NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: Winter Storm watch for February 1 and 2, 2015



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BOSTON GLOBE: Shutdown during storm spurs NRC review of Pilgrim

The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth will be under review by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission starting on Monday, following an unplanned reactor shutdown during last week’s blizzard. Read more at the Boston Globe. Continue Reading →

Guns and drugs found in Plymouth hotel room

A Fairview Lane man was one of two people arrested on weapons and drug charges at a Plymouth hotel, Thursday afternoon.

According to Captain John Rogers, police received information that a guest at the Hilton Garden Inn had a gun. When police went to the guest’s room they found a 9 millimeter handgun with more than 10 rounds of ammunition in it, allegedly in plain sight, Rogers said.

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OBITUARY: Gerald Albertini, 92, worked at Plymouth Cordage Company, WWII Veteran

Gerald J. Albertini, 92, died peacefully on January 27, 2015 at Plymouth Crossings, Plymouth.

He was the devoted husband of 70 years to Elvira “Vera” A. (Taddia)Albertini.

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LaChimia and Wargovich named to Providence College Dean’s List

Michael LaChimia and James Wargovich were named to the Dean’s List at Providence College for the Fall 2014 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must achieve at least a 3.55 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credits.  


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Sammi Cripps named Plymouth South High School Female Athlete of the Week


Sammi Cripps is the PSHS Female Athlete of the Week. She is a member of the shuttle hurdle team that qualified for nationals and also placed second at the recent Massachusetts freshman /sophomore meet in the 55 meter hurdles. Continue Reading →

Plymouth police log for January 28, 2015

12:42 p.m. Police with ambulance on Cochituate Road
Firefighters reportedly used three doses of Narcan to revive a 41-year-old man. Heroin residue and syringes were allegedly found at the scene, according to police. 2:51 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Carolyn Drive
5:03 p.m. Suspicious activity on Cape Cod Avenue
7:56 p.m. Harassment on State Road

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State Road man’s death probably not storm-related

An 82-year-old State Road man was found dead outside his garage Wednesday afternoon.

According to Captain John Rogers, it appears the man may have walked from his car to the garage several times before he passed away.  It appears he was at a different place during the blizzard. He was not outside for very long before family members found him, Rogers said.

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OBITUARY: Joan Overstreet, artistic, hosted prayer groups, enjoyed making people laugh


Joan P. Overstreet (McShea), long time resident of Stoughton, passed away on Monday, January 26, 2015 in Plymouth.

She was the beloved wife of Robert L. Overstreet for over 60 years. She will be missed by her children: Robert L. Overstreet Jr. and wife Michelle of Plymouth, Ruth Schlieff and husband Vaughn of Middleboro, Jane Emmons and husband Andrew of Bourne, Mary Chetwynd and husband Phillip of Manomet, Kevin Overstreet and wife Ann Marie of Plymouth, and James Overstreet of Stoughton. She is survived by her brother James McShea and sister Mary Ann Amara. She will also be dearly missed by her 27 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Joan was the mother of the late William Overstreet, Nancy Sproul and Glenn Overstreet.

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Welcome Charlotte Anna Hutchins

Shannon and Kurt Hutchins of Plymouth welcomed Charlotte Anna Hutchins into the world on December 19, 2014.

She was born at South Shore Hospital and weighed in at 6 pounds, 7 ounces.

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