National Weather Service: Flood Watch until Thursday morning

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF MASSACHUSETTS AND SOUTHERN NEW
HAMPSHIRE…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES…IN
MASSACHUSETTS…ESSEX…MIDDLESEX…NORFOLK…NORTHERN
BRISTOL…NORTHERN PLYMOUTH AND SUFFOLK. * BEGINNING BETWEEN 5 PM AND 8 PM THIS EVENING…CONTINUING
OVERNIGHT AND THEN ENDING LATER THURSDAY MORNING

* PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN LIKELY AND IMPACTING THE LATE DAY COMMUTE
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OBITUARY: Mario Montemaggi, served in merchant marine, electrical engineer, enjoyed being on the water

Mario F. Montemaggi of Plymouth died Friday October 17 at Emeritus in Plymouth.

He was the devoted husband of the late Joyna (Moore) Montemaggi. Mario was the loving father of Karen Freyermuth and her husband Carl of Plymouth, Kathryne Montemaggi and her fiancé Thomas Bannister of Buzzards Bay, grandfather of three, being predeceased by one, and great-grandfather of nine.

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Noted anti-nuclear author allowed to testify at Pilgrim Station trespassing trial

Dr. Helen Caldecott at Plymouth District Court.

Anti-nuclear activist Dr Helen Caldicott will be allowed to testify at the trial of four Cape Cod women accused of trespassing at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.

This reverses a previous decision by Judge James Sullivan on Friday. Sullivan originally ruled that Caldicott testimony would be speculative, but reserved the right to change his mind if later evidence proved relevant.

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Plymouth police log and arrests for October 16 to October 20, 2014: Break-in at Forges Field

October 16
2:01 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road

October 17
4:27 a.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
6:20 a.m. Animal complaint on Rocky Hill Road
10:52 a.m. Fraud on State Road
Caller reports someone tried to apply for social security benefits using his number.
10:54 a.m. Suspicious activity on Tide View Path
11:44 a.m. on Motor vehicle accident on State Road
12:51 p.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
2:10 p.m. Larceny on Patriot Circle
Resident arrested for alleged theft at Dunkin Donuts on Long Pond Road.
4:03 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
5:03 p.m. Gunshots on State Road
5:14 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
8:14 p.m. Drug violation on Long Pond Road
Robert Bryant Jr., 34, arrested for trespassing, larceny over $250 and two counts of possession of a class B substance.
8:46 p.m. General disturbance on Silver Birch Avenue

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Car accident in Manomet sends two to hospital

Two people were taken to the hospital following a four-vehicle accident near the Marshland Restaurant, Saturday afternoon.

According to Captain John Rogers, the incident began when the driver of one car, traveling north on State Road, became distracted and drifted into the southbound lane causing the driver of a second car to drive onto the shoulder and into a utility pole. The first car sideswiped a GATRA bus and then hit a fourth car.

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Manomet man charged with stealing furniture

A Kathleen Drive man was charged with larceny and other offenses after being caught allegedly taking chairs and tables from just a trash container near the Plymouth County Sheriff’s building on Long Pond Road, Friday night.

According to Captain John Rogers, Robert Bryant, 34,  was caught by sheriff’s deputies allegedly taking the items and loading them into a truck. He also was reportedly in possession of two pills that were not prescribed to him.

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On the Agenda for the week of October 19, 2014

Monday, October 20
Planning Board, 6:30 p.m. at Plymouth North High School

  • 6:35 B437 – Pinehills LLC Ship’s Lookout, Map 77C, lot 1-235, Divide for a new eleven lot neighborhood
  • 6:40 B437 – Pinehills LLC, Sacrifice Rock Rd, Long Ridge Rd, Climber’s Path, Walking Stick and Kensington Map 78B, Lot A-254 and Map 76, Lot 7A, Divide to create 62 lots

Nuclear Matters Committee, 7 p.m. at PACTV, 4 Collins Avenue

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