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Volume LIX No. 43 “If you love your job, you haven’t worked a day in your life.” – Tommy Lasorda Wednesday, OCTOBER 28, 2009

Police drama Happy Halloween!

Selectmen pull settlement offer;
DeLuca told to stay away
By Justin Graeber, Clipper Editor tive session to discuss issues
pertaining to the expiration
The drama over former of Chief DeLuca’s contract,”
police chief Mark DeLuca’s said Town Manager Richard
contract took another bizarre MacDonald Friday afternoon
turn on Friday, in a prepared statement. “After
as the Board discussion, the board voted to
of Selectmen rescind the offer offered by the
voted to re- board at an Oct. 5 executive
scind a settle- session.”
ment offer DeLuca’s contract will
after DeLuca continue until it expires on
apparently re- Nov. 20, MacDonald said.
fused to sign Mark DeLuca “In the interim, Chief De-
it. Luca has been notified he is on
“The Board of Selectmen administrative leave, with pay,
met this morning in open ses- and that he is to refrain from
sion, and convened in execu- continued on page 5
NO THANKS: Lily Earley isn’t sure she wants to try the pie being served up by Abigail Alden (Jerrell

Lt. James files discrimination Cleaves) at the Alden Haunted House on Saturday. For more photos see page 20. Photo by Justin Graeber

claim against manager, town

By Justin Graeber, Clipper Editor
Generations on the gridiron

A Duxbury police lieuten-

Former DHS coach teaches football to grandsons
ant says the town treated her

By Justin Graeber, Clipper Editor
unfairly when she was passed justin@duxburyclipper.com

over for the temporary police ootball runs in this

chief job. family. When the
Susan James has filed a Pop Warner junior
complaint against the town of midgets football team takes
Duxbury and Town Manager the field, three generations are
Richard MacDonald claiming working together, teaching,
age and sex discrimination, sharing and playing the game
according to a filing with the they love.
Massachusetts Commission When Paul Leary, a former
Against Discrimination. Duxbury High School coach,
James, 57, filed the com- Lt. Susan James, shown here recently joined his son-in-law
plaint on Oct. 6, the same reading a letter of support for Chris Barlow as a coach for
day MacDonald sent a letter Chief DeLuca at a recent select- the Pop Warner team, it meant
to Duxbury Police Lt. Lewis men’s meeting, says the town that three generations were on
unfairly bypassed her for the act- Ryan and Chris Barlow, their grandfather Paul Leary and dad Chris
continued on page 4 ing chief job. continued on page 13 Barlow Sr. are all involved with the junior midget Pop Warner team.


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Town Manager Richard BadgeQuest defines an as- troubled,” she said. “By get-
MacDonald has selected the sessment center as, “a power- ting someone like a Badge-
West Yar- ful candidate evaluation tool, Quest to get us focused on the
mouth-based consisting of a series of role- future – it’s a good thing.”
firm Badge- playing exercises simulating MacDonald said the firm
Quest to head challenges that a police ex- will cost $14,900. The posi-
the search for a ecutive can be expected to en- tion will be advertised over
new Duxbury counter in his/her career.” the next 4-6 weeks, and he es-
police chief. “The cream rises to the timates it will be four months
The firm will top,” said Thorne. “It really minimally before a new chief
Chief Stephen work with a shows the ability of the candi- is chosen.
Unsworth search commit- dates to think on their feet ...
tee MacDon- how they handle situations and
ald is forming to help guide deal with the public.”
the search, although the town Duxbury Board of Select-
manager has sole appointing men Chairwoman Betsy Sul-
authority at the end of the day. livan said the involvement of
Services the company a professional search firm like
provides include: compiling a BadgeQuest is a good thing
community and police depart- –– even though such a firm
ment profile, recruiting can- wasn’t used during the search
didates, screening and back- 10 years ago that picked De-
ground checks, and handling Luca to head the department,
the interview and assessment and Sullivan was involved in
center process, according to that search.
their web site. She said that as Duxbury
“We are committed to as- has grown, they’ve had to han-
sisting you in identifying the dle town business differently.
best possible individual with “In terms of our size, we’ve
the qualities necessary to lead been required to be more pro-
your police department,” the fessional,” she said. “I think
site reads. the police department is a part
BadgeQuest was founded of that.”
by former Waltham Police Sullivan said police depart-
Chief Stephen Unsworth. He ments now are confronted with
holds a Masters Degree in problems of ever increasing
Criminal Justice and is a grad- complexity –– what should the
uate of the FBI National Acad- police’s role in the schools be,
emy, the FBI Law Enforce- how should shifts be staffed,
ment Executive Development etc. –– and that means it’s
Seminar and the Command more important than ever to
Training Institute at Babson. conduct as thorough a search
Under his leadership, the as possible for Duxbury’s next
Waltham Police Department chief.
became the first in Massachu- “The law is constantly
setts to be accredited. evolving, this is your first line
BadgeQuest had been in- of enforcing the law ... that has
volved in police searches in a become even more complex.”
number of local communities Sullivan said she hopes
recently, including Pembroke, that the search process will be
Stoughton, Southboro and complete by the beginning of
Framingham. the year.
Pembroke Town Admin- MacDonald said he has
istrator Ed Thorne had high received tremendous interest
praise for BadgeQuest, who from citizens willing to serve
helped his town with searches on the committee, which will
for a new police chief and lieu- work closely with Badge-
tenant. Quest. He said there will be a
Although Pembroke’s representative from the Board
governmental structure is a bit of Selectmen and the Personnel
different (the Board of Select- Board in the group, as well as
men is the appointing author- a number of citizens-at-large.
ity, and the chief is a civil ser- He envisions a seven-member
vice position), Thorne said the committee.
firm was helpful, particularly Sullivan said that having
in providing an assessment an outside firm like Badge-
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Timeline: Police controversies continue

While there have been plenty of positive accomplishments, including the creation of the
Lt. files complaint This is not the only com-
continued from page one
police athletic league and recent accreditation, the Duxbury Police Department has faced plaint that has been filed against
more than its share of controversy over the past ten years: Chubb naming him interim MacDonald with MCAD. Ear-
police chief. One day earlier, lier this year, Christine Smythe,
• May 1999: Mark DeLuca chosen over a Milton lieuten- • July 2005: Application for criminal charge filed by Haver- on Oct. 5, the town reached a a DPW employee, claimed sex
ant for Duxbury police chief. Acting Chief Donald Sjostedt, hill police in Haverhill District Court against Chief DeLuca tentative settlement agreement discrimination against Mac-
who had previously been involved in litigation against the following altercation at an amateur boxing event. The case
town, is bypassed for job. was resolved when a hearing on the charge was cancelled with former police chief Mark Donald after
before it took place. DeLuca where he would step he allegedly
• December 1999: Chief DeLuca forced to surrender fire- down as chief –– although that yelled at her
arm when judge issues temporary restraining order against • December, 2006: Police Officer Thomas Brown’s Civil agreement was never signed in her office.
him on behalf of then wife Lynne Deluca.  The restraining Service complaint claiming he was unfairly passed over for and was eventually rescinded. Smythe was
order was voluntarily dropped the following week. a promotion to sergeant is rejected.
“I, Susan James, was dis- one of several
•  January 2000: DA investigates theft of $3,086 from • August 2007: Officer Parks fired for writing bad checks criminated against by the town DPW manag-
police station evidence locker. The money was discov- in dispute with local auto dealer.  His lengthy disciplinary of Duxbury and the town man- ers who signed
ered missing in November 1999, reported to selectmen history cited includes numerous bad checks, failing to ap- ager, Richard MacDonald, on a letter of no
in December 1999, but withheld from the public until an pear in court and false work claims. the basis of sex and age when Susan James confidence in
anonymous tip was received in January 2000. Case was
never solved. • October 2007: Police officer Sean Moran is held with- they failed to promote me to DPW Director Peter Buttkus.
out bail on assault and malicious destruction charges. A Acting Chief of Police,” James An MCAD spokeswoman said
•  February 2000: Auditor uncovers $30,000 deficit bal- Quincy judge said Moran represented a danger to his girl- wrote in the complaint. last week that the investigation
ance in police detail fund and cites poor money handling friend. James was out of the office into that matter was ongoing.
procedures. The audit also finds fault in the fire and school on Monday and did not imme- Earlier this year Lt. James
departments. • October 2008: Boxing league run by Chief Mark DeLuca
is sued by Quincy landlord for $17,000 in back rent. diately return a phone call to signed a letter along with two
•  April 2002: Police Prosecutor Robert Fontaine faces the police station seeking ad- other police lieutenants, Lt.
criminal charges following hit and run accident. Fontaine • May 2008: Officer Sean Moran fired by the town. State ditional comment. Lewis Chubb and Lt. Roger
was described by a police lieutenant as “staggering very Supreme Court later ruled that Moran can face assault with When contacted for com- Banfill, that was sharply criti-
badly” following Jan. 27 accident. In his own report, Fon- intent to murder charges in conjunction with alleged inci- ment, Board of Selectmen cal of MacDonald.
taine said he left the scene of accident before police ar- dent.
rived because he “had the runs.” Police waited four days Chairwoman Betsy Sullivan The letter said the Dux-
to issue citation, which was initially described as a “fender • November 2008: A new association of management said she could not comment bury Police Commanders As-
bender.” employees led by Chief DeLuca file paperwork to join the on personnel matters. sociation took a vote of no
Service Employees International Union (SEIU). In a letter In her complaint, James confidence, calling MacDon-
• June 2002: Animal Control Officer Haley-Dee Parlin re- to the public, association accuses the town of “stalling, cited police department poli- ald’s management “arbitrary
signed, citing personal problems. She was facing a disci- control practices and legal maneuvering.” It is later ruled
plinary hearing regarding complaints about poor job per- that DeLuca, as chief, is ineligible to be part of the union. cies which state the senior and capricious,” and alleging
formance and failure to respond to calls. lieutenant is to be made acting inconsistent treatment of em-
• January 2009: Chief DeLuca defends a letter of support chief if the current chief can- ployees.
•  July 2002: Selectmen announce agreement with Fon- he wrote on behalf of Pembroke man who was charged not complete his duties. The “Mr. MacDonald’s con-
taine for him to resign and be paid lump sum of $19,477 with possession with intent to sell 200 pounds of mari- promotion comes with a 10 descending and disrespect-
representing five month’s worth of salary. juana and later sentenced to five years in prison. DeLuca
said the letter was merely to inform the court of the man’s percent pay increase, James ful attitude toward the Chief
• August 2002: A female Duxbury special police officer is work with children at a private gym and was not an attempt said. Chubb is 41 years old. of Police and members of the
arrested for assault and battery in a domestic dispute. to defend his actions. She said she is listed as the Duxbury Police Department is
department’s senior lieutenant toxic to the Duxbury commu-
• June 2003: Officer Scott Myers fired after a private inves- • June 9, 2009: Chief DeLuca notified by letter that his in annual reports filed with the nity,” they wrote.
tigator hired by the town took video of him working at a lo- contract will not be renewed. “After consideration of cur-
cal pizzeria while on injured leave. Following a disciplinary rent management practices, I have decided to take a new Civil Service Commission.
hearing at Town Hall, Myers’ attorney, Doug Louison, and approach in managing the police department,” Town Man-
Chief DeLuca are involved in heated argument, described ager Richard MacDonald wrote.
as “an almost physical confrontation.”
• July 20, 2009: Selectmen vote 2-1 to overturn the deci-
• June 2003: Officer Dale Parks agrees to ten-day suspen- sion by Town Manager not to renew the contact of chief
sion after falsely claiming he was on duty with Air National when it expires in November. Vote later determined by
Guard. Parks previously served a five-day suspension in Town Counsel Robert Troy to be legally invalid.
2001 for unauthorized sick time.
• March 26, 2009: In a letter signed by Lt. Sue James,
• July 2003: Police officer Cully Rossi suspended for six Lt. Lewis Chubb and Lt. Roger Banfill, the Duxbury Police
months retroactively without pay for failing to report for Commanders Association announced a vote of “no confi-
duty. Chief DeLuca had recommended he be fired. Cully’s dence” in Town Manager Richard MacDonald and criticized
doctor said he suffered from hypertension and “emotional him for disparate treatment of town employees, failure to
injuries sustained at work.” Cully claimed that personality negotiate in good faith with the union and lack of support
conflict with a police lieutenant was partly the cause of for the chief. “The Police Department is running smoothly
his stress. under Chief DeLuca’s leadership,” they wrote.

• December 2004: Former Officer Myers applies for rein- • March 30, 2009: Dispatchers Union sends letter to Se-
statement to Civil Service Commission. His appeal is later lectmen announcing their vote of “no confidence” in Town
denied after several legal hearings. Manager, citing inadequate raises, selective discipline and
a “lack of respect” for employees, specifically his absence
• March 2005: In a statement in response to a Massa- from the wake of special police office Mel Dwyer, who was
chusetts Commission Against Discrimination court filing struck and killed during a police detail in Marshfield.
made public March 15, Police Chief DeLuca reveals there
have been 26 individual disciplinary cases since 1999 in- • September 28, 2009: Supporters of Chief DeLuca fill the
volving 11 different Duxbury police officers. They include a selectmen’s meeting room to present a petition and call on
sergeant who retired following accusation of being “drunk board members to overrule the town manager’s decision
on duty,” an officer who was suspended three days regard- or remove him from his position. During the meeting the
ing “missing money,” and numerous letters of reprimand spouse of a former police officer confronted the chief with
for “abuse of sick time,” “sleeping on duty” and “disobey- documents he claimed were proof of changed reports and
ing direct orders.” said his license plate number was written down when he
refused to sign the petition at the town transfer station.
• May 2005: Officer Rossi is fired by Town Manager Rocco
Longo following another disciplinary hearing in May. Rossi • October 5, 2009: Selectmen reach tentative severance
did not show up for work as ordered by Chief DeLuca and deal with Chief DeLuca for a reported $240,000, however
was found to be working at another job. Rossi maintained the final agreement was never signed and two weeks later
he could not return to duty for health reasons. Selectmen rescind the deal.

•  June 2005: Police Officer Diane Garofalo decides not • October 6, 2009: Lt. Sue James, 57, files suit with Mass.
to return to duty after a one-year leave of absence dur- Commission Against Discrimination alleging gender and This one-page complaint was filed by Lt. Sue James on October 5
ing which time she filed a sexual harassment suit with the age discrimination the same day Lt. Lewis Chubb, 41, is with the Mass. Commission Against Discrimination.
Mass. Commission Against Discrimination. Among her al- named interim police chief. James claims as the senior of-
legations were that pornography was on work computers ficer she should have been named acting chief.
and that Chief DeLuca dressed inappropriately around her.
Former Chief Enrico Cappucci was hired by the town to
conduct an  investigation and determined that Garofalo’s
• October 19, 2009: During meeting, Selectman reveals
that among the allegations against police chief are abuse 7-30*-!*1.-02
claims were unsubstantiated. of overtime. Town officials refuse records request to dis-
close specifics of allegations. ',(3071-*32'-,
• 2005: Officer Dale Parks files suit with Mass. Commis-
sion Against Discrimination alleging racial bias. He cites • October 23, 2009: In a statement from the Board of Se-
disparate treatment with white officers and racial slurs. lectmen announcing the recission of the severance agree-
The MCAD dismissed the suit for lack of evidence. Chief ment, it is revealed that former Chief DeLuca has been
DeLuca accused Parks of exploiting MCAD to save his job placed on paid administrative leave and ordered to “refrain
and avoid punishment. from acting in any capacity relating to the Duxbury Police 33 Railroad Avenue, Suite 3, Duxbury
Department.” Alison Austin, D.C.
781-934-0020 Jay Samuel Leith, D.C.
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No deal for DeLuca

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WWI memorial takes shape Reservations

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donations can be sent to PO Box 2775, Duxbury, MA 02331. 182 Powder Point Ave • Duxbury

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Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 7

Don’t miss holiday wreaths Watercolor demo at

N Art Complex Museum
othing says “wel-
come” like the de-
lightful sight and
evergreen smell of a holiday
The Art Complex Museum has scheduled two demonstra-
wreath? Once again the Com-
tions to coincide with its New England Watercolor Society Re-
munity Garden Club of Dux-
gional Show, during which members of the society will discuss
bury is offering merchants
their work. On Nov. 8, Frank Costantino will demonstrate the
and residents a chance to or-
many ways he uses to achieve spontaneity. His paintings cap-
der “ready to hang” decorat-
ture an unusual view of the every day. “With each piece I dis-
cover ever greater possibilities and ever surprising aspects of
Garden Club news my own vision,” he notes. Another demonstration is scheduled
for Dec. 13 with Paul George. These programs will be held at
ed holiday wreaths. Working
1:30 p.m. Admission is free and pre-registration is at 781-934-
with a local vendor to provide
6634, ext. 10.
the most lush wreaths ever,
the club combines Duxbury
grown greens, with just the
right holiday touch to create
a gorgeous wreath for your
home or business. Choose
Wreath Committee Members: Joanne Williams, Jean Callahan and
from three types; the signa- Betty Anne Fortunato.
ture seaside wreath, or two
traditional styles. All three ness the week of Nov. 2 and Monies from the proceeds
styles are offered at the bar- orders need to be received by go to the town beautifica-
gain price of $32 (includes Nov. 20. Delivery on Nov. tion program, programs for
tax.) The CGCD has worked 27 and 28 – just in time for youths and seniors, and a
hard to offer a reasonable Holly Days. scholarship for an individual
price, and the best quality For residents, order forms studying landscaping, horti-
at the same time. The order available starting Nov. 2 and culture or environment top-
forms are available at com- all orders need to be received ics. For more info, call Betty
munitygardenclubofduxbury. by Nov. 20. Residents can Anne Fortunato at 781-934-
org, or at the following lo- pick up their wreaths at the 9763 or Joanne Williams at
cations; Senior Center, Li- Alden House Barn on Tues- 781-934-0111.
brary, Foodie’s, The Studio, day, Dec. 1 from 12 noon-4 The Community Garden
Westwinds, Cottons, Dux- p.m. Club of Duxbury is a mem-
bury Thrift Shop, Bennett’s There will not be a greens ber of The National Garden
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This program was presented We are collecting new teddy bears for the pediatric
by Westwinds Bookshop and Department at Jordan Hospital.
Duxbury Free Library. Left to
right, Marilyn Haraden, pro- Please drop off the bears at
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Tech talk
The Tech Talk Series
at the library continues on
Specializing in English & European
Thursday, Nov. 5 from 7-8
p.m. with Overdrive Over-
antique and custom furniture.
view. Do you listen to books
on tape or cd? If so, come to
this session and learn how to
download audio books from
the library catalog so you can
listen to them on your com-
puter, save them to a disc,
put them on an iPod or MP3
player, whatever works best
for you.

Joan Edgar, Duxbury Music Promoters Chairwoman, and Duxbury

Schools Music Director Ric Madru (second from right) accept a check
for $1,000 from the South Shore Bay Band’s Music Director, Charles
Cassara (second from left) and President Jon Olson (right). The funds
will support DMP scholarships and other efforts.
New shipment just arrived,
Date change for support group lots of great tables!
The Caregivers’ Support Group, that formerly met the third
Tuesday of every month, will now meet on the third Thursday Visit our NEW showroom of custom upholstery
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(508) 747-2242
659-2342 for more information.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 9

Eight months later, DPW

worker arraigned for OUI
By Justin Graeber, Clipper Editor

A former Duxbury Water

Department employee was ar-
raigned in Plymouth District
Court last week –– more than
eight months after he was in-
volved in an alleged drunk
driving incident.
Robert Crowley was driv- Dining Sale
ing his Water Department
truck near the intersection of Crowley damaged his Water Department truck in January when
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Tremont and Harrison Streets he allegedly returned to work drunk and struck another vehicle on
at 2:31 a.m. on Jan. 9, accord- Tremont Street. Police said at the time he would be charged with OUI,
ing to a police report. Crowley but the charges were held up in court and Crowley was not arraigned
was driving northbound when until Oct. 13.
he allegedly crossed the center
line and struck a Jeep Liberty until the magistrate decided on of town employees and com-
heading in the other direction July 13 that there was probable pared the case to the discipline
on Tremont Street. The opera- cause to charge Crowley. directed at the town recreation
tor of the Jeep was not injured, Plymouth District Court director who was charged with
but Crowley was transported to Clerk John Sullivan said that improper firearm storage.
Jordan Hospital. such a long delay between inci- “Yet in January of 2009, a
Police at the time said they dent and arraignment can occur DPW worker was suspected of “Quality Home Furnishings
were sending Crowley a cita- in cases of summons. operating under the influence of For Four Generations”
tion for charges of OUI-Liquor, “If an attorney requests a alcohol (OUI) after an accident
leaving the scene of property continuance we usually grant and was subsequently fired be-
damage, marked lanes violation them,” Sullivan said. fore he was even charged with
and negligent operation of a Crowley’s case was cited the crime,” they wrote. “It is ob-
motor vehicle, as Crowley was earlier this year by the police vious to all that the town man-
not arrested at the scene. lieutenant’s union in a letter agement member is a friend of
According to court docu- of “no confidence” directed at Mr. MacDonald’s and the DPW
ments, Crowley was called Town Manager Richard Mac- worker is not, thus disparate 459 Plain Street, Rte 139, Rockland
before a clerk magistrate for Donald. In the letter, Lt. Sue and inconsistent treatment of
a probable cause hearing on James, Lt. Lewis Chubb and Lt. town employees is indicative of 1-800-696-5759
March 16. That hearing was Roger Banfill said Crowley’s Mr. McDonald’s style of man-
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continued three more times, firing was an example of Mac- agement.”
Donald’s disparate treatment
Congregation Shirat Hayam, P.O. Box 2727, Duxbury 02331, Phone: 781-582-2700
Zion Lutheran Church
386 Court St., No. Plymouth, Rev. C. Robert Stott, Phone: 508-746-3041
10 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Congregation Beth Jacob

Synagogue: 8 Pleasant St. Plymouth, Community Center, Court/Brewster St. Lawrence
Send obituary nOtices Silverman, Rabbi, Phone: 508-746-1575.
to obits@clipperpress.com
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Fatima Hamadeh,
Church of Jesus 93(Mormon)
Christ of Latter-Day Saints
379 Gardner St., So. Hingham, Bishop John Howe, Phone: 781-293-2520, Sundays
Fatima (Rai) Hamadeh died in yearher Family worship Mrs.
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town of Lattakia Syria on Oct. 1 at the age of cluding Abdul and Ann Hamadeh of Duxbury;
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Missionand a brother from Lattakia, Syria; Directors: Joseph L. Davis, Richard W. Davis
bury for a part of each year for almost two de- twenty-two grandchildren Phone:including
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War I, the French Colonial Occupation, World neral services were held in Syria. A mourning N. Plymouth Manomet
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Company until her Holbrook; five grandchildren, and many nieces
marriage to Thomas and nephews.
L. Kennedy. Her A funeral Mass was held on Saturday, Oct. 315 Court Street
husband’s military 17 at Holy Family Parish, Duxbury. She was (Rt. 3A across from Ernie’s) Plymouth
career allowed her family to travel across the buried at the Mayflower Cemetery in Duxbury. t0QFO%BZTBNQN
country and live in San Francisco and Monterey In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
Calif., as well as in Yokohoma, Japan. She con- the American Heart Association 1 Union Street,
sidered herself to be a “Navy Wife” throughout #301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691-4183.
David R. Murphy, 79, baseball coach Simply a great way to sit down with friends,
David R. Mur- was a member of the Massachusetts Baseball family, business associates or new acquaintances!
phy of Duxbury Coaches’ Hall of Fame and the Minor League The atmosphere is relaxed, the appetizers are tasty
died Tuesday at the Baseball Alumni Association. Mr. Murphy was
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born in Medford to American Legion Post 223 in Duxbury, serving
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graduate, Boston Cynthia Hibler of Duxbury, Carol Kallander
University gradu- of Bolton and Carla Bailey of Sandwich; 10
ate and received grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and
his Masters Degree many nieces and nephews. A service was held
from Bridgewa- Sunday, Oct. 25. Private burial services will Still Warm & Cozy for 200 Years!
ter State College. Mr. Murphy was a Biology be held at a later date at Mayflower Cemetery. Located in Historic Snug Harbor - Duxbury, Massachusetts
teacher and the Varsity baseball coach at Dux- Donations can be made to American Legion Open 6 days a week. Dinners nightly at 5pm
bury High for 34 years. He also founded the Post 223, P.O. Box 1113, Duxbury, MA 02331.
Duxbury High School Varsity hockey program For online condolences go to shepherdfuneral-
in 1968 and coached the team for 15 years. He home.com. 781-934-0991
Stella Perry, 87
Stella M. Perry, 87, died on Oct. 25, sur- Driver; five great grandchildren, eight sisters, 1N;LN>L?;GCHAI@1OGG?L;H>
rounded by her family. and one brother. She was also the sister of three
She was the wife of the late Donald Perry, late brothers and two late sisters.
Sr. and the mother of Donald Perry, Jr., Toni A funeral Mass will be held on Friday, Oct. M;P?GIH?S@ILH?RNMOGG?L
Lee Perry, Doreen Driver, and her husband, 30 at Holy Family Church at 11 a.m. Visiting
William, and Kim Tavares. She also leaves her hours will be held on Thursday, from 6-9 p.m.
grandchildren; Donald Perry III, Anna Packard, at the MacDonald Funeral Home, 1755 Ocean
Angela Perry, Carl Leak, Eugene Rabb, Jr., Ja- St., Rte. 139, Marshfield. Burial will be in May-
mie Perry, Erica Baptista, Kira Driver, William flower Cemetery.

