Manomet Heights parking meeting gets low marks

 Attendees at last Tuesday night’s Manomet Village Steering Committee expressed frustration with how a meeting held last Thursday about a proposed parking plan for a portion of the White Horse Beach area went.

“The disorganization was unbelievable” said MVSC member Harry Helm. The presentation, he added descended into a gripe session about all the issues affecting the area. Interviewed later, Assistant Town Manager Derek Brindisi agreed the meeting got contentious.

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CAPE COD TIMES: Decommissioning discussion goes off track

A conference call set up to hear Entergy Corp.’s timetables for decommissioning the Pilgrim, Vermont Yankee, Palisades and Indian Point nuclear power plants rapidly swerved from its planned agenda Tuesday, as watchdogs from the four host regions, allowed to listen in on the discussion, peppered federal regulators and Entergy representatives with a long list of questions they had not come prepared to answer. Read more at the Cape Cod Times. Continue Reading →

Canadian company says Manomet is choice for power line landing site

Emera, a Canadian company looking to build a 900 megawatt power cable from New Brunswick, Canada, to Massachusetts told the Board of Selectmen that Plymouth is their choice for a landing spot.

The company had also considered Lynn, but Plymouth’s receptiveness to hosting the cable gave it the edge, Robin McAdam of Emera said at Tuesday night’s meeting. He was there to give the board an update on the project.

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Plymouth police log for June 16 to June 18, 2017

June 16

8:10 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
12:57 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on White Horse Road
12:59 p.m. General disturbance on Rocky Hill Road
5:54 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
9:29 p.m. Drug overdose on Ship Pond Road
Caller, a 24-year-old Manomet man, asked to be picked up and taken to the hospital following a cocaine overdose. Police found him on the side of the road near State Road and took him to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth.
11:30 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 3
11:44 p.m. Harassment on Woodsong

June 17

11:58 a.m. General disturbance in Fairview Lane

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On the Agenda for the week of June 18, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, June 20
Board of Selectmen, 6 p.m. at Town Hall

7:50 p.m. Discussion on Creation of White Horse Beach Parking Committee

8:10 p.m. Licenses and Administrative Notes: Approve & Execute Acceptance of Deed for 127.8 acres off Beaver Dam Road (Art. 9E, 2016 FATM); Establish White Horse Beach Parking District and Enact $50 Parking Fines within District

Open Space Committee, 7 p.m. a t Town Hall

Tax Title Properties: White Horse Beach

Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:15 PM   Hassan Afzali, 129A Taylor Avenue, Parcel ID 045C-000-119-000.  A Notice of Intent to upgrade a septic system, in-fill retaining walls, and pave parking area, in the resource of a Coastal Dune of White Horse Beach. Wednesday, June 21
Zoning Board of Appeals, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall

7:30 P.M. Case #3869 – Vincent & Cheryl Damiano – 125 D Taylor Avenue Special Permit per Section 205-43 and Table 5 to waive the side, rear, and front setback in order to construct a new single-family home
7:45 P.M. Case #3870 – Joseph Cruza, Jr. & Joseph Cruza, Sr. AND Christian Horvath & Grace Horvath – 2 & 4 Sachem Road Need a Variance of lot size and depth to create a new lot 
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Learn about local government at the Manomet Branch Library

Anyone interested in getting involved in local government should come to the Manomet Branch Library, 12 Strand Ave., on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.

Learn about local politics, what groups are operating in the town, and how to get involved with town committees. Light refreshments served.

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