OBITUARY: Robert Callahan, 81, US Army veteran, volunteer at The Jordan Hospital

Robert E. Callahan of Plymouth died peacefully at home on January 15, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Bob is the beloved husband of Ann Marie (Zucchelli) Callahan, united in love for fifty-six years, and the loving father of Michael R. Callahan of Plymouth, Jeffrey C. Callahan of Virginia, Kathleen M. Pierce of Arizona, and Lisa M. Callahan of Needham. Read more at Tributes.com. Continue Reading →

Plymouth police log for January 17 and January 18, 2017

January 17
11:00 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
6:14 p.m. Threats on Winthrop Road
7:53 p.m. Breaking and entering on Highland Terrace
January 18
12:41 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Avalon Way
2:20 p.m. General disturbance on State Road
5:04 p.m. Larceny on Golf Drive
Several resident of the Laurelwood assisted living facility have reportedly had money stolen from them. Police are investigating. Continue Reading →

PATRIOT LEDGER: Repairs made after new problem found at Pilgrim nuclear plant

Two dampers designed to automatically close so radioactivity can’t escape into the environment in an emergency failed to fully shut when tested during a routine maintenance check at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station Monday. It turned out the dampers simply needed to be cleaned and lubricated. While the issue took only 15 minutes to address, there is no way to know how long they had not been working. Read more at the Patriot Ledger. Continue Reading →

Emma Machado named to Assumption College Dean’s List

Assumption College has announced that Emma Machado, a member of the Class of 2017 from Plymouth, is one of 486 students named to the College’s prestigious undergraduate Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester. To earn a spot on the Dean’s List, Assumption students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for a five-class, 15-credit semester. The Dean’s List is announced twice per academic year, once at the completion of the fall semester, and again at the completion of the spring semester. Continue Reading →

OBITUARY: Barbara Griffin, 77, enjoyed long walks along the Plymouth waterfront

Barbara Mary (Gain) Griffin of Plymouth died on January 15. She is the loving mother of Robert Walker of Brockton, Maryann Leaman and her husband Scott of Plymouth, David Walker and his wife Lisa of Lakeville, Edward Walker and his wife Kimberly of Taunton and the late Anne Marie Walker. Read more at Tributes.com. Continue Reading →

Shanlea Kernen makes URI Dean’s List

Shanlea Nora Kernen qualified for the Fall 2016 Dean’s List at the University of Rhode Island. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30 quality point average. Part-time students qualify with the accumulation of 12 credits with a 3.30 quality point average. Continue Reading →

Plymouth police log for January 14 and January 16, 2017

January 14
12:02 a.m. Drug overdose on Brigantine Circle
Male, 21, found at home by his mother. He was given Narcan and taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth. According to police he has a history of heroin use. 10:45 a.m. Suspicious activity on Cross Wind
12:47 p.m. Fraud on Looking Glass
January 16
12:53 p.m. Animal complaint on Kevin Avenue
Caller reports their cat was shot with a pellet gun. 
5:05 p.m. Suspicious activity on Homer Avenue Continue Reading →

Plymouth Pilgrims add to infield for 2017 season

The Plymouth Pilgrims have added a pair of infielders to their roster for the 2017 season, according to a press release from the team.

Patrick Dorrian from Lynn University was drafted by the Atlanta Braves out of high school in 2014, but opted to attend Herkimer College before transferring to Lynn. A shortstop, he played last year with the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod League.

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