George Wagner, 81, chemist

George Wagner of Duxbury, died Tuesday, award at the annual Diamond Conference of
Oct. 20 at his home. He was born April 12, North America.
1928 in Hoboken, N.J., and raised in Wee- A memorial service was held at the Pilgrim 1N;@@;P;CF;<F?;GJG>;SM;Q??E
hawken, N.J. He was the son of George and Church in Duxbury.
Emilie Ward Wagner. Mr. Wagner leaves his wife, Freja Peterson
Mr. Wagner graduated from Muhlenberg
College and did graduate work in chemistry at
Wagner; his daughters, Anne Wagner Ryan, of
Weston, Freja Wagner, of Plymouth, and Emi- ;SMC>?+;LCH?
the University of Cincinnati. He was president lie Wagner Berkley of St. Augustine, Fla.; his
of his own company, Chemical Images, which brothers and sisters, the late Joseph Wagner,
formulated and manufactured polymer resins
for copying machines. He sold his business
Frances Wagner, and Jane Wagner Gerhard, all
of Weehawken, N.J.; and three grandchildren.
Bayside Marine Corp. UÊ>Àˆ˜iÊ-̜ÀiÊ
and retired in 1999. He was a lifetime mem- In lieu of flowers donations may be sent 441 Washington Street • Duxbury
ber of the Polymer Resin Society of America, to Reach Inc., at 20 Middle St, Plymouth, MA www.baysidemarinecorp.com ÊÊ-iÀۈViÊ9>À`
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Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 11

‘Answer The Call’ for the DEF

The Duxbury Education
Foundation will be holding its
first annual “Answer the Call”
Phonathon, Sunday Nov. 15
through Tuesday, Nov. 17.
On Sunday, Nov. 15 be-
tween 4-8 p.m., students, teach-
ers and school administrators
First floor – 1334 sq. ft.
will begin calling Duxbury resi- Call: 781-934-6000
dents to raise money to support
the schools. Monday Nov. 16
and Tuesday Nov. 17, between
6-8:30 p.m., residents will re-
ceive calls from community Greg Bray and Meghan Woomer are ready to make calls for the DEF
volunteers and current and past “Answer the Call” Phonathon, Nov. 15-17.
DEF Board members. Dona- rate of less than two percent. In Since inception, DEF has
tions of all amounts are enthu- an effort to reach more members funded nearly $1 million in
siastically accepted. of the community and increase grants with 2007-2008 being
Coldwell Banker, William our response rate, DEF took our most active year ($143,590
Raveis, Vantage Realty and note of neighboring Hingham in grants awarded). In fiscal
Coastal Construction have gen- Education Foundation’s success year 2008-2009 DEF awarded
erously agreed to keep the lights with their phonathon. The “An- $68,645 in grant funding for the
on at their offices for DEF’s swer the Call” phonathon cre- schools.
“Answer The Call” phonathon. ates a new opportunity to ask all DEF needs volunteers.
DEF hopes that advance aware- residents to support DEF’s mis- Please consider joining the fun
ness of these local businesses sion of raising money to fund and supporting our schools.
appearing on residents’ caller grants that will enrich and en- Contact us at answerthecall@
ID’s, will encourage town resi- courage innovative educational duxburyeducationfoundation.
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Another fee for school athletics

Hockey players will have to pay for ice time
By Justin Graeber, Clipper Editor

Students who play ice

hockey at Duxbury High
School will soon have to pay
an additional athletic user fee,
as parent fundraising can no
longer cover the cost of ice
time, and the cash-strapped
school district can’t pick up the
difference. If you enjoy living in Duxbury, then
Athletic Director Thom
Holdgate, along with boys you’ll love dining in Marshfield
coach John Blake and girls
coach Friend Weiler, came be-
fore the School Committee last
week with a proposed $225
user fee that would only apply Athletic Director Thom Holdgate said the hockey boosters just aren’t (Ember)
to ice hockey parents. able to fundraise the amount of money needed for ice time –– so an
“The cost of ice time has additional user fee will be imposed.
skyrocketed,” said Holdgate. they can play more games to hours reduced, causing them to CONTEMPORARY DINING AND
He said that recently, despite gain experience. lose their health care benefits. DRINKS
the best efforts of parents and “We simply go and play,” Sullivan said he felt it was
boosters, those additional costs he said. “We’re smart about unfair for the district to balance RECEPTIONS - REHEARSALS
have grown too large to bear. what we’re able to pick up.” the budget on the back of what
“Every year they’ve been School Committee mem- he called “the lowest paid and - PRIVATE EVENTS
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boys team get two. fee. Sullivan said he wanted to
“Traditionally the JVs have Holdgate said this wasn’t see the action “revisited and re-
always had less,” he said. a decision he and the coaches versed.”
There is currently no junior came to easily. Superintendent of Schools
varsity team for girls, although “Anybody whose had their Susan Skeiber said that the food
Holdgate said it’s in the pipe- child go through youth hockey, services department – which is
line. they pay a lot of money,” he financially self-sustaining ––
Holdgate said he is actually said. had run up a $128,000 deficit
trying to increase the number Also at the meeting, resi- that had to be made up some-
of games on the JV schedule, dent Jim Sullivan spoke out on how. She said the reasons for
with the idea being that if the behalf of a group of cafeteria the shortfall were varied, and
team can’t afford practice time workers who have had their included a reduction in par-
ticipation, the economy as well

Winter lacrosse as an increase in health care

School Committee mem-
Calling all high school lacrosse players, Freshmen through bers said the issue was one that
seniors. Captain’s practices will be run by the three varsity cap- would be continually looked
tains, Mickey Zaverucha, JB Marston and John Ricciardi begin- at.
ning Tuesday, Nov. 3. Session one will run Tuesdays through “I think you raise good
Nov. 24 from 3:30-5 p.m. Session two will begin Dec. 1 and will points ... about the enterprise
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Football runs in the family Now

continued from page one coordinator, although he also Chris Jr. and Ryan, 13
worked with linebackers and and 11 years old, say they Scheduling
the team. Barlow’s sons, Chris Holiday Portraits
Jr. and Ryan, are linemen on other members of the defense. love playing for their dad and
the team, and now they’re get- While at DHS, Leary grandfather. The boys are both
ting coaching advice from their coached many young men who linemen, playing offense and
grandfather as well as their are now involved with Pop defense, and they often sub out
dad. Warner, including Barlow (who for each other.
“I said I’d jump in and lend played for him for three years) “It’s pretty fun,” said Chris
a hand,” said Leary, who has and Pop Warner board member Jr. TRACY SHEEHAN
been unofficially helping out Phil Markella. Leary said he really enjoys PHOTOGRAPHY
with the team for a number Barlow said he’s been working with the younger ath-
of years. When another coach coaching the team for about letes. The Pop Warner season tracysheehan.com
stepped down, he initially said three years. begins for practice in August, 781-585-7363
no to a bigger role with the “I wanted to participate in and the games start around La-
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lure of working with his family very rewarding.” went to the league’s super
proved too strong. Even before his father- bowl.
“I thought it would really in-law joined him behind the “This is a great game, it
be a treat to coach both of my bench, the two would talk all teaches you to be committed
things football. and what the rewards of hard
grandsons on a regular basis,”
he said. “Even when he wasn’t of- work can be,” said Leary. “It We are now closed for the Season!
ficially a coach I used to seek presents these kids with a won-
Leary was a coach at Dux-
bury High School from 1976- his advice,” Barlow said. “He’s derful opportunity.” Thank you to all our loyal customers
been coaching indirectly for
1993. For most of that time
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practical skills, strategies and
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crazy, Lynne Griffin can help. Less Backtalk, More Re- tive workshops is $25 for both
As a nationally recognized ex- spect will take place Thurs- or one for $15. Both groups The Cretinon Family
pert on family dynamics and day, Oct 29, from 9:30-11 a.m. will be held in the Merry
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nual Fall Foliage Fiesta Walk ting, IM’ing, Facebook and
on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m.
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monic Orchestra, now in its
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annual Gala on Saturday, Oct.
24, 6 p.m. at Waverly Oaks
Golf Club in Plymouth.  The
event is black tie optional. 
This year’s theme is “Puttin’ on • Massage
the Ritz” and the evening will • Personal Training
feature entertainment by Paul • Reiki • Hypnosis
Salos, a Frank Sinatra imper-
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14 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, October 28, 2009

State honors historic Wright Building

ecretary of the Com- al Register chaeologist. It was established of the Commonwealth. Visit
monwealth William of Historic in 1963 to identify, evaluate, our website to learn more
Francis Galvin, Places. and protect important histori- about the Commission’s pro-
Chairman of the Massachu- This is cal and archaeological assets grams (sec.state.ma.us/mhc).
setts Historical Commission, the 31st year
announces the selection of the of MHC’s
Wright Building to receive a Preserva- SHOE SHINE ON PREMISES
2009 Massachusetts Historical tion Awards
Commission Historic Preser- program.
vation Award. Projects are
“The Massachusetts His- considered
torical Commission is proud annually t%SZ$MFBOJOH
to recognize the extraordi- for awards t5BJMPSJOH"MUFSBUJPOT
nary accomplishments of this in the cat- The Massachusetts Histor- t-FBUIFS$MFBOJOH3FQBJS
year’s awardees,” said Secre- egories of Rehabilitation and ical Commission is the office t4IPFT3FTUPSBUJPO3FQBJS
tary Galvin. “The projects the Restoration, Adaptive Reuse, of the State Historic Preserva- t'VS$MFBOJOH4UPSBHF 38 Depot Street, Duxbury
tion Officer and the State Ar-
Commission is recognizing Education and Outreach, Ar-
this year are particularly di- chaeology, and Landscape
verse and represent the many Preservation. Individuals are
creative ways significant his- considered in the categories of
toric resources are being pre- Individual Lifetime Achieve-
served across the Common- ment and Local Preservation-
wealth. I commend the town ist. Secretary Galvin serves You can have the kitchen or bath that you’ve
of Duxbury and the Duxbury as the chair of the 17-mem- always wanted but couldn’t afford. CLICK ON
Rural and Historic Society ber Massachusetts Historical SPECIALS
for this sensitive and effective Commission. Now you Can... Style, Quality,
adaptive reuse project.” Secretary Galvin will pres- Value, For Less!
Built in 1909 and named ent the awards at an afternoon
after Georgina Wright, who ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 27, And Less time!
funded its construction, the at the Massachusetts Archives
Wright Building served as the Building at 220 Morrissey At Pembroke Crossing M-F 10-5
Duxbury Free Library until Blvd., Dorchester. The Wright 15 Columbia Road Sat. 10-3
1997. Designed in the Clas- Building adaptive reuse and 781-829-9944 Pembroke Closed Sunday
sical Revival style by noted restoration project is one of 10
architect Joseph Everett Chan- projects to be honored. “OUR PRODUCT IS RIGHT AND OUR PRICES ARE TIGHT”
dler, the building received
a modern addition in 1968.
The property was vacant from
1997 to 2005, at which time
the Duxbury Board of Select-
men agreed to renovate and
restore the building and allow
the Duxbury Rural and His-
toric Society to use the origi-
nal portion. Utilizing historic
documents and well-preserved
photos, the project involved
restoration work on both the
interior and exterior. The ex-
terior brick was repointed, and
windows were restored or re-
placed. A most impressive
aspect of the project was the
careful treatment of the fire-
place surround in the reading
room, including restoration of
its gilding, clock, and origi-
nal color scheme. The 1909
portion of the building now
houses a town archive, and the
town has converted the 1960s
addition into a youth center for
students in grades six through
12. The Wright Building is in-
dividually listed in the Nation-





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Senior Center honored NOW OPEN

Tenth facility in Mass. to receive accreditation
By Justin Graeber, Clipper Editor

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The Duxbury Senior Cen-
ter is the 10th center in the
state to receive the distinction
of national accreditation. The
center, along with Council on Don’t be afraid to change your oil company!
Aging Director Joanne Moore,
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siasm,” she said. “Every time I the honor. VË?¬Í¬Ë

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wonderful spot in our town.” the National Institute of Senior
Council on Aging Chair- Centers, listed a number of the 11,689: Meals prepared by 10% SENIOR DISCOUNT
man John Madden told the Duxbury facility’s strengths, Senior Center staff QUICK TURN AROUND SERVICE AT
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tion. staff,” and “a very strong vol- 3,252: Rides provided in the
unteer base.” “Sadie” bus
“It’s not just something you
hang on the wall, it’s something The report also said that 866: Medical rides given
that helps us grow,” he said. several of Duxbury’s programs,
1,900: Contacts made by out-
Moore praised her volun- including the Respite Program reach staff
teers and staff for their work on and Life Long Learning, were
the accreditation process. models for other centers across 49: Monthly programs
“It was because of all of the country.
you that this got done,” she Town officials were lavish 2,234: Programs offered
said. “My philosophy is work- in their praise of Moore. annually
ing together we can achieve so “I don’t know where to start 22: Cultural/educational trips
much.” to recognize Joanne Moore,”
The Senior Center was said Town Manager Richard 600: Hours of respite care
awarded the accreditation in MacDonald. “Her intelligence 497: Evening meetings host-
August. It is one of 173 senior and her positive, positive atti- ed
245: Volunteers who work at
the center
24,739.5: Hours given by vol-
$482,668: Dollars those
hours would translate into for
the town

tude is what makes this center

MacDonald said that when
he came to Duxbury in 1996,
the senior center was located
in the Alden School. It moved
to the old town hall (now the
selectmen’s office) before the
current facility was built.
“Now we’re in this beau-
tiful facility,” he said. “This
achievement is an honor and
a testament to all of the hard
Sullivan also singled out
Massachusetts Secretary of Elder Affairs Ann Hartstein stopped by the center’s director.
the Senior Center on Thursday to bestow a citation upon the town. “We have an extraordinary
leader,” she said of Moore.
“She could have been anything
... and she chose us.”
Carol Chapman, one of
the center’s volunteers, was
honored by Moore for her
above-and-beyond work for
the center. She reminded those
in attendance that a good vol-
unteer’s work is never done.
“It was a good process, and
we should continue it and we
need to not sit back and rest on
Senior Center Director Joanne Moore was praised by town and state our laurels,” Chapman said.
officials during Thursday’s ceremony.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 17

Girl Scout news FALL SPECIALS

Halloween/Juliette Low Birthday Party Friday Night:
Friday night, Oct. 30, is the date of our Daisy and Brownie
Scouts annual Halloween/Juliette Low Birthday party (did you
know that her birthday falls on Halloween?). We have just a few
spots remaining, if you wish to attend. Forms and payment can
be mailed to the address on the invitation or dropped in the Girl
Scout box by the front door at 69 Heritage Lane. This event is
being sponsored by Cadette Troop 80331, and lots of fun ac- Designs & Plantings
tivities are planned including a special birthday party for the Walls, Walkways, Patios
founder of Girl Scouting in the United States. Girls who attend
will receive a special birthday patch.
Duxbury Girl Scout T-shirt/Sweatshirts: With a dead- *i>ÃiÊV>ÊvœÀÊ>˜Ê>««œˆ˜Ì“i˜ÌÊ
line of Oct. 30, there are just a few days left to order t-shirts or Çn£°nÎÇ°{äÓÈÊUÊÇn£°xnx°ÎäÎä
sweatshirts. These shirts are attractively priced and allow you “>˜…>ÃÃiÌ}>À`i˜Ã°Vœ“
to easily keep track of the girls on outings and at Service Unit “>˜…>ÃÃiÌ}>À`i˜ÃJëÀˆ˜Ì°L>VŽLiÀÀÞ°˜iÌ
events. You can borrow a catalog for your meeting to allow the
girls to choose from the many colors available. All shirts are
50/50 so will not shrink with washing. To obtain an order form
or for more info, call Joan at 781-934-5427 or e-mail joanriser@
Cookie Informational Meeting: Jan Bruno, the town’s
cookie manager, will be holding a mandatory informational
meeting for all troop cookie moms on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at
Hypnosis Gone Wild
7:30 p.m. at the Girl Scout House. Cookie sale supplies will
be distributed at this time. A member of the leadership team for
What You Will SEE...
each troop is also encouraged to attend. May SURPRISE you
Early Bird Patches: A reminder to all leaders who regis-
tered their troops last spring by the deadline, your Early Bird Comedy Hypnosis show with Hypnotist and Mind Reader:
patches are waiting to be picked up at Joan Riser’s home---they Dan Candell
are in the Girl Scout box. Sponsored by ACT
Troop Happenings: Jeanie Boyle welcomed members of Friday November 6
Cadette Troop 80331 to Batelle to help them complete require- 7:00pm
ments for their Shore to Sea Interest Project patch. The staff Duxbury High School Auditorium
put on a great program for the girls, discussing everything from
wind turbines to global warming and the affects of the ocean Tickets $8 in advance
on our weather. They also learned about career opportunities in $10 at the door
Marine Biology and its related fields. The girls were invited on
a tour of the lab to conclude their visit. Although the boat was in
Hingham, she was able to show the girls many of the equipment SEE the show or
they use when they go out on their studies. The troop is very Be the show
grateful to the staff at Batelle for welcoming them. And Laugh Like You Have Never Laughed Before
Please Note:
Consent forms are required for all high school students who wish to become hypnotized.
Tickets with consent forms may be purchased ahead of time at: Westwinds Bookshop,
45 Depot St., Duxbury, MA. This show is appropriate for middle school students and up.

808 Washington Street (Route 53)
Pembroke, MA 02359

Welcome to one of our new Daisy Troops, Troop 80464. The girls
posed for a quick photo during their first meeting at the Girl Re-Tunes offers new and excellent condition pre-owned guitars
Scout House. Shown left to right, back to front: Leaders Stephanie and gear for musicians and audio equipment enthusiasts.
Handfield, and Christian Segall, Tierney Regan, Sydney LeClair,
Elizabeth Mullin, Libby Hunt, Allison Handfield, Toril Morse, Isabelle “Hard Days Night”
Every, Mary Gandt, Anastasia Leto, Sophia Roy and Harper Segall. (Left to Right):
(2004) Jet Glo
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(1993) Maple-Glo
33-/12 EC and
(1975) 4001

“Take a step back in

history, Est. 1865.
The revival of a local
Jeanie Boyle and her staff showed the members of Troop 80331 some Bay State Guitars
of the equipment they use when they go out on the boat to study the
18 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Newcomers’ Club news A year of new beginning

Book Club: The next book club meeting will be at 7:30 he first Harvest
p.m on Thursday, Nov. 19. We will discuss “A Little Love Sto- Homecoming Din-
ry” by Roland Merullo. A list of each month’s selected books ner hosted recently
is available at Westwinds Bookshop, the Duxbury Free Library was a wonderful celebration
and on the Newcomers’ Club Web site at duxburynewcomers. of the many gifts of Pilgrim
com under the Interest Groups and Book Club Section. New- Church, Pilgrim Childcare and
comers’ members receive a 10 percent discount on the club se- Preschool, family and friends.
lection at Westwinds. For more information about the book club, It was a full house with guests
November’s location, and to RSVP, please contact Jen Thorn at ranging from toddlers to oc-
781-585-0864 or bookclub@duxburynewcomers.com. togenarians. Pilgrim Church
Trustees Chair Roger White
Ladies Night Out : On Sunday, Nov. 15, we have a special said “The event brought us
night planned to start your holiday shopping at a local toy store closer together as a congre-
with a members only discount. Contact Kristen Frazier for more gation/church family and will
event details and to RSVP at 781-585-1154 or via e-\mail at serve as a solid foundation for Pilgrim church contemporary group, God Sound, shares their
kristenmfrazier@hotmail.com. our congregation and the ser- music.

Coffee and Kid’s Clothes for Charity: On Nov. 3, the vice we hope to offer the com-
fundraising committee will be hosting a children’s clothing munity, locally, nationally and
swap. This is an opportunity to bring clothes  (and other soft throughout the world.”
goods like baby books and diaper bags) you and your children
no longer use/wear and swap it with other members.  We’ll lay
them all out by size and let you do the picking - while enjoying
morning coffee and snacks.  Feel free to bring the kids as well,
and as much clothing as you like. Any leftovers will be donated
to charity. There will be a suggested donation of $10 that will go
to the Newcomers’ Club general fund that is dispersed to local
charities throughout the year.  If you are interested in partici-
pating, RSVP via email to either Lydia Castagna (lydia.gies@
gmail.com), Amy Florek (amyvflorek@yahoo.com) or Katie
Szczesny (katie5303@yahoo.com).
Volunteer Outreach: Volunteer Outreach has selected the A mom gets her face
charity “Birthday Wishes” (www.birthdaywishes.org) for the painted at the dinner.
month of October. Its mission is to bring birthday parties to
homeless children. Please help this worthwhile cause by donat-
ing toys for children ages 1-3; Stop & Shop gift cards - $20
value; Target, Old Navy, Gap or Footlocker gift cards - $35 val-
ue; Juice boxes; Party supplies: birthday-themed gift-wrap and
birthday-themed paper table covers; Monetary donations; Large EVYCVSZ
birthday-themed gift bags; Cake mixes and canned frostings; Senior
Arts & Crafts projects: they use several hundred of each per Pastor
month. For details on how to donate to this worthwhile cause, Todd Vetter
contact Christine Sovik at 781-934-2082 or csovik@comcast. with his son
Local Author Brian Lies shares
net. Christine plans to bring donated materials to Birthday his popular book, “Bats at the Matthew.
Wishes on Oct. 30. Library.”

