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Volume LIX No. 50 “Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.” –– Chinese Proverb Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Budget woes
No layoffs or furloughs –– for now
By Susanna Sheehan, Clipper Staff a 1.4 per-
cent increase
Not once did the term over the cur-
Proposition 2 1/2 override rent budget
come up during Town Man- of $53.3 mil-
ager Richard MacDonald’s lion. Most
budget presentation, but he town depart-
warned for the third year in a ment budgets
row that the town cannot con- show modest
tinue to offer services at the Richard MacDonald increases of
same levels while all its rev- just over one percent, although
enue sources decline. others, such as public safety
MacDonald is recom- and the library and recreation THE MUSIC MAN COMES TO TOWN: Singing “Shipoopi” in the front row are Riley Kerle, Linsin Smith,
mending a town budget for budgets, have decreased. Cam Draper, Kerri MacLennan, Michelle Simmons, Billy Jewell and Rachel Wooley. “The Music Man”
fiscal year 2011 of just over is about a man named Harold Hill who arrives at River City intending to cheat the community with his
$54 million, which represents continued on page 16
standard scam of offering to train a boy’s marching band, then skip town with the money. The DHS
music and drama department presented “The Music Man” last weekend at the PAC. Photo by Karen Wong

Teacher’s the pet Bornheimer gives

Alden educator nominated for Teacher of the Year
By Justin Graeber, Clipper Editor
up the gavel
Every day, Rachel Stadel- By Justin Graeber, Clipper Editor
mann teaches her students more
than the ABC’s. And her stu- The next time Duxbury
dents, their parents and her boss- voters shuffle into the Per-
es now want to recognize her for forming Arts Center to cast
her outstanding impact on Dux- their votes at Town Meeting,
bury’s youth. they’ll be hearing a different
A Duxbury elementary voice from behind the podium,
school teacher has been nomi- calling the meeting to order. Longtime Town Moderator Allen
nated for Massachusetts Teacher Longtime Town Modera- Bornheimer is not seeking re-
of the Year. Stadelmann, a fourth tor Allen Bornheimer said over election after 29 years running
grade teacher at Alden, was sur- the weekend that he will be Town Meeting.
prised on Friday by a large group stepping down from his post at
that included students, parents the helm of Town Meeting. relinquished the role. Prior to
and school officials. Fourth grade teacher Rachel Stadelmann is rushed by her stu- Bornheimer first picked that he had been the chairman
dents for a group hug after learning she has been nominated for up the gavel as moderator 29 of the Finance Committee.
continued on page 12 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year. years ago, after Charlie Fargo continued on page 4


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Town moderator steps down

continued from page one have always understood that on the Town Meeting process
when February and March during his tenure.
“I’ve always been inter- rolled around, his focus was “I think we made make
ested in town government,” on Duxbury’s Town Meeting. pretty good decisions,” he
Bornheimer said. He said it “I felt it was a contribu- said. “My responsibility is to
was “natural” for him to get in- tion to the community I could make sure the forum works
volved –– his father had been make,” he said. ... my role is not to affect the
a school committee member He said that if there is a outcome but to make sure the
back in his native Maine. Bornheimer approach to the forum is conducive to an un-
“The Town Meeting pro- meeting, it lies in exhaustive derstandable presentation of
cess interested me,” he said. preparation. the facts.
Working full-time as an at- “I’ve tried to be well pre- For now, Bornheimer said
torney in Boston, he was wor- pared,” he said. “To take the he’s going to take a “little
ried he wouldn’t be able to time to talk with voters and breather” from political life,
make the time commitment committee people.” but offered to help the next
for something like selectman. Bornheimer said he hopes town moderator with the tran-
He said his clients and family he has had a positive impact sition.

Many seats open for grabs in spring election

The election story so far reelection to the Board of Se- As of press time, John
hasn’t been about who is run- lectmen. Bear of the Planning Board
ning, but who isn’t. In addition to the mod- and Town Clerk Nancy Oates
erator, selectman and school had taken out papers to retain
Election update committee positions (Shawn their positions. No papers
Dahlen and Will Zachmann have been returned yet.
After last week’s an- have taken out papers to run Candidates for office must
nouncement from School for selectman) there are seats sign out nomination papers
Committee Chairman George up for grabs on the Board of from the town clerk. They
Cipolletti that he won’t be Assessors, Town Clerk, an then have until Feb. 8 to ob-
seeking re-election, longtime additional seat on the School tain 50 signatures from regis- From riding
town moderator Allen Born- committee, Planning Board, tered Duxbury voters and re-
heimer said over the weekend two seats on the Board of Li- turn the papers. “shotgun” in
that he will be stepping down. brary Trustees, and a seat on the Animal
Jon Witten will also not seek the Housing Authority. Control Van, to
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Candidates’ corner

Dahlen announces selectman run

Shawn Dahlen, 60 Long Duxbury Bay Maritime School
Point Lane, has announced earned him the Starfish Award
his candidacy for the Board of in 2009, recognizing his “ex-
Selectmen at the March 2010 traordinary volunteerism.” PEMBROKE'S #1 PLACE FOR
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tive volunteer in town govern- ment from Wentworth College

ment for more than 30 years, of Technology. He is the fa-
including 10 years as chair ther of five children, all raised
of the Conservation Commis- and my record of public ser- in Duxbury. “Duxbury needs
sion. He currently serves on vice have given me the tools knowledgeable, experienced,
the Duxbury Bay Manage- to bring balanced leadership and balanced leaders who
ment Commission and as a to the Board of Selectmen.” “I will work to protect the natu-
member of the Town Manager will be accessible, willing to ral resources, champion fiscal
Budget Working Group. He listen and question, and com- responsibility, and maintain
is on the board of directors of mitted to doing what is best the culture that make the town
Jordan Hospital, the Duxbury for the town.” such a wonderful place to live.
Bay Maritime School, and the Dahlen’s local government I can meet these needs,” he
Duxbury Beach Reservation, experience began in 1978, said.
Inc. when he was appointed to the
Dahlen is running for the North Hill Study Commit-
seat currently held by Se- tee. Since then, he has served SOUTH SHORE’S BEST KEPT SECRET FOR OVER TWO DECADES
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Local dancers perform in

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a holiday tradition for New
England audiences since 1987.
This will be JMBT’s fifth Nut-
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bury Performing Arts Center.
Performances start with a mat-
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Christmas Eve. Other perfor-
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1 p.m. matinee and 6 p.m. eve-
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teo, this original production of
The Nutcracker distinguishes
itself from all others by its fo-
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Around Town Hall

Community Preservation
The Baseball Plus “ROCKS” 9-12U Developmental Baseball Program
The advantages of an elite AAU program without the cost, travel
Committee: Thursday, Dec. and time commitment.
17, 8 a.m. in the Mural Room at
Town Hall. The premise of the �Rocks� program is the development of 9 -12 year old players as
Board of Health: Thursday, individuals within a team-oriented framework.The teams consist of two age groups, 9- 10 and
Dec. 17, 7:15 p.m. in the Mural 11-12 year olds.The program offers a weekly 1.5 Hour indoor practice schedule with profes-
Room. sional instructors at Baseball Plus beginning in January thru April. Emphasis during the work-
outs and games is always placed on individual skill development in all disciplines of the game.
Library Trustees: Friday, Dec.
18, 8 a.m. at the library. Teams play a 10 game schedule, beginning in May, plus playoffs and the season ends in early
June. Each division will have rules of play specifically designed to further the progression of
Board of Selectmen: Monday, each player.The teams are outfitted with uniforms and equipment.
Dec. 21, 7 p.m. in the Mural Room.
All 9, 10, 11 and 12 year old players are welcomed – no tryout required.
Planning Board: Monday, Jan. 4, 7 p.m. in the small conference Registrations being accepted until January 8, 2010. First practice is January 9, 2010.
room at Town Hall. For more Info, please call Baseball Plus at 781-837-4263 or visit
Alternative Energy: Tuesday, Jan. 5, 7:30 p.m. at the Senior Cen-
Finance Committee: Tuesday, Jan. 5, 7:30 p.m. at the Senior
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Uno, Dos, Tres: Spanish fun at

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A series of six bilingual storytimes to introduce children to
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10, 10:15-11:15 a.m. These stay alone storytimes are for chil-
dren ages 3 to 5. Children must be able to attend all six weeks.
Each program will include music, movement, puppets, and a
craft. The instructor is Maureen Holbrook who holds a bachelor
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teacher. Registration begins on Wednesday, Dec. 16 and must be
done in person in the children’s department. For more details,
check the children’s department Web site’s program page or call
781-934-2721, x115.

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8 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Send around town items

including births, anniversaries,
promotions and other life milestones to

➢➢ Melina Kriegel-Fernandez
(DHS ‘88) recently completed
a grueling 18 mile, five hour,
single-track mountain run to
the 5,000 foot summit of Mount Dee Colucci,
at the Boston
Pisgah in the Blue Ridge Park-
Pops on
way in Asheville, N.C. Race
Dec. 14,
directors urged runners to have
with Maestro
a crew follow them by car to Orent.
provide nutrition, water, and
clothing along the route. Penny
and Jerry Kriegel of Duxbury
were their daughter’s “pit crew,”
along with her seven year old
twins, Abigail and Elliot. Me- Gift Certificates Available!
lina is now training for her next
endeavor in February, a 40-mile We deliver pizza, subs and dinners
trail run up and down Mount from our kitchen to your door!
Mitchell in Black Mountain
N.C. Ultimately, she is hoping
to compete in her first full Iron (781) 934-6568
Man in Nov. 2010. Melina lives
with her husband Jerry and the
twins in Raleigh, N.C.
Jerry and Penny Kriegel shown with daughter Melina and twin grand-
children, Abigail and Elliot at the summit of Mt. Piggah, N.C.

➢➢ The following Duxbury

students made the honor roll
for the fall semester at Thayer:
Academy Middle School ––
Eighth grade: Sean M. Barry
earned Honors for Academic
Achievement; Caroline N.
Finnegan earned Honors for
Academic Achievement and
Honors for Effort; Ralph M.
Tedeschi, earned Honors for
Academic Achievement. Sev-
enth grade: Christopher M.
Colbeth earned Honors for Aca-
demic Achievement and Honors
for Effort. Sixth grade: Jessica
R. Dyroff earned High Honors
for Academic Achievement and
Honors for Effort; Michelle A.
Quinlisk earned High Honors
for Academic Achievement and Penny and Jerry Kriegel of Tremont Street have recently returned
Honors for Effort; Walter J. from Bedford, N.H. where they cheered on their granddaughter,
Rudicus earned Honors for Ef- Samantha Sarro (front, right in photo) and her soccer team to a 1-0
fort; Maura E. Woods earned
Honors for Academic Achieve-
win to become the New Hampshire State Soccer champions in their
division. Samantha is the daughter of Kyra Kriegel-Sarro (DHS ‘86)
and Scott Sarro (DHS ‘81), and also the granddaughter of Annette and
The Studio The Studio The Studio
the late Ralph Sarro, also of Duxbury.

The Byers' Choice® Victorian Family are ready to

come into your home to play during your
Christmas Celebrations.

The Studio also has an orchestra full (almost) of

instrument ornaments; perfect for the young
Justin Graeber, editor of the the Clipper played with his band “The
Dink Plates” at a recent fundraiser at the Pembroke Commuinty musicians in the Duxbury schools. They make a
Center to support the efforts to build a skate park in that town. great addition on the wrapped gift.
Nicole Finken, seventh grader at the Duxbury Middle School, is DUXBURY MARKETPLACE
performing in Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker in the Mon. - Sat. 10am-5:30pm
role of Clara this Christmas Eve at 1 p.m. and Dec. 26 at 1 p.m. at
the Performing Arts Center in Duxbury. She joins 26 other Duxbury Sunday 12 noon - 5pm
residents dancing in five performances held at the PAC, Dec. 24-27. 781-934-2121
You can meet Clara and her Nutcracker friends at “A Sugar Plum
Tea Party,” held at South Shore Conservatory from 3-5 p.m. on
Sunday, Dec. 27. The Studio The Studio The Studio
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 9

Senior Center News

Free Movie… 1 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 17. Feature will be
“Family Stone.” Although their relationship works in the city, FREE
things begin to fall apart for buttoned-up Manhattanites Everett
(Dermot Mulroney) and Meredith (Sarah Jessica Parker) when
they visit the suburbs for the holidays to stay with Everett’s fam-
ily. Sarah’s first meeting with Everett’s parents (Diane Keaton
and Craig T. Nelson) proves so traumatic that she calls in her Call for your free estimate*
sister (Claire Danes) for backup -- a move that only makes
Christmas more complicated.
LUNCH at the Duxbury Senior Center’s Café Ellison . . .
Enjoy Chef Peter Dewey’s delectable cuisine. Lunch prices are
$5 for Duxbury seniors; $6 for non-seniors and non-Duxbury
residents. Lunches open to everyone, Monday through Thurs-
day at 11:30 a.m. (Kitchen closes at 12:30 p.m.). Call 781-934-
5774, x100 for reservations (required 24 hours in advance). freewatt...
The Future of Home Energy
Please call to cancel if you cannot make it, as food is ordered
according to the number of reservations made. (Menus subject
to change): Dan Maybruck Plumbing & Heating
Thursday, Dec. 17 – Roast pork, potato, vegetable, fruit
781-934-9911 •
Friday, Dec. 18 – No lunch, Closed at 12 noon. *Mention the Duxbury Clipper and receive $100 OFF

Monday, Dec. 21 – American chop suey, vegetable, pud

Tuesday, Dec. 22 – Tomato soup, grilled cheese, pickle,
turnovers This Holiday Season let
Wednesday, Dec. 23 – Baked cod, rice, vegetable, apple
sauce BONGI’S
Thursday, Dec. 24 – No lunch. Closed for Christmas Eve do the cooking!
Friday, Dec. 25 – Closed. Merry Christmas! c 9JE J=K@.MJC=QK
December Potluck Dinner… 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 17. c,G9KL=<.MJC=QK
Join the staff and seniors for a family- style meal and informal
Christmas Caroling around the piano. Sign up with the front
desk (781-934-5774 x100) for an entrée, side dish, or dessert c'9K@=<*GL9LG=K
item. cMLL=JFML-IM9K@
Fuel Assistance… The Senior Center is again taking appli- c.MJC=Q*GL*A=K
cations for fuel assistance for the winter months. Approval for
this program can cut energy costs and, in some cases, assist in
winterization of your home. The maximum gross income levels cGGC=<"GDA<9Q"9EKN9AD9:D= AVAILABLE
for eligibility have been substantially increased. The process
is easy and confidential. Contact Lynn Madore, x106, in our
Outreach office to make an appointment and to hear what you
will need to provide.
Bongi’s Turkey Roost
In need of a Notary Public?... Lt. Susan James of the Dux- (781) 585-2392 /
bury Police Department is available as a notary public at the
Senior Center by appointment the third Friday of each month. ,GML=
Her next available date is Friday, Dec. 18. To schedule an ap-
pointment with Lt. James, please call Julie at x104. Massachusetts Grown...and freshest

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Thinking about a New Years resolution to challenge your
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begin at the Council on Aging, Mayflower Street, Monday Jan Cupcake Wines ........................................................................ 750ml........... $8.99
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ter for details and course times at 781-934-5774.
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Sundays: Contemporary praise and worship at 10. Sunday
school and youth group after opening worship. Communion
first Sun. of the month. Women’s Discovery and men of
Promise homegroups.
South Shore Worship
Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Congregation Shirat Hayam, P.O. Box 2727, Duxbury 02331, Phone: 781-582-2700
Send obituary nOtices
to Zion Lutheran Church
Transfer station hours
386 Court St., No. Plymouth, Rev. C. Robert Stott, Phone: 508-746-3041 The DPW announces that the Transfer Station will close
THE Deadline is at 12 noon on Dec. 24.
Monday at noon. Congregation Beth Jacob
Synagogue: 8 Pleasant St. Plymouth, Community Center, Court/Brewster St. Lawrence
Shirley A. Shirley, 74, active in July 4th parade
Silverman, Rabbi, Phone: 508-746-1575.
MacDonald Funeral Home
Shirley South
A. Shore
Quaker the advertising department at Grossman’s for
74, formerlyPhone:
of 781-749-4383,
Bruns- 10 Turkeyyears. After
Hill Lane, her(off
Hingham, husband’s
Rte. 228 at thedeath, Shirley
library/town hall 1755 Ocean St. Marshfield
wick Maine complex
died Dec. 12St., moved
off Levitt up the hill to Brunswick
to Turkey Hill Lane).and lived for 16 years.
at her home in Duxbury. In 2008 she returned to Duxbury. She was 834-7320
Mrs. Shirley
Church of JesuswasChristan active bridge
of Latter-Day player, playing in Duxbury
Saints (Mormon)
raised in Pembroke andSo. Hingham,
379 Gardner St., and theBishop surrounding communities
John Howe, Phone: 781-293-2520,3-4Sundays
days per
graduated yearfromround:Pem- week.
Family worship at 10 am. “Excellence in Service with Understanding”
broke High School. She Mrs. Shirley leaves her sister Carol Pe-
Directors: Joseph L. Davis, Richard W. Davis
married the St.late
of Epheseus dro,
Orthodox herMission
five children, Susan Chandel, Russell
G. Shirley from Duxbury,
261 Main St., Kingston,G.Rev.Shirley
Terrence Jr., Jay N.Phone:
and lived throughout the and Sandra Somerville, 13 grandchildren, two
Shirley, Scott R. Shirley
United States during
Islamic Centerhis
of Newgreat-grand
England Mosqueschildren, and many nieces and Traditional Funerals Cremations Pre-Need Funeral Planning
career in the United States Air Force. SheSt.,
470 South then
671-479-8341, She was Dr.,
74 Chase also the 781-784-0434
Sharon, mother of the late 373 Court Street 619 State Road (Rt. 3A)
returned to Duxbury after her husband’s retire- David T. Shirley. N. Plymouth Manomet
ment from the US Air Force to finish raising
Safe Harbor Church In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in (508) 746-2231 1-800-770-2231 (508) 224-2252
their six children. 52 Main St., Marshfield, Pastor Markname
Shirley’s Eagling,to781-837-9903
the “Margery Parcher Fund”
Mrs. Shirley was a den leader in Cub Scouts, to support Duxbury’s Fourth of July Parade and
served on the advisory board for the Plymouth can be sent to P.O. Box 1743, Duxbury, MA
Assembly of the International Order of the 02331
Rainbow for Girls, and was involved with the Visiting hours will be Wednesday Dec. 16 at Holiday Specials
Booster Club at Duxbury High School. She and the Shepherd Funeral Home, 216 Main Street, Floor Model
her family have participated in the Duxbury Rt. 106, Kingston, from 4– 6 p.m. Funeral ser- Sofas
fourth of July parade for over 40 years as the vice will be on Thursday Dec. 17, at 9:30 a.m., Starting at

