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Bullying in the Duxbury Schools

The following is the text of an open letter sent to Ben Tantillo (Duxbury Superintendent of Schools), the Duxbury School Committee, the Town Manager, the Duxbury Board of Selectmen, the Duxbury Police Chief, Duxbury’s State Representatives (Josh Cutler and Tom…

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From A Duxbury High School Student

The following is from an email letter we received from a courageous student at Duxbury High School: As you may know, Duxbury High School recently fired Harry Taylor who was a gym teacher and assistant football coach for DHS for…

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McLean's Way Plan

Forty B Follies

Notwithstanding determined protests from abutters and neighbors and the ritual drama of ostensible protests and objections played out by the Duxbury Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) purporting, superficially, to object to the project, the proposed “McLean’s Way” development of 24…

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Politics as Unusual

Voters’ choices on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 will be unusually significant for a (Congressional) mid-term Election Day with potentially profound impacts at the local, state, and national level. With President Obama bumping along at personal lows in public opinion polls;…

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Hot Dogs and the Mommy State

For an exercise of the over-controlling mommy state run amok, one need look no farther than the August 11, 2014 meeting of the Duxbury Board of Selectman. Robert F. Shine has been operating a hot dog stand at various events…

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Big Zoning Changes Ahead?

Three key factors are combining into what is likely to be a ‘perfect storm’ with profound and far-reaching effects on Duxbury over the next few decades. These include 1) a clear shift toward a more easy-going enforcement policy in Duxbury…

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