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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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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. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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. Continue Reading →

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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

Discussion WHB mobi-mat-update
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Feast of the Divine Mercy at Saint Bonaventure

The Feast of Divine Mercy will be celebrated on Sunday, April 23, at 3 p.m. at Saint Bonaventure Church. The prayer service will include Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction, prayerful music, singing of the Divine Mercy Chaplet, and time for silent prayer. Reverend Kenneth Overbeck, Pastor, will preside. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for April 11 and April 12, 2017

April 11
8:09 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
2:49 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
April 12
4:38 a.m. Suspicious activity on Jordan Road
6:40 a.m. Animal complaint on Manomet Beach Boulevard
Dead deer on the side of the road. 11:44 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Old Sandwich Road
2:14 p.m. General disturbance on Long Pond Road
Fist fight reported between to 15-year-old boys at PSHS. 8:46 p.m. Breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Shallow Pond Lane
10:04 p.m. Traffic complaint on State Road
Police stopped a Grabau Drive man, 18, for speeding near Brown Bear corner. He allegedly had an open container of beer and a double-edged, 18-inch blade. He passed a field sobriety test. Continue Reading →

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Public meetings scheduled for Massasoit National Wildlife Refuge draft comprehensive conservation plan

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting public comments through May 16, 2017, on a proposed 15-year plan for managing wildlife, habitat and public uses at Massasoit National Wildlife Refuge. Two public meetings about the refuge draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan  and Environmental Assessment  will be held Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Plymouth Public Library, 132 South Street. The first meeting runs from 2 to 4 pm; the second meeting runs from 6 to 8 pm. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Join the Writers’ Circle at the Manomet Branch Library

Join fellow authors and writers for a monthly discussion and workshop held the third Thursday at the  Manomet Branch Library, 12 Strand Avenue. This month’s meeting is Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Get support, share work, and hear new ideas Learn about self-publishing. Light refreshments will be served. There is no need to register. 
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Plymouth police log and arrests for April 6 to April 9, 2017

April 6
12:07 a.m. General disturbance on Sea View Drive
7:50 a.m. Suspicous activity on Old Sandwich Road
4:41 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
5:46 p.m. Aggravated assault on State Road
Barry Sylvester, 47, of Pembroke was charged with  assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and assault. 
April 7
3:16 a.m. Gunshots on Manomet Point Road
12:21 p.m. Harrasment on Barquentine Drive
1:13 p.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
2:07 p.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
2:38 p.m. Simple assault on Pinehills Drive
4:53 p.m. Breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Taylor Avenue
5:20 p.,m. Fraud on Forest Edge
10:21 p.m. Suspicious activity on Jordan Road
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Pilgrim Station begins final refueling

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station powered down on Sunday in anticipation of its final refueling. According to a statement from Pilgrim spokesman Patrick O’Brien, 800 temporary workers have been assigned to assist in the process. The statement declined to state when PNPS will return to service. (more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of April 9, 2017

On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, April 11
Plymouth South Middle School Council, 5 p.m. at Plymouth South Middle School

Conservation Commission, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall

7:30 PM     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. Orders of Conditions: SE57-2880  Cynthia V. and Mark E. Bresnahan, 19 Central Avenue, Parcel ID 124-000-003-011.  A Notice of Intent to demolish an existing single family dwelling, construct a new larger dwelling, including amenities and utilities, within the buffer zone of an inland bank of Big Sandy Pond. Continue Reading →

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Pembroke man charged with assaulting high point staff

A Pembroke man was arrested after allegedly assaulting two staff people at the High Point Treatment Center in Manomet, Thursday afternoon. Barry Sylvester, 47, was being discharged from the facility due to his allegedly combative behavior while a patient there, Lieutenant Dana Flynn said. Before leaving, he reportedly demanded “one more treatment” and then got violent when staff refused, Flynn explained. (more…) Continue Reading →

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OBITUARY: Ellen Hammond, 97, served in the Coast Guard during WWII, worked as a secretary

Ellen Virginia Hammond,  97, formerly of Plymouth, Duxbury, and Osterville, passed away on April 2, 2017 in Kingston at Wingate at Silver Lake with her family and friends at her side. She was the loving wife of the late John James Hammond. Read more at Tributes.com. Continue Reading →

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Join the Writers’ Circle at the Manomet Branch Library

Join fellow authors and writers for a monthly discussion and workshop held the third Thursday at the  Manomet Branch Library, 12 Strand Avenue. This month’s meeting is Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Get support, share work, and hear new ideas Learn about self-publishing. Light refreshments will be served. There is no need to register. 
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Plymouth police log for April 5, 2017

8:24 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
10:42 a.m.  Harassment on Gate Road
3:53 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
4:50 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Ship Pond Road
6:18 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
6:21 p.m. Harassment on Long Pond Road
8:11 p.m. Suspicious activity on Emerson Road
9:55 p.m. Suspicious activity on Jordan Road Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log for April 3 and April 4, 2017

April 3
12:11 p.m. Harassment on Long Pond Road
2:13 p.m. Fraud on Long Pond Road
3:35 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
9:42 p.m. Breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Elm Street

April 4
2:01 p.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
4:55 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Pinehills Drive Continue Reading →

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