Learn about DAA Peru trip /PCBDLSPXT

Join the DAA at the Dux- from visits with artists and ar-
bury Free Library on Tuesday, tisans in their studios, to insid-
Nov. 10 at 6:30 p.m. to learn er tours of museums, as well
more about a trip for artists as options for artists wishing
and art enthusiasts. The trip to work en plein air. Discov-
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Senior center news Alzheimer’s OSBORN’S

Free Movie… 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29. Feature will
C o u n t r y S t o r e
be “Best in Show”. Master mockumentarian Christopher
Guest “Waiting for Guffman” is at it again with this snarky
send-up of canine culture that traverses the galloping neuro-
workshop featuring The Wines of the Week:
ses surrounding one highly competitive dog show in Penn-
sylvania. Talented improvisers Parker Posey, Eugene Levy,
Michael McKean and Catherine O’Hara elevate this satire
Nov. 12 Lindemans
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to the stuff of genius. Fans of This Is Spinal Tap, television’s The Alzheimer’s Asso- All Varietals
ciation is offering a helpful
good through 11/3/09
“SCTV” -- and dogs, of course -- will find much to love.
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Evening Potluck Dinner… 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29. May- disease at a workshop, Nov.
be some special Halloween dishes? Anyone for costumes? Sign 12, from 3–5:30 p.m., at the WALSH, FIRNROHR,
up to bring an appetizer, entrée or dessert. Water for the table Duxbury Council on Aging
and decaf coffee or tea provided. Call the front desk at 781-934- that is free and open to pub- & McCARTHY, P.A.
5774, x100. lic. Getting Started: What to
do When a Family Member Engaging in the General Practice of Law
LUNCH at the Duxbury Senior Center’s Café Ellison . has Memory Loss covers Concentrating in Real Estate, Criminal Defense,
. . Enjoy Chef Peter Dewey’s delectable cuisine. Lunch prices diagnosis, addressing be-
are $5 for Duxbury seniors; $6 for non-seniors and non-Duxbury
Estate Planning & Immigration
havior and communication
residents. Lunches open to everyone, Monday through Thursday problems, and how to find 272 Saint George Street
at 11:30 a.m. (Kitchen closes at 12:30 p.m.). Call 781-934-5774, local resources. Registra- Duxbury, Massachusetts
x100 for reservations (required 24 hours in advance). Please call tion is required, call 1-800-
to cancel if you find that you cannot make it, as food is cooked 781-934-8500
based on the orders received. (Menus subject to change):
Thursday, Oct. 29 – Shepherd’s pie, carrots and peas,
Friday, Oct. 30 – No lunch. Closed at 12 p.m. Second flu shot s
Monday, Nov. 2 – Chicken pot pie, salad, strawberry short A second flu shot
cake clinic will be held at the

Tuesday, Nov. 3 – Roast chicken, mashed potatoes, green Senior Center on Nov. 5, Sonia T. Kelly, M. Ed.
beans, apple crisp at 5 p.m. in the Ellison AMI Montessori Certified
Room. State Certified: Preschool through Third Grade
Wednesday, Nov. 4 – Baked ham, scalloped potatoes, Visit us at www.bluerivermontessori.org
mixed vegetables, ice cream 484 Temple Street, Duxbury s  
Thursday, Nov. 5 – Soup, tuna plate, fresh fruit
Friday, Nov. 6 – No lunch. Closed at 12 p.m.
Important class on safety for seniors... The Duxbury Po-
lice Department invites all seniors to attend this important infor-
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mative event on Thursday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at
the Senior Center. An Assistant District Attorney will talk about
elder and victim abuse, and a representative from the Attorney
General’s office will talk about scams and identify theft. There
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Ages 3 1/2 to 19 years!
nior Center at 781-934-5774, x100, to let us know you plan to 8-Week Sessions: Start anytime
attend. we pro-rate the classes.
Thanksgiving Basket Project… This year, the Duxbury 1st 8-week Gymnastic Session
Council on Aging will be supporting the Duxbury Interfaith
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Council’s Thanksgiving Basket project. These baskets of food for Cheerleading?" Small teacher/student ratio -
will go to support 150 Duxbury recipient families. We are ask- Come & checkout our Tumbling Class Staff is Safety Certified!
ing for your support. Donations of food may be placed in con- (Not part of the discount promotion)
tainers near the reception desk at the Senior Center from Oct. 29 Pre-School, Kindergarten,
through Thursday, Nov. 19. Kinds of food needed are: canned "We've been here since 1985" Recreational Classes & After
goods (yellow and green vegetables, cranberry sauce, canned
gravy); juice (non-frozen concentrated juice mix); packaged Call for Prices & Class times. School Team Program for Girls
dessert mixes (quick bread, muffins, brownies, cake and frost-
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Friday Trip…Nov. 6… Come with us to the Cohasset South
Shore Art Center at 6:30 p.m. for an amazing photographic ex-
hibit by Cary Wolensky . But first, we’ll stop for supper at 5
p.m. at the Red Lion Inn at Cohasset. Call Joan (x113) now for
your reservations.
It's Turkey Pies Season at Bongi's
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niors, sponsored by Plymouth County District Attorney, PTING We offer
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Plymouth, on Friday, Nov. 6 at 12 noon. Topics will include: THAN
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20 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Scares abound at Alden Haunted House Photos by Justin Graeber

Henry Kent,
Jake Kent
and Kristian
can’t wait to
explore the
Mary-Ruth Duquette and Pat Randall sold tickets to the haunted house and haunted Alden
haunted woods in the Alden museum shop. House.

Ann Reid and Barbara Itz serve up some spooky cider to thirsty kids and adults alike at the Kids and their parents –– some in costume, some without –– lined up outside
Alden House. the Alden House for a chance to be scared.

Kelsey Urann, Christine Doherty (under the mask) and Rosie Doherty lead ter- The ghost of Priscilla Alden (who bears a striking resemblance to Superintendent of Schools
rified travelers into the haunted woods. Susan Skeiber) tells visitors about the home’s history.

Sylvia Alden (played by Carol Langford) has been haunting ... err, hanging around this room That shadowy figure in the corner is just a mannequin –– right? This tour guide
since she died 100 years ago. isn’t taking any chances.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 21

Grange neighbors plea for action Nature scavenger

hunt at Berrybrook
By Susanna Sheehan, Clipper Staff

Neighbors next to the

Grange and old town firehouse
on Franklin Street asked se- Turn your family walk gaining clues as to where the
lectmen recently to address the into a fun treasure hunt while quest box is hidden. Your fam-
status of two dilapidated struc- you explore the beautiful Ber- ily is self guided and can walk
tures now that plans to turn rybrook grounds. Berrybrook as slowly or quickly as you
them into affordable housing School will hold its first ever wish. Afterward, we invite
have stalled. Quest on Saturday, Nov. 7 you to enjoy refreshments on
Greg and Lynne Gaines of from 9-11 a.m. (rain date Sun- the beautiful Berrybrook play-
Lincoln Street said they were day, Nov. 8). Quests start at a ground. A donation of $10 per
unhappy with the derelict con- marked beginning point and family will benefit the Helen
dition of the buildings and the include several clues hidden Wheeler Scholarship Fund.
slow pace of the town’s prog- along the way. The Berrybrook This fund provides financial
The Grange building, along with a fire station, has been vacant for Quest will bring your family assistance to those in need
ress to do anything with them. years, to the consternation of neighbors.
“Those properties are fall- together outdoors where you and allows many children the
to combine it with an adjacent although she acknowledged can enjoy the scenery and look ability to experience all the
ing down,” said Greg Gaines town-owned abandoned fire that the project needs to move
told the Board of Selectmen for nature themed clues. The wonders of Berrybrook. No
house to make two new afford- forward. Quest will start in the Ber- pre-registration is required.
last week. “They are an eye- able homes with a shared sep- “There are decisions that
sore and an embarrassment. rybrook parking lot and will Berrybrook School is located
tic system. The Local Housing have to be made in the very take you along a wide, easily at 267 Winter Street in Dux-
I’ve waited a long time already Partnership has been working near future,” Bartlett said.
and no one seems very inter- walked path behind the Ber- bury.
on this project article for the Bartlett said she will be rybrook School – all the while
ested in doing something with past four years. meeting with Town Manager
them.” “This project has become Richard MacDonald in the next
Gaines said he has been the victim of our economy,” week or so to discuss some of
trying to sell his home for two
years, but he can’t because po-
tential buyers are scared off
said Andre Martecchini of the the maintenance issues at the
partnership. property. She said the town has Cameron’s
Habitat for Human- cleaned up some graffiti on the on the green
by the buildings, which have ity agreed to renovate the two buildings, but said it appears

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Gaines said. “We’re opposed “They are technically in tives for Habitat over the next $50 or More Purchase Exp. 11/15/09
to the status quo.” default of their contract,” he couple of weeks. The only thing we overlook is a pond and a pristine golf course!
In 2008, Town Meeting added. Also, the firehouse is so - Joanne & Bill Russell
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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 What’s Yours? Share your views in our sounding off section
Phone: 781-934-2811
Personnel matters and politics don’t mix ——
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larity in public meet- these issues. It is what he is sup- continued back and forth is not
ings, in public in- posed to do, ethically, morally, serving our community at a

Good news
vestigations, and in and legally. Had he not done time when we face serious eco-
understanding public issues is just that, he would have put his nomic challenges. We need to
always a good thing, and state employer in jeopardy, and we focus on the decisions that we
law demands posting for public would be discussing his lack of voters will face with respect to
meetings held by local and state ethics and professionalism in our budget, and the very real

abounds in government to ensure that the

public can have clarity. How-
ever, as anyone who has been
an employer, managed person-
nel, or been involved with per-
doing so. Duxbury has received
its legal opinion from our town
counsel with respect to his ac-
tions, according to our Town
Manager Act. Actions beyond
needs and services that we have
all come to expect. As your edi-
torial pointed out recently, we
have been spared some of the
financial strife of other towns,

Duxbury sonnel issues knows, privacy

is protected by law. Employers
may not publicly disclose the
kinds of issues that Mr. Mac-
that are personnel matters that
should be left to the appropri-
ate authorities (the police, town
manager, and selectmen) to in-
and in no small measure due to
Mr. MacDonald’s leadership.
There will be difficult decisions
to make as we move forward,
With all the negative news dominating the headlines Donald has been continuously vestigate, and handle the dispo- decisions that will affect all of
recently, we thought we’d take time to point out some of the vilified by Mr. Donato and oth- sition thereof. Any indications us. We will do better to leave
ers for. Mr. MacDonald has, of true malfeasance will be- personnel issues where we de-

many positive things going on around town...
from day one of his decision come public knowledge when cided they belong in enacting
not to renew one of his person- and if it is legally appropriate to the Town Manager Act, out of
he brickwork is taking shape around what will nel contracts, quite appropri- disclose. Public trust is always the political fray.
be the World War I monument, in front of old ately protected the employee, best served with public officials Georgia Blatterman
town hall. While the brickwork is plain for now, his employer (Duxbury) and following the law, even when South River Lane East
eventually the plan is to swap out the existing bricks with himself by not commenting on our curiosities are peaked. This
engraved ones, listing the names of all the contributors to this
Is this the face we wish to present? ————
wonderful and well-deserved project. World War I is the only
conflict for which there is no memorial within the borders ere I a prospec- civility; and fires set in school how deeply held, can corrode
of Duxbury. The War Memorial Committee, led by Joe Shea tive homebuyer rest rooms and ammunition the greater good.
with Duxbury found in school corridors. All communities have
and countless other volunteers, took a few shards of granite among my preferred towns I Is this the Duxbury we wish conflicts. Resolving them can
–– what used to be the monument in Boomer Square but would find much to my liking— to present to the greater world? be arduous. But today, in our
which had long been forgotten –– and are in the process of wonderful conservation land, a Is this the Duxbury we want for town, this series of conflicts
transforming it into a meaningful and long overdue memorial. beautiful bay and beach, solid ourselves and our children? and events has alchemized
town services and strong aca- I would like to think that into a threat transcending hear-
Kudos to the committee, residents who have donated to the demic and athletic programs. those who are good enough and ing rooms and corridors. I’m
project, Emmett Sheehan and the guys from Eagle’s Nest, and But there would be warning committed enough to serve their hopeful that those who set the
the DPW workers who have helped out with the work so far. signs as well: A school commit- community in elected or ap- town’s course will recognize
We’re looking forward to seeing the full monument restored in tee so fractured by ideological pointed positions—and I have the pooled danger of what is
rigidity that its members barely the utmost respect for anyone occurring, and I’m hopeful they
the spring, hopefully (and fittingly) in time for Memorial Day.
communicate with each other; who endeavors to hold such will respond like leaders.
a tempest centered on non-re- oft-thankless posts—would be James Borghesani
• Nearly every speaker at Thursday’s Senior Center newal of the police chief’s con- good enough and committed Clearwater Drive
accreditation event took time to praise Council on Aging tract that has residents mourn- enough to recognize that indi-
Director Joanne Moore for her powerful leadership in ing the loss of basic municipal vidualized stances, no matter
transforming the center into a model program for the
Attacks on selectman were rude –––––––––––
Commonwealth, and indeed the country. Count us among Ms.
’ve lived in town since I am not certain the non- The gist I got from the
Moore’s fans. She has done a tremendous job creating a myriad disclosure of details of (ques- town manager reading of his
1977 and have never
of programs at the center such as Life Long Learning that bring felt it necessary to raise tioned) actions by the town statement at last Monday’s se-
the community and seniors together. As several of the speakers my voice. manager is in the “best interest lectmen’s meeting was that his
noted Thursday, Duxbury’s programs are being imitated all The degree of rudeness of the town.” actions were in the best interest
over the state. Duxbury’s Senior Center is an impressive at last Monday’s selectmen’s I fully support the Town of the town and that he does not
meeting and appearance of mob Manager Act as the governing have to explain then nor does
building, to be sure. But it’s not the building that makes the rule prompts me to speak up. statute for town manager but he intend to. A little strong and
community. It’s the hard work of Moore and her army of I thought some of the “citi- not as a haven for stifling de- a little insensitive in view of the
dedicated, tireless volunteers that have made the center one of zens” who spoke out at this bate, open communication and divisive atmosphere permeat-
the town’s jewels. The accreditation is an honor well-deserved. past selectmen’s meeting were accountability. ing our town. I do not agree that
out of line in the way they con- Has the town manager ac- an unbridled license to be un-
ducted themselves and partook tually committed the violations accountable and non-commu-
• It was also good to see work begin at the Percy Walker in vicious attacks against some- of the law cited by Mr. Donato? nicative is in the best interest of
Pool last week. The pool renovation project is the direct result one doing the job he was elect- If so, did he act unilaterally? the town – and I hope that you
of a group of passionate, dedicated people who fought hard to ed to do. The fact that a point of What are the consequences ei- would agree? If this literal in-
order was not called for leaves ther potential or real? terpretation of the Town Man-
save the pool, bringing their case to Town Meeting and directly
many questions. The components of the po- ager Act is going to stand, then
to residents of Duxbury. It was community advocacy in action, Seems people were more lice chief’s severance package I would strongly urge for the
and the result will be a municipal pool the entire community concerned with a perceived should be made public and any same literal interpretation of
can be proud of. vendetta than they were with non-contractual payments such the act across all issues raised.
–– J. Graeber the real issues Mr. Donato was as release of claims further ex- Steve Farrell
attempting to present. Seems plained and publicly. Why is Ford Street
there are multiple vendettas go- it again that we need to have
ing on. Vendettas and motives the chief execute a release of
Send us your letters! aside, the issues being raised
by Mr. Donato need to be aired,

Donato supporter regrets vote

The Duxbury Clipper welcomes all views.
understood and dealt with
Preference will be given to letters from fairly. Anything less would be
Duxbury residents or Duxbury-related a breach of the trust and con- voted for Mr. Donato in the recent election. It never oc-
topics. Thank you letters will be accepted
fidence I have placed in you curred to me that, once in office, he would behave like a
if concise. Anonymous letters or letters
published in other publications will not when I voted for you. guest on the Jerry Springer show. Will it be necessary to
be considered. I don’t understand how, have security guards at the next board meeting to prevent him
when the school food service from attacking the town manager? I sure wish I didn’t have to
E-mail: editor@duxburyclipper.com
workers health benefits are be- wait until the next election to do that vote over.
Mail: P.O. Box 1656, Duxbury, MA 02331 ing cut, the town can pay such a Jack O’Connor
huge sum to the police chief? Surrey Lane
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 23

WWI monument taking shape ——————— E-mail selectmen with support

n behalf of the War will be permanently altered to ing on which the granite base e have not been of Duxbury’s police chief. We
Memorial Com- include rendering honors at and limestone monument will involved in local know that it would have been
mittee we invite this stunning memorial to those rest. politics before. improper for him to publicly
townspeople to note the prog- who stood up when the nation The cooperation we have But after Mary attended 2009 discuss his reasons.
ress to date on the World War called. experienced from all sides is Town Meeting, she was con- We implore Selectman
Memorial in front of Old Town Emmett Sheehan, the owner heartening and a pleasant re- cerned about what she felt was Donato to act in a civil and re-
Hall. of Eagles Nest Tree and Land- minder that this is indeed a happening regarding the police spectful manner in conducting
The granite base will soon scape, in Duxbury, graciously town that has pride of place. chief and town hall and the Board of Selectmen business
be placed on the concrete foot- volunteered his help before we Thank you. election race for Sselectman. in keeping with the history of
ing and there will then be a could even ask him. Thanks to The Community Preserva- Since that time we have been town government in Duxbury.
lull in progress as we have the the generous donation of their tion Act and the Annual Town watching very carefully. We know that many in Dux-
engraving done to the bricks. time and expertise, the nearly Meeting provided the initial We fully support the Town bury feel the same way. Please
On Nov. 11, the anniversary of 4,000 bricks are in place to pro- funding, and generous support Manager Act. The decision by e-mail our selectmen at: select-
the end of “the war to end all vide a pleasant walkway around from citizens is carrying us to our town manager to renew or men@town.duxbury.ma.us.
wars,” the American Legion the restored monument. A bit of completion. not renew the contract of a de- This is a letter campaign
will conduct a short ceremony tweaking will be done soon to If you have not yet ordered partment head is his alone, as is which we realize holds no legal
at 10 a.m. in front of Old Town adjust some of the bricks. Em- your brick or made a contribu- the appointment of an interim value, but hope that our mes-
Hall prior to their traditional mett and his brothers, Padraic tion to the War Memorial Res- chief. We respect Mr. Richard sage can be sent quickly and
observations at the Legion Post and Colin, as well as a sever- toration Fund, it is not too late. MacDonald’s duty to assemble with a huge participation of
at 11 a.m. The final installa- al men put in two full days to Joe Shea, Chairman a management team which he Duxbury citizens. Thanks.
tion of the monument will be in complete the installation. For Bev Johnson, David believes will act in the best in- Jerry and Mary Steinke
the early spring with a formal We also want to thank the Cutler, Terry Vose, Russ Pratt, terests of the town of Duxbury. Washington Street
dedication to be announced, Department of Public Works Pamela Smith, Holly Morris, Therefore, we support his deci-
probably in April. We know for grubbing out the site and Gil MacNab Bryan Felty and sion not to renew the contract
the Memorial Day parade route building the forms for the foot- Patrick Browne
Residents support manager
Coach Murphy will be missed ——————
t last Monday’s Se- know that it would have been
t is with great sadness me to dig in and “pitch out” of trust, once earned, was never to lectmen’s meeting, improper for him to publicly
that I read of the pass- it. Help from the bullpen would be taken for granted, but he was Jerry Steinke stood discuss his reasons. 
ing of David Murphy. not be coming. His motto: “No an inspiring coach and teacher. up and made the following “We implore Selectman
I had the good fortune to play excuses. No tears.” An espe- We have lost one of the great statement:  “We fully support Donato to act in a civil and re-
baseball for Mr. Murphy for cially superb hitting coach, men of Duxbury. He will be the Town Manager Act.  The spectful manner in conducting
three seasons and have many about the only thing that could missed. decision by our Town Manager Board of Selectmen business
fond memories. I particularly draw Mr. Murphy’s ire was get- Peter T. Sinnott to renew or not renew the con- in keeping with the history of
remember his delight on those ting called out on strikes (“Pe- Buffalo Grove, IL tract of a department head is his Town government in Duxbury.
occasions when we would ter, you’ve got a damn bat in DHS baseball co-captain, alone.  We respect Mr. Richard I want to express my sup-
manage to defeat Holbrook or your hands – use it!”). He was 1977 MacDonald’s duty to assemble port and that of my wife for Jer-
Norwell (at that time, very for- all business on the field and his a management team which he ry’s statement.  We also request
midable teams.) Mr. Murphy believes will act in the best in- that Selectman Donato modify
practiced his team hard and set
Thanks for care ————— terests of the Town of Duxbury.  his behavior as Jerry requested.

high performance standards. Therefore, we support his deci- Dick and Debby Whitney
However, once game day ar- e would like to give a special thanks for the many sion not to renew the contract Russell Rd.
rived and the first pitch was years the Duxbury Firefighters and Paramedics have of Duxbury’s Police Chief.  We
thrown out, he calmly and pa- come to our mother’s house when she needed to go
tiently allowed his players to to the hospital. Each time they came within minutes and were pro- Reassess or resign ————
play the game. In fact, he insist- fessional and very kind. We knew she was in good hands. The
ed on it. More than once I recall prompt response gave us an extra eight months with our month he Selectmen’s he runs to the town counsel or
him coming to the mound when this past year. Many thanks. meeting last Mon- as the other members of the
I was getting hit hard and/or the The Kennedy Family day night was an ex- town asking for advice. The
bases were loaded and, rather
ercise in futility. Mr. Donato’s town counsel has to respond
than pulling me, he would tell
constant oration and criticism and that costs us money. We
‘The mob’ is disappointed with town leadership of Mr. MacDonald leads me to need unity, not dissension, for

believe that the agenda that Mr. the town to grow. Mr. Mac-
’ve heard phrases like ponders whether the citizens recession our country has ever Donato is pursuing is self-serv- Donald has done a great job
“fair and balanced,” supporting an honest and open faced. Our school children run ing and he needs to reassess his running the town.
“personal vendetta,” town government will come out of paper to print off of the position or resign as selectman. John A. Hamilton
“and public trust.” Then, I’ve out in force next Monday. No computer and we need to hire The cost of his constant public Tremont Street
heard Betsy Sullivan say “on problem. I will cancel the next a professional engineer to re- output is borne by the town as
the advice of town counsel meeting. Done. So, Betsy do view and stamp plans for our
I cancelled the open session you really think we have any town because one unqualified
of our selectmen meeting to-
night.” Or, I have heard Madam
“public trust” out there?
When it appears you hold
employee is hired by another
unqualified employee. We had
Former resident supports town
manager ———————
Chairwoman say, “The meeting out the barometer and take to reduce the very competent
of Oct. 26 is cancelled due to a the temperature before you cafeteria workers weekly hours
lack of a quorum.” Now, where set the agenda or schedule or to knock them out of eligibil- s a former resident has their respect.
is the “fair and balanced” in even hold a regular meeting, ity for health benefits and then of Duxbury, start- As he was attacked, he
those scenarios, Betsy? how could you possibly look we had to hire a labor attorney ing as a boy in the showed wisdom and tolerance.
How about when you clev- credible to the good people of to negotiate contracts because 1950’s, I cannot remember any That added to his respect.
erly placed a “stop button” on Duxbury? You know “the mob” the unqualified employee that issue within the town causing My question is:
your last meeting of Oct. 19 in as we have been referred to. I was hired after an extensive more pain and discord than Why are we letting an out
the form of the Elderly Center think there are more and more national search did not met the the present disturbance created of control personal vendetta
Award at the end of the public people every day that are be- job requirements or have the solely by Chris Donato. dominate public discourse?
comments part of the meeting coming quite disappointed with qualifications to negotiate the There is one point of fact We should be standing tall
involving Selectman Donato? the lack of true leadership we town’s labor contracts. This so that I would like to reinforce to for a seasoned veteran.
You staged a three ring circus have in there. Leadership that called “silent majority” that is all that read the Clipper: Bob Burnham
that started with Rich Mac- can clean house and hold peo- rooting for the establishment is Town Manager Richard Formerly of Stoney Brook
Donald giving a very warm ple accountable to their duties. so far off the mark I am happy MacDonald is an outstand- Circle
and fuzzy tear jerker speech We have employees who have there are only a very few. These ing public servant who was
that frankly caused me to mist become employed by our town folks are not even on the field. encouraged and selected to
up a little. By the way, it was that absolutely do not belong in Please everyone, please go be town manager by the Se- What
great to see Rich’s head do one his or her positions. They are to town hall, ask for these job lectmen of Duxbury with the
complete three point turn. I not qualified. They in no way requisitions, compare them to whole-hearted endorsement of do you
was worried that it could only even come close to the posted what we got, look at how many the townspeople. At the time of
look down. Next, we had two job requisition. Many, many people we had to hire to com- selection, he possessed the best think?
or three attacks on Chris from people know this. As bad as pensate for their shortcomings, credentials that matched Dux-
the audience. Then when it ap- that is, these totally unqualified look who hired them, look at the bury’s needs. As he grew into Got an opinion you want to share?
peared that the chairwoman town employees are hiring other fishy circumstances by which the job, his peers, his employ- Sound off on this or any other issue.

was satisfied she pushed the totally unqualified employees. some of them were hired and ees, and the town folk he dealt Send your comments to:

“stop button.” The deed was As bad as that is, these totally finally join us in cleaning house with found him to be a very E-mail: editor@duxburyclipper.com
done. Smashed Donato. Now unqualified employees are issu- and restoring “public trust”. competent and fair individual. Mail: P.O. Box 1656, Duxbury, MA 02331
let’s move on to something else. ing huge raises to their chosen Jim O’Sullivan He earned their respect. He still
Hmm, after the meeting Betsy loyalists in the face of the worst Amado Way
24 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, October 28, 2009

The Harlem Rockets vs. the Alden Dream Team

The Alden PTA sponsored an evening
of family fun in the DHS gym on Oct. 24.
The Alden faculty took on the Harlem

Pop Warner cheerleaders get the crowd warmed up before the game. 
Pictured are: Meaghan Burnes, Syndi Tougas, Kelly McCarthy, Julia
Bettencourt, Annie Leonard, Anna Horgan and Caroline Luscko.

