Plymouth police log for April 27, 2017, there be whales

6:03 a.m. Recovered hypodermic needle on White Horse Road
7:51 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Rocky Hill Road
9:33 a.m. Animal complaint on Scott Drive
11:43 a.m. Gunshots on Forge Drive
2:23 p.m. Suspicious activity on Shallow Pond Lane
2:29 p.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
2:51 p.m. General disturbance on Allen Drive
5:26 p.m. Animal complaint on Sea View Drive
Caller reports seeing right whale possibly tangled in lobster traps. According to harbormaster, there are currently no traps in the water and the whale was behaving normally. 6:31 p.m. Animal complaint on Colony Beach Boulevard
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WICKED LOCAL: Judge dismisses sex trafficking charges against Plymouth man

A Superior Court judge has dismissed charges against a local official accused of sex trafficking and running a house of ill fame. Judge Angela Kelley Brown dismissed both charges against Douglas Crociati, ruling that prosecutors leading a 2015 investigation into misconduct at local massage parlors “recklessly disregarded the truth” in seeking indictments against the local airport commissioner. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

Two Quinnipiac stars join the Pilgrims

The Plymouth Pilgrims have added a pair of players from Quinnipiac University to their roster. Junior Mike Davis is a relief pitcher who  has appeared in 14 games during which he’s allowed only a single earned run for a 0.51 ERA and picked up six saves. Sophomore  Liam Scafariello leads the Bobcats with 13 homers and 28 RBI to lead the team while hitting .254, starting every game and playing an error free first base. Read more about both players.   Continue Reading →

Plymouth police log for April 24 to April 26, 2017

April 24

10:24 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
4:07 p.m. Recovered hypodermic needle on Long Pond Road
4:53 p.m. Drug overdose on State Road
Stoughton woman, 28 was trying to check-in to High Point Treatment Center when she reportedly showed signs of opioid intoxication. She was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth. She allegedly has a history of heroin use, according to police.

April 25

4:38 a.m. Animal complaint on State Road
10:31 p.m. Noise complaint on Indian Avenue

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CANDIDATE QUESTIONS: Cheryl Fischer, candidate for Precinct 6 Town Meeting Member

The Manomet Current has posted a list of questions for candidates in all contested offices. You can find the questions here.

Name: Cheryl K. Fischer (Cheryl King Fischer)

Running for: Town Meeting Representative from Precinct #6

Street: Montrose Avenue

Served on Town Boards and Committees: Volunteer and one year on Board of the Southeastern Massachusetts Pine Barrens Alliance, Member and Secretary of Indivisible Plymouth. Prior to moving to Manomet, I served on the Montpelier, Vermont, City Council and Co-chaired the Montpelier Energy Committee, Chair of the Montpelier Middle School Parent Teacher Association and other local civic groups.

Running for office: I would like to be one of Precinct #6 voices at Town Meeting because, in these turbulent times, our democracy and government needs all of us to be more informed and involved in governing ourselves from the local to the federal level.

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Beaver Dam Road fire sends one to hospital

An alleged case of smoking in bed lead to one person being taken to the hospital and eight people forced from their home following a fire on Beaver Dam Road, Friday morning.

According to Chief Ed Bradley, firefighters were called to the home near Minuteman Lane at about 8:21 a.m. where they found the fire in a second floor bedroom of the duplex.  A 53-year-old Manomet woman was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth, and then to a Boston hospital, suffering from smoke inhalation and burns to her hand, Bradley said.

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