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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Plymouth police log and arrests for April 21 to April 23, 2017

April 21

10:09 a.m. Larceny on Manomet Point Road
Selectman candidate Betty Cavacco reports about 20 signs stolen.
12:44 p.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
Caller reports window box was on fire shortly after seeing two people sitting on the porch of her apartment building.
1:08 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
4:01 p.m. Suspicious activity on Shallow Pond Lane
5:21 p.m. Traffic complaint on State Road
Tide View Path man, 45, arrested on  a warrant for possession of class B drug.
9:07 p.m. Fraud on Old Field Road

April 22

12:59 a.m. Animal complaint on Long Pond Road
6:22 a.m. Harassment on Old Colony Drive
11:44 a.m. Recovered hypodermic needle on State Road
9:47 p.m. Malicous mischief on Clark Road

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On the Agenda for the week of May 23, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods.

Monday, May 24

Planning Board, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

  • Plans, Covenants, and Releases*: B560 – Hillside Estates – Release of Lots 15-8 and 15-11; B437 – Pinehills LLC, Hatherly Rise – Release of Lot A-287
  • Form A Plans*: A4610 – Herbert and Jessica Jacobs, Highland/Manomet Ave., Map 46, Lots H-3,4, & 5 – Divide to create lots 45 and 46
Tuesday, May 25

Affordable Housing Trust, 8 a.m. at 15 Hedges Road

  • Discussion on funding for State Road and Cutter Drive affordable housing units.

Plymouth South High School Council, 7 p.m. at Plymouth South High School

Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

  • ORDERS OF CONDITIONS: SE57-2881    John Moynihan and Deborah A. Norton, 37 Manomet Avenue, Parcel ID 048-049-000A-005.  A Notice of Intent to construct a 2nd floor addition to an existing single-family dwelling, re-surface patio and walkway, add new front stoop, outside rinse station and new septic system, and reconstruct an existing driveway, within the buffer zone of Top of Coastal Bank.; SE57-2883     Dominic Abbatangelo (et ux), 83A Taylor Avenue, Parcel ID 045C-000-101-000.  A Notice of Intent to construct a deck on concrete footings, relocate door steps and bench, and plant beach grass, within the Coastal Dune of White Horse Beach and Land Subject to Coastal Storm Flowage.

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Learn to save more money at the Manomet Branch Library

Manomet is celebrating Money Smart Week at the library with a program on saving at the Manomet Branch Library, 12 Strand Ave, on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.

Pay Yourself First, a presentation by an Eastern Bank representative, will demonstrate the importance of putting money aside for unexpected expenses as well as cover the various investment option available.

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Candidate questions for the 2017 town election

Here’s this year’s Manomet Current Candidate Questionnaire for this year’s town election.

There are questions for candidates running in all contested races. Candidates should respond via e-mail to manometnews@gmail.com.  

Answers will not be edited or proofread. Please make sure to review your answers before sending them. Do not provide any attachments with your answers, they will not be included with your response.

Answers will be posted at manometcurrent.com in the order they are received.

 

All Candidates

  • Name
  • Office you’re running for
  • Street you live on
  • Town boards and committees you have served on
  • In one sentence, why are you running for office?

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Court rules for Entergy in dry cask storage case

After nearly four years of litigation, a Boston Land Court ruled upheld a zoning permit that allowed Entergy Corporation to place a dry cask storage facility at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.

According to a statement from Cape Cod Bay Watch, which supported the lawsuit, Judge Robert Foster ruled the permit originally granted for the construction of Pilgrim allowed for the storage facility to be built. When Director of Inspectional Services Paul McAuliffe originally granted the permit back in 2013, it was challenged on the grounds that the permit for PNPS did not allow for storage of spent fuel other than the storage pool inside the plant.

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On the Agenda for the week of April 17, 2017

On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, April 18
Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:20 PM     Dominic Abbatangelo (et ux), 83A Taylor Avenue, Parcel ID 045C-000-101-000.  A Notice of Intent to construct a deck on concrete footings, relocate door steps and bench, and plant beach grass, within the Coastal Dune of White Horse Beach and Land Subject to Coastal Storm Flowage. Thursday, April 20
Disabilities Commission, 6 p.m. at the Plymouth Public Library

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