Shirley High Wheeling Clowns. at The First Parish Church, 842 Tremont Street, $575
Mrs. Shirley served as a civilian employee with burial immediately following at the May-
of the Department of Defense, and worked in flower Cemetery. Twin
Doris MacNaught Faulkner, 96
Starting at

Recliners $99
Starting at

Doris MacNaught Faulkner, 96, died Dec. 1. where she worked for 30 years. She was a life- $299
Mrs. Faulkner was born on Saint George Street time member of the Pilgrim Church in Duxbury Your
in Duxbury. She attended Partridge Academy and at one time was superintendent of the Sun- Choice
and graduated from Duxbury High School in day school. Unique Candle $29
1930. A life-long resident of Duxbury, she Mrs. Faulner leaves her daughter, Linda Warmers
worked as a telephone operator on Washing- of Brant Rock; three grandchildren, seven
Great Holiday Gift
ton Street during the summers of 1929 and great-grandchildren and two great-great-grand-
1930 to help pay for her college education at children. She was the wife to the late Walter
Burdett in Boston. She graduated with honors Faulkner and the mother of the late Judith.
from Burdett, then went to work for Fulton Fish Burial will be private. Memorial donations
Company in Boston. She met her husband in may be made in memory of Judith Faulkner,
1935 at the Fieldston Ball room at the height of Dept. of Mental Retardation, 68 N. Main St.,
the Big Band era. They were married in 1936. Carver, MA 02330. 459 Plain Street, Rte 139, Rockland
Mrs. Faulkner retired from Battelle Laboratory,
Open Monday-Sat. 9:00-5:30, Sun. 12-4


Up close and
Professional dancer, Ja-
clyn Sanford, with the Jose
Mateo Ballet Theatre, will
be a guest reader at the Dux-
bury Free Library on Tues-
day, Dec. 22 at 4:15 p.m.
in the lower level Resource WALSH, FIRNROHR,
Children ages 4 to 10 are
invited to hear Ms. Sanford Engaging in the General Practice of Law
read the Nutcracker story.
She will come in costume, Concentrating in Real Estate, Criminal Defense,
demonstrate a few ballet Estate Planning & Immigration
steps, and answer questions
children may have about her 272 Saint George Street
Duxbury, Massachusetts
role and the ballet. Children
in grade 3 and under must 781-934-8500
be accompanied by an adult.
Advance registration is re-
quired and can be done in
person, by phone, or online. New Shipment of
The Jose Mateo Ballet The-
atre will be performing the
Nutcracker at the Duxbury
Tables and Chairs Just Arrived
PAC on Dec. 24-27. More
information can be obtained GIFT
by calling 1-617-3564- CERTIFICATES .ORTH3TREETs0LYMOUTH
7467. AVAILABLE (508) 747-2242
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 11

Welch Healthcare
founder writes memoir
Long-term care pioneer
and Duxbury resident Rita
Welch, founder of Welch
Healthcare & Retirement
Group with her late husband
Happy Holidays!
Frank, last week signed copies
of her memoir, “Hand in Hand: 3 SEASON PORCHES
My Family and My Busi-
members, friends and former
colleagues lined up for hours
inside The Village at Duxbury
to personally congratulate
Welch. According to Welch,
the book, equal parts company
and family history, was a way
Mrs. Rita Welch is featured ")NDUSTRIAL"LVD(ANSON
Reg # 100487
here, holding her memoir, dur-
for her to preserve her person- ing a recent book signing.
al and professional journey her peers for her efforts to
Lic # 019867
for her children, grandchil- improve the quality of life for
dren and great grandchildren. older adults. She holds Mas-
Welch also said that she felt it sachusetts Nursing Home Ad-
was important to chronicle the ministrator License Number
beginnings of the long-term
care industry in Massachusetts
One. Wits End Computer Center
Welch Healthcare & Re-
and her fight for quality senior
tirement Group is celebrating
its 60th anniversary, having
sales and service
Welch, now 89, was a started with the 11-bed John
founding member of the Mas- Scott House Rehabilitation &
sachusetts Federation of Nurs- Nursing Center in Braintree
ing Homes. Sixty years ago in 1949. For many years, the
when she entered the profes- company, operated by third-
sion it was unusual for women and fourth-generation family
to have careers. She not only members, has been a leading
managed to balance the de- provider of housing, rehabili-
mands of career and family tation and healthcare services
but was highly regarded by for older adults.

More than 300 people lined up inside The Village at Duxbury to

have Mrs. Rita Welch sign copies of her memoir, “Hand in Hand: AN ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITY
My Family and My Business.”
Winter Solstice labyrinth walk
Ease your holiday stress for our Winter Solstice Ritu- Reach more than 10,000 readers in our
and take a few moments for al, too.) No experience neces-
yourself to center and gain
some inner peace. Join us
sary. Allow yourself at least
20 minutes to walk. If you
special year-end photo supplement.
Monday, Dec. 21, 6-8 p.m. at have any questions, contact Readers will love the pages of hometown photographs in the Clipper’s
First Parish Church, Duxbury Marty Kearns, Church Ad-
for our beautiful, candle-lit ministrator, at 781-934-6532. Year in Photos and you’ll love the exposure you’ll get in this special
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walk (and join us at 7:30 p.m.
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12 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Alden teacher honored

continued from page one

Students from Stadel-

mann’s class, as well as her
co-teacher, presented her with
flowers and serenaded the
speechless teacher with “She’s
a Jolly Good Fellow.”
“She has such a fan club,”
said parent Kim McEntee.
McEntee as well as doz-
ens of other parents signed the
nomination letter submitted to
the Massachusetts Department
of Education (the list was so
Teaching runs in the family: Jere Stadelmann, Tom Stadelmann,
long it had to be limited to
Rachel Stadelmann, Charlie Winn, kids Neela and Jack Farrell, Ryan
just parents of Stadelmann’s Stadelmann, Aly Stadelmann and Jessica Farrell.
students.) The letter speaks of
Stadelmann’s impact on the
students both inside and out-
side the classroom.
“Ms. Stadelmann is by far
the finest educator I have ever
had the privilege to witness
in any classroom,” McEntee
wrote in the letter. “She is an
enigma. She is warmth and
sunshine and she motivates us
to embrace learning and living
every day, whether you are her
student, her peer, a parent, the
principal or the custodian.”
Stadelmann was overcome T ROCK FISH MAR
with emotion after learning of Stadelmann with her class. AN KE
the honor. up my tank.” principal Christopher Trombly. R
“I get up every day and feel Stadelmann’s father is a “But more so in her heart.”

so grateful to get to spend my professor, and her mother is “She’s all about kids,”
life with these children,” she a teacher at Duxbury High he added. “That’s what great
told the crowd. “My heart is School. teaching is.”
just full every day ... You have “Teaching’s definitely in For the Holidays
no idea how long this will fill her blood,” said Stadelmann’s Shrimp, Lobster Meat
Medicare is & Scallops
changing H1N1 Flu Clinic set
The Town of Duxbury • Those with illnesses that
Please Order Early!
Some Medicare health will be offering a free H1N1 weaken the immune system (For Your Convenience & Ours)
plans will no longer be offered flu clinic for Duxbury resi- or who take medications that 781-834-6231
in 2010. In October, your in- dents on Saturday, Dec. 19 at can weaken the immune sys- We will be open December 22-24
surance plans sent letters Chandler School starting at 9 tem; 9:00 am to 6:00pm
about changes for next year. a.m. First come, first served. • Children younger than December 25th 9:00am to 12:00
Be sure to open, read and save Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 five years of age with a his-
Monovalent Vaccine live, tory of recurrent wheezing;
all letters from Social Security, intranasal (H1N1 LAIV) is • Children or adolescents
Brant Rock
Medicare and your insurance approved for and will be ad- receiving aspirin therapy; Fish Market
plan. Although your plan may ministered to healthy, non- • People who have Guil-
still be available next year, a pregnant people 3-49 years of lain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) The Finest Seafood... Deliberately!
different plan may be better age. within six weeks of getting a 267 Ocean Street, Brant Rock, Marshfield
for you. You may want to con- People who should NOT flu vaccine; Regular Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 9am-6pm
sider changing plans during receive the H1N1 Nasal Spray • People who have a se-
the Medicare Open Enrollment Vaccine include: vere allergy to chicken eggs
Period (Nov. 15–Dec. 31.) • People younger than 2 or who are allergic to any of
The SHINE Program (Serv- years of age; the nasal spray vaccine com-
ing Health Information Needs • Pregnant women; ponents should not receive
of Elders) provides trained
volunteer SHINE Counselors
to help you make an informed
• People 50 years of age
or older;
• People with a medical
condition that places them at
any type of influenza vac-
Please note that children
must be accompanied by a
Happy Holidays!
decision about which plan is
right for you. SHINE offers
higher risk for complications parent. Children under 10 Call for Christmas Reservations
from influenza, including years of age require two dos-
free Medicare counseling at chronic heart or lung disease, es of the H1N1 vaccine, to be and private dining rooms
the Duxbury Senior Center. diabetes, kidney failure; administered 28 days apart.
Please call Julie Cordiero at Open Christmas Eve & New Years Eve
ext.104 to schedule a SHINE
Holiday Gift Certificates for Inn or Dinner
You can also reach a SHINE Dec. 19th Saturday 830-11pm
Counselor at the SHINE Re-
gional Office by calling 1-800- Jim Mazzy, Fred Clifford, Pete Collins
AGEINFO (1-800-243-4636), New Orleans Jazz
then press “3”. If you get the
SHINE answering machine
leave, your name and num-
ber, a SHINE counselor will
call you back, as soon as pos-
sible. If you have access to a 781-934-0991
computer, you will also find Open 6 days a week. Dinners nightly at 5pm
insurance plan information on 390 Washington Street
the Internet at www.medicare. Duxbury by the Sea
gov .
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 13

Help ensembles
get to Carnegie Celebrate the
By Anne Steele, DHS Senior on various fundraisers to help

ow do you get to defray the cost.
Carnegie Hall? Members of the band and
orchestra are selling Ozark

25% Off
Practice, practice,
practice! The Duxbury High Delight Lollipops, more com-
monly known as “hoobies,”
for one dollar each. Bags of
sixty lollipops provide a stu-
dent with a forty dollar profit.
Most importantly, students
are now selling raffle tickets
Selected Winter Items
for two chances to win big.
First prize is a HD television
generously donated by the
Jernigan-Smith family and
Music Notes second prize is a weekend time EILEEN
share on Martha’s Vineyard FISHER
School music department’s given by the Startzell family.
honors band and orchestra, Tickets are five dollars each
the Wind Ensemble and String and can be purchased from
Ensemble, have been selected students. The drawing for the 45 DEPOT STREET, DUXBURY
to play in New York City’s raffle will be on Tuesday, Dec. 781.934.9505
world-renowned Carnegie 22. Any support from the town )PVST.PO8FEBNQNt5IVST'SJBNQNt4BUBNQN4VOQN
Hall. Both groups sent record- is09DF005_clipper_open_7.9x10:09DF005
greatly appreciated! 9/8/09 1:58 PM Page 1
ings last fall to the Field Stud-
ies International Organiza-
tion and were among the few
groups accepted to play in the
prestigious performance facil-
ity this spring.
The high school musicians
have done their practicing, but
it will take a little more to get
to Carnegie Hall ... money,
money, money! With a hefty
trip sum of about $1,500 per
person, students are working
Now world-leading
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14 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Merry Village questions linger

Mayflower Carpet
By Justin Graeber, Clipper Editor

While one 40B project is

moving forward with coopera-
tion from the builders, another
has left the Zoning Board of
Appeals and the town holding
the bag.
The board met with At-
torney Bob Shelmerdine, who
represented the builder of Dux-
bury Farms, a 20-unit develop-
ment off Route 53. Duxbury
The town is looking into allegations homes in Merry Village were sold
Farms is what’s known as a
to relatives of the developer.
40B project, where develop-
ers are allowed to skirt local letter that seemed to contradict half for the developer.

Mayflower Carpet
housing regulations as long as that claim. The lingering questions of
a percentage of the units sold There is also some ques- nepotism are not the only is-
are classified as affordable. tion as to whether people as- sues with the project, however.
Several weeks ago, the sociated with the development “There are still tasks that
board had expressed some improperly sold houses to fam- have to be completed before “the areaʼs premier flooring experts
concerns over Duxbury Farms ily members. the project can be fully vetted
& exclusive dealer”
affordable housing lottery, Cussons said that although before a public hearing,” Mur-
which had been done several he couldn’t speak for the devel- phy said.
year ago. The project was then opers, who were not present at Among those tasks are a • Hardwood • Carpet
bogged down because of the the hearing, he could testify as half-completed audit. • Tile • Ceramic
slumping economy, and board to his firm’s involvement with “We compiled about as • Laminate Products
members wanted to make sure the lottery process. He said much information as we can at
the affordable housing appli- Delphic was brought in after this point,” Murphy said. “This
cants were still interested. the originally affordable hous- is the applicant’s burden.”
“Since the time we got the ing lottery was done and grant- Director of Inspectional
permit, market conditions have ed houses to people on a “first Services Scott Lambiase said 0% FINANCING FOR 12 MONTHS ON ALL GOODS AND SERVICES
changed,” Shelmerdine said. come, first served” basis. One he’s gone out to the site, off Mayflower Carpet is now a Shiretown Glass Affiliate
Of the 20 homes, 15 were of the people who got into an Lincoln Street, with the De-
to be sold at market rate and 5 affordable unit in this later pro- partment of Public Works to Shiretown Home Restorations
at an affordable price, accord- cess was the son of John Mc- complete some site work, such
Cluskey, an attorney for Merry as raising the height of a fire-
ing to Duxbury Farm’s compre-
hensive permit. Shelmerdine Village. plug. 186 Standish Ave. Plymouth
said they have sold five market Murphy read from docu- “The applicant’s done noth- 508-746-1955
rate homes, one affordable and ments on the Delphic Web site ing,” Lambiase said. “We’ll
one more market rate is under that stated,“I certify no mem- monitor and track the expenses
agreement. ber of my family has a financial and the time to try and get our
Zoning Board Chairman interest in the project.” money back.”
Dennis Murphy said that his Cussons said the lawyer Board members asked what
understanding was that 25 did not have a “financial stake” leverage the town would have
percent of the units were to be in the project since he was paid over the developer, and Mur-
classified as affordable. The oc- a flat fee. He said he was not phy said they could rescind the
cupants of these homes would initially aware of the relation- comprehensive permit. How-
be selected via a lottery. ship between the lottery appli- ever, Board member Michael
“Our concern is that there cant and the attorney. Gill asked if that would hurt
are people out there waiting for “We don’t do an investiga- the people living there more
these affordable homes,” Mur- tion of every single applicant,” than the developer.
phy said. he said. Lambiase said he is work-
Shelmerdine said he had Board members also have ing with the town accountant on
contacted the five people on questions about a unit alleged- the status of the project’s pass-
the lottery list, and three had ly conveyed to the daughter of book account, which is used to
said they were still interested, Merry Village developer Paul pay for work on the site. The
and two did not respond. Cincotta, but Cussons stressed hearing on Merry Village was
“We will begin with at least that he could not speak on be- continued to Feb 11.
one of those affordable buyers
within the next several weeks,”
he said, adding that he expects
the home to be completed
around February.
The fact that the next home
built would be sold as afford-
able seemed agreeable to the
board, and Shelmerdine said
they would work out a sched-
ule with the last affordable unit
being no later in the project
Let Your Christmas
Begin Here!
than the 18th house.
With Shelmerdine at Thurs-
day’s meeting was Paul Cus-
sons, a consultant from Del-
phic Associates who has also
worked on the Merry Village

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16 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Town manager says no

layoffs – for now
continued from page one 11 percent from last year, ac- will use $30,000 of available
cording to MacDonald. cemetery perpetual care funds
MacDonald said his bal- “The days of favorable new to offset cemetery expenses Bed & Breakfast– A Delightful Experience
anced budget is based on reali-
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state aid, diminished local re- FY2010 was off by more than plement the town’s payment
ceipts and decreases in new one third from FY2009.” to the Plymouth County retire-
growth funding, all categories All other categories of rev- ment system assessment. Looking for a
of revenue upon which Dux- enue show decreases as well. MacDonald noted that lunch date?
bury has traditionally relied to MacDonald is projecting a since FY2007, he has not filled Come in and try us out...
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nearly one percent less than cludes a ten percent reduction sitions were in various depart-
the amounts town and school in education and lottery aid as ments such as finance, police
officials requested to fund well as the elimination of the and fire and the DPW. He said
their budgets at the same levels Quinn Bill, which reimbursed that currently he is not plan-
as the current fiscal year, said communities for the extra pay ning to layoff or furlough any
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jected recurring revenue for ficers with higher education in state aid could change that
FY2011 provides an increase degrees. plan.
of $324,247. In contrast, the During FY2009, Dux- Additionally, MacDonald
amount of the increase in the bury’s state aid was cut by said he has not included any
town’s Plymouth County Re- over $560,000, including a extra money in the FY2011
tirement System assessment is $450,000 cut in education aid, budget for negotiated union
$296,936, leaving a balance of which MacDonald said was contract salary increases.
$54,311. Balancing this budget made up by federal stimulus “In order to fund these
has been a formidable task in- funds. Just recently another FY2011 increases, we must
deed.” $33,000 cut in local aid to look within the budget to real-
MacDonald said he an- Duxbury was announced, ac- locate resources,” he said. “If
ticipates that revenues from cording to MacDonald. For this does not work, we will
taxes for fiscal year 2011 will FY2011, state aid is projected look to furloughs and perhaps
increase a little more than four to provide just over 8 percent even layoffs to provide fund-
percent for a total of $43.1 mil- of the total revenue. This is a ing.”
lion. Much of this increase is decrease from the 11 percent In the FY2011 operating
due to the debt exclusion fig- for FY2010. budget, MacDonald held his
ures, or the amount Duxbury Another revenue source, department heads to minimal
residents have decided to pay local receipts, which are items increases, trying to keep ex-
above the limits of the real like motor vehicle excise tax- penses as low as he could and
estate tax levy for large scale es, also shows a decline. Mac- only showing salary increases
land acquisitions or construc- Donald said that while ambu- when required by employment
tion projects, such as the reno- lance receipts are still strong, contracts. He also said he is
vated Percy Walker pool. revenue from the crematory is looking to increase efficiency
The economic downturn showing the effects from the within town government by
has affected Duxbury’s budget opening of a similar facility in eliminating a duplication of ef-
by reducing the additional tax Plymouth. Motor vehicle ex- forts among departments and
revenue the town can use that cise revenue is also projected consolidating manpower in ar-
is generated by “new growth,” to decrease by five percent. eas such as custodial services.
or new construction. That In his effort to balance the For more details on budget
amount has decreased by over budget, MacDonald said he see

