play’s most loved figure.

Elizabeth Drinkwater as the Ghost of Christmas Past talks to Scrooge, played by Madison Reeves.

The street urchins sing during Bay Farm’s adaptation of Dickens’ classic.

Madison Reeves (Scrooge) talks to street vendors Madeline Chaunt and Gina Goldenberg.

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Dollhouses For Sale Victorian style - papered, finished floors, interior doors, baseboard. Various prices. Please call 781-293-5153. Grand Piano Chickering 5’7” grand piano for sale. Mahogany. Restored and in good condition. Make an offer. Call 781-834-7656.

Attention Parents of 3rd Graders Strengthen your child’s language art skills by owning your own teacher’s edition of Scott’s Foresman Reading Street. All six volumes. Excellent condition. Retail $399 - 50% savings - $99. Leave message with Barbara at 540- 966-7097 (cell). English Bulldog Puppies Male and female available. Sire-Russian with International Working Dog Title. Both sire and dam on premises. Healthy and very entertaining! Call 508-748-6754 or e-mail jeanieseducationcenter@comcast. net Automobilia Collection For Sale From 50 years accumulation of die cast vehicles such as Corgi, Tootsie toy, Dinky toy etc., promotionals, farm tractors, plastic kits, and all scales. Old car magazines and books, old car and truck literature, attractively individually priced. 781-582-1523. Birch Kitchen Table and Chairs Canadel brandy wash 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.

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Nanny/Babysitter Wanted Duxbury family seeks nanny for weekday mornings. Please call 781-934-0482.

Pediatric Nurse Wanted Duxbury physician has position available for part-time, pediatric nurse in office setting. For immediate consideration, please fax resume to 781-934-7264 or call 781-934-0172.

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Climbing the Career Ladder
TOWN OF PEMBROKE Assistant Town Clerk The Town of Pembroke is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Town Clerk. Applicant must possess excellent typing and computer skills. Duties include assistance in maintaining vital statistics, recording births, marriages and death and prepare certified copies. Working knowledge of office procedures. Extensive knowledge of Mass. Election Laws and relevant Mass General Laws related to the office of Town Clerk. Full-time, 37.5 hours. Union position local 1700. Salary range $19.54 to $21.52 per hour. Interested applicants should send letter and resume with references to Mary Ann Smith, Town Clerk, 100 Center St., Pembroke, MA 02359 no later than January 19, 2009. The Town of Pembroke is an equal opportunity employer, minorities are encouraged to apply.


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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. 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. Duxbury Cottage For rent, lovely 3 bedroom, 2 bath, FP, W/D, AC, on pond. Close to route 3. Large yard. $1700/month, lease, references. 781-740-2202, message. Room For Rent Duxbury Nice fully furnished room with view of bay. TV and house privileges. Utilities included. $600/month. Male non-smoker. Call 781-934-2879.


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Paginator Wanted We are seeking a paginator for the Duxbury Clipper. Experience with InDesign, Macs a must. This is a part-time position in our Duxbury office for 15 hours a week on Monday and Tuesday. Pay range is $12-15 an hour. Send resumes and cover letters to Editor Justin Graeber at editor@duxburyclipper.com The Clipper is an equal opportunity employer.

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Whitman Studio Apt. Second floor, excellent location. $475/month includes water and sewer. Call 781-344-2446 or 781-249-3933 (cell). House to Share Antique home on 2.5 acres near Rt. 3, churches, beach, school and Village Center. Two furnished bedrooms, $600 and $675 per month (first and last - 3 month minimum stay); includes utilities (A/C), WIFI, local telephone, cable, baby grand piano and bi-monthly housecleaning. 617-953-9444 (cell) sariesweethome@gmail.com (email). Non-smoker please. Hilton Head Condo Great opportunity. Updated 2 BR, 2 bath condo on south end, 5 min walk to broad, sandy beach. Small complex w/pool. $170k teertle@live.com for info and pics. One BR Cottage For Rent Duxbury, Full kitchen, full bath, by the water on Powder Point. Year-round rental. Furnished or not. $1200/month. Call 508-245-4561 (cell).