Jacalyn and Nick Lalond get basketballs auto-

graphed by Jamal “Firm Chase” Fromais.

The Pop Warner cheerleaders were joined by the administrative cheerlead-

ing squad, Alden Assistant Principal Karen Fruzzetti, Superintendent Susan
Skeiber, Chandler Assistant Principal Danielle Morrissey and Chandler
Principal Suzanne Billingham.

Half time contest winner, Jane Meurer spins a bas- Fan favorite gym teacher Mr. Richard
ketball on the tip of a pen. Speedy Williams is there Henniger dunks the ball and shows one of
to assist. his fancy moves.

Fourth grade
teacher Ms.
Shannon Held
looks for her
next move
with no fear
of the Rocket
players clos-
ing in from

Students Matt Murphy and Garrett Walker check out some of the items for sale with
Harlem Rocket’s referee Taj Segree.

Petite fifth grade teacher Mrs. Kathy Hanlon

has no trouble knocking down Horom “H20”
Hongrace on her way to the basket. Photos by Karen Wong
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 25

A busy fall for music Hypnosis Historic district roundtable set for Oct. 28
Duxbury has formed a study committee to research the pos-
Fall String Festival: The festival comes to the Performing
Arts Center Thursday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. Featuring string ensem-
Hilarity at DHS sibility of establishing a Local Historic District in our commu-
nity. The committee has invited representatives from area towns
“Hypnosis Gone Wild,” with established districts to share their experiences forming their
bles from Duxbury and Foxborough, the evening performances
is coming to Duxbury High Local Historic Districts. Come join the study committee for cof-
by Duxbury and guest ensembles are an
School, Saturday, Nov. 6, at 7 fee and questions on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Senior
annual favorite.
p.m. The hypnotist’s show is Center, 10 Mayflower Street.
World premiere: In memory of DHS all in good fun and the audi-

graduate and trumpet player Paul Fortini, ence will enjoy lots of laughs,
the Fortini Foundation and Duxbury High while raising money to help
School Wind Ensemble have commis- support the Duxbury High
sioned a piece by renowned composer School Drama Troupe.
Music Notes Rossano Galante. Entitled “Lion’s Gate in The show is sponsored
the Sky,” the piece will be performed by by Adults Caring for Theatre
the DHS Wind Ensemble during the high school Fall Band Fes- and features the comic talents
tival, which also features performances by the Symphonic Band of master hypnotist Dan Can- DUXBURY HARDWARE CORP.
and Concert Band. The event begins at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. dell. 40 INDEPENDENCE ROAD • KINGSTON
5, at the Performing Arts Center. Advance tickets are on
sale at Westwinds Bookshop (Rte AC533.9x2
near Duxbury/Kingston9/4/09 Line)
Orchapalooza: A string workshop for DMS and DHS string
Sagamore Size_rev090409.pdf 9:34:04 AM

for $8. Tickets at the door the 781-422-0131

players will be presented by the DHS String Ensemble on Tues-
day of the event will be avail-
day, Nov. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A fundraiser toward the
able for $10.
ensemble’s trip to Carnegie Hall this spring, the event will in-
All students who wish to
clude games, small group instruction, new music, the chance to
volunteer to be hypnotized
play with Ensemble musicians, a movie time and performances
will need to present a com-
by DHS students. Cost per student is $40, and students should
pleted parental consent form
bring their own lunches. For more information, contact Maria at
the night of the show.
Parental consent forms are
Auction items needed: Help is needed as Music Promot- available at the time of ticket
ers gears up for the Annual Silent Auction. Any businesses that purchase and on the A.C.T.
want to reach the hundreds of families and music lovers at the web page on the Duxbury
five December holiday concerts should contact Priscilla Rich- School Web site.
ardson at 585-6460.
Support great music: Membership in Duxbury Music Pro-
moters supports student musicians as they learn and grow into
professional performers of the future, helping with competitions, Seasonal flu 3 Season Porches
performance evenings and college scholarships. Don’t forget –
Whole Note Members get four reserved concert seats! clinic Nov. 5 FOR ALL YOUR HOME IMPROVEMENT
The Board of Health will OR REMODELING NEEDS
A birdless sky? conduct a seasonal flu clinic at
the Duxbury Senior Center for

By Fahy Bygate, Clipper Columnist residents on Thursday, Nov. ")NDUSTRIAL"LVD(ANSON
5, at 5 p.m. First come, first Reg # 100487
here are all the birds? For almost two months ­Çn£®Êә{‡ääxxÊUÊ­nää®ÊǙ{‡™£ÈÈ
served. Additional flu clinics Lic # 019867
now, we have had almost no birds at our feeders.
will be scheduled when vac-
I mean no birds. Feeders full of seed and no birds
cine becomes available.
eating from them. For decades we have raised huge crops of
insatiable titmice and chickadees, House Finches, goldfinches,
Mourning Doves, various woodpeckers, wrens, etc. in our yard.
Crows love the place which pleases me since they are without a
doubt the best of birds. Now, nothing and I am not the only one.
Lots of people have been calling and emailing me convinced
that some dire catastrophe has befallen the avian world.
I have been giving out the “party line” that the absence of Now Scheduling
birds at their feeders is a normal, common occurrence in the Winterizations for
October and November!
fall. At first I guessed hawks in the area but that didn’t explain
the widespread lack of feeder New Customers Welcome
birds. People from Marshfield
and Scituate and the Cape were
worrying too. Recently I have shorelineofduxbury@verizon.net
read reports from the western
part of the state, even New
Hampshire. Hawks do not lay siege to entire counties or even
states. Then I figured it was the increase in food. Fall is harvest Come Celebrate
time, after all. Berries and seed heads everywhere. Why go to
a feeder when you can chow down al fresco in some local field
Our 2nd
or hedge? But as some people have pointed out there are few
birds in the woods and meadows nearby. And then there are the
squirrels. The ones in my yard are all on NutriSystem they are 01&/)064&46/%":/07TU /PPOo1.
so fat. So, what is going on?
Massachusetts Audubon was not really that helpful. They
say that in the fall birds eat berries and seed heads. Hmmm,
sound familiar? They go on to say that a hawk may be
FREE All Day
around. Hmmm. Finally, they suggest that “When struck by a sTasting 5IBOLZPVUP Sale!
worrisome disappearance of birds in the early fall, people may
start searching nearby woodlots and their fears are confirmed. sPrizes all our loyal
Where recently the woods were full of songful birds there is
now a pall of silence and inactivity. This too is completely
normal.” Apparently, Mass Audubon feels we have difficulty Demostration
distinguishing bird song from bird sightings. Relections by
The Boston Globe did an article on the disappearance of Tessa Casey
backyard birds and the anxious callers to the Audubon hotline. )FBMUIZ%BZT
Having consulted with Mass Audubon the Globe concluded
“The birds simply aren’t hungry.” While this consoles me a
bit knowing that those Chickadees are not shaking a tin cup
on the street corner, I still find empty feeders all over the state
puzzling. Personally I am confident that the birds will return %FQPU4USFFU 781-934-2863
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of seed, etc. But right now I wish someone would give me an BDSPTTGSPN5TBOHhT
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explanation that makes sense.
26 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Duxbury School Calendar

Thursday Oct. 29
DHS Fall String Festival 7 p.m. PAC

Friday Oct. 30
Sixth grade social 2:35-5 p.m. at DMS
Send School news & Photos to
Monday Nov. 2 editor@duxburyclipper.com
Chandler School Council 4 p.m. the Deadline is Monday at noon.

Tuesday Nov. 3

No school -- Professional development

Wednesday Nov. 4
DMS School Council meeting 4 p.m.
School Committee meeting 7 p.m. Alden School

Thursday Nov. 5
DHS School Council 5 p.m.
book fair
The Chandler PTA held its
DHS All Band Night 7 p.m.
annual fall book fair to raise
Friday Nov. 6 money for PTA activities.
Hypnosis Gone Wild Show 7 p.m. DHS Many Chandler families vis-
ited the fair and had fun pick-
Monday Nov. 9 ing out books for fall and win-
Start Time Forum DHS Student Lounge 7 p.m. ter reading. If you missed out,
be sure to look for our one day
Wednesday Nov. 11 book fair in the spring.
No School -- Veteran’s Day

School Lunch Menu School

Week of November 2 - 6
start time
Monday: Pizza stix with dip, caesar salad,
pudding, assorted juice, fresh apples.
Tuesday: No School
Wednesday: Pasta bar, garden salad, bread There will be an open
stick, peaches, juice. forum to discuss the recent
Thursday: Taco boat with all the fixins’, changes to the school start
corn, juice. times on Monday, Nov. 9, at
7 p.m. in the student lounge at Kindergarten student Lauren McLaughlin checks
Friday: Cheese pizza, veggie tray with Photos by Betsey Campbell
cheese, jello with topping, lemonade. Duxbury High School. out one of the books for sale.
Daily lunch option: Specialty sandwich line
and salad and soup bar open daily. Chandler PTA
Monday: Chicken parm sandwich, pasta salad, curley fries, juice.
food drive
The annual Chandler
Tuesday: No School
PTA canned food drive will
Wednesday: Pasta with salad, green beans, wheat dinner roll, pears, take place Monday, Nov. 2
grape juice. through Friday, Nov. 6. Do-
Thursday: Beef taco-soft shell, lettuce, tomato, cheese, corn, pineap- nations of food go directly
ples, juice. to aid our local families in
Friday: Oven baked pizza slice, garden salad, peaches, juice. need.
Daily lunch options: Assorted sandwiches and salad daily; look for the Collections boxes will
dollar menu. be located at the Chandler
School at all entrances. Kindergarten student Joseph and big sister, Giovanna Henry check
Alden Appropriate contribu- out some Magic Tree House books.
Monday: Baked nuggets, mashed potato, corn, dinner roll, pineapples, tions include:
Vegetables, fruits, cranberry
Tuesday: No School
sauce, soups, tuna, 100 per-
Wednesday: Bagel pizza, cheese or pepperoni, carrots, celery and cent fruit juice, beans
cheese cubes, raisins, juice. NON-PERISHABLES:
Thursday: Beef taco-soft shell, lettuce, tomato, cheese, corn, salsa, sour Peanut butter, pasta, cereal,
cream, peaches, juice . crackers, breakfast bars,
Friday: Pasta bar, caesar salad, garlic bread, pudding with topping, pancake mix, rice
Daily lunch options: Monday, Wednesday, Friday -- Tony’s pizza or PB&J Cake mixes, frosting, brown-
Uncrustable; Tuesday, Thursday -- bagel and yogurt lunch. Thursday ie mixes, pudding.
-- Tony’s pizza. All served with salad or vegetable, milk and fruit. Glass containers, out of
date items and dented cans
Chandler can not be accepted.
Monday: Baked nuggets, golden puffs, glazed carrots, dinner roll, pine-
apples, juice.
Tuesday: No School Holy Family Second grade student Molly Duvall considers some A to Z
coat drive
Wednesday: Sponge Bob Day: Mr. Krabs patty or Squidward dog, sea-
weed pasta salad, pineapple fish, Riptide fruit punch. Mysteries.
Thursday: Beef taco-soft shell, lettuce, tomato, cheese, corn, salsa,
sour cream, peaches, juice. Please drop off your gently
worn coats in the Holy Family
Friday: French toast sticks, bacon, syrup cup, peaches, juice.
Parish Center from Nov. 2-8.
Daily lunch options: Dragon sack (PB&J Uncrustable) available ev- The donated coats will be
ery day; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,-- whole grain pizza distributed to St. Edith Stein
and assorted sandwiches, Monday and Wednesday -- bagel and yogurt
lunch. Parish, Brockton; Pilgrim’s
Coalition for the Homeless and
Society for St. Vincent DeP-
All lunches served with choice of milk. aul. The drive is sponsored by Bed & Breakfast– A Delightful Experience
Connecting Catholic Families. 781-934-0991
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Duxbury police log ing and screaming on Pine Street. 9:08 p.m. Caller reports suspi- 6:56 p.m. Caller on Summer
Thursday Oct. 15
3:24 a.m. Caller reports annoy- Peace restored. cious motor vehicle at the animal Street requests an officer for un-
ing calls. Spoken to by officer. shelter. Gone on arrival. wanted party. One female arrested
8:59 p.m. Suspicious motor ve- and taken into custody. Charged
4:52 a.m. Disabled motor vehicle hicle reported at Lincoln Street
with two counts of domestic as-
on Lincoln Street. Towed. ball field. Wednesday Oct. 21 sault and battery, assault and bat-
3:38 p.m. Erratic operator trav- 10:07 p.m. Motor vehicle acci- 1:50 a.m. Suspicious motor ve- tery with a dangerous weapon,
4:22 p.m. Motor vehicle acci- eling west on Route 14. Referred hicle parked at Chandler School. and intimidating a witness. Pa-
dent on Winter Street. Capeway dent on Tremont Street. Hydrant
to Pembroke police. struck. Two vehicles towed, wa- 11:03 a.m. Party arrested on tient refused ambulance.
towing and Verizon notified.
5:56 p.m. Party on Union Street ter department called, street signs King Phillips Path for outstanding 11:30 p.m. Caller reports hitting
5:10 p.m. Caller reports two kids requests officer to keep the knocked down. DPW also noti- warrant. Transported to Plym- a deer on Route 3 southbound
smoking at corner. Area search peace. fied. outh Court. between exits 10 and 11. Area
negative. search negative.
6:49 p.m. Officer found street 12:53 p.m. Marshfield police re-
10:10 p.m. Suspicious motor sign on the side of the road on Tuesday Oct. 20 quest to give word to party to stay
vehicle parked near conserva- Lincoln Street. 9:36 a.m. Trash can fire at away from Rite-Aid. No answer.
tion land. Spoken to and moved Duxbury Middle School. Extin- Officer left note.
along. 8:11 p.m. 911 hang up. Caller guished before arrival. Fire De-
reports son was choking, but is partment investigating further.
now okay.
Friday Oct. 16
5:13 a.m. Caller reports tree 9:13 p.m. Caller on Hounds
State Fire Marshall also notified.
11:25 a.m. Caller on King Phil-
Fall is a great time to re-evaluate
down with wires that are sparking
on Franklin Street. NStar noti-
Ditch Lane reports five motor
vehicles parked on the road way
lips Path reports door not secure
at vacant residence. Officer
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Saturday Oct. 17 hicle on Church Street out of gas.
3:28 a.m. Suspicious motor ve- Transported party to gas station.
hicle parked at high school. 7:51 a.m. Caller reports DPW
10:08 a.m. 911 call for male par- working in Halls Corner before
ty in the water at Shipyard Lane. police detail arrived, causing haz-
Harbormaster notified. All okay. ard. Officer out to investigate.
Party on boat en route to Duxbury 1:30 p.m. Report of missing
Yacht Club. property on Washington Street.
12:01 p.m. Disabled motor ve- 2:43 p.m. Caller requests officer
hicle near Union Street. in regards to skateboarders using
2:57 p.m. Gun shots heard in empty pools on Myrtle Street.
area of East Street. 3:37 p.m. Two kids reported in
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was vintage Smith, as she flew
down the left wing and un-
loaded a shot that whipped by
Hanover goalkeeper Caitlin HOW SWEET IT IS: Members of the DHS field hockey team mob goaltender Sophie Fitzpatrick after
Davino-Draper, making a thud beating Hanover to win the Patriot League championship. Photo by Mike Halloran
as it hit the back of the net and
signaling an end to Duxbury’s patented rushes down the side shot went wide right and was breakout at the 17:17 mark,
frustration in dealing with the lines and turned along the end followed by a direct hit that only to have a stingy Duxbury
Indians. line, sending a pass out front to went wide left. Despite the op- defense rush back and break it
While the Lady Dragons Briana Connolly, who dished portunities for both teams, the up before they could get a shot
still had a chance of capturing to Nissi for the goal. Duxbury lead held up until the on net.
the title in case of a loss, clinch- The Duxbury goal didn’t 4:12 mark when Hanover’s Despite the scare, the Lady
ing it against their annual nem- seem to faze the visitors, as Kelsey Gilbert beat goalie So- Dragons continued to carry the
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Open 7 Days
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uxbury’s Bay Players opening, through a turbulent and Gift Certificates
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“Rumors” (2000), “Jake’s Women” ON HERE? character herself.
(2002), “The Odd Couple – Female Act I brings Karen and Sam Free Pickup & Delivery
version” (2005), and now this. Simon’s loosely in the late 1960s, the show’s Nash (Jean Cohen and Bern Budd)
plays lend themselves to community three acts portray the separate stories into the City from Mamaroneck to Mon/Thurs
theater. They are compact, focused, of “visitors” to Suite 719 at New celebrate (Karen hopes) their wedding
poignant, and funny. York’s Plaza Hotel, one group for each anniversary. It soon emerges that
“Plaza Suite” is no exception. Set act, the visitor from Mamaroneck, 16 Chestnut St. Duxbury
Hollywood, and Forest Hills. Taken continued on page 4

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Tuesday Nov. 3
Religious Send church listings to
Poster Art Exhibition. The Duxbury
Art Association is calling all artists,

or fax to 781-934-5917. printers, and graphic designers to
submit two-dimensional artwork in
the Deadline any media for an upcoming exhibition
entitled: Poster Art. Artwork may

C l i pp e r
Holy Eucharist with healing 10
First Baptist a.m., Adult Ed 11 a.m. and 7
A cal
e be registered from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Du x b u n d a r f o r Opening reception Nov. 12 from 6-8
p.m., Children’s choir rehearsal
6 p.m., Youth choir rehearsal at
u n i t y ry ev
me e t e n t s,
p.m. More information at duxburyart.
Dr. Kevin Cassidy
Pastor Jamie Cotelleso
7 p.m. Thursday: Adult Choir
rehearsal 7 p.m. Friday: AA C omm r c l a s s i ng s,
e s, c o Setting Limits on Screen Time.
C a le n d
Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m.; meeting at 7 p.m. First Satur- wo r k u rs e s, Parent connection workshop to be held
nursery and children’s programs day service, 5 p.m. on Nov. 7. sh in the Merry Room of the Duxbury
during worship time. Sunday p l ays o p s, Free Library from 7-8:30 p.m. Lynne
, danc
school classes, children through and v es Griffin coaches parents on how to
adult, immediately following First Parish Church o pp o r o l u n te e r establish limits in respectful ways,
morning worship; 5:30 p.m. junior t uni t influence kid’s screen time without
duxburyuu.org ie s ! using blocks, and provides hints and
and senior high youth groups with Rev. Catherine Cullen
Youth Pastor Brent Van Wyk; 6 pm techniques that work for the most
devotion and prayer time. Awana challenging teens and preteens. The
The office is open from 9 cost for these interactive workshops
Clubs for kids every Wednes- a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, Senior is $25 for both (see Oct. 29 above) or
day night from 6:30-8 p.m. for choir rehearsal at 9:15 a.m., Junior
c a le n d a r i te ms by one for $15. Register and pay for on
preschool through the 6th grade. choir rehearsal at 9:30 a.m., Wor- Se nd @
t o e ve n t s
line at theparentconnection.org.
ship Service and Church school id a y
at 10:30 a.m. and Buddhist Medi- no o n F r
Holy Family Church s s .c om .
tation at 7 p.m. Bells meet on
Tuesdays at 7 p.m., and Recorders
c l i pp e r p re ce available basis. a
Wednesday Nov. 4
ish ed on a sp even ts . Meets
Rev. Bryan Parrish at 8:30 p.m. Book group meets a le n da r it ems a re publ erci a l Dux bu ry-b ase d Duxbury Camera Club.
Rev. Seán Maher Thursdays at 9 a.m. Sewing group
is fo r n on-c
omm from 7-9:30 p.m. in the Merry Room
781-934-5055 Preference of the Duxbury Free Library. Featured
meets Thursdays at 10 a.m. Oct.
Weekend Mass: Saturday, 5 28, Alliance Pot Luck Halloween speaker is Dr. Kevin LaLonde. As a
p.m., Sunday, 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m. Party at 6 p.m. Oct. 30 Wom- part of his presentation Dr.LaLonde
(family mass), 10 a.m. and 11:30 en’s Samhain Ritual at 7:30 p.m. will also critique samples of attendees
a.m. Babysitting available at 8:30 treating parade at 4:30 p.m. on the work. The optional pre-meeting
and 10 a.m. Daily mass is Mon-
day through Saturday, 8:15 a.m. St. Paul’s Church of Thursday October 29 porch of the Duxbury Bay Maritime assignment is to photograph people
you meet on the street, and to bring
School, 457 Washington Street.
The rosary is prayed after daily Potluck Dinner at the Senior Center. in no more than two 8x10 portrait
mass. Adoration of the Blessed the Nazarene Duxbury Council on Aging will host prints. For more information e-mail
a pot luck dinner at 5:30 p.m. in Cafe katherineadixon@me.com.
Sacrament, Fridays from 8:30
a.m.- 5 p.m. Daytime bible study,
Rev. David Troxler
781-585-3419 Ellison. Call 781-934-5774 x100 to Sunday November 1
sign up to bring an appetizer, entree Sustainable Duxbury. Meets at 7:30
Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Evening Sunday worship, 11 a.m. Crucial Waters - Reporting on p.m. in the Senior Center. For more
Nursery is provided for all ser- or dessert. the World’s Oceans. Sustainable
prayer group Wednesdays at 7:30 information, call Judi Vose at 781-
p.m. Men’s prayer group Fridays vices. Sunday school meets Sun- Less Backtalk, More Respect. Duxbury is hosting a slide show and 934-3283 or Jim Savicki at 781-585-
at 6:45 a.m. The “Living Through day morning from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Parent connection workshop to lecture, Crucial Waters - Reporting on 8041.
Loss” support group meets Thurs- Thursday, Sacred Youth Ministry at be held in the Merry Room of the the World’s Oceans by Brian Skerry,
days at 7:30 p.m. through Nov. 5. the teen center at 6:30 p.m. Men’s Duxbury Free Library from 9:30-11 National Geographic underwater Learn to Skate. Pilgrim Skating Club
Bible Study is held Wednesdays a.m. Learn what it takes to stop the photographer and photojournalist, at Hobomock Arenas, Pembroke,
at 7 p.m. Women’s Bible Study, disrespectful backtalk, arguing and from 4-6:30 p.m. at the First Parish offers learn to skate sessions from
Pilgrim Church Fridays at 9:30 a.m. Divorce- negotiating. Appropriate for parents Church, 842 Tremont St. Tickets are 5:30-6:30 p.m. for eight weeks for
with children of all ages. The cost for $10, or $5 for students. Contact Judi $135. For more information go to
pilgrim@pilgrimchurchofduxbury.org Care and DivorceCare for Kids,
these interactive workshops is $25 Vose at 781-934-3283 or stop by pilgrimskatingclub.com or call 781-
Rev. Todd Vetter, Senior Pastor Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Westwinds Bookshop for tickets and
Rev. Eloise Parks, Assoc. Pastor for both (see Nov. 3 below) or one for 294-7575.
$15. Register and pay for on line at information.
First Church of Poster Art Exhibition. The Duxbury
Sunday Worship Service at theparentconnection.org. “The Case for Faith.” The Reel Art Association is calling all artists,
10 a.m. Church office hours,
Monday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesday-
Christ, Scientist DHS Fall String Festival. To be Faith film based on the book by Lee
Strobel is showing at the Ford Center
printers, and graphic designers to
held at the Performing Art Center at submit two-dimensional artwork in
Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Pilgrim 781-934-6434
7 p.m. of Miramar Retreat Center, at 10 a.m. any media for an upcoming exhibition
childcare and preschool, Monday- Sunday worship service and Discussion and coffee will follow. entitled: Poster Art. Artwork may
Friday, 7 a.m-6 p.m. Senior choir Sunday School for K-12, 10:30 For more information call 800-291- be registered from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
a.m. Mid-week testimony meeting
rehearsal, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
Bookworms, Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Chris- Friday October 30 8022, x2275. Opening reception Nov. 12 from 6-8
p.m. More information at duxburyart.
Ladies’ Bible study, Tuesday at tian Science Reading Room open Learn to Skate registration. The Concert at the Art Complex org.
to all, 15 Standish St. Halls Cor- Pilgrim Skating Club at Hobomock Museum. The Walden Chamber
7 p.m and Wednesday at 9 a.m. Players will be appearing at The Art
Junior choir rehearsal, Wednes- ner, Tuesday through Saturday 10 Arena, Pembroke will be taking
Complex Museum on Sunday, Nov.1,
day at 5 p.m. Pilgrim Ringers a.m.­1 p.m. registrations between 3:30 and 5:30
at 4 p.m. Their program includes Thursday Nov. 5
rehearsal, Wednesday at 7 p.m. Christian Science Senti- p.m. for the next session of lessons
nel Radio on WATD 95.9 FM starting Wednesday, Nov. 4, 5:30- works by Ravel, Saint Saens and Tech Talk Series. The Tech Talk
6:20 p.m. for eight weeks for $135, or Debussy. The program is free. series at the Duxbury Free Library
Sunday mornings at 7 a.m.
United Methodist Saturday Nov. 7 from 8:30-9:30 a.m Breakfast at the Cornerstone continues from 7-8 p.m. with
Overdrive Overview. Learn how
for six weeks for $105 (no class Nov. Lodge. All you can eat buffet plus
Church Journey 14). For more information, call 781- cooked to order pancakes and french to download audio books from the
294-7575, or visit pilgrimskatingclub. toast from 8-11:30 a.m. Cost is $7 library catalog to listen to them on
Rev. Barbara Kszystyniak Community of Faith com. adults, $6 seniors, and $5 children 12 your computer, save them to a disc or
781-585-9863 www.journeyduxbury.com and under. put them on an iPod or MP3 player.
Sunday worship service and Rev. David Woods
Sunday school, 10 a.m., followed 781-585-8295 Saturday October 31 Duxbury High School All Band
night. Concert at 7 p.m. in the
by fellowship, adult choir re- Sunday, 10 a.m., Ford Cen-
Spiritual Film Festival. From 10 Monday Nov. 2 Performing Arts Center. There will be
hearsal, 8:45 a.m. with coffee hour ter at Miramar. “The Case for a.m. to 3 p.m., Miramar Retreat Center a special tribute and a commissioned
following. Third Friday of each Faith,” movie showing at 10 Holy Family Coat Drive. Sponsored piece to be played in memory of Paul
will present a Spiritual Film Festival by Connecting Catholic Families,
month we serve dinner at Main- a.m., Sunday, Nov. 1. Discus- which will relate the creative process Fortini.
sion and coffee will follow. Please drop off your gently worn
spring Shelter, Brockton. Last and religious imagination. The cost coats in the Holy Family Church Seasonal Flu Clinic. The Board of
Wednesday of the month is ladies’ for the day is $35 which includes Parish Center from Nov. 2-8. The
luncheon at 12 p.m. Church of- Health will conduct a seasonal flu
Living Waters lunch and popcorn. To register, call donated coats will be distributed to clinic at the Duxbury Senior Center
fice hours are Monday through Miramar at 781-585-2460. St. Edith Stein Parish, Brockton, for residents on at 5 p.m.
Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Community of Hope Learn to Skate registration. The Pilgrim’s Coalition for the Homeless
16 Washington St. Pilgrim Skating Club at Hobomock and Society for St. Vincent DePaul.
St. John the LivingWatersCH.org Arena, Pembroke will be taking Poster Art Exhibition. The Duxbury Friday Nov. 6
Kendra Vaughan Hovey, Pastor registrations from 10:30-12:30 a.m. Art Association is calling all artists,
Evangelist Episcopal 508-922-1666 for the next session of lessons starting printers, and graphic designers to
Hypnotist Gone Wild Show. Coming
to Duxbury High School, Saturday,
www.stjohnsduxbury.org PastorKendra@yahoo.com Wednesday, Nov. 4, 5:30-6:20 p.m. submit two-dimensional artwork in Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. Sponsored by
781-934-6523 Services are held Friday eve- for eight weeks for $135, or Saturdays any media for an upcoming exhibition
nings at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at 7:30 Adults Caring for Theater to support
Sunday services: 8 a.m. Holy starting Nov. 7 from 8:30-9:30 a.m entitled: Poster Art. Artwork may be support the DHS Drama Troupe, the
Eucharist (said) and 10 a.m. Holy p.m. at 16 Washington St., Pastor for six weeks for $105 (no class Nov. registered Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., hypnotist, Dan Candell’s show is
Eucharist (with choir and hymns.) Kendra Vaughan Hovey, will share 14). For more information, call 781- Nov. 3, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., or Nov. 4, 10 all in good fun. Advance tickets on
Sunday school K-12 during 10 her testimony about how and why 294-7575, or visit pilgrimskatingclub. a.m.-4 p.m. Opening reception Nov. sale at Westwinds Book Store for
a.m. service. Childcare provided she has converted to Christian- com. 12 from 6-8 p.m. More information $8. Tickets at the door the day of the
at 10 a.m. service. Wednesday: ity. Adults and mature teens only, at duxburyart.org. event will be available for $10.
DBMS Halloween Parade. Calling
Mens Bible Study 6:30 a.m., please.
all witches goblins and ghosts; DBMS Plaza Suite by Neil Simon. Phil
Coffee and conversation 9 a.m., will be your hosts for a pre-trick or Markella of Duxbury headlines in
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 3