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Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 17

A-wassail away
By Michelle Conway, Clipper Columnist

ere we come a-wassailing, among the leaves so

green is a refrain often heard at this time of year,
but what does it mean and why should we wassail
in December? We wassail to
celebrate the spirit of the season
and because it tastes good, is
fun and brightens up the dark
hours! Wassailing is the old
English tradition of wandering AFTER THE HOLIDAYS WITH YOUR FAMILY
as a group from house to house
singing Christmas carols and
being offered drinks at each
house in return for a good song. A typical drink of the day
would have been a hot spiced punch, perfect for a cold winter’s
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night or spiked eggnog. With shouts of “Wassail” to offer good
health, revelers would move from house to house until the last
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Warm Holiday Punch

3 cups apple juice
6 cups cranberry juice
¾ cup maple syrup
Duxbury Clipper – 5.9 inches wide x 7.5 inches tall
3 cups orange juice
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ground cloves
3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 teaspoons powdered sugar The following is just one of 42 self-contained anecdotes and reminiscences embedded within the 9 chapters of the Duxbury Beach Book. The
Cinnamon sticks book, profusely illustrated with full-color photographs and a pull-out map, gathers between its covers a wealth of stories and information about
Combine all ingredients Duxbury Beach—its geology, history, wildlife, and people—plus Gurnet-Saquish, Clarks Island, and the Powder Point Bridge.
in a heavy pot and bring to a
simmer. Top with cinnamon
sticks and joy.
In the spirit of the song…
“Love and joy come to you and
to you a wassail too. And God NOR’EASTERS OR HURRICANES?
bless you and send you a Happy
New Year.” The coast of Massachusetts is susceptible to About mid-spring, storm frequency lessens,
Tidbit: The first Local two types of storms that have the potential to and the more quiescent ocean environment
Indoor Farmer’s Market will cause significant damage to barrier beaches. now changes the wave shape to a less steep
be held on Thursday, Dec. The most prevalent storm is the northeaster, form. These gentler waves move the sand
17 from 3 p.m.–6:30 p.m. at which generally tracks over the ocean, east landward, and by mid-summer the sand
Plimouth Plantation. Check out of the mainland of Massachusetts. Because of washes on shore to create an enjoyable, for its counterclockwise circulation, the nor’easter sandy beach. The summer winds blow the
more information and to order - as New Englanders pronounce it - creates smaller sand grains landward to form dunes.
ahead. large storm waves that batter east-northeast- The dune vegetation and snow fencing help
facing shores, such as Duxbury Beach. trap sand to build the dunes higher and
Once Upon a Northeasters generally occur during fall,
wider. The dunes in turn provide important
wildlife habitat, and during the upcoming
Wintertime winter, and early spring months. High storm
winds create steep waves that erode sand
winter months protect the mainland from storm
waves. affects the south shore of Cape Cod and the
Popular storyteller, Di- from the beach and move it to the near-shore western shore of Buzzards Bay. Once the eye
ane Edgecomb, will visit the surf zone to form sand bars. The sand is not New England is affected less frequently by of a hurricane passes Duxbury Beach along
Duxbury Free Library on lost but simply relocated. That is why the hurricanes (winds greater than 72 miles per its northward journey, the winds hitting the
Tuesday, Dec. 29 for a 10:30 beach appears to have much more cobble hour) because colder ocean water in this shore shift direction and begin to blow from
a.m. program, Once Upon a in the winter and early spring - not because region diminishes wind energy as a hurricane the northwest. Although southeasterly and
Wintertime. Tales of winter- there are more rocks but rather less sand. approaches. Most hurricanes that pass northwesterly winds of hurricane speed can
time magic and fun will stir
With the frequency of winter storms, the sand through Massachusetts travel west of Buzzards cause catastrophic damage on the mainland,
imaginations at this family
generally remains in the near-shore sand bars Bay. The counterclockwise circulation, which they are not as harmful to the beach as
program designed for ages 4
all winter and early spring. produces southeasterly winds, primarily northeasters.
to 100. Ms. Edgecomb’s last
visit to the library left the au-
dience raving about her story-
telling talent. Registration is The Duxbury Beach Book is the perfect gift & is available at Westwinds
required and begins Tuesday, Bookshop, Borders at Independence Mall, at 781-934-2907, or via our Duxbury Beach is owned and managed

Dec. 15 by phone, in person,

by the Duxbury Beach Reservation, Inc., a
website: All proceeds support the long-term Massachusetts charitable corporation, in
or online duxburyfreelibrary. preservation of Duxbury Beach for future generations! cooperation with the town of Duxbury.


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18 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, December 16, 2009

The Nutcracker comes alive

Hope Floats
By Anne Smith Briggs,
Clipper Contributor
or the lucky children
who get to go see Healing & Wellness Center
the Jose Mateo Bal- An educational center and retreat for people
let Theatre production of the facing life struggles, seeking spiritual growth
Nutcracker on Christmas Eve, and improving their overall wellness.
sugar plums will not only be
dancing in their heads, but in
front of their very eyes. This
production, which we are so massage, Reiki
lucky to host in our very own UÊ7œÀŽÃ…œ«Ãʜ˜Ê…i>ˆ˜}Ê>˜`
Performing Arts Center, is the wellness topics
highlight of the Christmas sea-
son for many families. Little Uʘ`ˆÛˆ`Õ>ÊVœÕ˜Ãiˆ˜}ÊvœÀ
girls in their holiday dresses grieving, illness, and coping
wait breathlessly for the ap- UÊ-Õ««œÀÌÊ}ÀœÕ«Ã
pearance of the Sugarplum
Fairy and her Cavalier. Their UÊ"ÛiÀ˜ˆ}…ÌÊÀiÌÀi>ÌÃ
brothers imagine themselves UÊ ÕÌÀˆÌˆœ˜ÊÃÕ««œÀÌ
heroically defeating the Mouse
King. I know I have always
loved the snow scene at the end
of the first act. I remember and
anticipate it from year to year.
Twenty-two of the girls
{Ê “Ê-ÌÀiiÌ
who take ballet classes at Kingston, MA 02367
South Shore Conservatory 781-936-8068
know intimately the magic and
the wonder of the Nutcracker. José Mateo Ballet Theatre students, Rory McNeil, Samantha Rose
They (and their devoted fami- and Julia Geder, admire the Nutcrackers in the Lobby of the South
lies) have been making the Shore Conservatory.
trip to Cambridge to rehearse
this magnificent show since of course! Julia is a member of day music performed by Con-
the beginning of October. One the “C” cast. Look for her at servatory students and their
of these girls, Adeline Mundt, the Christmas Eve matinee. teachers. There will be linen
is a fifth grader. Three days Watching the Nutcracker tablecloths, china teacups and
a week, she studies ballet at with a beloved child is an ex- twinkle lights.
South Shore Conservatory. traordinary experience, one Come experience the mag-
In this year’s Nutcracker, she that reminds us of the best ic of the Nutcracker first hand
at the South Shore Conserva-
Notes from the Conservatory tory. We hope you will join
us. Tickets for the Sugar Plum
takes the part of a Polichinelle, dreams of childhood: dazzling Tea Party are $15 per person.
one of the twelve little children Christmas trees, brave princes, They are available online and
that comes dancing out from dancing fairies and a land full at Westwinds, the Studio and
under the skirt of Mother Gin- of all the best things to eat. Once Upon a Time. For more
ger. This is another marvelous, This year, the South Shore information, call us at 781-
highly anticipated moment Conservatory wants to bring 934-2731 or visit us online at
in the ballet for many young children and their adults one
audience members. I always step closer to those dreams by
wondered how twelve dancers presenting a Sugar Plum Tea
could fit under that skirt, enor-
mous, though it may be. Ade-
Party, held after the Sunday
matinee of the Nutcracker on
Anime at the
line is not intimidated though.
“No one gets stepped on,” she
Dec. 27. From 3-5 p.m., the El-
lison Center of the Arts at 64 library Dec. 18
said, “but it does get a little Saint George Street (just a hop, An Anime Festival is
hot and sweaty.” When I asked skip and a grand jétté from the planned for the evening of
her how we will know which PAC) will be transformed into Friday, Dec. 18 from 7-9
one of the Polichinelles is her, a breathtaking Land of Sweets. p.m. Cosplay and trivia con-
she replied, “I’m the one who Clara (South Shore Conserva- tests will be featured and
smiles all the time, and I get tory’s own Nicole Finken) will Japanese goodies and acces-
to make the bridge at the end be there to greet party-goers, sories will be sold. The films
of the dance.” Keep your eyes as will many of her Nutcracker
shown are typically newly
Paul D. Fitzgerald, D.M.D., P.C.
open and you’ll spot her, danc- friends, like Julia the mouse
released films in Japanese Specializing in Orthodontics
ing in the “B” and “C” casts. and Adeline the Polichinelle
Be sure to bring your camera, with English sub-titles. A va-
Julia Conner is a lively
six-year-old who has studied and your appetite too, because riety of shorts are featured. 
at South Shore Conservatory the Land of Sweets wouldn’t This event is free to the pub-
for the last three years. This be complete without a sump- lic. Questions, contact Ellen
is her first experience in the tuous feast of dainty tea sand- Snoeyenbos, esnoeyen8@
Nutcracker. “I am a First-Year wiches and sweet treats. Enjoy
Mouse,” she told me. “It’s a a cup of cocoa with your favor-
good part for me because I ite child while listening to holi-
get to run around and make a
lot of trouble.” She likes her
costume, which consists of “a
tail, a hood and a big belly.” If
you watch closely, Julia is the
little mouse who leads the sur-
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ing a mouse, her mom, Heidi,
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Sunday, Julia crowed, “I want
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Holiday Season
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Holiday gift and food basket project: The Newcomers’
Club is teaming up with the Duxbury Interfaith Council to pro-
vide holiday meals to local families in need. This year there are ,IVE0IANO4HURSDAY &RIDAY 3ATURDAY.IGHTS
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ter on Saturday, Dec. 26 at 1 p.m.. Tickets are $25 each. If you
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20 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Santa visits King Caesar House

Visiting with Santa is a group project for the Miranda family: Six-
month-old Alex, Kate, 3, and Caroline, 5 1/2.

Olivia Murphy, 7 1/2, tells Santa what she wants for Christmas during the jolly old elf’s visit to the King
Caesar House Saturday.

Molly Gallagher, 3, tells Santa everything on her holiday wish list.

Santa has just about all he can handle with sisters Laura, 3, and Rae Rae, 1, Castagna.

Hadley and Cameron DaSuta, 3 and 5 years old, smile for a picture
while sitting on Santa’s lap. Before Saturday’s festivities, Santa stopped in the Kelsey Nudd by the scene she helped create in the
King Caesar House and posed with this painting Children’s Room along with her mom, Robin, dad
by John Young of John Young Consignment Galley. Loring “Chuck” and grandmother, Marion Bishop.
Photos by Justin Graeber Ralph McLean and Eileen Lollis also helped to
decorate the West Parlor. Photo by Robin Nudd
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 21

Housing bylaw put to a test If you want

By Justin Graeber, Clipper Editor town’s rules and regulations Planning Director Tom
would actually require more Broadrick said if the board your child to be
The Planning Board is test- pavement and disruption to the granted the project a waiver
ing the waters of a relatively neighborhood. to the subdivision rules, they
new inclusionary housing by- The property’s owner could “condition the heck” out
law, and a new development wants to divide his 3.39 acres of the project to prevent future
in a Washington Street project of land into two lots, one for owners from taking advantage
seemed to have both board and the existing home and another of the waiver.
developer on the same page. for a new single-family dwell- “It’s either going to get
Clark Hinkley is subdivid- ing. He would create a drive- built according to the rules
ing his land on Washington way for the new house, but and regs, which will be a dis-
Street into multiple housing dosen’t want to have to build appointment according to my
lots and has triggered an as-
of-yet-untested bylaw which
a new road (as would be re-
quired by Duxbury’s subdivi-
professional opinion ... or it’s
going to require waivers,” he then you want
states that if any developer sion rules.) said.
builds more than six hous- “It’s a pretty simple propo- The board continued the 15 months–8th grade
ing lots, he must provide one sition,” said Mark Casey of hearing until Jan. 4. Open House:
home for under market price. South Shore Survey, an engi- Jan. 6 @ 9am
That home, however does not neer for the applicant.
need to be in the development, Casey said he was not
according to the bylaw, it can asking for a frontage waiver,
be elsewhere in town. but noted the property owner
Hinkley was originally go- doesn’t want to build out the
ing to use a historic home on cul-de-sac. ls
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Sp for
lid web isit o

Be of good cheer.

Washington Street for the af- “It’s really unnecessary,”


fordable property, but said the he said. “It also decreases im-
cost of rehabbing that unit may pervious coverage.”

be prohibitive. The Planning Board was Whether you want to look your very best this holiday
“They determined because only too happy to entertain a season — or you want to give someone a special
of the age, it was too risky,” proposal that would result in gift they’ve always wished for — consider what
said Hinkley’s attorney, Peter less paved surfaces, but had a Christine Hamori Cosmetic Surgery + Skin Spa can
Freeman. few questions not the least of do for you. Please see our web site for a complete
On Monday night, he told which was the presence of a list of services and products.
the Planning Board he was cesspool on the property. Plan-
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Board members seemed
“When we bought my
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“I think it’s the best use, for
Duxbury,” said Planning Board
Chairwoman Amy MacNab.
“The less building that we do
for new units, the better. That
to me is the best way to pro-
vide affordable housing.”
“I think it’s terrific,” added
4(523#(2)34-!3%6%!- 0-s#,/3%$#(2)34-!3$!9
Josh Cutler. “The fact that we
have a success story [for the
inclusionary housing bylaw] is Beringer Founders (cabernet, chardonnay, merlot) .........1.5L .....$14.99 Smirnoff Vodka......................................................... 1.75L .......$19.99
really exciting.” Grey Goose Vodka .......................................................Ltr .....$33.99
The board also received Sutter Home (chardonnay, cabernet, merlot, pinot grigio) .........1.5L .........$8.99
a memo from Town Counsel Captain Morgan Spiced Rum .................................. 1.75L .....$25.99
Clos du Bois Chardonnay ................................ 750ml .........$9.99
Robert Troy. At a prior meet- Bacardi Rum white/gold ............................................. 1.75L .......$22.99
ing, the board had some con- Cupcake Wines (all varietals) ................................. 750ml .........$8.99
Bombay Sapphire Gin ............................................ 1.75L .....$35.99
cerns that the price of the af- BV Coastal (cabernet, chardonnay, merlot, pinots).......... 750ml .........$7.99 Bombay Gin ............................................................. 1.75L .....$25.99
fordable unit, if located away
from the development, should Ravenswood Vintner's Blend (all varietals) ........ 750ml .........$7.99 Jim Beam Black Label Whiskey .......................... 1.75L .....$35.99
be comparable to the market Lindemans Bins (chard, cab, merlot, p grigio, shiraz, blends) ...1.5L .........$8.99 Dewar's White Label Scotch ................................ 1.75L .....$31.99
rate homes being built. Troy Kahlua Coffee Liqueur ......................................... 750ml .....$16.99
Yellow Tail (all varietals) ..............................................1.5L .........$9.99
said that price wasn’t at issue
Bailey's Irish Cream............................................... 1.75L .....$31.99
in the bylaw, only the suit- Oyster Bay (sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, merlot).......... 750ml .........$8.99
ability of the home. Hinkley Concha y Toro Frontera (all varietals) ......................1.5L .........$7.99
brought photos and a descrip-
Sam Adams all flavors............................ 12pk bottles ......$12.99 + dep.
tion of the new house, telling Andeluna (malbec, cabernet, chardonnay, merlot, torrontes)..... 750ml .......$10.99
the board it was in move-in DiLupo ....1.5L......chianti.....$15.99.......pinot grigio, pinot noir.......$11.99
Harpoon all flavors ................................. 12pk bottles ......$12.99 + dep.
condition. Heineken/Heineken Light/Amstel 24 loose bottles/cans ....$22.99 + dep.
The hearing was continued Santa Margherita (pinot grigio, chianti classico) ........ 750ml .......$19.99
until Jan. 4. Newcastle Brown Ale......................... 12pk bottles.......$12.99 + dep.
Joseph Drouhin Beaujolais-Villages............ 750ml .........$8.99
A proposed subdivision Leinenkugel Variety Sampler* .......... 12pk bottles.......$13.99 + dep.
off Summer Street poses an Sale prices in effect thru Sunday, December 27th * Free glass with purchase
interesting question for Plan-
ning Board members: making
Summer Hill Plaza s Kingston (next to Stop & Shop) 781-422-9999
the builder conform to the the
22 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Send items for the

opinion page to

John & Bobbie Cutler, Founders The Deadline for all

David S. Cutler, President letters & commentaries
Josh Cutler, Publisher is Monday at noon.
Justin M. Graeber, Editor
Phone: 781-934-2811 What’s Yours? Share your views in our sounding off section
Administrator shouldn’t be thrown under the bus
Thanks for L
ast issue a resident Skeiber and her staff and sug- Duxbury. They do a good job
wrote to the Clip- gesting they should be fired is and are led admirably by a su-
per to express an agenda-driven axe-grinding. perintendent we are fortunate
opinion. We are all entitled to The writer’s conclusion con- to have. Sue Skeiber is neither
an opinion, even if it is outra- cerning the importance of time incompetent, nor merely com-

your service
geous, irresponsible, and large- lost due to late buses is trans- petent. She is excellent.
ly untrue. God Bless America! parent exaggeration. In an imperfect world, we