Galway, Connemara, Ireland 4-BR home located in picturesque setting w/mountain views. All modern amenities. Located on a lake minutes from Connemara Golf Course, 5 minutes to beach, fishing, sightseeing, shopping. $1000/ week. Off-season rates available. Gerry, 781-934-2642 or 617-584-9183 Residential & Commercial First floor commercial office space and office suites available. 33 Enterprise St. (Rte 3A) Duxbury. Also, 1 BR, second floor apartment. Modern appliances, A/C, W/D. No pets, no smoking. 781-934-5900 Waterfront Kingston Bay Rental Year-round. 1-2 bedroom, neat and clean. Spectacular views. Close to Rte. 3, Plymouth Harbor, and commuter rail. $1200/mo. plus utilities. Call Cathy White, C21 Tassinari, 508-361-2287. Duxbury House For Rent 4 BR, 2.5 bath on cul-de-sac. Convenient to schools and commute. Inground pool, large yard. $2500/month plus utilities. Call 781-585-7756.

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Duxbury Apartment For Rent 1 BR apt. Convenient location. Two separate entrances. $900/month. Available now. Call 781-389-0769. Duxbury Apt. For Rent Two BR with kitchen, clean and bright. Private location, set back from road, near Hall’s Corner. $1500/month. Please call 481-291-9056. Duxbury House For Rent 5 BR home. Living room w/fireplace, den, garage. Great neighborhood, park nearby. $1800/mo. unheated. Call Bob, 508-678-5267. 1 BR Furnished Condo for rent at Bay Farm, Duxbury. Completely furnished. Available immediately. No smoking, no pets. $1250/month plus utilities. Call 239-272-1496, please leave a message. 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.

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Apartment For Rent Hall’s Corner 1 BR, second floor. Heat included. $950/month. First, last, security deposit and credit references. Call 508-746-7655.




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Office Space 375 sq. ft., large window facing Rte. 3A in Duxbury. Call 781-834-1618. Duxbury Flexible month to month tenancy. Will accommocate families selling buying or building. Three BR, two bath, semi furnished. One mile to schools. $2000 includes cable and internet. First, last, security. No dogs. Cell: 617-510-5462.

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Volvo Repair Service South Shore mobile repairs exclusively servicing Volvos. Problems with your Volvo? Don’t want to pay high dealership rates? Check engine lights, wiper problems, door latches etc. Will come to your home or office. Call 781-534-0731 e-mail Volvo.tech@hotmail.com Math Midterm Worries? High honors high school senior available for math tutoring. Experienced in all levels elementary through pre-calc. Call Morgan 781-934-9796.

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Reliable Computer Help New system setups, purchasing advice, wired/wireless networking, virus/spyware removal & prevention, general lessons, and much more. No job too small. Competitive pricing. Call me and I’ll you back within 3 hours. Tim, 781-291-1046 or e-mail tshannont0605@comcast.net 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? Need deliveries or pickups done? 339-933-0804/781-934-9449. Wallpapering/Interior Painting Ceiling, walls, woodwork, drywall repairs, touch-ups, cleanouts done at low, reasonable prices. Call Debbie, MC/VISA accepted. 781-585-8043. Tennis Racquet Stringing Experienced stringer. Low rates, quick turn around. Variety of strings. Call Brayden, 781-585-4905.

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Personal/Business Bookkeeping I can help you set up and organize your personal files. Also, Quickbooks set-ups and training for your business or home. Excellent references. Call Shannon, 781-789-5249. House Sitting Retired teacher will house sit, care for plants, pets... Children an option. Please call Andrea 781-934-6652
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Professional Window Cleaning Prices start at $5.00 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

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. Guitar/Bass/Music Lessons Offered by long-time professional musician/full-time bandleader with a bachelor of music - guitar performance, and former teacher at South Shore Conservatory. Beginners and experienced players of guitar or other instruments looking to enhance abilities are welcome. Lessons given at convenient Duxbury village location. Sign up now for fall lessons. Call Mark, 781-934-7716. E-mail: mark@calypsohurricane.com. 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. 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. Trial Music Lesson Berklee College of Music graduate offering personalized drum or guitar lessons in the convenience of your own home. First lesson is free of charge. Reasonable rates, references available upon request. Call 508-583-8503, email: ggap792@aol.com Michael’s Windows & Gutter Cleaning A year-round local service. Window prices start at $5/each. We also repair loose and leaking gutters, and can install highly durable and effective gutter screens/guards. We also can repair your worn/torn window and door/slider screens. I always answer my phone! Please call cell # 508-523-9927. 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. Certified Home Health Aide/CNA Caring and compassionate. Excellent local references. Call 617-462-3503.

