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2010-06-15 09:55:00

DUXBURY, Mass., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents of Duxbury are a major step closer to having a real choice for their cable television services, thanks to a newly approved agreement authorizing Verizon to offer its FiOS TV service via the most advanced all-digital, fiber-optic network straight to customers' homes. The Duxbury Board of Selectmen on Monday (June 14) granted a cable franchise to Verizon, authorizing video choice for thousands of households here. The board's authorization brings...

2010-03-01 11:30:00

First Student Drivers Latest Group in New England to Choose Teamsters WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student school bus drivers in Duxbury, Massachusetts, are the latest group of school bus workers to join the Teamsters Union in New England.

2008-09-05 09:00:37

DUXBURY - The police department is offering a rape aggression defense program for women and girls ages 13 and older, beginning Monday, Sept. 15. The course provides risk reduction through avoidance in addition to defense tactics.

2008-08-07 15:00:28

DUXBURY - Author Michael Tougias will give a lecture on King Philip's War at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the barn at 120 King Caesar Road. The Duxbury Rural and Historical Society will host the lecture, admission to which will cost $5. Refreshments will be served at 10 a.m.

2008-08-06 09:00:27

Duxbury Two Duxbury teens charged in June with breaking into a high school shed received pretrial probation and community service. Charges of larceny from a building, defacing property, underage possession of alcohol and a reduced charge of misdemeanor break-in against George D.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.