Her opinion was that Super- The administration and are not well-served by carping
intendent Sue Skeiber and her School Committee have re- perfectionists demanding their
electman Jon Witten and School Committee member administrative staff were in- sponsibilities fraught with chal- own agendas be met. I suggest
George Cipolletti have announced they will not be competent, inexperienced, and lenges and difficulties –– edu- we would all be served much
seeking re-election, and we’d like to thank both men untrustworthy. And the School cational, social, personal, and better through cooperation and
Committee sought only to pre- fiscal. The burden of making recommendations, not recrimi-
for their service to the town of Duxbury. serve the status quo while not sound decisions and oversee- nations. Throwing our school
Serving as an elected official is no easy task. It means holding the administration ac- ing the schools is heavy. The leaders under the bus is point-
giving up nights with family, always being available to the countable. stress palpable. I am convinced less.
public, and listening to comments both supportive and ... not so How unfortunate. How they do what they believe to Albert W. Kjellerstedt
supportive. mean-spirited. Indeed, how be in the best interests of the Dana Court
unnecessary. Demeaning Sue young people and residents of
Mr. Witten and Mr. Cipolletti are cut from the same
deliberative cloth. They are both highly intelligent, measured
Time for a change at the top ––––––––––––––
individuals who look at all the facts and don’t come to a
n October 2006, Dux- results” (defined as insanity by mittee meeting, Skeiber ad-
decision lightly. Even if we haven’t always agreed with all of
bury was identified Albert Einstein,) educational mitted that reaching AYP is
their decisions, (and where would the fun in that be anyway?) on a federal watch list neglect thrives and our students “unattainable” at Alden –– no
they are two public servants who have always acted with the due to two years of poor stu- are still failing in such unac- kidding! Making AYP is no
best interests of the town at heart, and for that we salute them dent MCAS performance. In ceptable numbers that “restruc- more attainable for Skeiber,
and wish them well in the future. response, 34 Duxbury parents turing” has been ordered by Walsh and the School Commit-
held a community meeting the state/federal government. tee now than it was a year ago,
Also this week, we learned that Allen Bornheimer has
and drafted a list of concerns That is very serious evidence or five years ago. We need a
decided to retire his moderator’s gavel, and put his dog-eared and calls for action. Our letter of a breakdown and failure of superintendent who deems that
copy of “Robert’s Rules of Order” back on the shelf after 29 was sent first to the Director of our entire education system in teaching all of our children is
years of service to Duxbury. Moderator is an often under- Special Education Sharon Hor- Duxbury. “attainable” and makes it her
appreciated role; his appointments to boards like the Finance ton and later to Superintendent It is the most vulnerable primary goal.
Eileen Williams. When Horton, of our students, i.e. the special The state gave five options
Committee help shape the direction of the town, and not a then Williams, did not respond, education students, that feel the for Duxbury’s “restructur-
penny of Duxbury taxpayers’ money gets spent except through we asked Chairman George brunt of this systemic failure ing” mode: 1) Reconstitute the
Town Meeting, over which Bornheimer capably reigned Cipoletti to add us to the Feb- first and most severely, but ev- school ( fire all staff associated
for nearly three decades. Town Meetings in Duxbury are ruary 2007 School Committee ery student is ultimately effect- with MCAS/AYP) 2) Contract
marathon sessions – we are a community of highly educated agenda. ed. Skeiber and Walsh used five with an entity (privatize your
Cipoletti not only refused years of Duxbury’s time and pa- school) 3) Turn the school
and highly opinionated folks –– and Bornheimer was always to put us on the agenda, but he tience in their attempt to solve over to the state 4) Re-open as
fair and even-handed. He understood his role was not to make also refused to even acknowl- Alden’s AYP problem and they a charter school 5) Implement
decisions, but to keep everything above board and moving in edge our letter and our concerns, failed. Our School Committee fundamental reforms in staffing
the same direction. The next moderator will certainly have big as did all of the other School has been fully aware of Alden and service delivery. It is time
shoes to fill. Committee members. One of School’s MCAS problems for for parents and taxpayers to
our documented concerns was five long years and the majority choose State option 1 and “re-
–– J. Graeber Duxbury’s placement on the trio (Cipoletti, Ward and Wong) constitute” Duxbury’s school
federal watch list due to failure has done nothing but praise and administration and School

Kudos on
to make AYP. We specifically nurture Skeiber’s and Walsh’s Committee. Put an end to the
asked for Duxbury’s plan of abysmal job performance. We insanity.
action. Nobody had one. will “restructure” our school Sandy White
Now, after five years of committee at the spring elec- Tremont Street
“doing the same thing over and tion.

Island Creek over again expecting different At a fall 2008 school com-

Unfair elimination of benefits must be reversed
e’d like to extend our kudos to Chairman ll around us, on of not-highly-paid, long-term done elsewhere in these eco-
Dennis Murphy and the rest of the Zoning the state and na- high school cafeteria workers. nomically difficult times.
Board of Appeals for their excellent work on the tional level, efforts Not only was their compensa- These few vulnerable work-
abound to find a way to help tion reduced, but also, and far ers have been forced, since July,
recently closed public hearing process for Island Creek North. provide some level of health/ more devastating, they were to provide their own health in-
Although some people would have liked to see the project medical coverage for the mil- stripped of their health/medical surance, paying thousands of
approved on the first day –– and some wanted to see it never lions of people who are unable, insurance coverage. These 8-10 dollars themselves, out of their
built at all –– the board has worked with Keith Properties to on their own, to provide that employees have worked for the “lowered pay.” No other em-
create a project that will add affordable housing to Duxbury important-to-life coverage for town for 10 to 25 years. And ployees of the town have been
themselves and family. they were covered under the accorded treatment in this same
without rolling over for the 40B juggernaut. There are a lot And in Duxbury, residents town-provided health/medical outrageous manner. This is not
of sharp, enthusiastic people on the ZBA, and we’re happy to certainly share this same level program during those years, the what Duxbury does.
know such an important board is in such capable hands. of concern for those who are same as other town employees. This action is inconsis-
–– J. Graeber employees of the town of Dux- However, they were exclusive- tent with all norms of ethical
bury. We definitely want to ly targeted for this demeaning and equitable employee treat-
equally provide the same pro- treatment. No similar steps ment. Efforts have been made
Send us your letters! tection and health benefit cov-
erage to our town employees,
were taken to reduce benefits,
or pay, of any other group of
by some to effect a change. No
results, yet ... Therefore, every
The Duxbury Clipper welcomes all views.
Preference will be given to letters from
and especially those that are employees, whether they were caring resident or employee of
Duxbury residents or Duxbury-related “most vulnerable to the sys- management or administration, Duxbury should immediately
topics. Thank you letters will be accepted
if concise. Anonymous letters or letters
tem.” union or non-union, school or take action to produce the ret-
published in other publications will not Yet in the environment general town. Nor, does it ap- roactive reversal of this shame-
be considered. here in Duxbury, a recent quiet, pear, that the “higher salaries” ful and unacceptable situation.
E-mail: selective and unconscionable of many others were consid- Silence condones.
Mail: P.O. Box 1656, Duxbury, MA 02331 “cost reduction” action was ered for reduction to cover this James J. Sullivan, Jr.
taken against a small group situation, as can and is being Tremont Street
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 23

Parents say Alden teacher Learning how

deserving of state honor to count your
[This is a copy of the letter that was sent
to Deborah J. Walker at the Massachusetts
Department of Education nominating Alden’s

Rachel Stadelmann for Teacher of the Year. –

Ed.] By Ken Meyers
ear Ms. Walker: It was a pleasure
speaking with you last week regard- ecember is a hectic time. Work schedules,
ing the Teacher of the Year nomina- shopping marathons, office Christmas parties
tion process for 2010 / 2011. We wish to nomi- and too much food, all crammed together into 31
nate a remarkable teacher. Her name is Rachel days. Every year we barely hear the muted voices at the edge
Stadelmann and she is a gift we give to some of this tumultuous holiday arena. “Remember what’s really
very lucky fourth graders each year in the town
of Duxbury.
important,” they say, “Count your blessings.”
Ms. Stadelmann is by far the finest educa- How, exactly, does one count his blessings? Is there
tor I have ever had the privilege to witness in a calculator for that? Or a class you can take? Frankly, in
any classroom. She is an enigma. She is warmth December, I’m too busy to count my blessings, what with
and sunshine and she motivates us to embrace Rachel Stadelmann is surprised by her students my work schedule, shopping marathons, office Christmas
learning and living every day, whether you are and their parents at a reception last week. parties and all the eating.
her student, her peer, a parent, the principal or
room, he walked to her for the first time using Like many of us, especially in this town, I’m a working
the custodian. She is adored by the masses, near
and far. She is one of those very gifted people his walker. Ms. Stadelmann tearfully told her professional. From that I make a wage that covers my
who can make you feel that anything is pos- new class that that was the best, most joyful cost of living and, occasionally, when I’m smart, or more
sible, and everything is probable. If you have day of her life. The children were given a gift likely lucky, I make a little bit more. And, again like many
passion, you can design your own destiny. How that day that they might not even completely of us, my pursuit of a professional wage regularly forces
many people do we ever meet who can inspire understand until they are much older. They do
understand, under Ms. Stadelmann’s tutelage, me through countless airports and onto an endless stream
like that?
that life is a fragile, yet beautiful thing and that of planes. Mostly I can do without the people I encounter
Her impact far exceeds the bounds of any
given subject matter. “School” has become a it requires respect and care and perspective. but, every once in a while, I run into someone who breaks
limitless adventure for all those who are fortu- And that is one of one hundred things my through. I met one last week in the Minneapolis airport.
nate enough to become, as she tells them, part daughter has learned from Ms. Stadelmann Two strangers, thrown together in the cauldron of airport
of her “family forever.” And she isn’t kidding! this year. She may not ever use the algebra monotony and frustration, we both got busy complaining
She monitors “her kids” to graduation and don’t that these fourth graders are learning, but my
about the economy and making the usual small talk that
think they don’t love that and love her for it! daughter will always remember this amazing,
larger than life woman who taught her to love percolates among friendly strangers. Of course, I bemoaned
To watch the light and love in all of “her” chil-
dren’s eyes is an emotional journey for the adult to learn, that challenges can be fun and intrinsi- the length of time I’d been on the road, or more accurately,
who wishes they could repeat fourth grade as a cally rewarding and to never, ever be afraid to in the air. Bill, that’s his name, smiled and shared his tales of
Ms. Stadelmann student! make a mistake because it makes you smarter woe about his time spent in the airport as well.
Don’t get me wrong. These kids don’t hug and stronger. We are all smarter and stronger, We seemed to have a lot in common. We’re both working
all day, they work! They work longer and hard- and hopefully, more compassionate and loving
professionals, long on experience in our fields. I’ve been in
er than my daughter has ever worked. The dif- because we know Rachel Stadelmann.
It is my fondest hope that you will consider consumer products marketing for thirty years and he’s been
ference is that it doesn’t feel like work to them
when seen through the eyes of Ms. Stadelmann. Rachel Stadelmann for Teacher of the Year. a film editor for the Minneapolis CBS News affiliate for
And, when things get really challenging, the I know no one who is more deserving of fifteen. Both, generally, creative pursuits. He’s the guy who
children persevere for her and for themselves. this honor. takes the daily news footage and crafts it into the clever mix
She makes them feel strong and capable and of sound bites, headshots and scenes from the field so that
reminds them they can accomplish more as a Sincerely yours, Kim and Stu McEntee;
we can digest it all in quick, 60-second bits at 11 o’clock.
team and community. She fosters kindness and Michelle McEntee; Kristen and Matt Cataldo;
Sarah Cataldo; Nan and Bill O’Neill; Suzie Apparently he’s heard this calling since his college days
caring in a very rigorous academic environ-
ment. She teaches amazing life lessons. O’Neill; Karen and Michael Barry; Katherine where he majored in film production at a well respected
What is her secret you ask? I could not pre- Barry; Paula and Timothy Barry; Padraig Barry; university. Ironically, I told him, despite my degree in
tend to know the entire answer, but I do know Kathy and George Cipolletti; James Cipolletti; journalism, I haven’t seen the inside of a newsroom since my
that Rachel Stadelmann shares her entire being Terrance and Christy Dillon; Ryan Dillon; Pam own college days.
with her children; her subtle brilliance, her dra- Thomas and Brian Donnelly; Ethan Donnelly;
We talked briefly about our families and the fact that
matic classroom antics and most importantly, Anne and Ed Errasti; Kellie Errasti; Jen and
Mark Fallon; Matthew Fallon; Dierdre and Ja- Christmas this year was going to be a little tighter around
her very large heart and timeless soul.
On the first day of school this year, Ms. Sta- mie Hansman; Alex Hansman; Jane and Bob In- the tree. Bill said his kids were old enough to understand
delmann welcomed the children and followed man; Oliver Inman; Ellen Jones; Lila Jones; Mi- and had really impressed him with their maturity about
with individual introductions. When it was her chelle and Richard LaCasse; Madison LaCasse; the whole thing. I, in turn, was impressed by how much
turn to speak, Rachel shared her own personal Kara and Pete Luscko; Aidan Luscko; Heather this man seemed to have his values in order. Somehow the
story of her life, her loves, and her journey to and Lee Maxey; Zoe Maxey; Liz McCann; So- conversation drifted around to how each of our respective
that classroom, on that day. Rachel has a son phie McCann; Ellin and Richard Meurer; Jane
Meurer; Annie and Jim Robinson; Allie Robin- businesses worked. After all, even though it’s easy to forget,
who does not enjoy the gift of speech or mobil-
ity and lives at a special school during the week son; Dana and Mark Swiderski; Charlie Swid- the news is a business. Local television stations need to
and is home with her on the weekends. Her son erski; Susan and Jeff Warren; Natalie Warren; make money just like other enterprises, he reminded me. I
is the light and joy of her life. The teachers in Lisa Williams; Hunter Williams; Christopher was surprised to learn that the profitability of most of these
that school wished to teach her son how to use Trombly, principal, Alden School. local television stations is based, largely, on automobile
a walker as a surprise for Rachel. They called advertising. That, I joked, must be putting the squeeze on the
her one day with an emergency and requested office Christmas party budget this year. He laughed politely,
she come right away. As she entered her son’s
and I knew before the words had finished spilling from my
mouth that I’d have been better off with my foot in it.
FROM THE ARCHIVES There is, of course, no office Christmas party on Bill’s
calendar this month. What I’ve yet to mention is that we got
Forty five years ago: Dec. to know each other while he shined my shoes. It’s a new job
1964 for him in Terminal C as he tries to keep his life and family
Santa Claus arrived by he- together until the economy improves enough for car dealers
licopter to greet the children of to start writing checks again to local television stations. He
Duxbury at Schaffer’s Store. never thought he’d miss this year’s Christmas party. It would
The helicopter landed on the
have been his sixteenth at the station.
cranberry bog right behind
Bennett’s Store, then Santa His new wage, as a different kind of working
greeted the kids and handed professional, is nine bucks a shine. I gave him twenty and,
out crayons, coloring books, with it, purchased the skills required to count my blessings
and sweets. this holiday season.
The writer is a resident of Elder Brewster Road.
24 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Fire station renovation gains

support from selectmen A GIFT FOR A LIFETIME
By Susanna Sheehan, Clipper Staff Selectman Jon Witten, Martecchini said the commit-
however, worried that if the tee will make a capital request Visit our showroom for Holiday Piano Sale selection
This week the Tremont Fire Department needed a for $30,000 at next year’s town Deliveries right up to Christmas Eve
Street fire station renovation larger facility, it should pursue meeting to do some site analy- The best pianos at the very best prices
project gained the support of the original project and price sis and conceptual design for a
the Board of Selectmen. tag. He said he didn’t see a big new police station. Selectmen
On Monday, selectmen savings between the two plans, did not discuss or take action
voted unanimously to endorse especially if it meant that the on this article. /CEAN3TREETs-ARSHFIELDsss
an annual Town Meeting ar- department would outgrow the In other business, select-
ticle for $292,000 to fund the renovated station in a shorter men:
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Committee chairman Andre Fire Chief Kevin Nord. town’s senior property tax
Martecchini said the design is “What we took out was the work off program from $750
similar to what was presented expansion,” responded Nord. to $1,000 as allowed under
to Town Meeting last year, “In this plan, we’re basically state law. Currently 15 people
but is somewhat scaled back meeting the needs of today.” use the program to save money
— down to 7,200 square feet “Many people feel we on their real estate taxes and
from 8,000 — and less expen- don’t even need a new fire sta- seven have expressed an inter-
sive. tion and that we’re proposing est in next year’s program.
The current crew quarters the Taj Mahal when this is sort • Announced that the 2010
in the north wing of the build- of bare bones,” said Martec- annual Town Meeting warrant
ing would be demolished. In chini. will have 43 articles on it and
its place will be a two-story The $292,000 for design that the 2010 special Town
addition with administrative would also be on the March Meeting warrant has ten ar-
offices on the lower floor and election ballot as a debt ex- ticles.
new crew quarters on top. The clusion override, or a tax in- • Accepted the resignation
existing apparatus bay will crease. of David Marsocci from the
stay but will gain an additional If design funds are ap- Zoning Board of Appeals and
20 feet. proved, then the committee appointed Scott Zoltowski to
The diminished size of the plans to bring an article to town his unexpired term.
renovated station will affect meeting 2011 for construc- • Announced an HINI flu
the total cost. Instead of the tion funding, which would clinic on Saturday, December
$5.2 million project offered also be funded as an override. 19 at 9 a.m. at the Chandler
last year, the new cost will be The renovated station could School for Duxbury residents
approximately $4.473 million, re-open in August 2012, said age 3-49 years. The clinic is
14 percent less, said Martec- Martecchini. first come-first served.
chini. For the police station,