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Come Stroll With Joe 50s and 60s DJ for hire for all occasions. Original hits, original artists. Low rates. One call does it all. 774-826-8062. Call anytime. 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. A1 Top to Bottom Housecleaning Weekly – bi-weekly – monthly. One-time cleanings our specialty. Over 10 yrs. experience. Duxbury refs. Michelle (508) 291-1864. Piano Tuning Martin Snow, RPT, Craftsman Member Piano Technicians Guild, plus complete piano rebuilding service, sales. 781-837-6531. www.martinsnowpianos.com.

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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. Small Pet Hotel Duxbury. Non-dangerous snakes and reptiles, fish, gerbils, rabbits, parrots and birds, cats, etc. Also offering dog walking, home and barn visits. Member PSI-Pet Sitters International. Bonded and insured. Call for reservations. 617-957-7605. Evening Eldercare Available Eldercare for cooking dinner and companionship. Possible overnights. References available. Call Laurie, 339-832-0020. Executive PA High-level personal assistant just relocated from Greenwich, CT. Extensive experience with international CEO and finance. All aspects of domestic and corporate affairs. Per hour/project. Complete discretion. Excellent references. Call 203-722-6494. Math Makes Sense Experienced math tutor will help your child turn the tide of math anxiety. One-to-one tutoring promotes math achievement, confidence, motivation and success. Elementary and Secondary Math, Algebra I and II, Geometry, SAT prep and Pre-Calc. Call 781-834-3340. All American Cleaning Very responsible, reliable and efficient. Same people each time. In business for over seven years. Many local references. Call for free no obligation estimate. Call cell phones, 781-799-7478, 781-424-3368 or e-mail marylucy54@yahoo.com.

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. Interior Finish Work Sale Mention this ad and receive 20% off all interior finish work including kitchens, baths, etc. Decades of experience. Licensed, insured and registered #104457. Call Desmond, 781-654-1465. 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. Eldercare Registered Nurse I will 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). Wasted Space Anthony WoodWorking & Design will turn your "Wasted Space" into a room of beauty and comfort. Call today for free estimate, 781-585-7541 or e-mail us at Ken.Anthony22@comcast.net Lic # 71030. Residential Snowplowing Also, snowblowing and shovelling. Reasonable rates. Call Brett at B&B Fence, 781-291-9684. Housekeeping in Duxbury Residential cleaning. Safe, secure, reliable and cleanliness is priority. Will fulfill your home cleaning needs. I’m the one person you need to call. Your home will look great and smell terrific! Excellent Duxbury references. Cindy, cell# 508-574-8330. Interior Painting Specialist 15+ years experience, many references available. Brighten your home this winter. Call Matthew, 617-448-3571.

Computer, Website Help Need a website? Computer running slow? I can help. From website design and hosting to speeding up your system's performance, I can relieve your frustrations. Weekends, evenings. Call Mark, 860-984-3199. markbturner@gmail.com

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

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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 Custom Design Woodworking Interior custom designed woodwork. Built-in cabinets, media cabinet systems, mantles, bookcases, wainscot, furniture, interior finish upgrades. Call Dave Drew, 781-545-4246 or cell, 617-835-9044. College Babysitter Home until Jan. 25. Available days, nights, overnights. Call Sarah, 781-264-0597.

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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 Semi-Seasoned Firewood Prices have dropped. Call Nessralla’s Farms in Marshfield, 781-834-2833. 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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Sea Pro W/Free Winter Storage 2005 20.6’ Sea Pro. 140HP Suzuki; 4-stroke, low hours. Full canvas, swim platform, bait live well. Matrix 27 Fishfinder. Professionally maintained. 2005 Venture trailer included. Boat is currently on Duxbury Bay mooring. Free Winter Storage. $28,500 or BRO. 781-934-7731 (evenings) or 617-696-6900 (days).

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2005 Subaru Outback LLBean wagon. Huge moonroof, 6CD plus subwoofer, new #1 rated tires(4) and superb snows(4), leather seats, beautiful wood steering wheel, dual heater/AC, all power, Yakima racks. Luxury reliable safe all-season. Dealer maintained; oil changed often. 95k mi, mostly highway. My last one has 245k miles! Clean body. $13,600. 781-934-4641.

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. Michelin Tires For Sale Eight used (4 winter and 4 all-weather). 225/55 R16 Alpin Pilot and Energy MXV4 Plus. Snows used one season. Call 781-934-5998. $350 or best offer takes all eight.

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2002 40' Beneteau First 40.7 A sleek and sophisticated racer with all the comforts of a luxurious cruiser. Extra-roomy cockpit, fiberglass hull, single diesel engine, full sail inventory, Profurl roller furling, pear interior, deep draft 7’9, custom handrail, full electronics, and more… $165,000. St. Petersburg, FL 727-214-1590 for more information.

