Library offers Makerspace training for adults

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Many families have piles of old VHS tapes with family videos of talent shows, first holidays and birthdays sitting in storage collecting dust and waiting to be watched. While most people do not still have VHS players, many wish to watch their home videos again and the Duxbury Free Library is helping them do just that.

TM Act change: 2015 Town Meeting talks

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Duxbury selectmen plan to seek an amendment to the 1987 Town Manager Act to allow the town manager — not the board of selectmen — to have the power to sign town contracts.

Duxbury election 2014 results (unofficial)

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Senator in Congress

Edward J. Markey (D), 3,074

Brian J. Herr (R), 3,634


Governor and Lieutenant Governor

Baker and Polito (R), 4,448

Coakley and Kerrigan (D), 2,236

Falchuk and Jennings (I), 151

Lively and Saunders (I), 21

McCormick and Post (I), 39


Attorney General 

Maura Healy (D), 3.094

John B. Miller (R), 3,569


Secretary of State

William Francis Galvin (D), 3,812

David D'Arcangelo (R), 2,734

Daniel L. Factor (Green-Rainbow), 132


Deborah B. Goldberg (D), 2,576

Michael James Heffernan (R), 3,810



Suzanne M. Bump (D), 2,773

Patricia Saint Aubin (R), 3,515


Representative in Congress, Ninth Distric

William Richard Keating (D), 3,105 

John C. Chapman (R), 3,599


Councillor, Fourth District

Christopher Iannella, Jr. (D), 3,119

Jason Crosby (I), 2,412

Joe Ureneck (Working Families), 304


Senator in General Court, Plymouth and Norfolk District

Robert L. Hedlund, JR (R), 5,439


Representative in General Court, Twelfth Plymouth District

Thomas J. Calter III (D/R), 941


Representative in General Court, Sixth Plymouth Distric

Josh Cutler (D), 3,149

Joseph Sheehan (R), 2,240


District Attorney, Plymouth District

Timothy J. Cruz (R), 5,402


Register of Probate, Plymouth County

Matthew J. McDonough (D), 2,712

Anthony Thomas O'Brien, Jr, (R), 3,586


County Treasurer, Plymouth County

Thomas J. O'Brien (D), 4,400


County Commissioner, Plymouth County

Sandra M. Wright (R), 3,965

Scott M. Vecchi (D), 2,186


Ballot Question 1: Gas Tas

Yes, 4,074 

No, 2,679


Ballot Question 2: Beverage Container Deposit

Yes, 1,811

No, 5,055


Ballot Question 3: Casino

Yes, 3,371

No, 3,440


Ballot Question 4: Earn and Use Sick Time

Yes, 3,285

No, 3,504


The Duxbury girls’ cross-country team continued to close the gap on their Patriot League competition in their final team race of 2014.


The Patriot League season came to a strong close for the Duxbury boys’ cross–country team at Silver Lake High School on Saturday, but hope- fully the best is still to come for the Dragons.


The Duxbury football team will once again be heading to the postseason after winning a war of attrition with the Quincy Presidents at Veteran’s Stadium Friday night.