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Duxbury School Calendar

Thursday Dec. 17
Seventh and Eighth Grade Concert 7 p.m. PAC

Saturday Dec. 19
H1N1 Vaccine clinic 9 a.m. Chandler School Send School news & Photos to
Monday Dec. 21 the Deadline is Monday at noon.
DHS Concert Groups Holiday Concert 7 p.m. PAC

A visit with Deborah Beary

Tuesday Dec. 22
DHS Ensemble Groups Holiday Concert 7 p.m. PAC

Thursday Dec. 24 - Friday Jan. 1

Holiday Break

Wednesday Jan. 6
Director of Food Services for all Duxbury Schools

DMS School Council meeting 4-5:30 p.m. By Sharon Cronin, Clipper Staff
School Committee meeting 7 p.m. Alden School, Rm. 104
eborah Beary is responsible for
Thursday Jan. 7 providing nutritious and appealing
Chandler PTA meeting 9:30 a.m. meals to Duxbury students. The
DHS School Council 5 p.m. DHS Rm. 106 Clipper caught her before lunch one day to find
out more about her position.
Monday Jan. 11 Can you describe your position further.
Chandler School Council meeting 7 p.m. Food Services in Duxbury is a self-sustained
DHS PTO meeting 7 p.m. DHS library business with the influence of outside factors
such as state requirements, commodities, etc. I
Wednesday Jan. 13 am a manager and a bookkeeper. I work with
DMS PTA meeting 8 p.m. DMS teacher’s room
budget forecasts. I am responsible for feeding
Thursday Jan. 14 nutritious meals to over 3,500 students. I love
Alden PTA meeting 7 p.m. my job, and consider it my career, not just a job.
My goal is to satisfy 99 percent of my custom-
School Lunch Menu What is your background? I was a busi-
ness major with the intention of starting my own
Week of Dec. 21-Dec. 23 catering company. Instead, I went straight into
the school system, first in Abington, then Wey-
DHS mouth, then here. I am currently working on offer breakfast at Alden School.
Monday: Chicken filet sandwich, potato fry, getting my dietetics license. I live in Abington, What do you like best about the job? I
corn, juice. and have been there for 26 years with my hus- love the involvement of parents in this town. I
Tuesday: Mac and cheese, green beans, roll, band. I have two children, and my dog, Molly. make anywhere form 15 to 20 calls a day, an-
pears, holiday cookie, fruit punch. How long have you been in this position, swering special dietary needs, or just clearing
Wednesday: Homemade calzone, side salad, and how many employees do you have? I up some issues with the kids. I also like work-
carrots, pineapples, lemonade. have been here for six years. We have about 26 ing with the vendors and getting free samples
Thursday: Happy Holidays! employees, and only two or so are from Dux- that I ask some of the students to try out for me!
Friday: Happy Holidays! bury. We could definitely use more. I like bringing in familiar products that the kids
What are your biggest challenges? Staff- recognize and enjoy outside of school. They’re
All lunches served with choice of milk. ing. As I said, we could use more people, in- pretty happy to see items they know, and they
Daily lunch option: Pizza with tossed salad. cluding a substitute list. When a staff member are usually cheaper than in the local stores!
Check daily for sandwich, salad, or soup of calls in sick, he or she is hurting their fellow What do you like to do in your spare
the day. time? I love to read. My favorite author is
worker. We have to move the lunch lines
around and sometimes close one down which Debbie Macomber, because I escape right into
DMS can cause a back up and puts a lot of pressure her stories. In the summer I love to take my
Monday: Chicken patty on a roll, baked potato fries, sweet peas, juice. on the other workers. dog, go camping and read.
Tuesday: Stuffed shells or chicken sandwich, garden salad, carrots, Are there new challenges with the chang- Do you have a favorite menu item you
garlic bread slice, grape juice. es in the school start times this year? Abso- serve? The Thanksgiving dinner. It’s more of
Wednesday: Cheese or pepperoni pizza, green beans, peaches, red and lutely not. I worked together with the superin- a “real meal,” and I love cornbread, which re-
green Jello w/topping, fruit punch. Extra slice for $1. tendent and the principals, and the transitioning ally means Thanksgiving to me.
Thursday: Happy Holidays! went very smoothly. The only thing I would
like to possibly see in the future would be to
Friday: Happy Holidays!
All lunches served with choice of milk.
Daily lunch options: Pizza with tossed salad. Check daily for sandwich
Register now for Before and After Dark classes
or salad of the day. Several Before and After afternoons, 2–3 p.m., begin- rytelling through the Immerse
Dark classes for children and ning on Jan. 6, and will of- Children in Literacy program.
Alden teens will be starting up af- fer card game instruction and This class runs for five Thurs-
Monday: Rib-a-que on a roll, smiley fries, corn, applesauce, juice.
ter the holidays. High school play in a fun environment with day mornings beginning Jan.
students can enroll in the SAT friends. Preschool students 7, from 9:30–10:30 a.m., and
Tuesday: Chicken filet sub, lettuce, tomato, cheese, glazed carrots, Preparation Class scheduled can burn off some energy in is taught by Meg Jordan, a
peaches and pears, juice.
to begin on Thursday, Jan. 14. the Kicks and Tricks Soccer Duxbury mother with over 25
Wednesday: Breakfast for lunch; pancakes, sausage patty, syrup, rai- This eight-week class meets on Clinic, a five week program years of teaching experience.
sins, juice. Thursday nights from 7–9 p.m. offered on Monday afternoons For complete course and
Thursday: Happy Holidays! and is in preparation for the in the Alden gym. Parents of registration information, call
Friday: Happy Holidays! March 13 SAT. Students will 3 and 4 year olds can nurture our office at 781-934-7633 or
All lunches served with choice of milk. learn SAT test-taking strategy their children’s love of the visit the Before and After Dark
techniques, and will be cover- written and spoken word in a link at
Weekly special: Bagel and cream cheese or jelly, yogurt, cheese sticks ing all aspects of the verbal, multi-sensory approach to sto-
or pizza with salad. All served with vegetable, milk and fruit.
math, and writing sections
of the test. Home Alone and
Chandler Staying Safe, a self-protection More teen reviews needed
Monday: Mac and cheese, sweet peas, dinner roll, frozen sherbet treat, program for kids aged 9 and 10
The Duxbury Free Library teen book group is looking for
juice. begins on Jan. 5 at 6:30 p.m.,
more teens to come in and fill out a short review form on the
Tuesday: Chicken patty sandwich or wrap, green beans, peaches, and Babysitting Safety Train-
best books for teens that they have read that were published in
juice. ing, for ages 11 and up, runs
2009.  If you are interested, come by the Young Adult office
Wednesday: French toast sticks, bacon, syrup cup, fresh fruit, juice. for three consecutive Wednes-
and pick up some forms from Ellen Snoeyenbos, YA librar-
day evenings, from 6:30-8
Thursday: Happy Holidays! ian. We are hoping to broaden the range of selection for the
p.m. beginning Jan. 6. If your
Friday: Happy Holidays! national Top Ten Teen Reads list that gets voted on nation-
Alden student enjoys card
wide. Action and science fiction readers in particular would be
All lunches served with choice of milk. games, why not give “Card
welcome, but all are invited to give their nominations before
Weekly special: Bagel and cream cheese or jelly, yogurt, cheese sticks Sharks” a try. This after school
the end of the year. Questions? Contact Ellen Snoeyenbos at
or pizza with salad. All served with juice, vegetable, milk and fruit. program for students in grades or call 781-934-2721 x106.
3-5, runs for four Wednesday
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 27

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Thursday Dec. 3 Monday Dec. 7
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11:30 a.m. Passing motorist re- reported abandoned bicycle.

11:27 a.m. Caller on Harvest Brought to station.
Street states a man in a harness in ports swan in the road. Officer re-
ported swan was injured and the
yard. Telephone company work-
er looking for wires down in the animal control officer was called
to the scene.
Tuesday Dec. 8 Give a gift that
area. 9:24 a.m. Party on Lincoln
4:33 p.m. Caller reports group
of kids running through traffic on
12:27 p.m. Caller reports a sus-
picious white pickup truck in the
Street reports water leak in street.
Notified DPW. Called and noti-
gives back
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Friday Dec. 4 2:45 p.m. Motor vehicle stop on wash out. Handmade, Fair Trade gifts
12:04 a.m. Caller reported two Bay Road. Operator unlicensed. Holiday Hours:
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people in her home on Tremont at Trout Farm Road and Bassett
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ing issued. Lincoln and West Streets. NStar
notified and on the scene. 5:53 p.m. Caller on Loring Street Monday-Saturday 730am-6pm Sunday 9am-5
10:01 a.m. Disabled motor ve- reports a motor vehicle backed
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3:49 p.m. Caller reports male Area search negative. 4:11 a.m. Caller complains of
party near the swan nest on Con- barking dog on Wirt Way. Animal
gress Street. Officer reports man 2:34 p.m. 911 abandoned call. control officer spoke to owner.
is fishing. No answer on call back. Officer Welch 5/4/09 11:05 PM Page 11
reports verbal argument on Trout 1:26 p.m. Caller reports tree
4:25 p.m. Caller reports motor Farm Road. All clear. down on High Street. Officer re-
vehicle parked on high tension ports tree fallen onto two motor
lines on Birch Street. 7:34 p.m. Caller on Tinkers vehicles. No damage to wires off
Ledge Road reported his ex-wife house. Advised to contact insur-
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bogs sitting on the side of the Tinkers Ledge Road. One female
road. All okay. under arrest, charged with assault
and battery on a police officer,
9:06 p.m. Caller on Tremont assault and battery with a danger-
Street complains of erratic opera- ous weapon, trespassing, armed
tion of motor vehicles. Patrols burglary and assault, intimidating
advised. a witness, resisting arrest, treat to
9:56 p.m. Officer reports shop- commit a crime, and domestic as-
lifting at store on Chestnut Street. sault and battery.
Area search negative.

Duxbury man arraigned for

Plymouth assault
A Buckboard Road man has been charged with assault for
his part in a late-night attack that left a woman injured. AFTER SURGERY
Clifford Norling, 22, was arraigned on two counts of as-
sault and batter with a dangerous weapon (shod foot) in Plym-
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Section B • Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Olympics in sight for Morse

In third place for Olympic team spot after Finland
uxbury’s Mike in his lower back and severe
Morse made his damage to his sciatic nerve,
first big step to- Morse returned in 2007-08 to
ward making the U. S. Olym- win the individual and dual
pic freestyle skiing team when moguls titles at March’s Sprint
he took sixth-place on Friday U.S. Freestyle Championships
and eighth-place on Satur- at Deer Valley Resort in Park
day in the first of five critical
World Cup events in Suoma,
City. In 2009 he had five top
10 finishes on the World Cup
Finland that will determine the Tour, including third in Voss,
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Christmas offered angels greeting
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Send church listings to School Concert. The DHS Ensemble Groups Holiday concert takes place
or fax to 781-934-5917. at the Performing Arts Center at 7
p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m for the

services the Deadline

is Friday at noon.
Silent Auction.

Wednesday Dec. 23
C l i pp e r
First Baptist A cal
e Candlelight Taize Service. Held by Du x b u n d a r f o r at the Pilgrim Church , at 7 p.m. In the
781- 934-6095
m u n i ty ry e
me e t ve n t s, tradition of the Taize community, the

C om
Dr. Kevin Cassidy half hour services consist primarily
Pastor Jamie Cotelleso, c l a s s i ng s, of meditative singing and a stretch
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Worship Leader
Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m.;
a l e n d ar wo r k u rs e s, of prayerful silence.  Childcare is
nursery and children’s programs
during worship time. Sunday
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and v dance s
p l ays h o p s,

school classes, children through

adult, immediately following o pp o r o l u n te e r Thursday Dec. 24
t uni t
morning worship; 5:30 p.m. ie s ! Jose Mateo’s Nutcracker.
junior and senior high youth Performances at the Duxbury
groups with Youth Pastor Brent Performing Arts Center, Dec. 24 at 1
Bible Study 6:30 a.m., Coffee p.m., and Dec. 26 and 27, at 1 p.m.
Van Wyk; 6 p.m. devotion and and conversation 9 a.m., Holy and 6 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to
prayer time. Awana Clubs for
kids every Wednesday night
Eucharist with healing 10 a.m.,
c a le n d a r i te ms by $50 and can be ordered by calling the
from 6:30-8 p.m. for preschool
Adult Ed 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Se nd o e ve n t s@
box office at 617-354-7467 from 10
through the 6th grade.
Children’s choir rehearsal 6
F r id a y t a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday,
p.m., Youth choir rehearsal at no on s s .c om . or at

Holy Family Church

7 p.m. Thursday: Adult Choir
rehearsal 7 p.m. Friday: AA c l i pp e r p re ce available basis. a Transfer Station closure. The
ish ed on a sp even ts . transfer station will close today at 12
meeting at 7 p.m. da r it ems a re publ erci a l Dux bu ry-b ase d C a le n
is fo r n on-c
omm p.m. Happy Holidays!
Rev. Bryan Parrish Preference
Rev. Seán Maher First Parish Church
Weekend Mass: Saturday, Friday Dec. 25
Rev. Catherine Cullen
5 p.m., Sunday, 7 a.m., 8:30 Merry Christmas!
a.m. (family Mass), 10 a.m. and
781-934-6532 or click “Register” on Calendar of
11:30 a.m. Babysitting avail-
The office is open from Thursday Dec. 17 Events at
able at 8:30 and 10 a.m. Daily
9 a.m.-3 p.m. and will close
at noon on Dec. 23. Sundays,
Saturday Dec. 26
School Concert. The DMS seventh
mass is Monday through Sat-
urday, 8:15 a.m. The rosary is
Senior choir rehearsal at 9:15 and eighth grade Holiday concert Sunday Dec. 20 Kwanza begins.
a.m., Junior choir rehearsal at takes place at the Performing Arts
prayed after daily Mass. Adora- 9:30 a.m., Worship Service and Holiday Skating Exhibition. Area Jose Mateo’s Nutcracker.
tion of the Blessed Sacrament, Center at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 skaters of all levels perform at Performances at the Duxbury
Church school at 10:30 a.m. and p.m for the Silent Auction.
Fridays from 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Armstrong Arena on Long Pond Road Performing Arts Center, Dec. 24 at 1
Buddhist Meditation at 7 p.m.
Daytime bible study, Thursdays in Plymouth from 5-8 p.m. Free. p.m., and Dec. 26 and 27, at 1 p.m.
Bells meet on Tuesdays at 7 and 6 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to
at 9:30 a.m. Evening prayer
group Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
p.m., and Recorders at 8:30 p.m.
Book group meets Thursdays
Friday Dec. 18 Pictures with Santa Claws. Pictures $50 and can be ordered by calling the
of you and your pet with Santa box office at 617-354-7467 from 10
Men’s prayer group Fridays at at 9 a.m. Sewing group meets Rep. Calter Office Hours. Rep. “Claws” to be held at the PetSmart
6:45 a.m. a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday,
Thursdays at 10 a.m. Dec. 21, Thomas Calter will be at the Senior located in the Shops at 5 in Plymouth or at
Winter solstice labyrinth and Center to discuss any issues on the from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Present your
third Friday of each month from 9-10
Pilgrim Church ritual, 6-8 p.m.
a.m.. For more information, call
PetPerks card and get a special price State Representative Calter’s office
of $9.95. Sunday Dec. 27
Rev. Todd Vetter, Senior Pastor St. Paul’s Church of at 617-722-2305. Concert and sing-along. The Pilgrim Jose Mateo’s Nutcracker.
Rev. Eloise Parks, Ast. Pastor Festival Chorus will host a “Messiah Performances at the Duxbury
781-934-6591 the Nazarene Anime Festival. At the Duxbury Sing,” an audience participation sing- Performing Arts Center, Dec. 24 at 1
Sunday Worship Service at Free Library from 7-9 p.m.  Come for along concert open to the public.  The
Rev. David Troxler
Cosplay and trivia contests, Japanese p.m., and Dec. 26 and 27, at 1 p.m.
10 a.m. Church office hours, 781-585-3419 performance will take place at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to
Monday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Tues- goodies and accessories will be at The Church of the Pilgrimage, 8
Sunday worship, 11 a.m. $50 and can be ordered by calling the
day-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. sold. The films shown are typically Town Square in Plymouth.   Tickets
Nursery is provided for all ser- films in Japanese with English sub- box office at 617-354-7467 from 10
Pilgrim childcare and preschool, vices. Sunday school meets are $10 and are available at the door. a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday,
titles. Free. Questions, contact Ellen
Monday-Friday, 7 a.m-6 p.m. Sunday morning from 9 to 10:45 Snoeyenbos at esnoeyen8@gmail. or at
Advent Services; Dec. 20, 9 and a.m. Thursday, Sacred Youth
11 a.m. Candlelight Taize Ser- Ministry at the teen center at
com. Monday Dec. 21 Sugar Plum Tea Party. Hosted by
vices, Dec. 16 and 23 at 7 p.m. the South Shore Conservatory and the
6:30 p.m. Men’s Bible Study Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk. José Mateo Ballet Theatre at 3 p.m.
Christmas Eve services: Pageant
service at 3 p.m., Service of Les-
is held Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Women’s Bible Study, Fridays
Saturday Dec. 19 Come ease your holiday stress and after the matinee of the Nutcracker
gain some inner peace from 6-8 p.m. in the Ellison Center for the Arts,
sons and Carols at 8 p.m. (music at 9:30 a.m. DivorceCare and H1N1 Flu vaccination clinic. The at First Parish Church for a candle-lit 64 St. George St. Meet Clara and her
starts at 7:30); Communion Ser- DivorceCare for Kids, Thurs- Town of Duxbury is offering a Winter Solstice Labyrinth walk (and Nutcracker friends.  Enjoy sweets
vice at 10:30 p.m. days from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. free H1N1 flu clinic for Duxbury join us at 7:30 p.m. for the Winter and beverages. Tickets are $15 per
21, book study and discussion residents starting at 9 a.m. at the Solstice Ritual, too). Please allow person payable online, at the Studio,
group on “Mere Christianity” by Chandler School. First come, first yourself at least 20 minutes to walk.
United Methodist Westwinds and Once Upon a Time.
C. S. Lewis. serve. See the announcement in the Contact Marty Kearns at 781-934- For more information, visit sscmusic.
Clipper regarding precautions and 6532 with any questions. org or call 781-934-2731, x11.
Rev. Barbara Kszystyniak other information on the intranasal
781-585-9863 First Church of vaccine. School Concert. The DHS Concert
Groups Holiday concert takes place
The Case for Faith. Join Journey
Sunday worship service and Community of Faith at the Ford
Sunday school, 10 a.m., fol- Christ Scientist Pictures with Santa Claws. Pictures
of you and your pet with Santa
at the Performing Arts Center at 7 Center of the Miramar retreat center
lowed by fellowship, adult choir 781-934-6434 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m for the on Sunday, Dec. 27 at 10 a.m. to view
“Claws” to be held at the PetSmart Silent Auction.
rehearsal, 8:45 a.m. with coffee Sunday worship service and the movie, “The Case for Faith.”
located in the Shops at 5 in Plymouth
hour following. Third Friday of Sunday School for K-12, 10:30 Discussion immediately following
from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Present your Sounds of the Season Concert &
each month we serve dinner at a.m. Mid-week testimony meet- Holiday Sing-A-Long. Grade eight the movie. Visit JourneyDuxbury.
PetPerks card and get a special price
Mainspring Shelter, Brockton. ing on Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. students of the PCIS Chorus under the com for directions or e-mail
of $9.95.
Last Wednesday of the month Christian Science Reading Room direction of Jessica Vaitkus perform
open to all, 15 Standish St. Halls songs of the season at 10 a.m. in the for more information.
is ladies’ luncheon at 12 p.m. Board Games at Plymouth
Church office hours are Monday Corner, Tuesday through Satur- Library. Children of all ages are Plymouth Public Library Otto Fehlow
through Thursday from 9 a.m. to day 10 a.m.­1 p.m. welcome at the Plymouth Public Room, 132 South St. Plymouth. This
12 p.m. Christian Science Sentinel Library, 132 South St. at 2:30 p.m. musical event is free. Upcoming
Radio on WATD 95.9 FM Sun- for Board Games. Challenge your
friends and family to a game. Free Children’s Storyteller. “Once upon
day mornings at 7 a.m. a Wintertime,” Tuesday Dec. 29 from
St. John the and no registration is required. For
more information, contact the Youth
Tuesday Dec. 22 10:30-11:15 a.m. in the Duxbury Free
Evangelist Episcopal Journey Services Department at 508-830- Big Brother Big Sister. The Big Library Merry Room, is a family
program for ages four and up  with
4250 or visit plymouthpubliclibrary. Brother Big Sister Foundation will
781-934-6523 Community of Faith org. be in Duxbury on Dec. 22 picking up registered adults. Tales of wintertime
magic and fun.  Registration required
Sunday services: 8 a.m. donations of lightly used jeans, coats,
Squiggles and Giggles. The clothing of all types (men’s, women’s and begins Dec.15, by phone at 781-
Holy Eucharist (said) and 10 Rev. David Woods
Plymouth Public Library offers this 934-2721, in person, or online at
a.m. Holy Eucharist (with choir 781-585-8295 and children’s) and small household
story/craft program at 10:30 a.m., for items. To schedule a free at home
and hymns.) Sunday school Sunday, 10 a.m., Ford Cen- children ages 18 months to three years
ter at Miramar. On Dec. 27, join pick up, call 800-483-5503 or visit Teen Poetry Slam. On Wednesday,
K-12 during 10 a.m. service. with a parent or caregiver. Free, but Donations are
Childcare provided at 10 a.m. us for the movie “The Case for registration is required and limited to Dec. 30 from 7-9 p.m., the Duxbury
Faith” at 10 a.m. tax deductible. Free Library will host a Teen Poetry
service. Wednesday: Men’s 12 children. For more information or
to register, please call 508-830-4250 Slam. Free and open to all teens in
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 3