Question of the Week by Mary Beth Goldman

What is your Halloween costume?

“A lunch lady!” “Me! I’m going to be famous “Dustin Pedroia, he’s my favoite “A cheerleader.” “I’m probably not getting
Catherine Harrison and people will want to dress baseball player.” Kirsten Stenstrom dressed up but I might go to Six
12 years like me.” Scott Igo 17 years Flags.”
Village Way Francesca Galazzi 4 years Franklin St. Peter Tenaglia
8 years Hollytree Ln. 17 years
Visiting from Orleans Bay Rd.

this Bay Players production taking Peru trip for artists. Join the DAA Elder Services and the Kingston session. The sessions are: ages 4, 5,
place this year at Marshfield’s Zone Sunday Nov. 8 at the Duxbury Free Library on Coalition for the Homeless. Register or in kindergarten, Tuesdays, 10:15-
Theater at 822 Webster Street, Bay Farm 5K Run. Bay Farm Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 6:30 p.m. to learn at soulsisterfoundation.org or through 11 a.m. through Nov. 17 or ages 3 ½
Marshfield. The performance is at Montessori Academy announces more about a wonderful trip to Peru www.active.com. to 4 years, Thursday, 10:15-11 a.m.
8 p.m. For more information and its Fifth Annual 5K Run by the Bay for artists and art enthusiasts. Free through Nov. 19.
reservations, call 781-760-4895, or and Kids Run for Fun on Sunday, presentation.
visit bayplayers.org. Nov. 8 on campus at 145 Loring Poster Art Exhibition. Opening
Ongoing Transportation to medical
appointments. The Duxbury Senior
Senior Citizens Club. Meets at St. Registration at 8:30 a.m., the reception Nov. 12 from 6-8 p.m. Dean Morrissey at the Bumpus Center offers transportation to local
9:30 a.m., in the Senior Center children’s races at 9:30 a.m. and the More information at duxburyart.org. Gallery. The children’s book medical appointment (including
on Mayflower Street. For more 5K Run at 10:15 a.m. Dedicated to illustrations of Scituate artist Dean Plymouth, Kingston, Marshfield,
information, call Lee at 781-585- the memory of Royce Whitaker, a Countdown to Copenhagen: Water Morrissey will be featured at the Jordan Hospital and South Shore
9242. 7-year-old Bay Farm student who lost Justice, global and local. Listen and Helen Bumpus Gallery, on the main Hospital) to seniors and handicapped
his life this past summer. Register talk with speakers and local residents level of the Duxbury Free Library, individuals on Tuesday and Thursday
online at bfarm.org/giving/5KRun. at the Social Justice Speaker series during November and December. from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and Friday
Saturday Nov. 7 cfm or contact Kyra Mercer at
781.934.7101 or kyram@bfarm.org
of the Duxbury First Parish Church,
870 Tremont St. on Friday, Nov. 13. Caregivers’ Support Group. Will
mornings from 8 -11. Rides must
be scheduled 72 hours in advance by
Artist’s reception. Dean Morrissey for more information. Dessert and coffee served at 7 p.m., now meet on the third Thursday calling Becky Ford at 781-934-5774
will discuss his work at at a reception followed by speakers and discussion from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Duxbury x117.
to be held at the Bumpus Gallery Painting demonstration. Frank starting at 7:30 p.m. Free of charge. Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St.
on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 2-4 p.m. Costantino will demonstrate the The next meeting will be Nov. 19. Calling all collectors. Would you
Complimentary refreshments will be many ways he uses to achieve Painting demonstration. Paul This group is open to all South Shore like to show off your collectibles
served and all are invited to attend. spontaneity in his work to coincide George will demonstrate his art residents caring for family or friend to the community? The Duxbury
the New England Watercolor Society techniques to coincide with the New (non-disease specific.) Facilitated Free Library provides a display case
Learn to Skate. Pilgrim Skating Regional Show at the Art Complex England Watercolor Society Regional by Norwell VNA and Hospice. Call for this purpose. Call the library at
Club at Hobomock Arena Pembroke, Museum at 1:30 p.m. Admission is Show at the Art Complex Museum Renee McInnes, RN, or Joan Wright, 781-934-2721 x108, or stop by the
offers learn to skate sessions from free and pre-registration is at 781- on Nov. 13 at 1:30 p.m. Admission 781-659-2342 for more information. circulation desk and reserve the case
8:30-9:30 a.m. starting Nov. 7 934-6634, ext. 10. is free and pre-registration is at 781- now.
(excluding 11/14) for six weeks for 934-6634, ext. 10. Library Netbook Program. For
$105 plus a $12 annual registration Fall Foliage Fiesta Walk. Hosted by users without laptops, the Duxbury The Council on Aging fitness
fee to US Figure Skating. For more the Open Space Committee at 1 p.m. Chanukah Bazaar. Congregation Free Library Reference Department classes. Zumba latin dance aerobics
information go to pilgrimskatingclub. at the Bennett Conservation Area on Shirat Hayam will be holding its is happy to loan an Acer Netbook at 12:15 on Wednesdays and 12:45
com or call 781-294-7575. Union Bridge Road. Refreshments annual Chanukah Bazaar on Sunday, for in-library use. Patrons must be p.m. on Fridays ($5/free for Seniors);
and maps available; sun or light rain. Nov. 15, at the Temple located at 185 16 years of age or older. Come to the Strength training on Thursdays at
Quest at Berrybrook School. Turn Bring friends and enjoy the Bennett Plain St. (Route 139), Marshfield from Reference Desk on the upper level 9:30 a.m.; Tai Chi on Tuesday at 9
your family walk into a treasure hunt trails as they wind through woods 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, to check out the Netbook. A valid a.m.; Stay fit multi-level class on
while you explore the Berrybrook and along a stream. e-mail info@shirathayam.net or call OCLN library card is required. A two Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m.;
grounds from 9-11 a.m. (rain date 781-582-2700. hour per day maximum time limit Yoga on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. and
Sunday, Nov. 8). Starting in the will be enforced. Wednesday at 9 a.m. Call 781-934-
Berrybrook parking lot, 267 Winter Upcoming Soul Sister Turkey Trot. The Soul
Sister Foundation is hosting the 5774, x103 for questions.
St. Refreshments afterwards in the Fall Storytime Registration.
Berrybrook playground. A donation DHS Class of 1989 20th Reunion. second annual 5K Turkey Trot on Registration for the fall stay alone Poetry Circle. Meets on the second
of $10 per family to benefit the Helen Friday, Nov. 27, from 7-10 p.m. at Nov. 21 at 9 a.m. beginning at the storytimes is open and must be done Thursday of every month, 7-8:30
Wheeler Scholarship Fund. No pre- the Venus II Restaurant, Brant Rock, Hilltop Athletic Club, Pottle Street, in person at the Duxbury Free Library. p.m., at the Duxbury Free Library.
registration required. Marshfield. To RSVP, please e-mail Kingston. All proceeds go to the Adults must remain in the library For more information, call 781-934-
jonathanhanlon@hotmail, or find the Dana Farber Cancer Institute for while the program is in progress. 2721.
event on Facebook. ovarian cancer research, the Kingston A child may be registered for one
Friday Night Entertainment. From 9
p.m.-12:30 a.m., at the Winsor House
on Washington Street, featuring Sean

Spiritual Film Festival at Miramar McLaughlin, Irish folk guitarist and


Rep. Calter Office Hours. Meets on
the third Friday of each month, 9-10
n Saturday, Oct. 31, from 10 a.m. a.m., at the Senior Center. For more
to 3 p.m., Miramar Retreat Center information, call State Representative
will present a Spiritual Film Festi- Thomas Calter’s office at 617-722-
val which will relate the creative process and 2305.
religious imagination. Meaningful short inde- Knitwits. Every Tuesday at 3 p.m
pendent films from across the world that en- in the Duxbury Free Library Young
courage us to be explorers in our own spiritual Adult Lounge. Teen crafting group
journeys will be examined. The cost for the meets to knit, create decorative
day is $35 and includes lunch and popcorn. To posters for YA lounge and talk.
register, call Miramar at 781-585-2460. Also, through November, a group of
younger teens dedicated to making
the Cardboard Tube Wars a success
by creating armor, souvenirs, carnival
games, etc.
4 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Halloween fun at the 4th grade girls ‘Plaza Suite’ a hit

travel league Continued from page one

library with Big Joe Any fourth grade girls

Karen (and maybe Sam) have lost touch with the dates and
experience of their Honeymoon, spent in Suite 719 – or was it
Suite 819? More importantly, it develops that Karen and Sam
Popular children’s story- Halloween fun. Advance reg- interested in playing in a have lost touch with each other. Their marriage is failing, and
teller, Big Joe, will offer Hal- istration is required and can travel league against other we ultimately learn that, all kidding aside, Sam is having an
loween stories for children in be done online at duxbury- towns this winter should at- affair with his secretary, Jean McCormack, beautifully played
grades 3 and up on Tuesday, freelibrary.org , by phone 781- tend a meeting and brief try- by Sarah Wall. I don’t think I’ve spoiled any suspense. Jean
Oct. 27, from 2:15-3 p.m. in 934-2721 x115, or in person at out at the Duxbury Middle and Bern play the couple’s unfolding recognitions with such
the Resource Room of the the children’s reference desk. School on Sunday, Nov. 1 poignancy that neither the sad news nor Karen’s desperation
Duxbury Free Library. If you Children in grade 3 must be at 3:45 p.m. Any questions is a surprise. The chuckles at ironic New York jokes grow
missed his last visit, here’s accompanied by an adult who contact Jeff Warren at susan- quieter. The tone of the audience takes on a flinty resonance
another opportunity to be part needs to remain in the building joywarren@yahoo.com that suggests that some in the crowd have “been there and
of the silly and a little scary during the program. done that,” and it wasn’t all that funny. Comedy or not, Neil
Simon isn’t afraid to sock us in the teeth.
Act II lightens it up with the Visitor from Hollywood.
Producer Jesse Kiplinger (Michael Bradley) has blown into

Dragons Fall Sports Schedule town to sign a director for his latest picture, and rings up his
high school girlfriend, Muriel Tate (Cathy Larson). Kiplinger
has slipped out of his third marriage, and has a plan for some
afternoon delight with his old girlfriend – whom he barely
Revised schedule as of October 26 recognizes. Muriel, meanwhile, has followed her old flame’s
career with all the energy and detail of a stalker. As the vodka
stingers and the jokes kick in, it’s clearly a case of the spider
FOOTBALL Girls’ Cross Country and the fly – but just who is the spider? Michael and Cathy
Sept. 11 BR over Dux 28-7 0-1 Sept. 15 Dux over Hingham 23-38 1-0 both make their Bay Players debuts with this show, and the
Sept. 17 Plymouth N. over Dux 14-0 0-2 Sept. 15 Scituate over Dux 25-30 1-1 results are hilarious.
Sept. 25 Dux over Quincy 33-7 1-2 Sept. 19 McIntyre Invitational FP TBA In Act III, The Visitor from Forest Hills, Suite 719 is
Oct. 2 Dux over Hanover 17-0 2-2 Sept. 22 Dux over Hanover 23-36 2-1 the site of a new wedding. That’s right. No matter the odds,
Oct. 9 Dux over Pembroke 28-0 3-2 Sept. 22 Rockland over Dux 28-28 2-2 no matter the heartbreaks, people still insist on falling in
Oct. 16 Dux over N. Quincy 21-6 4-2 Sept. 29 Dux over Silver Lake 22-36 3-2 love and getting hitched. Norma and Roy Hubley (Judy
Oct. 24 Dux over Silver Lake 35-7 5-2 Sept. 29 W-H over Dux 15-46 3-3 McGoodwin and Phil Markella) are the parents of the bride,
Oct. 30 Whitman-Hanson Home 7:00 Oct. 6 Dux over Middleboro 25-31 4-3 Mimsey (Sarah Wall). The bride, however, has other ideas.
Nov. 7 Hingham Away 2:30 Oct. 6 Dux over Quincy 26-30 5-3 She has locked herself in the bathroom at crunch time, and
Nov. 13 Scituate Home 7:00 Oct. 13 Pembroke over Dux 26-29 5-4 the slapstick riot that results is a comic exposé of real love,
Nov. 26 Marshfield Home 10:00 Oct. 20 Dux over Randolph 15-50 6-4 real marriage, and real parenting that gets the audience
Oct. 27 All League Meet S. Lake 3:00 rolling in the aisles. Been there, done that, and this time it’s a
Boys’ Soccer scream. More debuts: Sarah Wall and Duxbury Attorney Phil
Sept. 10 Dux over Marshfield 1-0 1-0 Field Hockey Markella. Both are hilarious, along with Bay Payers veteran
Sept. 15 Dux over Silver Lake 1-0 2-0 Sept. 11 Dux over Marshfield 3-0 1-0 Judy McGoodwin, the beautiful Mother of the Bride.
Sept. 17 Dux over Scituate 1-0 3-0 Sept. 14 Dux over Silver Lake 4-1 2-0 Jimmy Doucette and Angel Garcia round out the cast as
Sept. 22 Dux ties W-H 1-1 3-0-1 Sept. 16 Dux over Notre Dame 4-0 3-0 bellhops, waiters, and a snappy young bridegroom. Theresa
Sept. 24 Dux over N. Quincy 4-0 4-0-1 Sept. 21 Dux over Pembroke 3-0 4-0 Chiasson (Director, and current Bay Players President) along
Sept. 29 Dux over Hingham 2-0 5-0-1 Sept. 23 Dux over Hingham 2-0 5-0 with Larry Loveridge and Peter Kates (Scenery) make the
Oct. 5 Dux over Rockland 4-0 6-0-1 Sept. 26 B. Fenwick over Dux 3-2 5-1 “surround sound” set come alive, give the audience a close-
Oct. 7 Dux ties Hanover 1-1 6-0-2 Sept. 29 Dux over Middleboro 6-0 6-1 up look at the action, and even breathe life into the show’s
Oct. 9 Dux over Middleboro 2-0 7-0-2 Oct. 1 Dux ties Hanover 0-0 6-1-1 hidden character, the glorious Plaza Hotel. Tickets are $15,
Oct. 13 Dux over Quincy 7-1 8-0-2 Oct. 7 Dux over Silver Lake 4-1 7-1-1 and seats are limited, so call ahead to 781-760-4895 or check
Oct. 15 Dux over Pembroke 5-0 9-0-2 Oct. 12 Dux over Scituate 4-0 8-1-1 the web-site at bayplayers.org. “Plaza Suite” runs for two
Oct. 19 Dux over Silver Lake 2-0 10-0-2 Oct. 14 Dux over Pembroke 7-0 9-1-1 more shows, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6 and 7, at 8 p.m. at
Oct. 21 Dux ties Scituate 2-2 10-0-3 Oct. 16 Dux over Hingham 1-0 10-1-1 the Zone Theater, 822 Webster Street, Marshfield, between
Oct. 24 Dux ties W-H 1-1 10-0-4 Oct. 19 Dux over Middleboro 9-0 11-1-1 the Dairy Queen and the historic Winslow House.
Oct. 29 Hingham Away 4:00 Oct. 21 Dux over Hanover 4-1 12-1-1
Nov. 2 Plymouth North Home 6:00 Oct. 23 Dux over Scituate 5-0 13-1-1
Nov. 4 Marshfield

Girls’ Soccer
Home 4:00 Oct. 26 Hopkinton
Oct. 28 Notre Dame
Oct. 30 Marshfield
Girls win FH title
Sept. 15 Silver Lake over Dux 2-0 0-1
continued from page one can’t have those lapses where
Sept. 17 Dux over Scituate 4-1 1-1 Boys’ Golf we get out of what we do best
Sept. 22 Dux over W-H 4-1 2-1 Sept. 9 Xaverian over Dux 240-248 0-1 and not play our game.”
It was now in the hands On Friday afternoon
Sept. 24 Dux over N. Quincy 5-1 3-1 Sept. 10 Dux over Silver Lake 246-252 1-1
of Smith, who completed the Duxbury registered its 11th
Sept. 26 Dux over B. Fenwick 6-1 4-1 Sept. 14 Dux over Sandwich 229-255 2-1
win in front of a large and vo- shutout of the year in a 5-0
Sept. 29 Dux over Hingham 6-0 5-1 Sept. 15 Dux over Scituate 231-261 3-1
cal crowd, sending her team win over Scituate, raising the
Oct. 5 Rockland over Dux 3-2 5-2 Sept. 16 Dux over W-H 217-241 4-1
to its sixth straight win. team’s record to 13-1-1, as
Oct. 7 Dux over Hanover 5-0 6-2 Sept. 17 Dux over N. Quincy 236-240 5-1
“In the second half we were they get ready for a busy week
Oct. 9 Dux over Middleboro 8-0 7-2 Sept. 22 Dux over Hingham 233-264 6-1
able to move around them and that included a game with top-
Oct. 13 Dux over Quincy 7-1 8-2 Sept. 24 Dux over Rockland 240-261 7-1
get our passing game in gear,” ranked Hopkinton on Monday
Oct. 15 Dux over Pembroke 2-1 9-2 Sept. 29 Dux over Hanover 241-254 8-1
said Manley. “The trick from and match-ups against Notre
Oct. 19 Dux ties Silver Lake 1-1 9-2-1 Sept. 30 Dux over Middleboro 42-30 9-1
here on in is to remember we Dame and Marshfield before
Oct. 21 Dux over Scituate 3-0 10-2-1 Oct. 1 Dux over Quincy 45-27 10-1
Oct. 24 W-H over 5-1 10-3-1 Oct. 6 Pembroke over Dux 235-246 10-2
Oct. 27 North Quincy
Oct. 29 Hingham
Home 4:00
Home 4:00
Oct. 7
Oct. 8
Dux over Silver Lake 249-262 11-2
Dux over Scituate 234-255 12-2 Girls soccer community
Oct. 31 Pembroke
Nov. 3 Cohasset
Home 1:00
Home 6:00
Oct. 13 Dux over W-H 233-269 13-2
Oct. 14 Dux over N. Quincy 245-269 14-2
Oct. 15 Dux over Hingham 234-233 15-2
service project needs help
Boys’ Cross Country Oct. 19 Sandwich over Dux 243-244 15-3 The Duxbury Girls Soccer at the Chandler field at Dux-
Sept. 15 Dux over Hingham 24-32 1-0 Oct. 20 B.C. High over Dux 230-232 15-4 Program, as part of their an- bury High School. Nov. 3 is
Sept. 15 Dux over Scituate 20-42 2-0 Oct. 21 Dux over Barnstable 248-265 16-4 nual community service proj- also the last game of the regu-
Sept. 19 McIntyre Invitational 11th 2-0 ect, will be collecting items lar season and senior night.
Sept. 22 Dux over Hanover 17-46 3-0 to send as care packages to Please support the team in
Sept. 22 Dux over Rockland 15-50 4-0 Duxbury residents currently their community service proj-
Sept. 29 Dux over Silver Lake 27-28 5-0 serving this country in Iraq ect and in doing so you are
and Afghanistan. These care showing support for the men
DHS Athletic Dept.
Sept. 29 W-H over Dux 25-32 5-1
Oct. 6 Dux over Middleboro 19-39 6-1 packages will be sent directly and women of Duxbury serv-
Oct. 6 Dux over N. Quincy 17-44 7-1 to the soldiers. The collection ing their country.
Oct. 13 Pembroke over Dux 20-37 7-2 night will be Nov. 3 at 6 p.m.
Oct. 20
Oct. 27
Dux over Randolph 22-39
All League Meet S. Lake
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 5