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. $39,500. Call George, 781-603-5640. 1995 V6 Camry Automatic V6 Toyota Camry. 185,000 miles. Excellent mechanical & visual condition, tan interior/exterior, V6, automatic, sunroof, security system, A/C, power everything, new tires with less than 1000 miles on them, CD/AM-FM/cassette. Well maintained. $4895. Call 781-254-0055.

1930 Ford Tudor Sedan Chevy Corvette 327 cu. in. engine, turbo 350 trans, Genie nostalgia shift, TCI front end, Chevy rear end, travel trunk, spare tire and mount (not mounted), Crager wire chrome spoke wheels, Sony radio/Sony 6CD changer, California special car cover. $25,000 or BRO. Contact Richard, 508-378-1541.

2003 Mercedes E 320 Silver. $20,000. Call Jim at 617-312-0172 for full details, or 781-934-2701 (home). 2004 Kia Sorrento Automatic, CD player, power locks and windows, roof rack, trailer hitch, new brakes and tires. 60,000 miles. Very good condition. $8500. Call 781-293-9222.

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Question 1 How many states east of the Mississippi have populations of less than one million persons? Question 2 The Baby Boomers number how many: 55 Million, 65 Million, 75 Million, 110 Million? Question 3 Which is farther north: Scotland, Denmark, Lithuania? Question 4 What is the Pritzker Prize issued for? Question 5 German is an official language in six European countries. Name four of them.

1992 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0 litre, 6 cyl - automatic 4x4. Hard top, soft top, bikini top, no top. Great vehicle. 169K. Runs great. $2500. Call 617-967-0303, Greg. 2005 Jeep Wrangler-X Rocky Mountain Edition, red with grey/black interior, 4X4, 6-speed manual, cruise control, power steering, 15 inch aluminum wheels, fog lamps, A/C, 6-disc CD changer, premium sound system w/ 7 speakers,18K miles, looks new. $14,000. 781-834-2688 2006 Toyota Sienna LE Excellent condition. Light green. 37,500 miles. Asking $15,600. Please call 781-934-0720.

90 M.P.G. Brand new 2008 Moped. Less than 3 miles on it. 50 c.c, street legal, no license or insurance needed. Disc brakes, no shifting, super easy to drive. $1,390. Call 781-640-8193. Hanson

Jeep Grand Cherokee LTD 1994. Black exterior, V8, AWD, leather, towing. New brakes, rotors, shocks, tires and tuneup. Reduced price, asking $2900. Call 781-934-0705 or 617-650-0070.

2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee LTD 4-wheel drive, leather interior, moonroof, heated seats. Loaded. Very clean. 161,000 miles with a recent engine replacement. Must see. $4950. Call 617-909-9044. There’s no better way to stand out than running your message in reverse type. Available in any classified category for just: HOW TO PLAY: Each row must contain the numbers 1 to 9; each column must contain the numbers 1 to 9, and each set of 3 by 3 boxes must contain the numbers 1 to 9.


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allow) in accordance with Probate Rule 16. WITNESS, HON. CATHERINE P. SABAITIS, ESQUIRE, First Justice of this Court at PLYMOUTH this day, December 26, 2008. Robert E. McCarthy Register of Probate

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By virtue and in execution of the Power of Sale contained in a certain mortgage given by Vytautas Adomkaitis and Elizabeth A. Adomkaitis to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., dated February 28, 2006 and recorded with the Plymouth County Registry of Deeds at Book 33070, Page 58, of which mortgage U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee to SAIL, Series 2006-3 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 3:00 p.m. on January 28, 2009, on the mortgaged premises located at 45 Summer Street, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, all and singular the premises described in said mortgage, TO WIT: The land, together with the buildings thereon, situated on the Northerly side of Summer Street, in Duxbury, Plymouth County Massachusetts, being Lots 3 and 4 as shown on a plan entitled, 'Plan of Land in Duxbury, Mass.', dated October 11, 1965, by Robert C. Bailey, Reg. Surveyor, which plan is recorded in Plymouth County Registry of Deeds in Plan Book 14, Page 30, and together bounded and described, according to said plan, as follows: SOUTHWESTERLY by said Summer Street, measuring on the curving line thereof, 25.00 feet; NORTHWESTERLY by Lot 2, 142.47 feet; again SOUTHWESTERLY by Lot 1, 255.69 feet; again NORTHWESTERLY 124.00 feet; NORTHEASTERLY by two courses measuring 100.00 feet and 172.36 feet, respectively, by land of Wendall Phillip; and SOUTHEASTERLY by land of Philip H. & Genevieve Cope, 290.21 feet. Said Lots 3 and 4 together contain 39,150 square feet, more or less, according to said plan. The above described premises are subject to the following matters of record: 1. Taking by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the layout of a State Highway dated September 28, 1954 and recorded with said Deeds in Book 2375 Page 114. 2. Notices of Variance as granted by the Board of Appeals of the Town of Duxbury dated December 2,