Question of the Week by Sarie Booy

Are you making any of your Christmas gifts this year?

“I’m taking pictures for my “Yes. I made relish and cran- “I’m making snowflake orna- “I’ve already made 60 jars of “My extended family has a new
holiday calendar.” berry sauce. And a necklace.” ments for our pergola.” jelly ... cranberry, blueberry and tradition of exchanging only
Stacey Geezil Dolores Lane-Murphy Steven DiBlasi hot pepper jelly.” handmade gifts. I enjoy creating
Duxbury Beach Mayflower Lane Bay View Road Marie DiBlasi jewelry, so that is what I’ll be
Bay View Road making for Christmas this year.”
Gina Angell
Bay View Road

the South Shore area, come to listen, more information call 781-294-7575 at the Senior Center at 781-934- medical appointments to seniors and month at the Senior Center. For more
bring your poetry to read or have or visit 5774 x102, or send an e-mail to handicapped individuals on Tuesday information, call Judi Vose at 781-
someone else read out loud. Light or and Thursday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 934-3283 or Jim Savicki at 781-585-
refreshments will be served. Merry Learn to Skate. New Learn to and Friday mornings from 8-11. 8041.
Room on lower level. Questions, Skate sessions start Wednesday, Jan. Rides must be scheduled 72 hours
contact Ellen Snoeyenbos at 6 at 5:35 p.m. and Saturday Jan. 9 in advance by calling Becky Ford at Cooking with Emil Lundin. Meets at 12:30 p.m. at Hobomock Arena
in Pembroke. Call 781-293-7575
Ongoing 781-934-5774 x117. from 1-3 p.m. on the first and third
Tuesday of each month at the
NSRWA’S New Years Day Walk. or visit for Inerfaith Council Holiday Baskets. The Council on Aging fitness Senior Center. Cost $15 per person.
Friday, Jan. 1 at 1 p.m. at the Tubbs more information. Volunteers needed to sort, pack and classes. Zumba latin dance aerobics Menus vary. Proper plating, kitchen
Meadow Preserve in Pembroke, wrap, Dec. 14-16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Dec. at 12:15 on Wednesdays and 12:45 equipment, entertaining ideas. For
join the North and South Rivers Duxbury Art Instructors at South 17 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dec. 18, 9 a.m.- p.m. on Fridays ($5/free for Seniors); registration, call Linda at 781-934-
Watershed Association for the annual Shore Art Center. Portfolio prep 12 p.m. and loading into cars Dec. Strength training on Thursdays at 5774 x112.
New Year’s Day Walk at the Tubbs class with Dorothy Amore Pilla on 18, 12-5 p.m. Meet at Holy Family 9:30 a.m.; Tai Chi on Tuesday at 9
Meadow Preserve in Pembroke. The Wednesdays, art history class called Church Parish Center. For more a.m.; Stay fit multi-level class on Senior Citizens Club. Meets on the
trail head is located off of Monroe Styles and Temperaments Part II information, call 781-934-8388. Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m.; first Friday of each month, 9:30 a.m.,
Street in Pembroke. Refreshments with Anthony Pilla on Thursdays Yoga on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. and at the Senior Center on Mayflower
will be served after the walk. Pre- (participants are encouraged to December crafts for teens. On Wednesday at 9 a.m. Call 781-934- Street. For more information, call
registration in not required. For more bring their lunches at 12:30 and stay Tuesdays after school in December 5774, x103 for questions. Lee at 781-585-9242.
information and directions, visit for the class which runs from 1:30- at the Duxbury Free Library, Teens
3:30), and “Bare Bones Watercolor” ages 12 and up can drop in to work Poetry Circle. Meets on the second Rep. Calter Office Hours. Meets on the third Friday of each month, 9-10
with Lilly Cleveland (designed for with colorful polymer clay to make Thursday of every month, 7-8:30
Uno, Dos,Tres. Aseries of six bilingual beginners who want to start painting) jewelry and little figurines. The p.m., at the Duxbury Free Library. a.m., at the Senior Center. For more
storytimes to introduce children to on Mondays. All classes begin mid- pieces will be baked and jump rings, For more information, call 781-934- information, call State Representative
Spanish in a fun environment will be January. For a full description and to clamps, and necklace cord, and gift 2721. Thomas Calter’s office at 617-722-
offered at the Duxbury Free Library register, visit wrapping supplies will be available. 2305.
on Wednesdays, Jan. 6 through Feb. Drop in Storytimes. Does not
Sunday Salon Series. Come to the Friday Night Entertainment. From 9 require registration. Toddler Tales for Knitwits. Every Tuesday at 3 p.m
10 from 10:15-11:15 a.m. These stay in the Duxbury Free Library Young
alone storytimes are for children ages Duxbury Free Library on Sunday, p.m.-12:30 a.m., at the Winsor House ages two and under with an adult on
Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. for a short discussion on Washington Street, featuring Sean Tuesdays at either 10 a.m. or 10:30 Adult Lounge. Teen crafting group
3 to 5 and children must be able to meets to knit, create decorative
attend all six weeks. Registration on the book ‘The Guernsey Literary McLaughlin, Irish folk guitarist and a.m. Drop in for ages three and under
and Potato Peel Society,’ and an vocalist. with an adult on Wednesdays at 10:30 posters for YA lounge and talk.
begins Dec. 16 and must be done in Also, through November, a group of
person in the children’s department. exciting virtual tour of the island a.m. Gather ‘Round, for children in
of Guernsey. Tour guide Heide Library Netbook Program. For preschool or kindergarten with an younger teens dedicated to making
For more details, check the children’s users without laptops, the Duxbury the Cardboard Tube Wars a success
department Web site program page or Hasselmann traveled to the island adult is held every Friday at 10:30
and will share her photographs and Free Library Reference Department a.m. by creating armor, souvenirs, carnival
call 781-934-2721, x115. is happy to loan an Acer Netbook games, etc.
in-depth knowledge. For free tickets
Free Skating Lesson. Pilgrim call 781-934-2721, x108. for in-library use. Patrons must be Foreign Film Day. On the second
Skating Club is celebrating National 16 years of age or older. Come to the Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m. The Duxbury Free Bookmarks.
Steppin’ Out. The Duxbury Council Reference Desk on the upper level in the Senior Center. No reservations Every Wednesday at 3 p.m. this teen
Skating Month with a free lesson on advisory group meets to review,
Jan. 2 at 12:30 p.m. at Hobomock on Aging’s next Steppin’ Out trip is to check out the Netbook. A valid required. Admission is free.
“Mozart Dances” at the Opera House OCLN library card is required. A two discuss and plan events for the youth
Arena in Pembroke. Free lesson Sustainable Duxbury. Meets at 7:30 of Duxbury.
for 30 minutes, and 20 minutes of in Boston leaving Duxbury at 1:30 hour per day maximum time limit
on Jan. 31. Tickets include bus, will be enforced. p.m. on the first Wednesday of each
free skate time with your friends.
Refreshments, free gifts, and sign in parking and admission. Deadline
to win a free session of lessons. For for ordering tickets is Jan. 4. For Transportation to medical
more information call Joanne Moore appointments. The Duxbury Senior
Center offers transportation to local

Visions of Sugar Plums Dec. 27

outh Shore Conservatory and the José Mateo
Ballet Theatre present the Sugar Plum Tea Party,
Sunday, Dec. 27, at 3 p.m., after the matinee of
the Nutcracker. The Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 Saint
George Street, Duxbury. Bring your special child to meet
Clara and her Nutcracker friends in the magical Land of
Sweets. Enjoy a beautiful selection of sweets and beverag-
es. Listen to Conservatory faculty perform holiday music.
There will be linen tablecloths, china tea cups and twinkle
Tickets are $15 per person payable on-line, at the Stu-
dio, Westwinds Bookshop and Once Upon a Time.
For more information on this event or directions to the
Ellison Center, visit or call 781-934-
2731, ext. 11.
4 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Holiday memories
John McGeady and senior
Tim Donoghue flank var-
continued from page one sity wrestling Coach Kyle
McCarthy. The Dragons
Sherman was one of the first to wage “total war,” intended begin their season this
to shatter an enemy’s civilians as well as his military forces. Saturday when they partici-
He’s often seen as a mindless war monger, but here’s the pate in the Patriot League
fuller context of his famous comment to the graduates of the Tournament at Whitman-
Michigan Military Academy in 1880. He cautioned the young Hanson.
men not to long for a chance to prove their military learning,
but always to hope to avoid it:
“I’ve been through two wars and I know. I’ve seen cities Photo by Mike Halloran

and homes in ashes. I’ve seen thousands of men lying on the

ground, their dead faces looking up at the skies. I tell you, war
is hell!”
Rather than a callous dodge of responsibility, Sherman’s
Dragons Winter Sports Schedule
“war is hell” remark stands as a warning, and as a call to Preliminary schedule as of Dec. 14
potential military leaders to use their skills and knowledge to
struggle for peace. (I snagged the quote from the Web site of BOYS’ BASKETBALL BOYS TRACK
the 5th Michigan Regiment Band, a Civil War re-enactment Dec. 15 Silver Lake Home 6:30 Dec. 15 Hingham RLC 4:30
group.) Dec. 18 Scituate Away 6:30 Dec. 23 Scituate RLC 5:00
As usual, Christmas has me awash in memories, flooding Dec. 23 Whitman-Hanson Away 6:30 Jan. 6 Whitman-Hanson RLC 5:00
with family history, national history, and an ache in my bones Dec. 28 Duxbury Holiday Tournament Home 7:00 Jan. 13 Silver Lake/Quincy RLC 5:00
for peace. I’ll spend part of the holidays in Virginia, where Dec. 29 Duxbury Holiday Tournament Home TBA Feb. 12 All-League Meet RLC 5:00
my mother and brothers still live. My Army son, with his wife Jan. 2 Marshfield Away 6:30
and my two grandchildren, will be in Moscow, with the other Jan. 5 North Quincy Home 6:30 GIRLS TRACK
grandparents – the Russian ones that total war would have Jan. 8 Hingham Home 6:30 Dec. 15 Hingham RLC 4:30
incinerated. Jan. 13 Rockland Home 6:30 Dec. 23 Scituate RLC 5:00
Sasha (the Russian nickname for Alexander) will surely Jan. 14 Hanover Away 6:30 Jan. 6 Whitman-Hanson RLC 5:00
become a diplomat – I can tell from his picture – and a brilliant Jan. 22 Middleboro Home 6:00 Jan. 13 Silver Lake/Quincy RLC 5:00
one to boot. Katya (Catherine) already has her Grandmother Jan. 25 Quincy Away 6:30
Feb. 12 All-League Meet RLC 5:00
Tatiana’s touch for flowers. Jan. 29 Pembroke Home 6:30
I think I’ll visit Arlington when I’m down to Virginia, Feb. 1 Silver Lake Away 6:30
for the first time since – well, since the other time I went to Feb. 3 Scituate Home 6:30
Dec. 19 Barnstable Home 3:00
Arlington. My father’s grave looks down on the Pentagon and Feb. 5 Whitman-Hanson Home 6:30
Dec. 23 North Quincy Home 3:00
the Potomac River where he loved to sail. We always hung Feb. 9 North Quincy Away 7:00
Dec. 26 Taylor Tourney Pilgrim 7:40
lights on the boat at Christmas, a splash of color that filled the Feb. 11 Hingham Away 6:30
Dec. 28 Taylor Tourney Pilgrim TBA
marina and danced on the water, like the lights of Washington Feb. 15 IAABO Tournament at Bridgewater State TBA
Dec. 30 Hanover Pilgrim TBA
across the river. Proper white lights came later into my life. Feb. 16 IAABO Tournament at Bridgewater State TBA
Dec. 2 Norwood Away 6:10
Memories flood: I bought my wife a sparkling red gift from Jan. 6 Pembroke Home 8:00
David Menard, the Whitman jeweler who really is a jeweler, Jan. 9 Coyle-Cassidy Home 6:30
and a watchmaker, just like my Uncle George was in Montour Jan. 11 Archbishop Williams Away 8:00
Dec. 15 Silver Lake Away 6:30
Falls, New York. My mother’s brother, George broke his back Jan. 16 Medford Home 2:30
Dec. 18 Scituate Home 6:30
in the 1940s, and learned watch-making while hospitalized. Jan. 18 Marshfield Away 12:30
Dec. 23 Whitman-Hanson Home 6:30
He recovered, and opened his store about the same time as Jan. 23 Hingham Home 4:00
Dec. 28 New Bedford Home 3:00
David Menard’s father opened in Whitman fifty-four years ago. Jan. 27 Bridgewater-Raynham Away 8:00
Dec. 30 Sandwich Home 3:00
Both my parents grew up on farms no more than 2 1/2 miles Jan. 30 Abington Home 6:45
Jan. 2 Notre Dame Academy Home 3:00
apart. Seventy-four years ago George and my father were farm Feb. 3 Scituate Away 6:10
Jan. 5 North Quincy Away 5:30
boys. They poached each other’s muskrats in the hills above Feb. 6 Xaverian Brothers Home 6:20
Montour, where peace might be easy to find, like a radiant star, Jan. 6 New Bedford Away 7:00 Feb. 13 CCC-Austin Prep Falmouth 3:00
Jan. 8 Hingham Away 6:30 Feb. 15 Cape Cod Classic Falmouth TBA
Jan. 13 Rockland Away 6:30 Feb. 17 Cape Cod Classic Falmouth TBA
Once Upon a Wintertime at the library Jan. 15 Hanover Home 6:30
Jan. 18 Notre Dame Academy Away 3:00 GIRLS ICE HOCKEY
Popular storyteller, Diane Edgecomb, will visit the Dux- Dec. 12 Dux over Marshfield 3-0 1-0
Jan. 22 Middleboro Away 6:00
bury Free Library on Tuesday, Dec. 29 for a 10:30 a.m. pro- Dec. 16 Barnstable Away 6:20
Jan. 25 Quincy Home 6:30
gram, Once Upon a Wintertime. Tales of wintertime magic Dec. 19 Martha’s Vineyard Home 1:00
Jan. 29 Pembroke Away 6:30
and fun will stir imaginations at this family program designed Dec. 23 Canton Away 1:10
Jan. 30 Martha’s Vineyard Away 2:00
for ages 4 to 100. Ms. Edgecomb’s last visit to the library left Dec. 30 Lincoln-Sudbury Home 3:20
Feb. 1 Silver Lake Home 6:30
the audience raving about her storytelling talent. Registration Jan. 2 Falmouth Home 8:15
Feb. 3 Scituate Away 6:30
is required and begins Tuesday, Dec. 15 by phone, in person, Jan. 6 Whitman-Hanson Away 6:20
Whitman-Hanson Away 6:30
or online Feb. 5
Jan. 9 Scituate Home 8:00
Feb. 9 North Quincy Home 6:30
Feb. 11 Hingham Home 6:30 Jan. 13 Sandwich Away 3:20
Feb. 15 Sandwich Away 3:00 Jan. 16 Marshfield Home 12:50
Jan. 18 Wellesley Away 4:30