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

Dragons fast start sinks Lakers

By Mike Halloran, Sports Editor, Ben Startzell’s PAT.
sports@duxburyclipper.com A 19-yard pass to Murphy
Every game is meaningful and a 25-yard run by the se-
from here on in for the Drag- nior captain on a direct snap
ons, and they wasted little time had the ball down to the Silver
getting this one under control Lake 12-yard line where ju-
on Friday night in Kingston. nior QB Kane Haffey rolled to
his right and found tight end
Football CJ Cote for the TD pass.
Duxbury 35 The Duxbury defense was
Silver Lake 7
fired up for this one, as the
Laker offense went nowhere
Before a Homecoming in its first three downs after
crowd at Silver Lake, Dux- a sack of QB Mitch Graziano
bury took just over six min- by Dan Buonagurio and Wes
utes to build a 21-0 lead while Dow forced a punt at the 15-
cruising to a 35-7 win over the yard line.
Lakers in Patriot League ac- Murphy broke through the
tion. Silver Lake line and blocked
While injuries hampered the punt, scooping up the loose
the Dragons in the first half ball at the five and walking
of the season, a healthy trio untouched into the end zone.
of seniors that include Bobby Startzell’s PAT was good and
Murphy, Matt Savard, and Pat the visitors were ahead 14-0
McWilliams has come back with 5:12 left in the quarter.
just in time to give the team “We knew going in we
a huge boost as they go for a would have a huge advantage RACKING UP SIX: QB Kane Haffey takes it in for a touchdown to give the Dragons’ a 21-0 lead during
berth in postseason play. on special teams,” said Coach first-quarter action in Friday night’s 35-7 win over Silver Lake. Photos by Mike Halloran
All three were responsible Dave Maimaron. “We spent a
for big plays in the win, and lot more time on special teams 21-0 before a stunned crowd. tial wall of tacklers, evading and did a good job keeping the
are key contributors in the then at any time this year and The Duxbury defense a second wave of Lakers and Lakers off the board the rest
Dragons’ arsenal of weapons, it really paid off.” continued to stymie the Lak- running down the right side- of the way, especially when
as they head toward their big The Lakers were in a hole ers, getting the ball back after line for a 72-yard TD return. a sack by senior Matt Schnei-
confrontation with Whitman- already, but they dug it even three downs and threatening Startzell split the uprights and derhan cost Silver Lake six
Hanson on Friday night at 7 deeper on their first offensive again. However, their next the Dragons had a comfort- yards in its final drive.
p.m. in Duxbury. play following the TD when drive would stall, as neither able 28-0 lead. “We worked hard this
Part of Duxbury’s game Dow smacked Graziani and team could generate much of The hosts would engineer week and our defensive
plan was to take advantage caused him to fumble at the an attack the rest of the first a nine-play, 70-yard drive over coaches put together a great
on special teams, and they 32-yard line. half. four minutes to cut into Dux- defensive game plan,” said
did it right away, as sopho- A beautiful first-down pass The second half started bury lead at 28-7. However, Maimaron. “I thought Aaron
more Henry Buonagurio took from Haffey to junior Matt much like the first, as the Maimaron’s squad would eat Kramer played out of his mind
the opening kickoff out to the Hallisey down the left sideline Dragon defense forced a punt up the clock in classic Patriot tonight and he took care of
45-yard line. Despite a minor was good for 30 yards and had after three downs. Matt Savard style on its next drive, taking their big guy pretty easily. We
penalty, the Dragons went 55 the ball at the two. Haffey then went back deep to field the ball eight more minutes off the spent plenty of nights working
yards in just over three min- snuck it in over the center and on the 28-yard line. He cut to clock while going 74 yards on how to stop them and when
utes to take a 7-0 lead after Startzell’s extra point made it his right and through the ini- in 13 plays and overcoming a you have a couple of sopho-
pair of penalties. more safeties back their call-
The defense continued its ing the plays and it works, you
strong play with a 35-7 lead, have to be impressed.”

HEADING FOR THE OPEN FIELD: Senior Bobby Murphy takes off around end during his nine-carry/
55-yard performance over the Lakers.
6 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Streak continues for boys’ soccer

By Mike Halloran, Sports Editor, been a different story,” said
sports@duxburyclipper.com Duxbury Coach John Tocci.
The boys’ varsity soccer “We kind of settled for their
team kept its unbeaten streak style of play, and we’re not a
alive on Sunday night when it long ball kind of team.”
came from behind to tie Whit- Wiltshire began the second
man-Hanson, 1-1, running half with two more saves, trig-
their record to 10-0-4. gering a transition offense that
It was the second straight would break the tie just over
tie for the Dragons, setting up five minutes into the second
a championship confrontation half when Jay Vancura beat
with Hingham on Thursday af- Max Cote for a 1-0 lead.
ternoon at 4 p.m. on the road. The Panthers would earn
a corner-kick midway through
the half, but it was one of
boys Soccer
Duxbury 2
the last serious chances they
Silver Lake 0 would have as they settled into
a defensives style of play for
boys Soccer the rest of the game.
Duxbury 2 Seeing that momentum
Scituate 2 needed to shift, Coach John
Tocci called a timeout with
boys Soccer 10:25 remaining to strategize
Duxbury 1 with his troops.
Whitman Hanson 1 They took little time to
heed his words, as David Hem- HAS HIS HANDS FULL: Tommy Drummy tries every trick in the book to prevent his opponent from
ingway dribbled down into the getting the ball during Sunday night’s 1-1 tie with Whitman-Hanson. Photo by Maynard Sangster
The Dragons came out fir- corner before sending a pass
ing and tested W-H goalkeeper to Morgan Dwinnell out front. hauled down, only to have the weather Silver Lake’s adrena- out-jumped everyone and
Aaron Wiltshire early, but he Dwinnell spotted Dan Sang- officials ignore it with four lin rush for the first 18 minutes headed the ball home for the
managed to turn aside a pair ster, who promptly deposited minutes left in the game. of the half. 2-0 final.
of Dragons scoring bids with the pass past Wiltshire to tie The Dragons earned a cor- The Dragons finally got the In between, the Dragons
diving saves that kept his team the game at 1-1. ner a minute later and forced break they needed when Sang- tied Scituate, 2-2, as they let
in the game. “I think they kind of set- Wiltshire to make a big save ster dribbled down the right a 2-1 halftime lead slip away.
While Duxbury did have tled back defensively and we with 2:22 to go to preserve the side and beat his man, moving Larsen and Sangster netted
it chances, they were few and started to get possession back. tie. in on the Laker goalkeeper and Duxbury’s goals.
far between for both teams, as We found the seams and the Earlier in the week, the scoring on a low, hard shot It’s a challenging end to the
neither one could build much midfield started to open up for team opened with a hard- Duxbury would get an in- regular season for the Drag-
momentum as the game re- us,” said Tocci. earned 2-0 shutout of Silver surance tally just four minutes ons, as they take on Plymouth
mained scoreless at halftime. Now pressing the action in Lake. It was the Dragons’ later when Sangster had a di- North and Marshfield next
“We had seven or eight the Panther’s end of the field, ninth shutout of the season. rect from 30 yards out and to week after wrapping up their
good chances in that first half, Duxbury had a great chance The Lakers came out hard, the left of the Laker goal. His Patriot League schedule with
and if we had put one or two of to go ahead when Eric Larsen but couldn’t dent Cote, who high, arcing ball sailed to the Hingham tomorrow.
them away early it would have broke into the box and was allowed his teammates to back post where Hemingway

Panthers issue soccer payback with 5-1 win

By Mike Halloran, Sports Editor, Duplicating Burke’s effort Coleman.
sports@duxburyclipper.com in the first game, Mewis lit up It was all W-H in the sec-
They stunned the soccer the Duxbury goal with four tal- ond half, as Brook was tested
crowd earlier in the season lies of her own, beating goalie early and often with Mewis
when they knocked off Whit- Emily Brook with some shots hitting the crossbar and her re-
man-Hanson, 4-1, with senior that David Beckham would be bound being sent over it at the
captain Caitlin Burke notching proud of. 36:20 mark.
all four goals. “She is a super player,” Four minutes later Mewis
said Duxbury Coach Emerson was torturing the Lady Drag-
Girls Soccer Coleman. “Now you can see ons again, as she flew down
Duxbury 1 why she is a member of the the left side, turned the de-
Silver Lake 1 national team.” fense, and blasted a shot past
It took the talented forward Brook for a 3-1 lead.
Girls Soccer just 37 seconds to blast away The Panther attack didn’t
Duxbury 3 at the Duxbury net, and fortu- let up, as they beat Duxbury to
Scituate 0
nately for the Lady Dragons it most of the 50/50 balls. With
was wide. But she didn’t miss 17:10 to go Julie Monroe took
Girls Soccer just minutes after Burke’s goal, a direct kick to Brook’s left
Whitman Hanson
setting up in front and heading and bent her shot just inside
a line drive off a corner kick to the far post for an insurmount-
tie the game at 1-1. able 4-1 lead. STAR WARS: Whitman-Hanson’s Samantha Mewis [left] battles
On Sunday night in Whit- The chances began to Nothing of any conse- Duxbury’s Caitlin Burke during Sunday night’s loss.
man they looked like they mount for the Panthers, as quence was working in the Photo by: Dave Palana
might be on their way to doing Mewis unloaded a pair of di- Duxbury offense, as the Pan- Tomorrow afternoon the with Pembroke on Saturday
it again when Burke opened rect kicks that barely missed, thers continued to have their Lady Dragons will host Hing- and a Tuesday finale with Co-
the scoring just over three just before her blast from along way offensively, building their ham at 4 p.m., followed by hasset.
minutes into the game for a the end line bounced off Brook lead to 5-1 less than two min- their final Patriot League game
1-0 Duxbury lead. and found its way just inside utes later when Mewis came
Whether they thought it the post for a 2-1 lead. barreling down the left side
would be just as easy this time, A Duxbury direct kick once again and picked the far
or the goal lit a fire under the from 20 yards out sailed over right corner for her fourth goal
Panthers, is open to debate. the head of Whitman-Hanson of the evening.
Nonetheless, the goal swung keeper Kerry Condon with “When we are up against
momentum totally in the Pan- eight minutes left in the half: someone like Mewis we need
thers favor, as they crushed one of just five Duxbury shots to respond. We just didn’t do
the Lady Dragons, 5-1, domi- in the first half as compared to it,” said Coleman. “I’m sure
nating play and showing why the Panthers’ 14. they didn’t like the score the
forward Samantha Mewis is “Good teams make their last time we played them, so
one of the best players in the own breaks and tonight we just they were determined to win 781-834-6231 • 267 Ocean St., Brant Rock, Marshfield
country. weren’t doing that,” admitted all the battles and they did.”
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 7

COLLEGE CORNER Kuckuk leads Dragons

By Mike Halloran, Sports Editor

Junior Holly Jones (DHS ’07) and her Wellesley College row-
into tournament
By Mike Halloran, Sports Editor Kuckuk’s round included
ing team took home the team title at the 2009 Seven Sisters Cham- sports@duxburyclipper.com an eagle, two birdies, and five
pionship Regatta hosted by Wellesley on the Charles River in Bos- The Dragons had their pars, good enough for a two-
ton. The Blue, who earned their second overall title and their first five-game winning streak bro- stroke margin over BC High’s
since 2001 when they shared the honor with Smith, finished in a ken during the final week of Pat O’Leary, who shot a par
tie with Mount Holyoke with 22 total points.  By virtue of a better the regular season when they round of 36.
finish in the first varsity race, Wellesley garnered championship dropped a 243-244 loss to The Eagles had five play-
honors. Jones was also named Sandwich last Monday after- ers with rounds under 40 in-
to the 2009 All-Seven Sisters… noon on the Cape. cluding: Noah Walker (38),
Clark University freshman Katie Colin Buckley of Duxbury
Brasington (DHS ’09) and her golf (38), Jim Holden (39), and
women’s crew team competed in Duxbury 244 Jack Shaughnessy (39).
the Head of the Charles Regatta Sandwich 243 Duxbury’s Jonathan Stod-
last week… Bates College junior dard was the only other sub-40
Dunphy Meredith Poore (DHS ’07) and golf scorer for the Dragons and he
her women’s soccer team lost a Duxbury 232 finished the day with a bird and
tough 1-0 decision to Middlebury on Saturday afternoon… Junior BC High 230
six pars in his round of 37.
Catherine Dunphy (DHS ’07) and her fifth-seeded Emmanuel The Dragons ended their
College tennis team upset fourth-seeded Johnson & Wales in golf regular season schedule with
Wednesday’s quarterfinals of the Great Northeast Atlantic Con- Duxbury 248
a 248-265 win on Wednesday
ference Championships in Providence. Dunphy combined with Barnstable 265
over Barnstable down on Cape
Nory Hayes to take an 8-4 deci- Cod.
sion at second doubles… Junior However, in the process Stoddard (40/6 pars) and
Keri Connolly (DHS ’07) shot a 3-round total of 225 (12 shots they may have discovered a James Magner (40/a bird/3
over par) to finish in 21st place while helping her U. of Maryland hot hand that could increase pars) led the way, while Curley
team finish 8th out of 15 teams in the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate their chances of winning the (41/a bird/3 pars) and Kuckuk
golf tournament hosted by East Carolina University… Fresh- Division II state golf title. (41/1 bird/4 pars) were just a
man Will Shields (DHS ’09) and his top-ranked U. of Richmond Junior Kevin Kuckuk has stroke behind. Stephan Krall
football team knocked off #14-ranked UMass, 34-14, on Satur- been on a tear lately, as he (43/a bird/3 pars) and Bobby
day in Richmond… Senior Tyler Sangster (DHS ’06) and his St. started the week with a round O’Brien (43/4 pars) rounded
Anselm soccer team clinched a of 39 in the loss to Sandwich, out the Dragon scoring.
playoff berth in the Northeast- then followed it the next day Yesterday morning the
10 Tournament with a 2-1 win with a spectacular round of 34 Dragons participated in the Di-
over AIC on Saturday night in on the DYC course in a two- vision II (Cape Cod) Sectional
Springfield… Freshman Sarah stroke loss to Division 1 pow- championship at the Easton
Wooley’s (DHS ’09) Siena Col- er BC High (230-232). Country Club with the top
Chandler lege soccer team clinched the #2 Kuckuk (39/6 pars) teamed two teams from the Cape Cod
seed in the upcoming MAAC Championships with a 3-0 win over up with classmate Billy Curley region and the South Shore
Marist on Saturday… Sophomore Chris Flaherty (DHS ’08) (38/2 birdies/3 pars) in trying region moving on to next
and his Tufts U. soccer team dropped a 3-1 decision to Williams to lead Duxbury to a win over Tuesday’s State final at the
on Saturday in Williamstown… Sophomore Colleen Connolly’s the Blue Knights, who seem Blackstone National course in
(DHS ’08) UConn field hockey team raised its record to 15-1 to have a hex on the Dragons Sutton.
with a 3-0 shutout win over Rutgers on Saturday in NJ… Sopho- when they play them at their Duxbury Coach Jack
more Jordyn Krall (DHS ’08) Sandwich Hollows. Stoddard expected his stiff-
had two shots on net in UNH’s Sangster
If Kuckuk was feeling est competition to come from
3-2 soccer win over UMBC… Freshman Tristen Chin (DHS ’09) down after his team’s one- Sandwich, Hingham, and Den-
and her Wellesley College soccer team knocked off Clark, 4-2, stroke loss, he did everything nis-Yarmouth, while Wellesley
over the weekend… Senior Greg Seery (DHS ’06) finished 30th in his power to make up for it looks to be the team to beat in
out of 82 runners at Saturday’s MASCAC X-C Championships in on Tuesday. the South Shore bracket.
Westfield as her team won the league title… Freshman Shane Di-
Bona’s (DHS ’09) Iowa Hawkeyes beat Michigan State on Satur-
day night, 15-13, on the last play
of the game… Jack Shields’
(BCHS ’06) U of VA football
team had a tough time on Sat-
Candy Cane Fair
urday losing to GA Tech, 34-9, Bay Path at Duxbury will host their annual Candy Cane
in Charlottesville, VA… Senior Fair on Friday, Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jump start
Alicia Chandler (DHS ’06) and your holiday shopping with crafts and an assortment of
her Westfield State soccer team baked goods. Bay Path Nursing Home is located on Route
beat Salem State, 2-0, on Senior Day in Westfield… Junior Ter- 53.
rence Tedeschi (DHS ’07) shot a two-round total of 163 to help
Bentley finish 23rd out of 39 teams at the N.E. Intercollegiate
Golf Championships at the Captains’ Golf course in Brewster…
Freshman Free Safety Tyler Genereux (DHS ‘09) and his Mass
Maritime Buccaneers beat Fitchburg State College 57-37 in a
road game on Saturday. Genereux recovered a fumble that led Chin
to a touchdown, and played a key role on a blocked punt and blocked
  PAT, both of which were
returned for touchdowns.

New exhibition at the Duxbury Art Association  

The Duxbury Art Asso- within the last five years and from 6-8 p.m.
ciation is calling all artists, not previously exhibited in a    78 1 . 9Fee
3 4 . 6&
6 8 Sales:
rt s
2 A non-refund-
printers, and graphic design- DAA Show. able entry fee of $5 per piece for
ers to submit two-dimensional Mail entries to the DAA or current DAA members and $15
artwork in any media for an hand deliver by Nov. 4. Work per piece for non-DAA mem-
upcoming exhibition entitled: should be mailed/delivered in bers will be charged. Member-
“Poster Art.” Submit posters of a tube or flat to prevent dam-  ship can   be  updated at the time
any kind: concert posters, gig age. Mailing address is: Dux-  of registration. traits Artwork need
posters, flyers, creative use of bury Art Association, P.O. Box  not   be   listed
 for sale; however,
typography or broadsides. 204A, Duxbury, MA 02331. if a selling price is listed on
To be considered for exhi- Materials can also be dropped 7 the 81.934.6682
registration form, the Dux-
bition, original two-dimension- off at the DAA office at 64 St. bury Art Association retains a
al must be submitted. Entry is George Street during regular 40 percent commission on all 3ENIORSs3PORTSs %VENTSs4HEATREs 0ORTRAITS
open to everyone. DAA mem- business hours. artwork sold in the Bengtz and 781.934.6682 sWWWKARENWONG PHOTOCOM
bership is not required. Work There will be an opening Cutler Galleries.
must have been completed reception on Thursday, Nov. 12
8 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Cross-country earns Duxbury resident celebrates a

double wins to finish century of life, love and adventure
By Mike Halloran, Sports Editor, ishers included: Bill Jewell t age 100, Jim Frame
sports@duxburyclipper.com (3rd/17:53),  Jason Angel is a very busy man.
The regular season of Pa- (4th/18:20),  Lucas Woy- He is at the gym at
triot League dual meets came ciechowski (5th/18:22) and 7:30 a.m. most mornings, meets
to an end last Tuesday for both Greg Bray (6th/18:41). his friends for breakfast every
Duxbury cross-country teams, The girls swept the top five Friday, follows the highs and
as the boys knocked off Ran- spots in their meet with Anne lows of New England’s sports
dolph, 22-39, and the girls Steele winning with a time teams, and faithfully gives each
took care of the Blue Devils, of 21:20, followed by Lauren staff member at his home at
15-50. Bittrich, Julia Nee, Maddie Allerton House at The Village
Jonathan McKinley won McKenzie and Julia Arana. at Duxbury a morning hug. A
the boys race in a time of Yesterday the two teams voracious reader, he has cata-
17:27: 20 seconds ahead of participated in the Patriot logued every book he has ever
Randolph’s Delvin Craw- League championships at Sil- read and written a report on
ford. Duxbury’s other fin- ver Lake. each and every one. Nonethe-
less, he found time to celebrate
when his family and friends re- Jim Frame with Cindy Outhouse, vice president at Jordan
cently joined him for a weekend Hospital, with a commemorative brick to be placed in the walk-
of festivities at The Village at way at the hospital’s main entrance.
Duxbury to mark his milestone ing, too. That’s how we met.” Ask Jim’s children what
100th birthday. He went back to Dartmouth to is special about him and the
Born in 1909, Jim has al- earn his MBA at Tuck School list goes on and on. Peter says,
ways been an adventurer whose of Business Administration. “My dad has led a remarkable,
wisdom, ambition, ingenuity, He returned to Ocean City the delightful life full of history
and agreeable nature have led following summer and began and adventure. It’s as adventur-
to success in every aspect of dating Janet. With jobs hard to ous now as it ever was. He’s
his life. After graduating from come by, Jim accepted a posi- the best listener I’ve ever met
Dartmouth College in 1931 tion selling insurance on com- and has an uncanny ability to
when jobs were scarce, he mission after completing his remember the details of other
jumped on a train to Ocean City graduate studies in 1932. After people’s lives. He has a con-
in New Jersey, where a friend of making a big sale, he called Ja- stant, upbeat attitude toward the
his father’s had an empty store. net and said, “I think we can af- world and toward life in gen-
He says, “I had nothing to do ford to get married now.” And eral. He should be very proud
that summer, so I filled the store married they were—for nearly that he is passing his values on
with various items to sell. My 60 years. to other generations, and setting
college roommate joined me After a two-and-a-half-year an example that his children,
UNSTOPPABLE: Anne Steele took the winning spot with a time of to run the archery store a few commission in the US Navy grandchildren and great-grand-
21:20, and Lauren Bittrich followed close behind in the last meet doors down. Of course, he had from 1944 to 1946 where he children will carry on.”
of the season agaisnt the Blue Devils. never even held a bow, so he served as a Lieutenant on the “Jim truly is a remarkable
was lucky when two gals came USS Donnor, Jim moved his man,” says Carey Alexander,
along who had practiced archery wife and two children — Nan- Executive Director of The Vil-
in college and agreed to teach cy and Peter — to Medfield, lage at Duxbury. “He has ex-
him.” As it turned out, the deci- Massachusetts, partnered with celled as a successful entre-
sion to go to Ocean City was a a friend, and established the preneur, a loving husband and
good one for Jim for it was there very successful Pilgrim In- father of two, an honorable ser-
he met his future wife, Janet fants’ Wear Company, Inc. He viceman, a devoted grandfather
Woelfle. He explains, “There led the company for more than of four, an adoring great-grand-
was a bad storm one day, so we 30 years. In Medfield, Jim also father of eight, and a mentor
closed up the stores and went served on the school board and and role model to the countless
to a lecture to have our futures introduced both Little League individuals he has encountered
told. Janet was there for a read- and Boy Scouts in the town. throughout his life.”

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...”

-Henry David Thoreau

Live Deliberately This Autumn!

