Staff at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station is trying to figure out why there’s been a recent upswing in the number of trespassers. including three arrests so far this month.
Pilgrim Operations Manager David Noyes told the Nuclear Matters Committee various factors were being considered, including whether signage at the plant needed to be improved or whether some of the alleged trespassers just aren’t familiar with the area.
Two area organizations are pushing for changes in security at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.
Cape Downwinders and Pilgrim Watch filed a petition on Tuesday with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission calling for Pilgrim Station to be shut down until changes are made. The petition calls for manned checkpoints and visible surveillance of the plant grounds, according to a press release from the two groups.
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8:33 a.m. Domestic disturbance on Turnberry Circle
11:59 a.m. Harassment on Long Pond Road
Caller reports getting repeated calls from someone claiming to be from the IRS. 12:11 p.m. Animal complaint on State Road
2:16 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
2:50 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
4:54 p.m. Traffic complaint on State Road
Silver Birch Avenue man, 37, arrested for driving with no inspection sticker and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. 4:55 p.m. Larceny on Rocky Hill Road. Prescription medicine reported stolen from locker at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. Continue Reading →
A local lobsterman is facing assault charges following an incident at sea near Flag Rock.
According to Captain John Rogers, two lobstermen were pulling up their traps on Monday when their lines reportedly became tangled. The accused, who Rogers declined to identify, cut the line, which sent the other man’s trap to the bottom of Cape Cod Bay.
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A Manomet man was arrested for allegedly driving drugged in North Plymouth, Tuesday afternoon.
According to Captain John Rogers, Jordan Coulstring, 19, of Falmouth Road was allegedly seen driving erratically up Cherry Street towards Commerce Way. He reportedly crossed the yellow line a drove onto the curb, Rogers said. He then stopped at the Mobil station there. Two people who reportedly had seen him driving tried to detain him while they waited for police, Rogers added.
The PSHS Male Athlete of the Week is Senior Captain Jared Rooney.
Rooney scored two second-half goals as the Panthers battled back to tie North Quincy. His first goal was simple determination and hard work as he battled down the left side of the field, fought off a defender, and scored “bar-down.” His second goal came with 5 minutes left in the contest – a beautiful head goal from 14 yards out.
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This week’s PSHS Female Athlete of the Week is Jess Whyte. Whyte is a junior captain and an amazing person, as well as an all-around player. She recently played an outstanding game with 16 kills in addition to seven great hits. Continue Reading →