Jan. 23 Barnstable Home 6:00
Jan. 27 Hingham Away 3:20
Duxbury Dec. 15 Pembroke/Middleboro Away TBA
Jan. 30 Whitman-Hanson Home 5:15
Dec. 17 Hanover/Hingham Away 6:00
Youth Jan. 5 Quincy/Silver Lake Away TBA
Jan. 31 Scituate Away 10:00
Softball Feb. 2 Martha’s Vineyard Away 2:00

Jan. 12 Randolph/Norwell Away TBA
Feb. 11 Falmouth Away TBA
is swinging into Jan. 18 Nantucket Away 12:00
Feb. 13 Sandwich Home 4:00
the 2010 season, Jan. 23 Cohasset/Scituate Away TBA
Feb. 16 Cougar Classic Rockland TBA
offering a set Jan. 28 B.C. High Away 4:30
Feb. 19 Cougar Classic Rockland TBA

of fabulously fun Feb. 2 Barnstable Away 7:00
winter clinics! Feb. 6 All-League Meet Away TBA WRESTLING
Dec. 19 Patriot League Individual W-H TBA
GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Dec. 27 Marshfield Tournament Away TBA
Dec. 15 Pembroke/Middleboro Away TBA Dec. 28 Marshfield Tournament Away TBA
Session 1 (of 2) will take place on
Dec. 17 Hanover/Hingham Away 6:00 Jan. 6 Whitman-Hanson Home 7:00
Tuesdays in Plymouth:
Jan. 5 Quincy/Silver Lake Away TBA Jan. 9 Whitman-Hanson Tournament Away TBA
January 5, 12, 19, 26 & February 2, 9 Jan. 12 Randolph/Norwell Away TBA Jan. 12 Scituate Home 7:00
Grades 3-5: 5:00 - 6:30 pm Jan. 18 Nantucket Away 12:00 Jan. 16 North Andover Home 10:00
Grades 6-9: 6:30 - 8:00 pm Jan. 23 Cohasset/Scituate Away TBA Jan. 16 Waltham Quad Meet Waltham 10:00
Feb. 2 Barnstable Away 7:00 Jan. 23 Hingham Quad Meet HIngham 10:00
Cost: $125/player
Feb. 6 All-League Meet Away TBA Jan. 27 North Quincy Home 7:00
On-line registration is open to the first 28 Jan. 30 Duxbury Team Tournament Home 9:00
Feb. 2 Silver Lake Away 7:00
participants in each grade group.
Don’t wait! Register now at
DHS Athletic Department • 781-934-7668
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 5

Dragons’ Den
Sports Editor Mike Halloran •

Lady Dragons dominate in opener

By Mike Halloran, Sports Editor minute, but still unable to dent Langrill.
It may have been small Despite a Marshfield rush,
consolation for girls’ assistant Duxbury was in total control
hockey coach and DHS foot- and finally got the insurance
ball coach Dave Maimaron, goal it needed when Martha
but it was certainly a nice way Findley blistered a shot from
for head coach Friend Weiler the slot with 9:51 remaining
and his team to open their for a 2-0 lead.
season on Saturday night at The goal only served to in-
the Hobomock Arena, with spire the Lady Dragons more,
a dominating 3-0 win over as their constant pressure in
Marshfield. the Marshfield zone tested
Langrill frequently, and two
girls hockey power plays in the final seven
Duxbury 3 minutes kept building the shots
Marshfield 0
on net to absurd proportions.
Despite Duxbury’s total
While everyone is optimis- domination, it entered the final
tic about the 2009-10 season 15 minutes with just a two-
after having lost just a hand- goal lead.
ful of players, the arrival of Langrill was at it again at
some promising freshmen and the 9:19 mark, robbing Mur-
another year of experience for phy of her second goal from
the returnees has tabbed the the slot and keeping the Rams’ A DIFFICULT TASK: Briana Connolly tries to stuff the puck past Marshfield goaltender Vicky Langrill
Lady Dragons as a team with slims hopes alive. but is denied for one of Langrill’s 46 saves. Photo’s by Mike Halloran
plenty of potential to lead the Both teams had power-
winter sports scene. plays chances in the final five strong on the wing and force McCall, while juniors Olivia team, according to Weiler and
Duxbury was relentless minutes, but it was Duxbury her way inside with the puck. McCarthy and Keri Gould will be in net for the majority
from the opening face-off, that capitalized on theirs when Add the playmaking talents will be the next duo on the of the games, despite finally
and its aggressive play created Connolly beat Langrill with of Sullivan and all three play- blueline. having a capable backup in
a pair of power plays for the 46 seconds left in the game. ers are expected to pile up the “There is no doubt that freshman Victoria Sanchez for
Rams. It was a shutout win for Dux- points come year-end. Martha is our QB out there,” the first time in her high school
But when handed a lemon, bury goalie Julia Hannon, who In the sport of girls’ hock- said Weiler. ‘She has great career.
you make lemonade, and that turned aside six Marshfield ey, some high school coaches stamina, has good defensive “We have plenty of depth
is just what the Lady Drag- shots. are thankful if they have one skills, and can also move the on this team with creative for-
ons did. Freshman newcomer Langrill was the star of the solid line of skilled players puck out of the zone, while wards and a strong defense
Hanna Murphy netted the first night, as she stopped 46 Dux- they can double shift all night McCall lends a physical pres- that can advance the puck,”
of what promises to be many bury shots. long. Weiler is in a far more ence to the duo.” says Weiler. “This can be a
goals during her Duxbury ca- While all the games aren’t enviable position, as he has McCarthy and Gould have very dynamic offense going
reer when she took a pass from expected to be so one-sided, three solid lines, one centered shown they won’t back down to the net, but I don’t want to
Briana Connolly to score a there is little doubt Weiler has by Murphy. from anyone and present a see the kids get over confident.
shorthanded goal that gave her a squad that could do signifi- “Hannah is an explosive physical presence at the blue We need to get the right mix of
team a 1-0 lead. cant damage during the regu- offensive player,” says the line that is hard to penetrate. players working in synch, so
No sooner had Duxbury lar season and the playoffs. Duxbury coach. “She works Sophomore Corey Con- that I can throw three lines out
taken the lead, then they found While the loss of Meg hard at the game and is great nolly and Campbell are also there and know they’ll gel.”
themselves on the power-play Muncey, Anie Grunwald, Sam with the puck. I think you’ll expected to see some action The girls will get one of
42 seconds later. Sinclair, and Siobhan McCa- see she makes all those that on defense, along with Kayla their biggest challenges of
The puck hardly left the rthy from last year’s team is play with her much better Errasti. the young season on Wednes-
Marshfield zone, as Murphy’s significant, Duxbury seems players.” A season can be won or day night when they travel to
line kept buzzing the Ram net to have taken the “we don’t Playing on the wings with lost in net, and the Dragons Barnstable to take on the Red
and goaltender Vicky Langrill, rebuild, we reload” approach Murphy are classmate Lily return Hannon to the fold for Raiders at 6:20 p.m.
who would keep her team in with the addition of some tal- Connolly and sophomore Col- her fourth year as a starter. The
the game the rest of the night, ented freshmen. leen Leddie. senior is the backbone of the
including stopping a Duxbury Rookies Hannah Murphy, “Lily is a playmaker with
break-away with 22 seconds Lily Connolly, Carly Camp- quick bursts of speed that get
left in the first period. bell, Katie Fallon, Shelby her to the net, while Leddie
The second period started Pollack, Emily Giumetti, and is a real intense kid who’ll
with the Lady Dragons in the goaltender Victoria Sanchez
        go into the corners and do the

Marshfield end for the first made this year’s squad that dirty work,” said Weiler.
stands at 26 players due to the Duxbury’s third line will
fact that there is no JV team consist of seniors Mary Don-
for the program.
ovan and Maura Murphy-
The crop of freshmen Kusins, along with sophomore
looks like it should blend in Kelsey 7 8 1 . 9 3 4 . 6 6Powers and senior
rt s

well with Weiler’s veteran Christine Fallon.

squad that is captained by se- “All of these players are
nior Taryn McCall and Han- strong defenders, and I have
non and includes a first line no problem putting any of
of junior Molly O’Sullivan,  them   out   there
 when we need
Connolly, and senior Kaitlin  to   shut
 t rdowna i t s the other team’s
Sullivan.  best
   and top line,” said
Duxbury’s first line has all their coach.
the ingredients for a big year 7 8 1 .Other 9 3 4 . 6players
682 vying for
with Connolly supplying all time up front include: Kelly
the touch around the net and Johnson and Meg Hyland. 3ENIORSs3PORTSs %VENTSs4HEATREs 0ORTRAITS
A GOOD START: Freshman O’Sullivan being a “Cam Nee- The defense will have
Hannah Murphy looks to make ley-type” forward who can be Martha Findley paired with 781.934.6682 sWWWKARENWONG PHOTOCOM
a pass in her varsity debut.
6 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, December 16, 2009

COLLEGE CORNER Dragons land All-Scholastic trio

By Mike Halloran, Sports Editor
Duxbury High School contingent is senior lineman had three players named to Aaron Kramer, who trans-
the 2009 Boston Globe Fall ferred to Duxbury last season
Westfield State College senior All-Scholastic team over the and helped the Dragons go un-
Alicia Chandler (DHS ’06) has been weekend. defeated at 13-0 while on their
named an ECAC Division III second- Senior soccer star Caitlin way to the Division 2A Super
team All-New England in women’s Burke was named the Globe’s Bowl. Kramer was instru-
soccer. Chandler was the anchor of the Division II “Player of The mental in another outstanding
Owl’s defense that allowed just 14 goals Year” for the second straight football season this year while
in 20 games. She also scored 5 goals season after scoring 32 goals helping the Dragons to a post-
and added 3 assists this season… Junior and adding 23 assists while season appearance. He’ll be
Mike Baran leading the Patriot League in playing center on the Duxbury
(Thayer ’07) scoring and the Lady Drag- basketball team this winter
registered an ons to the Patriot League ti- and has been rumored to be
assist for Am- tle. Burke finished her career signing with Boston College
herst College with 142 points and will take in February to continue his
in its 3-0 shut- her talents to Dartmouth next football career.
out win over Salve Regina, raising the
Lord Jeff’s record to 5-2… Senior Pat
Magnarelli (DHS ’06) scored 6 points
and added 6 rebounds, as the Crimson
stunned Boston College for the second
straight year, 74-67… Junior Terry
Woods (DHS Baran
’06) assisted Jon Stoddard
on Babson’s first goal in a 5-4 OT loss year.
to UMass-Boston… Junior Max But- Junior Jon Stoddard also
ler (DHS ’06) had a busy afternoon made the Globe team after
in UMass-Amherst’s 193-107 swim- leading the Dragons to the Di-
ming loss to Yale. Butler finished 2nd vision II state golf title with a
in the 200-yard medley relay, 3rd in the round of 72 at the Blackstone
100-yard backstroke, 4th in the 200- National Golf Club in Sutton,
yard backstroke, and 4th in the IM… while finishing second for the
Freshman Mark Brust (DHS ’09) is individual title.
averaging 16 Caitlin Burke Rounding out the Duxbury Aaron Kramer
Magnarelli minutes of
playing time ROBBED:
for the Bates College men’s basketball Junior goal-
team and is averaging 2.9 ppg along tender Tim
with 3 rebounds…  Hunter Chiasson
keeps Central
(DHS 09) and the Duquesne Universi-
Catholic off
ty men’s swim team finished 4th out of the score-
10 teams at the Akron Invite in Ohio. board during
After Christmas, the Dukes head to Saturday’s
Pompano Beach, Fla. for their  winter pre-season
training trip. game. The
Dragons open
their sea-
Do you have a son or daughter playing or coaching college son against
sports? We would like to know. E-mail us with their name, high Barnstable on
school and graduation year, the college they are attending and Saturday at 3
the sport they are playing or coaching. We will do the rest. Send p.m. at The
your information to Bog.

A Lovely Duxbury Tradition

Christmas Eve
Candlelight Service
December 24th

Lessons & Carols

Everyone Welcome - All Ages!
Special Music begins at 5:00pm

First Parish Church

Unitarian Universalist

To everyone who participated in our fundraisers. We love our
new uniforms! Pictured Top: Gabbie Gibbs, Haley Murphy.
Rte 3A (next to Town Hall)
Back: Stephanie Morreale, Ally Barrett. Middle: Sammy $UXBURYs  
Carly, Alyssa Carpenter, Shannon Conway, Lauren Bertoni.
Front: Rachel Burke, Ally Benson-Bush.
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 7

Chandler Holiday Fair Photos by Deni Johnson

Christopher and Meredith Gillis had a wonderful morning.

Dancing to the holiday music is Clara Notis. She

is attired in holiday clothing that is topped by her
bikini. In the spirit of Duxbury life, she ALWAYS
wears a bathing suit!

Emily Keller delights in the excitement of the


Lisa Driscoll helps sons Declan and Teague write letters to


Chairman Jan Bruno with her daughters Gabriella Chandler Principal Suzanne Billingham with Katie
and Carina. and Maddie Manning and Laurel and Ellie Massa.

Frosty happily poses with the Sovik children, Cate, Will, Anna
and Jack.

Thalia and Seneca Sapia all dressed up for the occasion enjoy
sticker art. Abby Manning shows Charlotte Hamilton how she looks as a Christmas tree.
8 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, December 16, 2009

“Ahoy, mate, them’s Weekend

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$1200/mo. Call Bay Hill Realty, non-smoker. Call 1989. Visit our website, go to our website UNTIL IT’S SOLD!
508-783-8447. 781-934-2879. PRIVATE PARTIES ONLY
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At Your At Your At Your At Your Planes, Train

Service Service Service Service & Automobiles
Gutter Cleaning Experienced Tutor Window And Gutter Cleaning Home Improvement 2003 Chevy Blazer
Do you need your gutters Local teacher with following Let local firefighters brighten your Semi-retired remodeler with 25 69,000 original miles. Excellent
cleaned this fall? Call Andrew, certifications: Elementary, Special day! Residential and storefront. plus years experience. Design condition inside and out. Loaded.
781-264-3628. Average house Education and Wilson Reading Pressure washing - house, patio, and build. Bath, kitchen, tiling, $6600 or best offer. Can be seen
is $100. For an additional $25 (specially designed reading deck, etc. Free gutter cleaning family room etc. Your anytime after noon at 720
we will clean the mildew off program for students with a with every full house window job. problems, our solution. Call Washington St., Whitman. Call
your gutters with TSP. Language Based Learning Reasonable rates. References Larry McCarthy, 508-746-7829. 339-788-7346.
Interior/exterior painting Disability or Dyslexia). Call available. Fully insured. Keith
available. 781-582-2475. McWalter. 781-340-5183 or 2004 Sportster $5,499 obo
Have Truck!
cell-781-690-2000. College students have truck and 2004 883 Harley Davidson
Wallpapering/Interior Painting Handyman/Painter/Carpenter Sportster for sale. Well
Experienced and professional will help move or dispose of
Ceiling, walls, woodwork, drywall household items. Need help maintained, only 2,000 miles,
family business. Free estimates. Michael’s Windows & Gutter
repairs, touch-ups, cleanouts cleaning out basement, attic, screaming eagle pipes and other
We will beat any price! Interior Cleaning
done at low, reasonable prices. garage, bedroom? How about chrome add-ons. $5,499 or best
and exterior work, custom made A local service. Windows start at
Free estimates. Call Debbie, dump runs, stacking wood, offer. Call 781-934-9189
pergolas, wainscoting, vinyl $5 each. Also, repair loose and
781-585-8043. leaking gutters, and can install cleaning yard or interior 2008 Jeep Wrangler Unltd
siding, wallpapering, painting,
Bettencourt’s Walls & Ceilings gutter screens. Also, repair painting? Call Shawn. Sahara 4x4. Steel blue
kitchens, cabinetry, replacement
Painting, drywall finishing, window and door screens. (A 339-933-0804, 781-934-9449. metallic/gray interior. Automatic,
windows, tiling, roofing,
sheet-rocking, water damage, great gift idea!) I answer my A/C, remote start, dual tops,
remodeling, home repairs. Call
wallpaper stripping. Specializing phone. Cell 508-523-9927. Babysitting/Childcare power windows/locks, sound
508-851-0053 or email
in interior work. Skim coating College student available to system, Sirius satellite radio,
over horse hair plaster and Firewood entertain/care for your children IPOD adapter, trailer hitch,
textured ceilings a specialty. 25 Fully seasoned oak. 16-18” starting Dec 21 through the foglamps, halogen headlamps,
years experience. Call Steve, Absolute Removal cut/split. $300 per cord (128 cu. month of January. Please call Supplemental front seat side
508-833-0546 or 617-922-0944 No job too small. Junk removal, ft). Half cords, $175. Free 781-934-2533 and ask for Erin. airbags. 28,500 miles. Rides
(cell). basement cleanouts - attic - shed delivery. Stacking available. Call (E-mail great. Detailed every 6 months.
Custom Window Treatments etc. Fast and reliable service 7 Greg Fairbanks, 781-585-6923.
Experienced local seamstress will days a week. Free estimates. Call
781-588-4036 or e-mail Fall Cleanups Certified Nursing Assistant BMW 99 528i Midnight Blue
design, create and install roman Excellent condition. Dealership Immaculate cleanups at very Private certified nursing assistant
shades, panels, windowseat maintained. 108K. Leather,
competitive prices. Leaf available for help in your home.
cushions, slipcovers, shower loaded, moonroof, automatic.
vacuum also available; you get Companion, personal care, meal
curtains and more. December Heated Sts/whl. Great safe car.
the leaves into pile, we pick preparation, light housekeeping,
special: free consultation. Call Get expert computer help and $7695. Call 781-760-0008.
them up and dispose of them. errands. Have own vehicle and
Carla at 781-585-6416. Visit me advice. Microsoft Certified
Other fall services include: excellent driving record. Excellent
at: Small Business Specialist and
gutter cleaning, window local references. For more
QuickBooks Pro Advisor in
washing, and irrigation information, call M. MacKinnon,
Fishing Charters Duxbury. Why pay more for
winterizing. Also call for any 781-934-0836.
Outstanding charters for striped geeks? 781-934-9800.
other landscaping needs.
bass & blues. Offshore tuna. Up Against The Wall Painting Reliable and professional
Freshwater canoe trips for trout, Interior and exterior painting. 15 service, free estimates, and Need Computer Help?
smallmouth, largemouth bass. years experience. Free estimates, friendly communication. No job Does your computer run slowly? 2002 Mercury Sable LS
Bird watching excursions. excellent references. Contact too big or small. Call Paul, Do you need a wireless network Premium sedan. Fully loaded with
Clamming trips. Flycasting Vicki Bagnell at 508-868-0278 617-877-7524. setup? Memory upgrade? I’ll in- all the bells and whistles. Power
lessons. Scenic bay tours. Gift stall, configure, optimize your
Just Small Jobs everything, Premium sound
Certificates. Capt. David Bitters, Snowbirds To Florida computer, trouble-shoot applica-
Skilled craftsman solves your system, multi disc cd, moonroof,
BAYMEN Guide Service, Inc. South Shore based company tion problems, educate you on
repair needs. Call Jim at (339) leather seats, ABS, tires in good
781-934-2838 providing auto transport service surfing the web and help you buy
832-0244. condition. One owner, well to Florida and nationwide. Great your next computer. Scott, maintained, 130,000 miles.
rates and reliable, safe 781-626-2638. $3,790. 781-834-4216.
door-to-door transport. Call
3TAIRS DWO Auto Transport Services,
Flute Lessons
#HIMNEYS 954-648-3677. Mention ad for
Private flute lessons at my
$25 discount.
&IREPLACES Duxbury studio or your home.
Hour or half hour lessons by
6ENEERS Painting Plus experienced flute teacher with
Specializing in interior/exterior
2EPAIRS painting, power washing,
music degree, 12 years
professional orchestral playing. Pathfinder - $12,500
2EPOINTING gutters, carpentry, dump runs, Good rates. References 19’ 2001 Pathfinder center
and window washing. Free
"ARBEQUES estimates, best prices
available. Contact Susan console (white) with outboard
Fontaine 781-934-6432, drive. Beam: 7’8”. Yamaha 90hp
guaranteed. 10% off exterior 339-933-9510 cell, (outboard gas) with stainless
painting booked this summer. steel propeller. Fishfinder, depth
Fast and reliable service. Please
sounder, live well. Outboard
call Mike, 781-789-3612.
power trim and tilt. Insulated fish
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Planes, Train box. Call 781-934-7069.

