Simes House Easter Egg Hunt postponed to Sunday

Due to the weather forecast of snow on Saturday, March 28, the Simes House Easter Egg Hunt will be postponed to Sunday, March 29 at 2 p.m.

The event is planned for children age 8 and under. Children should bring their own baskets for the egg hunt. As the ground may be damp, proper footwear is recommended.

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Manomet and South Plymouth Real Estate Sales, March 7 to March 21, 2015

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Tow truck driver arrested for OUI on Long Pond Road

An early evening car accident on Long Pond Road led to a drunk driving arrest, but not of the person one would expect.

According to Captain John Rogers, a Plymouth woman, 22, drove off the road near Clark Road, around 5:30 p.m. Thursday evening,. Due to a broken winch on the first tow truck that was sent,  a second truck, driven by Joseph Murphy, 42, of Federal Furnace Road, was sent. When he arrived, police allegedly observed that he was drunk, Rogers said.

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WICKED LOCAL: Deliveryman charged with January burglary at State Road eatery

A shattered pair of eyeglasses helped police identify a suspect in a January break-in at a Manomet restaurant. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

PSHS student places third at science fair

Plymouth South High School sophomore Alex Lister for placed third at the South Shore Regional Science Fair held Saturday at Bridgewater State University for his project titled “Smart Arduino.” He designed, built and programmed a solar powered watch.  Some parts for the watch were created with the use of a 3D printer.  Alex will compete at the Massachusetts State Science Fair at MIT in May. Continue Reading →

Plymouth police log and arrests for March 23 to March 25, 2015

March 23

Traffic complaint on State Road
Standish Avenue man, 36, arrested for speeding and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
3:34 p.m. General disturbance on State Road
4:02 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Clark Road
5:19 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 3
9:04 p.m. Suspicious activity on Bartlett Road

March 24

1:38 a.m. Animal complaint on Seaview Drive
2:26 p.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
2:52 p.m. General disturbance on Long Pond Road
7:36 p.m. Suspicious activity on Cape Cod Avenue East

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PSHS early education students heading to Florida competition

Plymouth South early education and care students  Makayla McShane, Kylie LeGrow  and Bridget Stevenson will compete at the International Youth Awareness Congress in Orlando, Florida this April after winning at the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Moose Association Youth Awareness Congress Scholarship competition. The competition consists of brainstorming a topic that will empower children to make healthy choices.  Each student had to present their lesson to a group of children at least three times, and their lesson had to be 20 minutes in length. Continue Reading →

Submit your event to The Manomet Current Calendar

Entertainment venues and non-profit groups in Plymouth are welcome to submit their events to The Manomet Current’s free online calendar. To get your event listed, click here. If you already list events on Facebook, e-mail us at manometnews@gmail.com, and send us a  link to your Facebook page and we can automatically import your calendar listings. Continue Reading →

Plymouth South High School students campaign against tobacco

The84.org held its 6th annual “Kick Butts Day” at the State House in Boston on Wednesday, March 18. Fifteen students from PSHS SADD marched the Commons and spoke to their local legislatures about regulating the sale of e-cigarettes, other tobacco products and nicotine delivery systems to minors Continue Reading →

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Thank you so much for reading The Manomet Current. Since the Current started, we’ve worked hard to become your source for local news, and nothing but local news, for Manomet and the Pine Hills. It’s great when someone tells us they love reading the Current or thanks us for a story we ran. We’re proud to be a locally owned business with a focus on this community. Now we’re asking for something more: your direct financial support. Continue Reading →