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Selectmen want answers on Simes House parking concerns

Selectmen want concerns about parking addressed before they’ll give their blessing to a Town Meeting warrant article that would change the zoning for the Simes House.

Neighbors to the Simes House have expressed concerns about where visitors to the Simes House will park their cars. Manomet Village Commons President John Moody tried to offer some answers, and some apologies, during Tuesday night’s Board of Selectmen’s meeting.

Teen arrested for OUI after hitting tree on Old Sandwich Road

An Evergreen Drive man was arrested on drunk driving charges after allegedly hitting a tree and evading police on Old Sandwich Road, late Wednesday night.

An officer responding to a disturbance on Tide View Path spotted Joshua Todisco, 19,  allegedly speeding northbound on Old Sandwich Road, Captain John Rogers said. The officer, who was on Clark Road, reportedly saw Todisco hit the tree at the intersection of Old Sandwich and Beaver Dam Roads. Rather than stopping, Rogers said, he backed up and continued up the road and into the Pinehills.

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Moose Youth Awareness Program offers college scholarships

Plymouth Moose Lodge invites local high school students to be part of the Youth Awareness Program.
The Moose Youth Awareness program is for High school students interested in public speaking and educating young children on a number of positive lifestyle topics ranging from bullying to drug and alcohol abuse. Eligible students could end up earning some of the $30,000 in scholarship money provided by the Moose.

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Brianna Jones runs off with Athlete of the Week honors

Brianna Jones has been named the Plymouth South High School Female Athlete of the Week.

In the opening meet against Silver Lake she was 5th overall scoring her first varsity points. In Saturdays invitational in Martha’s Vineyard, Brianna was a medal winner beating her previous best 5 kilometer time by over 5 minutes. 

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Plymouth police log and arrests for September 18 and September 19, 2017

September 18

1:59 p.m. Suspicious activity on Ouimet Lane
4:27 p.m. Larceny on State Road
Purse reportedly taken out of car parked at 7-Eleven.
7:35 p.m. Motor vehicle stop on Taylor Avenue
White Horse Road woman, 35, arrested for speeding and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

September 19

4:49 a.m. Suspicious activity on Barquentine Drive
3:55 p.m. General disturbance on State Road
5:02 p.m. Suspicious activity on Bartlett Road

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Senior Captain Cam Brenner leads the way to Athlete of the Week honors

Senior Captain Cam Brenner of the Plymouth South High School Soccer team is the Male Athlete of the Week. He leads the South boys Soccer team in total points, with 2 goals and 1 assist in the home opener against Dennis-Yarmouth. Cam’s ability to play both sides of the ball makes him one of the most complete players in the Patriot league. Our lone returning league All-Star, Brenner will look to continue his great start to the season. Continue Reading →

Plymouth South Middle School class makes plans to raise money for hurricane victims

Jonathan Hall’s 8th grade civic history classes have hit the ground running this school year with a service learning project to help the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

The students brainstormed ideas of how to help and chose to design bracelets to be sold in Plymouth to raise money for the Red Cross. The students will present their proposal to the class and then vote on the best choice based on design, cost and profit margin.

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Gas station video used to find allegedly stolen credit card

A South Plymouth man was arrested after allegedly using a stolen credit card to buy gas, Monday night. James Thompson, 25, of Gunners Exchange Road allegedly used the credit card at the Shell Gas Station off Exit 5, according to Captain John Rogers. Police were already aware of the stolen card because, Rogers said, a woman working at the nearby Home Depot reported her purse, which contained her credit cards and phone, had been stolen from the store. Using surveillance tape, police identified Thompson and found him at Pilgrim Hill Road, Rogers said. He was charged with receiving stolen property over $250 and improper use of a credit card under $250. Continue Reading →

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: Tropical Storm Warning

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Eastern and Southern Plymouth County.

Minor coastal flooding is possible Tuesday night. However, a storm surge of 1 to 3 feet may occur Wednesday and Wednesday night, above already high astronomical tides, for both south and east facing coastlines. When combined with large wave action, this could produce localized areas of 1 to 3 feet of inundation above ground level.  Minor to moderate coastal flooding is expected along the southeastern Massachusetts coastline.

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Plymouth police log for September 15 to September 17, 2017

September 15

12:48 p.m. Recovered hypodermic needle on Long Pond Road
12:54 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
6:02 p.m. Suspicious activity on Presidents Lane
7:08 p.m. General disturbance on State Road
10:22 p.m. Suspicious activity on Fairview Lane
Incident took place on Old Sandwich Road.
11:31 p.m. Noise complaint on Taylor Avenue

September 16

2:57 p.m. Suspicious activity on Route 3
3:10 p.m. Suspicions activity on State Road

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