Come Back
GOING OUT WITH A BANG: Duxbury ended the season with a win
against Randolph, and Jonathan McKinley won the race with a To Church this Fall
time of 17:27.
Inter Faith speaker Rabbi Lev UÊ-«ˆÀˆÌÕ>ÊEʘÌiiVÌÕ>ÊÀœÜ̅
Bayesh will talk Oct. 27 UÊÀii`œ“Ê̜Ê+ÕiÃ̈œ˜
Rabbi Lev Bayesh will be ordained in
the first speaker of the Inter the Reform
Faith Understanding Series, to
be presented by the Adult Faith
in 1994. Fu-
First Parish Church
Formation Committee of Holy ture speak-
Unitarian Universalist
Family Church . The series be- ers in the -՘`>ÞÊ-iÀۈViÃÊ£ä\ÎäÊÉÊ
gins on Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. at the series will
Parish Center of Holy Family discuss /, " /Ê/Ê *"/Ê-/, /ÊUÊ 18 1,9ÊUÊÇn£‡™Î{‡ÈxÎÓ
Church. Rabbi Bayesh is the Buddhism,
Rabbi of Congregation B’nai Christianity, A liberal religious church serving Duxbury, Marshfield
Or of Boston. and is also the Islam, and Hinduism. All are & surrounding communities.
Director of the Resource Cen- cordially invited to attend.
ter for Jewish Clergy. He was
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 9

Local women help Winter rec programs

plan Festival of Trees The Duxbury Recreation
Department presents its win-
ter programs. Registration for
Meditation: For men
and women ages 15 and up.
Thursdays Jan. 10-31, 7-9 p.m.
able dates and times as fol-
Wednesday 10 a.m.: 3-6
the following programs will be Classes will be theoretical and years old and adults; Dec. 30–
Monday through Friday, Nov. experiential and are open to all Feb. 24 (No class February va-
2-13, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. There levels. Teacher: Eileen Shaw cation); March 3–April 28 (No
will also be Thursday night (see www.whiddenschool.com class April vacation)
registration on Nov. 5, from for bio and directions). Classes Thursday 4:20 p.m.: All
6-8 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 7, held at: Whidden School of ages. Jan. 14–March 4; March
from 9-11 a.m. Fitness Inc. 822 Webster St 11–April 29 at 4 p.m.
Winter basketball: This Marshfield. There is no fee for Saturday 10:20 a.m: All
eighth week program is avail- this program. ages; Jan. 2–Feb. 20; Feb. 27–
able to boys and girls in grades Wrestling: For boys grades April 17
3 through 8, beginning Dec. 7. K-8. Sunday Jan. 4-25, 4:30- Thursday 10 a.m: 3-6
There is a once a week prac- 5:15 p.m. for grades kingergar- years old; Jan. 14–March 11
tice and Saturday games. The ten-4 and 4:30-5:30 p.m. For (no class February vacation);
coach’s meeting will be held grades 5-8. Classes emphasize March 18–May 13 (No class
on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. stretching, strengthening, and April vacation)
Fee is $65. endurance while learning sport Please bring fitted and
High School Basketball: wrestling skills. Teachers: sharpened skates, hockey or
For boys and girls in grades Roger Whidden and Andrew bike helmet and gloves to each
Toni Brennan, Jean Pannell, Valerie Kerzner, Patty Thomas and 9 thru 12. This program takes Chin. Classes held at: Whid- class. Hat, snow pants, elbow
Karen Metscher are organizing the Festival of Trees fundraiser to place on Saturdays, beginning den School of Fitness Inc. Fee pads and knee pads are recom-
support Cranberry Hospice. after Christmas vacation. Fee for this program is $45 (uni- mended. Arrive at least 10-15
is $75. form required: $30 at WSFI 15 minutes prior to the start of
For close to 20 years, five Hospice care this year and Turkey Trot: The Rec- min prior to first class). class. Fee for this program is
women from Duxbury have passed away. Brennan’s dedi- reation Department will once Co-ed- karate: For boys $135.
worked tirelessly as volunteers cation to Cranberry Hospice again hold its annual Turkey and girls grades K-8. Pro- February vacation act-
for Cranberry Hospice, which was born from her apprecia- Trot Road Race on Nov. 21, gram takes place Tuesdays ing workshop: This program
offers services to patients and tion for the care that was given the Saturday before Thanks- and Thursdays from 4:30-5:30 will be available to children
their families from Plym- to her mother who battled Al- giving. This is a 4.3 mile race. p.m., Jan. 5-14. Classes com- ages 6-15 and take place dur-
outh County, the South Shore zheimer’s for 10 years and her Registration begins at 9 a.m. bine yoga, basic self protec- ing February vacation (Feb.
and Cape Cod. Known as the 33-year old sister-in-law who in the Duxbury Middle School tion, and cardio Kung Fu con- 16-19). The workshop will be
Friends of Cranberry Hospice, passed away from cancer and cafeteria. The race will begin ditioning in a fun and creative conducted by the South Shore
these women, along with over left five young children be- promptly at 10 a.m. Fee is $10. environment. Classes held at School of Performing Arts and
200 volunteers, organize an hind. (Register at DMS on day of the Whidden School of Fitness participants will receive acting
annual event called the Fes- “Hospice was a support race). Please being a canned Inc. Fee for this program is instruction and direction dur-
tival of Trees. Proceeds from system for me and my family good and/or non-perishable $45. (Note: uniform required: ing an intense seven hour a day
this event benefit Cranberry and gave me hope and strength food item for the local food $30 at WSFI. Arrive 15 min- workshop, finishing the week
Hospice, a department of Jor- to carry on. Through my fam- bank. utes prior to the first class). with a full-scale production of
dan hospital, with a majority ily’s experience, I realized I After school athletics: Ice skating: For ages 3 “Pajama Game.” The program
of the funds going directly to wanted to make a difference The Recreation Department through Adult. These eigth- will be conducted at the Dux-
the children’s and teen’s be- for others seeking hospice will once again offer its Af- week introduction to skating bury High School Auditorium
reavement programs. care,” says Brennan. ter School Athletics program classes at The Bog in Kingston from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fee for this
This year, the Festival of Jean Pannell, another for the second semester of the consist of a 40 minute lesson program is $160.
Trees is celebrating its 20th an- Friends of Cranberry Hospice school year beginning the week and 10 minute practice. Avail-
niversary, Magnificent Memo- volunteer was inspired to vol- of Jan. 4 and continue through
ries, on Dec. 4-6 at the Plimo- unteer from the example set by June 17. This program is of-
th Plantation in Plymouth. The
festival is a memorable event
with over 50 decorated trees,
decorated by local groups and
her father. Says Pannell, “My
father was a hospice volun-
teer and exposed our family
to the many benefits. When he
fered to boys and girls grades 3
through 5. These groups meet
once a week for one hour of
organized activities from 2-3
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community members. The passed away, hospice workers p.m. Fee for this program is 
centerpiece of the event is the supported my mom by han-
Tree of Lights, whose candles dling all the medical details.
Cooking for kids: This
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glow in memory or in honor Hospice workers are a very six-week program will be of- C E S
of loved ones. The event also special breed of people, and fered to children ages 7-12
features entertainment, Santa I will always be indebted to and will take place on Tuesday  H S
and a gift shop. them for making a devastat- evenings from 6-7:30 p.m. at S N
The support of volunteers ing situation a little easier to the Girl Scout House. Two ses-
and sponsors is always vital to handle.”
R, MA 
sions will be offered:
the success of the Festival of For further information on Session I: Nov. 11 – Dec.
Trees. The event offers many the Festival of Trees or to be- 29 (no class Dec. 8)
  
ways for community members come a volunteer or sponsor, Session II: Jan. 5–Feb. 23   
to get involved and is an en- contact the Friends of Cran- (no class Feb. 16)
riching and rewarding experi- berry Hospice, 781-934-7778, Focus of the program will t$ğĞĤĕģĤĕĔ%ęĦğĢēĕ t6ĞēğĞĤĕģĤĕĔ%ęĦğĢēĕ
ence. festival@cranberryhospice. be to introduce children to the
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of Cranberry Hospice Board Festival and Cranberry Hos- sion of the program, each child t1đĤĕĢĞęĤĩ t1đĢĕĞĤđĜ3ĕĜğēđĤęğĞ
Member, is also responsible pice, visit cranberryhospice. will take home their own cook-
for this year’s Memorial Tree, org/festival. book which they will have cre- t1đĢĕĞĤęĞė1ĜđĞģ t$ğĞĤĕĝĠĤģ
honoring those who received ated on a week to week basis.
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(Includes all food supplies and
Backyard birds for kids cookbook).
Adult yoga: This program “Competent Representation
Staff from the South local birds and also include will take place on Tues/Thurs, with Compassion”
Shore Natural Science Cen- a visit from Hedwig the owl. 6:30-7:30 p.m. beginning Jan.
ter will present a special Advance registration is re- 5 and continuing until Jan.
14. The classes will consist of Call Today for a No-Obligation Consultation
birding program for chil- quired for both children and
dren in kindergarten through attending adults. This can warm-up movements and gen-
grade 2 (with an adult) on be done online at duxbury- tle stretches, hatha yoga pos-
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 4:15–5 freelibrary.org, by phone tures, breathing techniques and 781-878-8857 877-878-7080
p.m. in the Merry Room of 781-934-2721 x115, or in guided relaxation. Continued Business Line Toll Free
the Duxbury Free Library. person at the children’s ref- study possible at completion
Backyard Birds for Kids will erence desk. of the classes. Classes will take E-mail: Renee@MahoneyFamilyLaw.com
present information about place at the Whidden’s School
of Fitness in Marshfield. Fee
for this program is $45.
10 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Ex-Navos hear from astronaut

Photos by Karen Wong
he Duxbury Ex-Navos
get together two times
a year for dinner and
to listen to a speaker. The speak-
ers are always high ranking active
duty Naval leaders and this night
was no exception. Naval Captain
Sunita Williams is Deputy Chief,
Astronaut Office, Johnson Space
Center. Capt. Williams grew up
in Needham, and established a
world record for females with
four spacewalks totaling 29 hours
and 17 minutes of EVA. Capt.
Suni Williams has the record for
females of 195 days in space.
Additionally, Captain Williams
ran the first marathon by an as-
tronaut in orbit. She ran the 2007
Boston Marathon from space,
real time on a treadmill and her Commanding Officer of the Ex-Navos, Bob Hillman, is with Peter Plank, guest
time was four hours twenty four speaker Sunita Williams, and Joe Shea.
minutes. School mates and lifetime friends Nancy
Sheerer and Capt. Suni Williams.

is with a
new to
Susan and
Dr. Gary
Kearney. Jim Frame, who recently celebrated his 100th birthday, sits with Donald Bentley
before dinner.

Duxbury Ex-Navos member Ron MacGarvey brought along his brother Doug
MacGarvey, a former navy man from Florida, for the evening. The MacGarveys Phyllis Meisel, Bob Lavin, Joan Lavin and Nancy Riegel talk during cocktail hour. This
are with Robert Welch, a 33 year navy veteran. is the first time wives have been included in the bi-annual Ex-Navos dinner.

Leigh Tenney, Mim McCaig, Margorie Burns, Tom Burns, Sue Gray and John and
Polly Nash share plenty of laughs. Robert Welch, Douglas Magarvey and Dr. Hardy Hendren talk before dinner.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Duxbury Clipper 11

Cross-country running strong

Photos by Deni Johnson

The 2009 Boys CC Team: Front row: Lucas Wojciechowski, Jonathan McKinley, Patrick Flynn,
Roman Perry, John Hemingway, Jason Angell, Cameron Myette and Keelin Murphy. Back row:
Kevin Casey, Ben Kimball, Matt McCutcheon, Sam Sweet, Brendan Meehan and P J Lanman.

Roman Perry gets his number as he crosses the finish line.

Co-captains Ben Kimball and Jonathan McKinley.

John Hemingway sprints to the finish line. Bill Jewell has been a tough competitor this

Lucas Wojciechowski has done very well this Ben Kimball goes for a burst of speed as he Brendan Meehan and Greg Bray keep up a steady pace.
season, finishing second at Pembroke (17:22). rounds the football field.
12 Duxbury Clipper Wednesday, October 28, 2009

“Ahoy, mate, them’s Treasure

bargains ahead!” Transitional/Short Term
Marshfield apt. 1 BR, 1 bath, all
utilities. Kitchen/living room
combo, W/D, A/C. Completely
furnished. No smoking, no pets.
Owner occupied. Separate
entrance. Not available 11/19 -
11/30/09. View homeaway.com
#322866. Call 781-834-0035.
China Cabinet For Sale
Beautiful cherry Colonial
Furniture china cabinet. Like new. Buildable Land/Houselot Wanted
Interior lighting, glass shelving. Professional homebuilder looking
$800 or best offer. Call for buildable land or house lot in
781-248-7278. Duxbury. Cash paid, 30 day
closing. Quality construction. Will
build traditional home in keeping
with surrounding homes and
Climbing the landscape. Please call
Career Ladder 508-243-7778.

Full time Nanny

Duxbury Rental
Duxbury resident seeks full time
Charming one bedroom
nanny to care for infant at home
apartment for rent in Hall's
Mon-Thur days, nights and
Corner. Utilities not included.
weekends as needed. Please call
Pets okay. $1,050/month.
617-688-6328 or e-mail
Owner/agent, 781-856-5506

Duxbury Office Space

First floor office suites available
Receptionist Needed Rt. 3A/33 Enterprise St. Call
At Bay Path. We need a pleasant, 781-934-5900 (office), or
efficient person at our front desk 781-354-9130, cell.
to become part of our extended
NH Condo For Rent
Weekend Treasure Treasure family here at Bay Path. You’ll
welcome visitors, answer a
Condo for rent in beautiful
Waterville Valley, NH. Great for
Scavengers Chest Chest switchboard, sort resident mail
and other clerical tasks as
winter sports lovers! Winter
Moving - Multi Family Yard Sale Mini Rex and Dwarf Bunnies Second 2 None season is available at a
needed. The schedule includes
Friday, Oct. 30, 9-12 and for sale. 1, 2. and 3 months old. Furniture Consignment Shop competitive rate. 4 BRs, 2 full
every other weekend and rotating
Saturday, Oct. 31, 8-12. 569 Make good pets. Can be wants your once loved, gently baths, sleeps 10 comfortably.
holidays. Please call Stephanie at
Washington St., Duxbury. housebroken. Only $15 each. used furniture and home decor Great opportunity to share
781-585-5561, ext. 502 to set up
Furniture, antiques, linens, Call 781-294-8823. items. Something new everyday. w/family and friends. Karen,
an appointment or stop by Bay
holiday and children's items, Come check us out. From a single 781-635-6932.
Path on Route 53 to pick up an
wind surfers, new household item to a whole house, we can application. Duxbury Rental
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two bureaus and mirror. Like Located on Rte 53 in Pembroke. papers for lawyers, full or utilities, long term lease. Available
new. Originally $2,500+. asking Visit the other consignment part-time from home, in your early November. Call
Yard Sale $1,000. Wooden kitchen table shops in the same building. For own business. Must be over 18 508-868-6550, leave message.
Sat., Oct. 31, 9-12. Painted and 2 benches, $50. Wooden more info, call 781-826-0007. years old and have own
entertainment center, $100. Call Room For Rent Duxbury
furniture, lamps, golf clubs, transportation. No risk-the courts Nice, fully furnished room with
glassware, household items, 781-934-0978. are busy. Call 617-365-2646 (24 TV and house privileges.
books. Something for everyone. hrs). Utilities included. $150 per
20 years of great stuff. 65 Bay Yamaha Baby Grand Piano week. Male non-smoker. Call
View Road. Duxbury. Disklavier (player) black lacquer.
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Yard Sale - 29 Massasoit Rd.

Plays and looks beautiful. Just Bound Year Round Rental
like new. Original owner. Sells Five plus bedrooms, four baths.
Duxbury. Sat., Oct. 31, 8-12. new up to $20,000; will sell for Kitchen Table and Chairs House to Share
In pristine condition (family
(Rained out last Sat). Household $9500. Call 781-983-7844 Photos Solid birch table top on Antique home on 2.5 acres near
room, great room etc.) on
items, sporting equipment, baby and serial number available decorative steel pewter base with Rt. 3, beach, school and Village
private lane on Blue Fish River
and toddler equipment, toys, -Duxbury. four solid birch matching chairs. Center in Duxbury. Furnished
with deeded water access. One
games, copper, pewter, china. Your price, $280; Jordan’s bedroom $625 per month (first
of Duxbury’s most desirable
Prices slashed ... make an offer. Furniture price, $1150. Good and last); includes utilities (A/C),
Automobilia Collection For Sale locations. Furnished or
shape. Emailed photo available WIFI, local telephone, cable, and
Is Your Attic Overflowing? From 50 years accumulation of unfurnished, $5500 plus
upon request. Call 617-875-1990. bi-monthly housecleaning.
Is it becoming as cluttered as die cast vehicles such as Corgi, utilities. 617-480-4809 or
Available Oct. 10. Call
your basement? Advertise your Tootsie toy, Dinky toy etc., pro- 617-916-9314.
Exquisite Antique Sofa 617-953-9444 (cell) or email
yard sale in this space and turn motionals, farm tractors, plastic 82” walnut Victorian Setee. sariesweethome@gmail.com Luxury Townhouse for Lease
those useless items into a special kits, and all scales. Old car maga- Newly upholstered in cream on Non-smoker please. Merry Village (Lincoln St) 2/3
treat for yourself or family. zines and books, old car and cream damask. Asking $900. bedroom, 2-1/2 bath townhouse.
truck literature, attractively indi- Excellent condition. Also, Duxbury 1 BR Apt. Granite countertops in
Treasure vidually priced. 781-244-3563. Seven piece living room.
Washed pine. 80H” lighted
Large one BR for rent in Hall’s
Corner. New kitchen, beautiful
kitchen/baths, stainless steel
appl., fireplaced family room, A/C,
Chest Antique Furniture display cabinet, 80H” TV/stereo wood floors and new windows.
Central air. $1050 plus heat and
attached garage, 1st
washer/dryer hookup. Close to
Antique cabinet, pine dresser, oak cabinet, 48” square coffee
table, end table, sofa, loveseat, electric. Call 781-264-2476. Rte 3. $2200/mo+utilities.
dresser, tables, antique bed,
"Peter Hunt" ice chest and more. and window treatments. Paid Contact re2rent@aol.com
$7800, asking $1300. All in Office For Rent
Call 781-264-1850. Prime Duxbury Village location. Office Space for Rent
excellent condition. Call Duxbury, Millbrook area. Second
781-826-2587. Beautiful recently renovated
Student Trombone first floor offices in historic floor, 300 sq. ft. Call
Yamaha YSL-354 standard Millbrook Village area (Railroad 781-934-0809.
Antique Hepplewhite Bureau Baby Jogger, Yakima Box, Bike
trombone. Brass. Lightly used Hepplewhite bowfront bureau Baby Jogger II 16", $85. Yakima Avenue). Single office suite or Halls Corner
for one year. Like new and in with bone teardrop keyholes, 36 Rocket Box $110. Diamondback multiple offices available in One, two and three BR apts.
mint condition. Includes case, 1/2”high, 43” wide, bow is 22 Octane 20 boys silver bike, like well-maintained building. Include heat, parking, snow and
mouthpiece, slide lubricant and 1/2” deepest, 18” at sides. Asking new, $125. Great condition. Call Excellent location - near lawn care. Some pets okay. From
cleaning rag. Clean and ready to $1700. Circa 1800. Family Greg, 781-264-5347. markets and Route 3. Call $1200/mo. Call Bay Hill Realty,
play! Why rent? Asking $400. heirloom. Call 508-747-0524. 781-934-9867. 508-783-8447.
Call 781-934-1505.

Place your order: 781-934-2811

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Homeward At Your At Your

Bound FROM 4TH OF JULY FLOATS.... Service Service
FSBO Duxbury River Rags Custom Embroidery Expert Tutor 2009-2010
Simple and proven FSBO Specializing in personalized Fall-Winter SAT/PSAT prep:
process. $399 includes: clothing, accessories and gifts. Individual and/or small group
photography, lockbox, lead Friendly service, outstanding study and practice for critical
management, showing service, quality, Great Prices! See us at thinking, reading
online feedback, conveying Jones River Industrial Park, 26 comprehension and persuasive
attorney referral for Wapping Rd, Rte. 106, Kingston. essay writing skills
closing/escrow. If you are going Call 781-336-7118 or visit our development. Also, early
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Flynn, 617-827-8650 and and AP history tutorials. Dr.
888-665-5478. Property Flute Lessons
Maurice B. Conway, Ph.D.,
appears in Multiple Listing Private flute lessons at my
Service(MLS), Realtor.com, Duxbury studio or your home.
Zillow, Trulia, Distinctive Homes Hour or half hour lessons by
Magazine, Boston.com. Best experienced flute teacher with Gutter Cleaning
FSBO package available. music degree, 12 years Do you need your gutters
professional orchestral playing. cleaned this fall? Call Andrew,
Good rates. References 781-264-3628. Average house
Cozy Cottage - Duxbury Village ...TO HALLOWEEN HAUNTED HOUSES available.
Contact Susan
is $100. For an additional $25
we will clean the mildew off
Quaint 2-bedroom house on
Washington St., between Snug
Harbor and Bluefish River, water
access, big lawn. Perfect for
YOU’LL GO FAR WITH THE (339)933-9510
cell, your gutters
with TSP.

Bettencourt’s Walls & Ceilings

couple returning to Duxbury.
CLIPPER CLASSIFIEDS! Painting, drywall finishing,
sheet-rocking, water damage,
wallpaper stripping. Specializing
Junque Removal
Clean-outs, appliances, furniture.
781-934-7845. Ask about our yard debris
in interior work. Skim coating
NH Winter Season Rental
Homeward At Your over horse hair plaster and
specials. Same day service.
Book for Tuesdays and receive a
Windsor Hill at Waterville
Valley. Beautiful 3BR, 2 bath
Bound Service textured ceilings a specialty. 25
years experience. Call Steve,
10% discount. Call
Teravainen at 781-582-9512.