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Shorelander SLR14TL. Used 07
10% off when you mention this only. Can have rollers or bunks.
ad. Please call for free estimate.

Your choice. $975 or BO. Email
Mike 781-789-3612 or call
Snow plowing and odd jobs
TREE & CONSTRUCTION Driveway snow plowing with Three Cars For Sale
reasonable rates. 24 hour service, 1999 Ford Mustang GT
TREE REMOVAL SEPTIC SYSTEM experienced and insured. I also convertible. Dark cherry red, V8,
Pruning & Trimming Repair & Installation do odd jobs, trash and appliance Sailboat for Sale automatic. Mach stereo, leather,
Hazardous Removals Title V Cert. Septic removal, general carpentry work 30’ blue water sailboat built in 58K miles. Mint condition, $9300;
Vista & Land Clearing Inspector and gutter cleaning. No job too Germany, center cockpit with aft 2004 Suburban LT. DVD, one
small. Please call James, cabin, sleeps 5, 1980, LOA 30', Duxbury owner. 148K miles.
Stump Grinding & New Design
781-258-7369. beam 10', draft 5'6", 20 HP $7500; 1999 Pathfinder. Runs
Removals Backhoe & Perc Test diesel, forced air heating system, well, newer tires. $3900.
Aerial Work Demolition & Grading location Plymouth harbor, 781-834-2489.
Christopher Phillips • 781-934-7255 � mooring avail. for '09. $22,500
201-314-7637 2005 Subaru Legacy Outback
Dump Runs Red. 54,000 miles. Excellent
Specializing in cleanouts of condition. Asking $16,500, will
basements, garages, attics, negotiate. Call 508-747-0094.
Selling your car or boat?
yard debris, and odds and
For less than the cost of a tank of
ends. We also specialize in 1998 Saturn 2-Door
gas you can reach more than
carpentry, painting, gutter Black, only 135k miles. Brand
10,000 potential buyers in the
work, and window washing. new inspection sticker, wipers,
Clipper.Classifieds. To place your
Best prices, free estimates. and oil change. $1200 or B.O.
ad call 781-934-2811 or visit us
Please call or leave a message Great for student. Call
on the web at www.duxburyclip-
for Mike, 781-789-3612. 781-585-6913.
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Planes, Train Planes, Train Planes, Train Planes, Train Legal

& Automobiles & Automobiles & Automobiles & Automobiles Notices
2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL Trust Company as Trustee for
Gold ext, 4-door, auto, sun/moon the MLMI Trust Series
roof, A/C, tan leather int. 2005-NC1 claiming to be
w/heated front bucket seats, holder of mortgage covering
cruise control, steering wheel real property in Duxbury
audio controls. Power locks,
mirrors, seats, and windows. Tilt
numbered 325 Kingstown
steering, fully loaded. 115k Boat For Sale Way given by Thomas A.
miles. Looks and runs great. 25’ Cape Dory 22' Mako, 130 HP Honda, GPS, Garofalo and Diane E.
$3500/BO. 781-826-4075 Very good condition. Many FF. In the water in Duxbury, can Garofalo to New Century
36’ Sabre “Spartina”
1986. Excellent condition, fully extras: two sets of sails, Nissan use for rest of summer. $5,900 or Mortgage Corporation, dated
equipped. Great boat for cruising long shaft motor (30 hours of BO. 781-934-7567 August 3, 2004, Recorded
couple or family. Roller furling use), new depth sounder, roller with the Plymouth County
main and genoa. Full electronics reefing, head and holding tank,
dodger, and much more. Also a
Legal Registry of Deeds at Book
(radar, GPS chart plotter, 28827, Page 100, and now
autopilot...) power windlass, small dinghy. Priced to sell, Notices held by plaintiff by
ESPAR hot air heating system $4500. 781-837-2591. assignment has filed with said
Fishing Kayak etc. Price sharply reduced, NOTICE OF LIEN court a complaint for
2008 Ocean Kayak Trident 15 $69,500. 781-934-6730.
with rod pod, sonar shield, 2000 17 'Bristol Skiff authority to foreclose said
Notice given to John
Comfort Plus seat back, etc. Built by Holby Marine; center mortgage in the manner
2007 Honda Civic LX Vigilante of 4 Boxwood
Perfect for fishing on the bay. console, cooler seat, Mercury following: by entry and
Silver, New condition, 25,600 Lane, Duxbury, MA 02332
Like new. $850 OBO. Call 30HP 4-stroke, completely possession and exercise of
miles with full manufacturer's that Brewer Plymouth Marine
781-452-7040. overhauled Aug '09. Oversized power of sale. If you are
warranty. Low miles. $14,995. located at 14 Union Street,
Call 339-832-1893. Venture trailer. $7000. entitled to the benefits of the
781-934-6417; 617-240-5782. Plymouth, MA 02360
Servicemembers Civil Relief
considers your vessel
Act and you object to such
2001 Audi A6 Wagon “Hydrasport” a 21 ft
foreclosure you or your
Fully loaded, leather, sun roof, Hydrasport to be abandoned
heated seats, new brakes, new attorney should file a written
property in our yard and is to
Michelins. Great condition. appearance and answer in said
be sold for payment of yard
145,000 miles. Asking $6500. court at Boston on or before
Nauset 28 Bridge Deck bills 90 days after this notice
Call George, 781-603-5640. January 18, 2010 or you may
1998. Great cruising boat. in accordance with “HB 4188
Excellent condition. $77,500. For
be forever barred from
Chapter 23 Abandoned
particulars, please call owner, 2000 Honda Magna claiming that such foreclosure
Vessel Legislation
508-255-3332. Black. Only 300 miles on it. 750cc is invalid under said act.
engine. Looks brand new. Paid
Commonwealth of
Witness, Karyn F. Scheier,
$8000. Loud muffler, cover and Massachusetts.”
Chief Justice of said Court on
original muffler included in COMMONWEALTH December 2, 2009
reduced price of $3499. Call
Quan, 781-985-0363 (cell) or OF Attest: Deborah J.
Patterson, Recorder
Nantucket Skiff 781-447-7227 (work) for more MASSACHUSETTS (269.5083)(12/16/2009)
17' Center Console by Roth information.
Boats. Recently completely
2003 Honda Accord Coupe refurbished by builder. Brand new LAND COURT
Red 2003 Honda Accord coupe. 15’ Fiberglass Sailboat NOTICE OF
40HP Yamaha 4-stroke with full Sails, mast and trailer. May need
Only 63,000 miles. Perfect
condition. Every option. Asking
warranty. Trailer included. minor tune-ups. $700. Call Paul, DEPARTMENT OF MORTGAGEE'S
$12,900. 781-929-1135 or
$11,500. Call 781-294-4750 or
Case No. 09
MISC 405416 By virtue and in execution
To Thomas A. Garofalo of the Power of Sale
Trac Rac System Diane E. Garofalo contained in a certain
Fits GMC, Chevy, Ford and Dodge and to all persons entitled mortgage given by Vytautas
short bed crew cab pickup trucks. Adomkaitis and Elizabeth A.
to the benefit of the
Includes four sliding lumber and 21' Doral Adomkaitis to Mortgage
ladder grips and four sliding tie Servicemembers Civil Relief
1966 Hinckley Pilot 35 1995, 4.3 L Merc I/O, cuddy Act: Deutsche Bank National Electronic Registration
downs. Costs over $800, will cabin, low hours, great condition.
sacrifice for $350. Call Reggae. Forward cabin with
v-berth. Main salon with deep Includes trailer, skis and more.
781-294-1111. Regularly maintained and locally
port and starboard settees and
drop-down dining table. Full serviced. Inside winter storage,
galley w/hot and cold pressure ready for this season. $6,500 or
water, three-burner propane best offer. Call Paul at
stove with oven. Heated cabin 781-389-7448 or 781-934-8188.
with diesel-fired Espar forced hot
air system. North mainsail and
working jib. Westerbeke 30B
2005 Nissan Quest 3.5SE Van diesel Engine. Asking $98,000.
Mint condition. 39,000 miles. Call 781-934-0389 or email
Power everything, full airbag
system, traction control,
electronic stability control, ABS, 2002 Hydra-Sports CC
Bose sound system, skylight roof, 2002 Hydra-Sports with 150
power moonroof, driver seat Johnson engine. Full electronics,
memory, much more. Asking runs great. A lot of room for a 21.
$13,900. KBB value $18,200. Priced to sell, $16,500.
Call Tom, 781-837-6053. 401-640-4370.

1995 Range Rover LWB

The biggest, best and last of the
Real Frame Range Rovers.
Excellent condition. Only 65K
miles. Loaded, sunroof, CD, etc.
Spring Conversion. Price reduced
2000 VW Cabrio Convertible GL to $9500. Call 781-934-2137.
Excellent condition, 73,500 miles. 2004 Armada 4WD SE SUV
25' O'Day Sailboat This off-road SUV with third row
Dark green exterior with dark 1978 25 ft. O'Day sailboat.
green top, tan leather interior, air has been well maintained, has a
Excellent centerboard bay boat clean and clear title, just one
cond., power windows, power sleeps 5, newer genoa and jib,
locks, alloy wheels, 4-speed owner and runs perfectly.
new stays and antenna wiring, 63,467 miles, green exterior and
automatic, stereo with cassette HOW TO PLAY: Each row must contain the numbers 1 to 9; each
9.8 hp motor, ready to sail. Can gray leather interior. Asking
tape. $5,000 or best offer. Call column must contain the numbers 1 to 9, and each set of 3 by 3
be moored on flats, asking $16,999. Call 781-934-1552.
for details, 781-582-1325. boxes must contain the numbers 1 to 9.
$4950. Call 791-934-9189
12 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Legal Legal Legal Legal Legal

Notices Notices Notices Notices Notices
Systems, Inc., dated February NORTHWESTERLY improvements, public Confer a/k/a Jerry L. Confer or not reference to such
28, 2006 and recorded with 124.00 feet; assessments, any and all and Carol Confer a/k/a Carol restrictions, easements,
the Plymouth County NORTHEASTERLY by unpaid taxes, tax titles, tax I. Confer to CitiMortgage, improvements, liens or
Registry of Deeds at Book two courses measuring 100.00 liens, water and sewer liens Inc., dated June 23, 2003 and encumbrances is made in the
33070, Page 58, of which feet and 172.36 feet, and any other municipal recorded with the Plymouth deed.
mortgage U.S. Bank National respectively, by land of assessments or liens or County Registry of Deeds at TERMS OF SALE:
Association, as Trustee to Wendall Phillip; and existing encumbrances of Book 25608, Page 105, of A deposit of Fifteen
SAIL, Series 2006-3 is the SOUTHEASTERLY by record which are in force and which mortgage Thousand ($15,000.00 )
present holder, for breach of land of Philip H. & are applicable, having priority CitiMortgage, Inc. is the Dollars by certified or bank
the conditions of said Genevieve Cope, 290.21 feet. over said mortgage, whether present holder, for breach of check will be required to be
mortgage and for the purpose Said Lots 3 and 4 together or not reference to such the conditions of said paid by the purchaser at the
of foreclosing, the same will contain 39,150 square feet, restrictions, easements, mortgage and for the purpose time and place of sale. The
be sold at Public Auction at more or less, according to improvements, liens or of foreclosing, the same will balance is to be paid by
3:00 p.m. on January 8, 2010, said plan. encumbrances is made in the be sold at Public Auction at certified or bank check at
on the mortgaged premises The above described deed. 12:00 p.m. on January 6, Harmon Law Offices, P.C.,
located at 45 Summer Street, premises are subject to the TERMS OF SALE: 2010, on the mortgaged 150 California Street,
Duxbury, Plymouth County, following matters of record: A deposit of Five premises located at 10 Glass Newton, Massachusetts
Massachusetts, all and 1. Taking by the Thousand ($5,000.00 ) Terrace, Duxbury, Plymouth 02458, or by mail to P.O. Box
singular the premises Commonwealth of Dollars by certified or bank County, Massachusetts, all 610389, Newton Highlands,
described in said mortgage, Massachusetts for the layout check will be required to be and singular the premises Massachusetts 02461-0389,
TO WIT: of a State Highway dated paid by the purchaser at the described in said mortgage, within thirty (30) days from
The land, together with the September 28, 1954 and time and place of sale. The TO WIT: the date of sale. Deed will be
buildings thereon, situated on recorded with said Deeds in balance is to be paid by A certain parcel of land in provided to purchaser for
the Northerly side of Summer Book 2375 Page 114. certified or bank check at Duxbury, Plymouth County, recording upon receipt in full
Street, in Duxbury, Plymouth 2. Notices of Variance as Harmon Law Offices, P.C., Massachusetts, situated on the of the purchase price. The
County Massachusetts, being granted by the Board of 150 California Street, Southwesterly side of Glass description of the premises
Lots 3 and 4 as shown on a Appeals of the Town of Newton, Massachusetts Terrace and being shown as contained in said mortgage
plan entitled, 'Plan of Land in Duxbury dated December 2, 02458, or by mail to P.O. Box Lot 12 on a plan of land shall control in the event of an
Duxbury, Mass.', dated 1965 and recorded with the 610389, Newton Highlands, entitled, ''Definitive error in this publication.
October 11, 1965, by Robert Deeds in Book 3261 Pages Massachusetts 02461-0389, Subdivision of 'Captain
C. Bailey, Reg. Surveyor, 428 and 429. within thirty (30) days from Norman's Village' in Other terms, if any, to
which plan is recorded in Property Address: the date of sale. Deed will be Duxbury, Mass. Scale = 1'' = be announced at the sale.
Plymouth County Registry of 45 Summer Street provided to purchaser for 40' April 20, 1994, Revised
Deeds in Plan Book 14, Page Duxbury, MA 02332 recording upon receipt in full 6/21/1994, Vautrinot & CITIMORTGAGE, INC.
30, and together bounded and For mortgagor's(s') title see of the purchase price. The Webby Co., Engineers and Present holder of said
described, according to said deed recorded with Plymouth description of the premises Land Surveyors, County mortgage
plan, as follows: County Registry of Deeds in contained in said mortgage Road, Plympton, Mass.'', said
SOUTHWESTERLY by Book 14554, Page 247. shall control in the event of an plan recorded with the By its
said Summer Street, These premises will be error in this publication. Plymouth County Registry of Attorneys
measuring on the curving line sold and conveyed subject to Other terms, if any, to be Deeds as Plan 718 of 1994 in HARMON LAW
thereof, 25.00 feet; and with the benefit of all announced at the sale. Plan Book 37, Page 231 and OFFICES, P.C.
NORTHWESTERLY by rights, rights of way, U.S. BANK NATIONAL to which plan reference is 150 California Street
Lot 2, 142.47 feet; again restrictions, easements, ASSOCIATION, AS hereby made for a more Newton, MA 02458
SOUTHWESTERLY by covenants, liens or claims in TRUSTEE TO SAIL, particular description. (617) 558-0500
Lot 1, 255.69 feet; again the nature of liens, SERIES 2006-3 Said Lot 12 containing 200901-0342 - ORE
Present holder of said 40,034 square feet of land,
mortgage according to said plan.
For mortgagor's(s') title see
By its Attorneys, deed recorded with Plymouth
HARMON LAW County Registry of Deeds in
OFFICES, P.C. Book 14065, Page 281.
150 California Street These premises will be
Newton, MA 02458 sold and conveyed subject to
(617) 558-0500 and with the benefit of all
200711-1899 - RED rights, rights of way,
restrictions, easements,
covenants, liens or claims in
the nature of liens,
improvements, public
NOTICE OF assessments, any and all
MORTGAGEE'S unpaid taxes, tax titles, tax
SALE OF liens, water and sewer liens
and any other municipal
REAL ESTATE assessments or liens or
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