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‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ comes to Priscilla Beach Theatre

Priscilla Beach Theatre presents the Tony Award winning musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,”  July 25 through August 3.
This show follows the story of six awkward adolescents on their daunting and hilarious quest to spell their way to the top. Complete with audience participation, each character is on a fast-paced journey as they vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime, while learning that sometimes you don’t have to be first to win. Shows are July 25 & 26, August 1 & 2 at 7:30 p.m., and July 27 & Aug. 3 at 2 p.m.

Plymouth police and arrest log for July 23

11:42 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Mint Sprig
11:49 a.m. Motorcycle/ATV complaint on Cedar Road
12:44 p.m. Suspicious activity on Massasoit Avenue
4:43 p.m. General disturbance on Taylor Avenue
7:47 p.m. Drug violation on Beaver Dam Road
Nakia Middleton, 39, of Halifax arrested for possession of a class B substance with intent to distribute, possession of a class B substance and conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute. David Carlson, 57 of Sharps Drive arrested for possession of a class B substance with intent to distribute, possession of a class B substance and conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute. 9:52 p.m. Explosives on Taylor Avenue
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Pilgrims shut out Valley

After two days off following the NECBL All-Star Game, the Plymouth Pilgrims had a magic number of six heading into a grueling 11 game in 11 day stretch to end the regular season. They started off on the right foot in game one.

The Pilgrims (25-7) defeated the Valley Blue Sox 2-0 Wednesday at Forges Field. Starting pitcher Thomas Jankins, who was cut by the Blue Sox before the season, threw six and a third innings of shutout baseball and is now up over 39 innings without allowing an earned run.

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History Book Group to discuss ‘Longitude’

History enthusiasts are encouraged to join us for an engaging discussion of important topics of the past at the History Book Group.

The group meets one Thursday per month at 4 p.m. to discuss the month’s selection. For the next meeting, the group is talking about “Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time” by Dava Sobel on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at the Manomet Branch Library, 12 Strand Avenue.

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OBITUARY: Eleanor Blodgett, 87, church secretary, liked games and puzzles

Eleanor (Shedd) Blodgett of Plymouth, formerly of Wayland, died peacefully on July 17 at Plymouth Crossing’s.

She is the beloved wife of the late Dana Blodgett, loving mother of Sallie Freeman and her husband Paul of Holliston, Martha Sorensen of Manomet and Nancy Blodgett Walsh and her husband Richard of Manomet. Sister Dorothy Withington of Plymouth. Cherished grandmother of Cindy Freeman, Amy Quinlan and her husband Chris, Eleace Walsh and Shealagh Walsh. Great grandmother of Dustin Walsh and Grace Freeman.

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Governor rejects spending for new nuclear response plan

Governor Deval Patrick vetoed $170,000 set aside in the state budget to update Plymouth’s Radiological Response and Recovery Plan, Emergency Management Director Aaron Wallace told the Nuclear Matters Committee, Monday night.

Wallace said he wanted to update procedures for first responders in case of a nuclear accident.  He had hoped to work with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in developing the new plan.

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