1985 BMW 535i Classic New Price - $3000. First year of 535i. Original owner. 5-speed shift. Power everything, new on-board computer. New: front-end strut housings, brakes, catalytic converter, exhaust assembly. Fully serviced, have maintenance records. recently inspected. Body in great shape. 172,000 miles averaging 1000-2000/year the last 7-8 years. Wonderful driving car! Call 781-934-9867

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PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN (Never known to fail). A most beautiful flower of Mt. Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh, Star of the Sea, help me and show me herein you are my Mother. O Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in this necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. Oh, Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3 times). Holy Mary, I place this cause in your hands (3 times). Say this prayer for 3 consecutive days. You must publish it, and it will be granted to you. C.B.

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to the petition, stating specific facts and grounds upon which the objection is based, within thirty (30) days after the return day (or such other time as the court, on motion with notice to the petitioner, may allow) in accordance with Probate Rule 16. WITNESS, HON. CATHERINE P. SABAITIS, ESQUIRE, First Justice of this Court at PLYMOUTH this day, December 29, 2008. Robert E. McCarthy Register of Probate

The Duxbury Planning Board hereby gives notice of a public hearing on Monday, January 12, 2009 at 7:15 PM at the Duxbury Senior Center located at 10 Mayflower Street, relative to proposed zoning articles to appear before the Annual Town Meeting on Saturday, March 14, 2009. The following is a description of the proposed articles: AN ARTICLE to see if the Town will vote to amend the Duxbury Zoning Map as part of the Protective Bylaw of the Town of Duxbury, to rezone parcels 110-452-003 and 110-452-004 located at 20 and 30 Tremont Street, Island Creek, from Residential Compatibility to Neighborhood Business 1. (Submitted by property owner) AN ARTICLE to see if the Town will vote to amend the Duxbury Zoning Map as part of the Protective Bylaw of the Town of Duxbury, to rezone parcel 110-452-001 located adjacent to 2 Tremont Street, First Baptist Church, from Residential Compatibility to Neighborhood Business 1. (Submitted by property owner) AN ARTICLE to see if the Town will vote to amend the Protective Bylaw of the Town of Duxbury under Article 300 and 400 relative to changes with the density and dimensional requirements within a Neighborhood Business Zone. AN ARTICLE, to see if the Town will vote to amend the Protective Bylaw of the Town of Duxbury under Article 600 with a new Section 603 relative to parking requirements. The full texts of the proposed zoning amendments and/or maps are available for review at the Town Clerk’s Office & Planning Department at Duxbury Town Hall (878 Tremont Street) during normal business hours. Any person interested or wishing to comment on the proposed warrant article should appear at the time and place noted above. Brendan P. Halligan, Clerk Duxbury Planning Board

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PLYMOUTH Division Docket No. PL08P2249EA In the Estate of Charles W. Lovejoy Jr. Late of Duxbury, MA 02332 Date of Death 07/13/2008 NOTICE OF PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, a petition has been presented requesting that a document purporting to be the last will of said decedent be proved and allowed, and that James M Lovejoy of Hopkinton, NH be appointed executor/trix, named in the will to serve Without Surety. IF YOU DESIRE TO OBJECT THERETO, YOU OR YOUR ATTORNEY MUST FILE A WRITTEN APPEARANCE IN SAID COURT AT PLYMOUTH ON OR BEFORE TEN O’CLOCK IN THE MORNING (10:00 AM) ON 01/26/2009. In addition, you must file a written affidavit of objections

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1965 and recorded with the Deeds in Book 3261 Pages 428 and 429. Property Address: 45 Summer Street Duxbury, MA 02332 For mortgagor's(s') title see deed recorded with Plymouth County Registry of Deeds in Book 14554, Page 247. These premises will be sold and conveyed subject to and with the benefit of all 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 Five Thousand ($5,000.00) 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. U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE TO SAIL, SERIES 2006-3 Present mortgage holder of said

