Duxbury Postmaster Tracy Bygate is a tenacious woman.
You could point to the fact that she embraced a leadership position at Duxbury’s post offices in the same month that terrorist attacks devastated America and anthrax scares tormented the postal system.
Fire crews shut down Chestnut Street Sunday as investigators and crews cleared the scene.
The Duxbury Fire Department responded to three separate instances of intentionally set fires early Sunday morning, with the first one reported just ticks after at 5 a.m. All three small blazes occurred on Chestnut Street, which was not reopened until after 7:30 a.m. according to DFD’s new public information Twitter account, @DXFD_PIO.
Lucas and his crew. From left to right: Penny McPhail (pacer), Lucas Wojciechowski, Julia Millon (crew, athletic trainer), David Wilemski (co-worker at Facebook, pacer)
“In running other races, I got the sense that I could run 100 miles. It feels wrong to imagine you could run 100 miles and never actually test yourself.”
Twenty miles from the finish line, Lucas Wojciechowski felt a sharp pain in his ankle and knew immediately something was wrong. Twenty hours into the race, he had experienced thick fog and howling winds, not to mention a mental barrier that threatened to prevent him from finishing the race. He was racing for 100 miles and he wasn’t about to stop.
With the new school year rapidly approaching, students, parents and teachers are wondering, "What's up with the new school?" Here, the Clipper visits the construction site and documents the progress of the new school, as construction workers aim to "get dry" and close up the outside by fall.
On the weekend of July 20, a plumbing contractor attempting to hydraulically remediate a clogged floor drain caused significant flooding at the Duxbury Police Station, which covered at least 30 percent of the floor area in the building with water containing effluent, or raw sewage.
The Zoning Board of Appeals approved a special permit, with conditions, to James and Joan Gilson and Timothy and Elizabeth Quinlisk on Hicks Point Road on Monday. The permit will allow the construction of a new pier consisting of a ramp, walkway, platform, gangway and float.
Vince Cooney, Sr., laughs at a family cookout. Cooney passed away from stage four glioblastoma in October 2012.
Duxbury family raises money for cancer research, cure
Almost a year after losing their husband, father and grandfather, the three Cooney families are getting together to raise money for brain cancer research through the Jimmy Fund Walk with one goal: to erase the heartache families have to endure after losing a loved one to cancer.
While libraries are traditionally known for their extensive print collections and resource materials, Duxbury Free Library is thinking out of the box and paving the way for children and adults alike to collaborate, innovate, and, most importantly, tinker.