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Too many new homes on historic road for Planning Board

Plans for a small housing development on a historically significant parcel of land in Manomet met opposition from neighbors and skepticism from the Planning Board.

Nancy Nolan, who owns 20 Brook Road, located near the northern end of the street, is proposing to build five single family homes, or two single family homes and two duplexes, on the 2.8 acre property. The property was once owned by Robert Bartlett, who came to Plymouth in 1623, according to Jan Rushforth, who once owned it along with her husband, the late Dr. David Rushforth. Nolan’s representatives brought the project before the Planning Board Monday night.

CAPE COD TIMES: NRC email: Pilgrim plant ‘overwhelmed’

In an in-house email sent Monday to Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials, the leader of a federal inspection team currently scouring equipment, procedures and staff performance at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station says inspectors are struggling to interpret just what they are seeing at the troubled plant. Read more at The Cape Cod Times. Continue Reading →

On the Agenda for the week of December 4, 2016

On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Wednesday, December 6
Zoning Board of Appeals, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall

7:45 P.M.        Case #3851 – William & Marie Smyth – 6 Cobb’s Hollo Special Permit per Section 205-42 and Table 5 to waive the side and front setbacks in order to construct a 10’ extension to an existing 2-car garage
8:15 P.M.        Case #3849 – Dominic Abbatangelo & Roberta Fabrizio – 83A Taylor Ave Special Permit per Section 205-43 and Table 5 to waive the side & rear setbacks; a Special Permit per Section 205-25, Paragraph A3 to enlarge a non-conforming structure in order to construct a 12’ x 20’ deck

Thursday, December 8
Natural Resources and Coastal Beaches Committee, 6:15 p.m. at Town Hall

Update on White Horse Beach Bath House and White Horse Beach Management Plan

Building Committee, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall

6:35 P.M. Plymouth South High School
6:50 P.M. Simes House
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Plymouth police log and arrests for December 2 to December 4, 2016

December 2

4:33 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 3
6:48 p.m. Suspicious activity on Bartlett Road

December 3

12:13 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Sea View Drive
Christopher Adams, 41, of Anawon Road arrested for OUI, leaving the scene of property damage and reckless operation of a motor vehicle.
2:20 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Merchants Row
10:33 p.m. Gunshots on Manomet Point Road

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Too many in the bathroom leads to two arrests

A trio of employees at a downtown restaurant were allegedly assaulted Sunday night by two patrons, one from Manomet, after they were warned about entering the bathroom together.

According to Captain John Rogers, Travis Twieraga, 34, of Sawyer Place and Jared James, 35, of Ship Pond Road, were told by a bouncer they could not enter the bathroom at the Main Street Bar and Grill at the same time. The restaurant, Rogers said, has a policy that only one person can be in the bathroom at the same time.

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West Plymouth man arrested for OUI on Sea View Drive

A West Plymouth man is under arrest for drunk driving following an alleged hit and run accident in Manomet, early Saturday morning.

According to Captain John Rogers, police responded to a call from Sea View Drive just after midnight. The caller reported that her truck, which was parked on the side of the road, had been hit and the other vehicle had driven off.

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Wreath making workshop at the Wildlands Trust

The Wildland Trust is hosting a holiday wreath making workshop at its headquarters on Sunday, December 4 at 10 a.m.

In this workshop, led by local horticulturist Susanne Lucas, guests will make and take home a beautiful all-natural wreath for the holidays. There will be an optional collecting walk held from 9:15 – 10 a.m. to gather materials beforehand. Space is limited, so get tickets before they sell out.

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