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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...

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. The workers voted 19-5 to join Teamsters Local 653 in South Easton, Massachusetts. There are 24 workers in the bargaining unit. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "When you feel backed into a corner,...

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. The classes emphasize awareness and address threats from a stranger or an acquaintance. The fee is $25. Classes are 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays, for three weeks, at the Student Union, 147 St. George St. For more information, call 781-934-5656, Ext. 25. (c) 2008...

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. For more information, call 781-934-6106. (c) 2008 Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass.. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

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. Molina, 18, of 561 Washington St., and Craig Sullivan, 18, of 45 Alexander Way, will be dismissed in six months if the two stay out of trouble. Plymouth District Court Judge Gregory Baler ordered both to perform...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.