WICKED LOCAL: Long Pond Road cell tower OK’d in Plymouth

The Planning Board said it was too tall, and now the Zoning Board of Appeals is saying the same thing. The ZBA voted unanimously last week to OK a proposed cell phone tower in the area of 620 Long Pond Road, but only if the tower is shortened from the proposed 180 foot height to 160 feet. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

OBITUARY: Richard Kelley,72, enjoyed all types of sports and was an avid reader

Richard J. Kelley, 72, of Plymouth passed away at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Plymouth on February 17, 2017. Richard was the beloved husband for almost 50 years to Ada (Roberts) Kelley of Plymouth and the cherished father of Cassandra Kelley and her husband Daniel Stewart of Plymouth. Read more at Tributes.com. Continue Reading →

Plymouth police log and arrests for February 15 to February 20, 2017

February 15

5:34 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on White Horse Road
10:06 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Tide View Path
11:21 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
6:42 p.m. Animal complaint on Beaver Dam Road

February 16

6:46 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Manomet Avenue
1:16 p.m. General disturbance on Ship Pond Road
4:48 p.m. Fraud on Market Crossing
Raul Samola, 36, of Bridgeport, Connecticut was arrested for check forgery, forgery or misuse of an RMV document, credit card forgery and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
Josue Cotto, 28, of Bridgeport, Connecticut was arrested for forgery or misuse of an RMV document. and credit card forgery.
6:38 p.m. Robbery on State Road
Timothy Sheehan, 62, of Speedwell Lane, was arrested for  armed and masked robbery, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stop for police, and unlawful possession of ammunition.

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On the Agenda for the week of February 19, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, February 21
Board of Selectmen, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall

7:45 p.m. Article 16B: To see if the Town will vote to revise the funding sources and thereby amend the vote taken under Article 16A of the 2015 Fall Annual Town Meeting for the historical preservation, restoration and rehabilitation for the Simes House, as previously amended, by reducing the amount to be borrowed by a sum of money and transferring a sum of money from Fiscal Year 2018 Community Preservation Act estimated annual revenue or other available funds for such purposes, or take any other action relative thereto. 9:00 p.m.     Licenses and Administrative Notes: Wildlands Trust Inc., 675 Long Pond Road, Alison Arnold is requesting a One Day Wine and Malt License for a National Beer Day Event being held on March 1, 2017 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Wildlands Trust Community Conservation Hall. Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:10 PM  Town of Plymouth – Department of Public Works – Engineering Division, Sid Kashi, P.E., Taylor Avenue, Parcel ID: N/A.  A Notice of Intent to reconstruct Taylor Avenue from White Horse Road south to Manomet Point Road for approximately one mile, including drainage improvements and parking. Continue Reading →

Cedarville man, 62, allegedly robs Manomet store, being held on $25,000 bail

A 62-year-old Cedarville man was arrested for allegedly robbing the Dollar Tree store in Manomet at gunpoint, late Thursday afternoon.

According to John Rogers, Timothy Sheehan, wearing a hoodie and sunglasses, allegedly entered the store and demanded the contents of the store’s cash register. After reportedly taking a small amount of cash, he drove off.

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Alleged bank fraud scheme stopped at the Pinehills

A pair of Bridgeport, Connecticut men who had allegedly opened fraudulent bank accounts at several Massachusetts TD Bank branches saw their plan come to an end at the Pinehills, Thursday afternoon.

According to Captain John Rogers, staff at the Pinehills branch had been alerted to the alleged scheme when Raul Samola, 36, reportedly tried to open an account at the branch. They contacted police who arrived as Samola was leaving the building.

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