Condo, sleeps 7, large kitchen Pinehills Rental Computer Services 508-833-0546 or 617-922-0944
and living room with fireplace, Plymouth. Pinehills One Level Specializing in virus removal, PC (cell). Mom On Call
mountain view. Close to town Living! Winslowe’s View “J” cleanup and tuneup, data recov- Office and House Cleaning For childcare, eldercare, dog
square, athletic center, downhill model unfurnished with two ery, hardware replacement, wire- Residential and commercial. walking, any kind of shopping or
and cross country ski areas. bedrooms, two baths, a one-car less networking security, home Excellent local references. Please everyday errands. If you have a
Call Ken, 781-582-1704 for garage and a very short walk to and small office calls. Excellent call Luci, 508-591-7588 or last minute work appt., doctor’s
rates. amenity area with pools, tennis local references available. Call 781-831-7257 (cell). appt., hair appt., child home sick,
courts, walk/jog trails, charming John Sousa, 207-459-4050 or Integrity Painting or just want time to yourself, I’m
Downtown Plymouth post office and meeting house. email johnhsousa@gmail.com. Interior/exterior painting. available. References. Call
Fully furnished (desk, credenza, Back deck overlooks the 14th Professional quality painting, 781-858-9928.
bookcase and chair), professional hole on the Nicklaus Golf Course. powerwashing and carpentry
Winterize Your Lawn
office located in recently Rental fee Includes water, work. We also stain decks. Seasoned Firewood
Take care of things now and
renovated, historic building. sewerage disposal, refuse Reasonable rates and prompt Prices have dropped. Call
prevent problems for next
Perfect situation for attorney, removal, snow removal, response. Please call Josh at Nessralla’s Farms in
year. Kill weeds, aerate,
accountant (satellite office?) recreational facilities, grounds 781-985-5120 Marshfield, 781-834-2833, or
overseed, fertilize and take
$650 month includes utilities, maintenance and swimming pool. go to our website
necessary measures to House Cleaning
cable internet and access to Appliances: range, dishwasher, www.nessrallas.com.
prevent disease and winter Home and/or office cleaning.
conference room. Call microwave, refrigerator, washer kill. Irrigation and Many years of experience.
508-747-8855. and dryer. One and two-year Window And Gutter Cleaning
winterization also available. References available. Free
leases available. Small pets O.K. Call Growing Green Turf Let local firefighters brighten your
with restrictions. Built: 2004; estimates. Call 508-746-0764
House Rental Dux/Mrfld Line Solutions, 413-447-5994 or 781-336-3533. day! Residential and storefront.
Approx. living area: 1100 square Pressure washing - house, patio,
3BR/2BA fully updated, working
feet. Rent: $2100/month. $50 Cleo’s House & Office Cleaning deck, etc. Free gutter cleaning
fireplace, hardwood floors. Long Tutors
application fee includes Quality cleaning at reasonable with every full house window job.
term, available immediately. Certified teacher with Masters in
background check. Security prices. Satisfaction guaranteed. Reasonable rates. References
Furnished or unfurnished, pet Education and Organizational
deposit and special pet deposit Please call 774-269-3641 (cell) or available. Fully insured. Keith
considered. $2400/month Call Skills and experienced physicist
required. Contact Jeannie at 508-591-7179. McWalter. 781-340-5183 or
Ellen 617-967-5175 Success RE! available. Remediate, Review and
carlburn@tampabay.rr.com or cell-781-690-2000.
Advance. Classroom, ESL,
727-898-9744. Carpentry/Cleaning Services business and tutoring experience.
Duxbury 2 BR 2nd Floor Apt. General carpentry, cleaning Individualized attention with Patio & Walkway Restoration
One available now, adjoining one Southern Island Paradise services, power washing, and study skills, reading, writing, If you have a weedy, sunken
available Oct. 15. Modern, safe, Experience private island window cleaning. Good science, Algebra, Calculus and patio/walkway, I can make it
quiet, clean apartments with A/C, vacationing on beautiful Kiawah references and free estimates. Physics. Support with SAT, look new! By powerwashing,
W/D, no pets, no smoking. Rt. Island, SC. A spectacular beach, Call us now, 781-351-1988 or college admissions. lifting sunken areas and
3A/33 Enterprise St. $1420 first, 5 championship golf courses, 2 781-901-2820. 508-830-0305. poly-sanding, I can bring your
last, security. Call 781-934-5900 tennis villages, fine dining and Fall Clean-Ups/Low Prices patio/walkway back to “like
office or 781-934-9130 (cell). more...2 BR condo with Grades 1-5 Tutor new” condition. Call Jonathan
Whether it's taking the leaves out
picturesque views of lake and Retired school psychologist, Hopfgarten, 781-706-7031.
Sanibel Island of your yards and flower beds or
island wildlife. Across the street former elementary school
Sunshine, beach, shelling, any other last minute winter prep
from the beach. Available year teacher, who has been tutoring
swimming, sunsets, in your own work, we do it. One free mow
back yard! Lovely 3BR, 3 bath,
round by calling 781-585-6203 or individual children, has openings
with any clean-up! Call Scott �
781-331-5654. to assist your child with reading,
fully equipped house on the Gulf, May, 617-966-5875 for free Dump Runs
literacy skills, and math; as well
in quiet neighborhood near estimates. Specializing in cleanouts of
as organization. Please call
conservation land. Available At Your Terry, 781-585-9022. basements, garages, attics,
Dec., Jan, or April. 1 month min. yard debris, and odds and
rental. Email: swadams525@aol. Service Professional Window Cleaning
Restaurant and marine equipment ends. We also specialize in
com. Prices start at $2.00 We are fully sales and service. Fully licensed carpentry, painting, gutter
insured. No job too big or small. and insured. Call Keith at K. B. work, and window washing.
House for Rent Experienced Painter Best prices, free estimates.
10% off when you mention this Guidetti Mechanical,
200 yards to private beach, 3BR, Thirty years experience. Average Please call or leave a message
ad. Please call for free estimate. 508-747-2180 or 508-989-1099.
1 1/2 bath, fireplace, deck, size ceilings, $90; 10’x12’ room, for Mike, 781-789-3612.
Mike 781-789-3612 Serving you since 1989. Visit our
washer, dryer, disposal, new $200. Wallpapering and custom
website, www.kbguidetti.com
kitchen appliances, gas heat. finishes. Senior discounts. Inte-
Air Conditioning
Available ASAP. $1750/month. rior and exterior painting. Excel- Need Computer Help?
Residential and Commercial Mr. Landscape Construction
Call Tony 781-572-9171. lent references and free esti- Does your computer run slowly?
Slim ductless systems by Small scale design and
mates. Call Matt, 508-746-8115. Do you need a wireless network
Mitzubishi. Factory trained and construction specializing in
NH Vacation Rental certified Diamond Dealer. Fully setup? Memory upgrade? I’ll in-
DuxburyComputers.com walls, walkways, patios and stall, configure, optimize your
Four season, five bedroom home, licensed and insured. Call Keith at plantings. One man operation
close to ski areas, indoor/outdoor Get expert computer help and K. B. Guidetti Mechanical, computer, trouble-shoot applica-
advice. Microsoft Certified to make sure the job is done tion problems, educate you on
pools, hot tubs, fitness room, 508-747-2180 or 508-989-1099. right the first time, every time.
lake, tennis, basketball, game Small Business Specialist and Keeping you comfortable since surfing the web and help you buy
QuickBooks Pro Advisor in Young, reliable, experienced your next computer. Scott,
room, fully equipped. 1989. Visit our website, and fast. Call Jonathan
781-837-5840 or e-mail Duxbury. Why pay more for www.kbguidetti.com 781-626-2638.
geeks? 781-934-9800. Hopfgarten, 781-706-7031.
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At Your At Your At Your Planes, Train Planes, Train

Service Service Service & Automobiles & Automobiles
Wallpapering/Interior Painting Fishing Charters The Paint Saint
Ceiling, walls, woodwork, drywall Outstanding, half-day, fishing Professional interior/exterior
repairs, touch-ups, cleanouts charters for striped bass and painting, gutter cleaning, power
done at low, reasonable prices. blues. Fly fishing, light tackle, & washing and window washing.
Free estimates. Call Debbie, bait trips. All tackle provided. Best prices and service always
781-585-8043. Celebrating our tenth season with a smile. Will paint your
chartering the Massachusetts home like it was our own. Call
Michael’s Windows & Gutter coast. Capt. David Bitters, Andrew for your free estimate. 21' Doral
U.S.C.G. Licensed. BAYMEN 1966 Hinckley Pilot 35
Cleaning 781-264-3628. 1995, 4.3 L Merc I/O, cuddy
Guide Service, Inc. PO Box 366, Reggae. Forward cabin with
A local service. Windows start at cabin, low hours, great condition.
Duxbury, 02331. 781-934-2838 v-berth. Main salon with deep
$5 each. Also, repair loose and Painting Plus Includes trailer, skis and more.
www.baymenoutfitters.com port and starboard settees and
leaking gutters, and can install Specializing in interior/exterior Regularly maintained and locally
drop-down dining table. Full
gutter screens. Also, repair painting, power washing, serviced. Inside winter storage,
Have Truck! galley w/hot and cold pressure
window and door screens. (A gutters, carpentry, dump runs, ready for this season. $6,500 or
College students have truck and water, three-burner propane
great gift idea!) I answer my and window washing. Free best offer. Call Paul at
will help move or dispose of stove with oven. Heated cabin
phone. Cell 508-523-9927. estimates, best prices 781-389-7448 or 781-934-8188.
household items. Need help with diesel-fired Espar forced hot
cleaning out basement, attic, guaranteed. 10% off exterior air system. North mainsail and
Just Small Jobs
garage, bedroom? How about painting booked this summer. working jib. Westerbeke 30B
Skilled craftsman solves your
dump runs, stacking wood, Fast and reliable service. Please diesel Engine. Asking $98,000.
repair needs. Call Jim at (339)
cleaning yard or interior call Mike, 781-789-3612. Call 781-934-0389 or email
painting? Call Shawn. James.Lampert@wilmerhale.com
Small Family Yard Care Service 339-933-0804, 781-934-9449. A1 Top to Bottom Housecleaning
Tee-Time Landscaping, Weekly – bi-weekly – monthly.
specializing in family yard care One-time cleanings our specialty.
College Bound? Over 10 yrs. experience. Duxbury 2003 Honda Accord Coupe
and property maintenance. Fall Getting nervous? Put my 25 Red 2003 Honda Accord coupe.
clean-ups, mowings, final refs. Michelle (508) 291-1864.
years experience to work for Only 63,000 miles. Perfect
fertilization, plantings, over- you: Former college English Piano Tuning
condition. Every option. Asking
seeding, design, modifications, professor, writing instructor, Martin Snow, RPT, Craftsman
$11,500. Call 781-294-4750 or
handyman services and and professional writer. Tutor- Member Piano Technicians Guild,
email tursch08@comcast.net.
clean-outs. Snowblower service, ing for college admissions es- plus complete piano rebuilding 2002 Hydra-Sports CC
too. Tommy T., 508-889-3010. says, research papers, aca- service, sales. 781-837-6531. 2002 Hydra-Sports with 150
www.martinsnowpianos.com. 1983 Laser Johnson engine. Full electronics,
demic essays, SATs. with two 6” ports. Good
781-291-1621. Duxbury. Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning runs great. A lot of room for a 21.
condition. $1500. Call Priced to sell, $16,500.
Free deodorizing. Pet odor 781-934-5560.
Professional Tutor Absolute Removal removal. Leather cleaning. I 401-640-4370.
Experienced educator with No job too small. Junk removal, guarantee you will like the way Mobile Shrink Wrap for Boats
Massachusetts teachers license basement cleanouts - attic - shed your carpets look. 508-580-4777. Mobile shrink wrapper available
(#419193). Mature, productive, etc. Fast and reliable service 7 Quality Carpet. to come to your boat, camper, or
and reliable. I will tutor your child days a week. Free estimates. Call whatever you like! Protect your
in math, physics, and history at ElderCare At Home
781-588-4036 or e-mail Certified Home Health Aide will investment at reasonable rates,
your convenience. Expert at absoluteremoval@gmail.com in fact, the best rates around.
MCAS and SAT testing strategies. provide care and companionship
for your elderly loved one at Call Steve at 508-942-6649 (cell). Nauset 28 Bridge Deck
Group and individual rates
available. Call 1-508-291-0213 or Home Improvement home. Enjoying elder care for 1998. Great cruising boat.
1-508-596-8232, ask for Semi-retired remodeler with 25 over 30 years. Please call Barbara Excellent condition. $77,500. For
Stephen. plus years experience. Design at 774-454-8163 to leave a particulars, please call owner,
and build. Bath, kitchen, tiling, message. 508-255-3332.
family room etc. Your Ana Paula Cleaning Services 2004 Sportster $5,499 obo
Private Drum Lessons problems, our solution. Call Residential and commercial. 2004 883 Harley Davidson
13’ Boston Whaler
New England Conservatory of Larry McCarthy, 508-746-7829. Reasonable rates, Please call Ana Sportster for sale. Well
1986. Clean. Very good condition.
Music student is offering drum Paula, 781-936-8219 or 35 HP Johnson, 2000 engine with maintained, only 2,000 miles,
lessons at your home. $15 per Gutter and Yard Cleanup 617-312-1837 (cell). very low hours. 2000 Easy Loader screaming eagle pipes and other
1/2 hour. Call John, We specialize in raking and Expert Stump Grinding trailer. Yours for $5,300. chrome add-ons. $5,499 or best
508-944-1076. removing leaves, small trees, 40 years experience. 12” below 781-934-6002. offer. Call 781-934-9189
branches and yard debris. Any grade. Stump cutting specialist. 15’ Fiberglass Sailboat
and all junk removed, inside
� and out. We also clean gutters,
Free estimates. Call Bob Reardon
at 781-826-4774 or cell phone
Boat Shrinkwrapping Sails, mast and trailer. May need
minor tune-ups. $700. Call Paul,
Shrinkwrapping at your location.
Lucy’s Magical Cleaning Svcs. install gutter guards, and wash 617-694-7233. Quality materials, experienced 339-832-0935.
Introducing ourselves to your windows. Please call Mike at professional services. Shattuck
town. Customized, personal
attention to your home.
781-789-3612. Planes, Train Dockside Detailing. Call
508-833-0211. Website:
Efficient, professional, insured. Custom Interior Woodworking & Automobiles www.shattuckyachts.com
References available. Call Alterations and interior finish
508-231-6770. work, built-in cabinets and media 1996 Audi A6 Quattro
systems, historic restoration - Silver black leather. 2.8 liter V6 all 1997 19’ Grady White - $11,500
period design, free design and wheel drive. Power seats, Model #192 Tournament 19’ dual
Fall Clean-Ups Pathfinder - $12,500
drafting service. Please call Dave windows, locks, roof, brakes console. 1997 150HP Yamaha
Now booking Fall clean ups. No 19’ 2001 Pathfinder center
Drew, (h) 781-545-4246 or (c) (ABS), steering. Heated seats, salt water series engine with low
job too small. Free estimates. console (white) with outboard
617-835-9044. mirrors, locks. A/C, Audi cassette hours. Full canvas enclosure/VHF
Call Bill @ 781-264-4027 drive. Beam: 7’8”. Yamaha 90hp
stereo, cruise control. Runs radio/GPS. 8’ beam.
great, no rust. 184k highway (outboard gas) with stainless
Professionally maintained,

PHILLIPS miles. $3,200 BO. 781-934-9010. excellent condition. Seats 8.

Easily seen. Call evenings,
508-209-0306. Price reduced to
steel propeller. Fishfinder, depth
sounder, live well. Outboard
power trim and tilt. Insulated fish
box. Call 781-934-7069.


Pruning & Trimming Repair & Installation
Hazardous Removals Title V Cert. Septic
Vista & Land Clearing Inspector
Stump Grinding & New Design 25’ Cape Dory
Removals Backhoe & Perc Test Very good condition. Many
Aerial Work Demolition & Grading Sailboat for Sale
extras: two sets of sails, Nissan
30’ blue water sailboat built in
long shaft motor (30 hours of
Christopher Phillips • 781-934-7255 use), new depth sounder, roller 36’ Sabre “Spartina”
Germany, center cockpit with aft
cabin, sleeps 5, 1980, LOA 30',
reefing, head and holding tank, 1986. Excellent condition, fully beam 10', draft 5'6", 20 HP
dodger, and much more. Also a equipped. Great boat for cruising diesel, forced air heating system,
small dinghy. Priced to sell, couple or family. Roller furling location Plymouth harbor,
$4500. 781-837-2591. main and genoa. Full electronics mooring avail. for '09. $22,500
1996 Izuzu Trooper (radar, GPS chart plotter, 201-314-7637
156K miles. Recent repairs, new autopilot...) power windlass,
brakes and starter. A/C, power, ESPAR hot air heating system
1997 Ford Escort
repair records available. Second etc. Price sharply reduced,
Good running condition. Best
owner. Former Florida car. $2800 $69,500. 781-934-6730.
offer. Call 508-747-0094.
or best offer. Call 781-934-6387.
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Planes, Train Planes, Train Planes, Train Planes, Train Planes, Train
& Automobiles & Automobiles & Automobiles & Automobiles & Automobiles
2008 Landscape Trailer 2008 Jeep Wrangler Unltd 2007 Honda Civic LX
Blace, 4’ x 8’, like new. Call Sahara 4x4. Steel blue Silver, New condition, 25,600
781-934-6295. metallic/gray interior. Automatic, miles with full manufacturer's
BMW 99 528i Midnight Blue A/C, remote start, dual tops, warranty. Low miles. $14,995.
Excellent condition. Dealership power windows/locks, sound Call 339-832-1893.
maintained. 108K. Leather, system, Sirius satellite radio,
loaded, moonroof, automatic. 2002 Toyota 4-Runner IPOD adapter, trailer hitch,
2006 Jayco
Heated Sts/whl. Great safe car. 110K miles. Gold exterior, 4WD, foglamps, halogen headlamps,
2005 Nissan Quest 3.5SE Van Eagle 29 RLTS 5th wheel RV, 33
$7695. Call 781-760-0008. automatic, tow package, Supplemental front seat side
Mint condition. 39,000 miles. feet, 6 persons, fast sale crisis
moonroof, tan leather interior, airbags. 28,500 miles. Rides
Power everything, full airbag Trailer - Like New price $4500, contact:
6-disc CD player. $8500 or best great. Detailed every 6 months.
system, traction control, Shorelander SLR14TL. Used 07 a93muc4@gmail.com or call
offer. Call 508-922-5647. Jeepgirl7710@yahoo.com
electronic stability control, ABS, only. Can have rollers or bunks. 978-997-1228.
Bose sound system, skylight roof, Your choice. $975 or BO. Email
power moonroof, driver seat carver3781@aol.com or call 2000 17 'Bristol Skiff
memory, much more. Asking 781-585-3234. Built by Holby Marine; center
$14,500. KBB value $18,200. console, cooler seat, Mercury
2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL
Call Tom, 781-837-6053. 30HP 4-stroke, completely
Gold ext, 4-door, auto, sun/moon
overhauled Aug '09. Oversized
2001 Audi A6 Wagon roof, A/C, tan leather int.
w/heated front bucket seats,
Venture trailer. $7000. 3TAIRS
Fully loaded, leather, sun roof, 781-934-6417; 617-240-5782.
heated seats, new brakes, new cruise control, steering wheel #HIMNEYS
audio controls. Power locks,
Michelins. Great condition.
145,000 miles. Asking $6500. mirrors, seats, and windows. Tilt &IREPLACES
Call George, 781-603-5640. steering, fully loaded.
miles. Looks and runs great.
115k 6ENEERS
$3500/BO. 781-826-4075 2EPAIRS
25' O'Day Sailboat
1978 25 ft. O'Day sailboat.
Excellent centerboard bay boat 2003 Mercedes E320 "ARBEQUES
sleeps 5, newer genoa and jib, Excellent condition. Everest green
new stays and antenna wiring, with tan leather. New Michelins.
Toyota Celica Convertible 9.8 hp motor, ready to sail. Can 80K miles. $12,000. Call
1999 with only 110,000 miles. be moored on flats, asking 781-254-1479
Limited Edition, blue with black $4950. Call 791-934-9189
leather. Very good condition, 10’ Fiberglass Dinghy W/ Trailer
excellent in winter as well as top 1993 white fiberglass Blue Fin $OOLQWHULRUDQGH[WHULRUPDVRQU\
down. Kelly Blue Book price at
$6,700. Local call, Ellen and
pram with trailer. $690 or best
offer. Call 781-585-4648. 
Steve at 781-934-5091.

22’ 2002 Bayliner Question 1

Professionally maintained with What states in the USA make up the
low hours in excellent condition. famous Four Corners?
IO Drive with a Chevy 350 small
block. Includes trailer. Asking Question 2
$11,500. Call 617-365-0717. Boat For Sale What is the well-known Spanish word
1995 Harley Sportster for foreigner?
22' Mako, 130 HP Honda, GPS,
1200CC Engine, two tone red
FF. In the water in Duxbury, can
paint. This machine is in like new Question 3
use for rest of summer. $5,900 or
condition with less than 900 When was the Equal Rights
BO. 781-934-7567
miles. Has after market mufflers Amendment ratified?
otherwise stock. Cover and
original mufflers included in price Question 4
of $4475. 781-934-6248. How many states abut Georgia?
1995 Range Rover LWB
Question 5
The biggest, best and last of the Step up to the plate and see Buffalo sits on which Great Lake?
Selling your car or boat? Real Frame Range Rovers. how you stack up. Answers
For less than the cost of a tank of Excellent condition. Only 65K elsewhere in classifieds
gas you can reach more than miles. Loaded, sunroof, CD, etc.
Spring Conversion. Price reduced 2000 VW Cabrio Convertible GL
10,000 potential buyers in the Excellent condition, 73,500 miles.
Clipper.Classifieds. To place your to $9500. Call 781-934-2137.
Dark green exterior with dark
ad call 781-934-2811 or visit us green top, tan leather interior, air
on the web at www.duxburyclip- cond., power windows, power
per.com. locks, alloy wheels, 4-speed
automatic, stereo with cassette
tape. $5,000 or best offer. Call
for details, 781-582-1325.
1920's Racing Sloop
Alcort Sunfish
"Bonfire" is for sale. 20'6", classic
12'6". White with green, complete
elegant lines with lots of
with sail, boom, mast, all rigging.
Fishing Kayak overhang. Completely rebuilt to
Really good shape, great fun for
2008 Ocean Kayak Trident 15 new condition. Beautiful
young or old this summer! $700
with rod pod, sonar shield, mahogany brightwork, Nat
or BO, no trailer. Call Wayne
Comfort Plus seat back, etc. Wilson Sails, Jim Reineck blocks,
508-889-4228 (cell).
Perfect for fishing on the bay. full canvas covers, galvanized
Like new. $850 OBO. Call trailer. Perfect for the bay.
781-452-7040. $17,500. Call Steve,

2001 Subaru Legacy Wagon

87K miles. AWD. Engine in great
condition. $5,000. Call
2000 Honda Magna 781-812-6374.
Nantucket Skiff Black. Only 300 miles on it. 750cc
17' Center Console by Roth engine. Looks brand new. Paid
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YARD SALE Everything Else Legal Legal Legal

SPECIAL Under the Sun Notices Notices Notices
Lost Kayak Commission, and the Conservation Administrator. given by Anne Marie
Tandem (2-person) red Conservation Administrator. The Town Manager will Roddy-Shea and John J. Shea
Wilderness Systems Kayak. Broke The Town Manager will approve any contract for to Mortgage Electronic
free during last storm from approve any contract for managing and harvesting said Registration Systems, Inc.,
Shipyard Beach. Please call managing and harvesting said bog. Sealed bids and dated April 20, 2007, and
YARD 781-934-3291 or davidsonm1@
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proposals must be submitted
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recorded with the Plymouth
SALE Legal no later than 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 1, 2009,
County Registry of Deeds at
Book 34434, Page 80 and
Tuesday, December 1, 2009, to the Duxbury Conservation now held by the plaintiff by
BEAT THE ELEMENTS WITH Notices to the Duxbury Conservation Commission, 878 Tremont assignment
OUR “UMBRELLA POLICY” Commission, 878 Tremont Street, Duxbury, has filed with said court a
If your garage sale, craft BID NOTICE Street, Duxbury, Massachusetts 02332 complaint for authority to
show, neighborhood fair or Massachusetts 02332 (781-934-1100, ext. 134). foreclose said mortgage
yard sale gets rained out, (781-934-1100, ext. 134).
the next week is free! REQUEST FOR in the manner following:
PROPOSALS by entry and possession and
Package includes full exposure for 1
COMMONWEALTH exercise of power of sale.
week in the Clipper & Express classifieds
and website. Add an attention-grabbing BID NOTICE OF If you are entitled to the
border at no extra cost. MANAGE AND MASSACHUSETTS benefits of the
HARVEST A Servicemembers Civil Relief
PROPOSALS LAND COURT Act as amended and you
object to such foreclosure
DON’T LET IT RAIN OWNED BY TOWN you or your attorney should
THE TRIAL COURT answer in said court at
The Town of Duxbury
HARVEST A Boston on or before NOV 23
TREASURE invites proposals to manage
and harvest approximately 39 OWNED BY TOWN (SEAL)
or you may be forever
To: Case No. 405537
CHEST acres of cranberry bog known
as the Duxbury Bog located
OF DUXBURY Anne Marie Roddy-Shea;
John J. Shea
barred from claiming that
such foreclosure is invalid
off East Street. The term of under said act.
The Town of Duxbury and to all persons entitled Witness, KARYN F.
the agreement will be ten (10)
invites proposals to manage to the benefit of the SCHEIER, Chief Justice of
years, from December 30,
and harvest approximately 7 Servicemembers Civil Relief said Court on OCT 07 2009
2009 to December 29, 2019.
acres of cranberry bog known Act.
The request for proposals
as the Cherry Lane Bog U.S. Bank, National Attest:
(RFP) may be obtained at the
located off Elm Street. The Association, as successor DEBORAH J.
Conservation Commission
GUARANTEED TREASURE term of the agreement will be trustee to Bank of America, PATTERSON
Office, after November 1,
CHEST PACKAGE ten (10) years, from N.A. as successor by merger RECORDER
2009 (Mon. – Thurs. 8:00
December 30, 2009 to to LaSalle Bank N.A., as 200901-0356-RED
Sell those treasures in your a.m. – 3:00 p.m.). The Town
attic with our guaranteed
December 29, 2019. The Trustee for Merrill Lynch
reserves the right to reject any
classified deal. Your package request for proposals (RFP) First Franklin Mortgage Loan
or all proposals. Proposals
includes full exposure in all of may be obtained at the Trust, Mortgage Loan
will be evaluated by the Town
our award-winning Conservation Commission Asset-Backed Certificates,
Manager, Conservation
publications and website. Office, after November 1, Series 2007-4
You may change prices, wording or
remove items, but new items cannot be
added. Limit of 40 words or fewer.
2009(Mon. – Thurs. 8:00 a.m.
– 3:00 p.m.). The Town a
claiming to be the holder of
reserves the right to reject any covering real There’s no better way to
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