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restrictions, easements, improvements, liens or encumbrances is made in the deed. TERMS OF SALE: A deposit of Fifteen Thousand ($15,000.00 ) 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. RMS RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES LLC Present holder of said mortgage By its Attorneys, HARMON LAW OFFICES, P.C. 150 California Street Newton, MA 02458 (617) 558-0500 200707-1496 - GRY

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Electronic Registration Systems, Inc, dated May 29, 2007 and recorded with the Plymouth County Registry of Deeds at Book 34598, Page 66 of which the Mortgage the undersigned is the present holder by assignment for breach of the conditions of said Mortgage and for the purpose of foreclosing same will be sold at Public Auction at 10:00 AM on January 29, 2009 at 28 White Street, Duxbury, MA, all and singular the premises described in said Mortgage, to wit: A certain parcel of land, with the buildings thereon, situated in DUXBURY, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, and being shown as Lot No. 126 on a plan of lots at Myles Standish Park, made by H.A. Hancock, C.E. in November, 1897,

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By virtue and in execution of the Power of Sale contained in a certain mortgage given by Edmund R. Distefano to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. , dated November 24, 2006 and recorded with the Plymouth County Registry of Deeds at Book 33753, Page 87, of which mortgage RMS Residential Properties LLC 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 January 30, 2009, on the mortgaged premises located at 406 Bay Road, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, all and singular the premises described in said mortgage, TO WIT: The land in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, with the buildings thereon situated on the northerly side of Bay Road sometimes called Border Street and being a portion of Lot No. 200 as shown on ''Plan of Lots at Miles Standish Park, Duxbury, Massachusetts, November 1897, H.A. Hancock, C.E., Boston,Massachusetts'' and recorded with Plymouth Deeds in Plan Book 1, Page 406 said premises being bounded and described as

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follows: Beginning at a cement bound on the northerly side of Bay Road or Border Street which marks the southeasterly corner of the premises herein conveyed said corner being a little more than 65 feet westerly from Soule Avenue; The line then runs by said Bay Road South 71 deg. 48' West, 51.2 feet, more or less to a cement bound and the remaining portions of said Lot 200; Thence by remaining portion of said Lot. 200, North 30 deg. 41' 50'' West, 64.05 feet to another cement boud; Thence North 59 deg. 18' 10'' East, 50 feet to a cement bound and Lot 201 on the aforementioned plan; Thence by said Lot 201, South 30 deg. 41' 50'' East, 75 feet, more or less, to Bay Road and point of beginning. For mortgagor's title see deed recorded with Plymouth County Registry of Deeds in Book 28972, Page 138. These premises will be sold and conveyed subject to and with the benefit of all 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

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By virtue and in execution of the Power of Sale contained in a certain Mortgage given by Stanley J. Soderstrom to Mortgage

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which plan is recorded with Plymouth County Deeds, Plan Book 1, Page 406. Said Lot No. 126 is bounded as follows: Westerly by Alden Avenue; Northerly by Lot No. 121 on said Plan; Easterly by Lot No. l27 on said Plan; and Southerly by White Street, Containing ten thousand (10,000) square feet. Meaning and intending to describe and convey the premises as conveyed by deed dated August 2, 1999 and recorded with the Plymouth

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County Registry of Deeds in Book 17836, Page 300. The premises are to be sold subject to and with the benefit of all easements, restrictions, building and zoning laws, unpaid taxes, tax titles, water bills, municipal liens and assessments, rights of tenants and parties in possession. TERMS OF SALE: A deposit of FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS AND 00 CENTS ($5,000.00) in the form of a certified check or bank treasurer’s

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check will be required to be delivered at or before the time the bid is offered. The successful bidder will be required to execute a Foreclosure Sale Agreement immediately after the close of the bidding. The balance of the purchase price shall be paid within thirty (30) days from the sale date in the form of a certified check, bank treasurer’s check or other check satisfactory to Mortgagee’s attorney. The Mortgagee reserves the right

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to bid at the sale, to reject any and all bids, to continue the sale and to amend the terms of the sale by written or oral announcement made before or during the foreclosure sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney. The description of the premises contained in said

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mortgage shall control in the event of an error in this publication. TIME WILL BE OF THE ESSENCE. Other terms if any, to be announced at the sale. Taylor, Bean and Whitaker Mortgage Corp. Present Holder of said Mortgage, By Its Attorneys, Orlans Moran PLLC P.O. Box 962169 Boston, MA 02196 Phone: (617) 502-4100







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