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Pilgrim Station finishes final refueling

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station was reconnected to the grid early Monday morning following what is expected to be its final refueling before the plant closes in 2019. The power plant had been out of service since since April 9, according to a statement from spokesman Patrick O’Brien.  Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of May 21, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Monday, May 22
Planning Board, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

Form A Plans:  A4618 – Property Renovations LLC, 38 Clifford Road, Map 42, Lot 29 and Stewart Adam and Nadine Krejci-Adam, 15 Bay Colony Drive, Map 42, Lot 19A-21 – Lot line adjustment to create lots 29-1 and 19A-22
7:35 pm Zoning Board of Appeals Review: Vincent and Cheryl Damiano
125D Taylor Ave, Map 45C, Lot 45, Special Permit to waive the side, rear, and front setback requirements in order to construct a new single family dwelling
7:45 pm Zoning Board of Appeals Review: Joseph Cruza Sr and Joseph Cruza, Jr.
and Christian & Grace Horvath 2 & 4 Sachem Road, Map 48, Lots 53-1-2 and 53-1-4
Variance for lot size and depth to create two lots

Tuesday, May 23
Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:05  PM    Luke Family Nominee Trust, 105 Manomet Avenue, Parcel ID 048-049-197-000.  A Request for Determination of Applicability to upgrade a septic system, in the buffer zone of the Top of a Coastal Bank. Board of Selectmen, 7 Town Hall

7:40 p.m. Licenses and Administrative Notes: Amplified Music – Hayley Sabella, for Summer Barn Show Series at 127 Manomet Point Road; Designate Member of the Board of Selectmen to Simes House RFP Review Committee
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Flagpole dedication will mark Memorial Day at the Pinehills

A new flagpole, honoring veterans, will be dedicated at the Stonebridge Club in the Pinehills on Memorial Day, May 29, at 9:30 a.m.
The event will include the The Pilgrim Squadron Civil Air Patrol Color Guard, patriotic music, and light refreshments. The Stonebridge Club is located at 55 Stonebridge Road. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log for May 18, 2017, trouble at the bus stop

8:21 a.m. Threats on Long Pond Road
Two Manomet boys, ages 12 and 11, were allegedly yelled at by a 70-year-old man while waiting for the bus to Plymouth Community Intermediate School. According to police they felt threatened and reported the incident at school. 
9:19 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
11:40 p.m. Fraud on Long Pond Road
1:53 p.m. Animal complaint on Long Pond Road
2:20 p.m. General disturbance on Taylor Avenue
3:18 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Winslowe’s View
4:47 p.m. Suspicious activity on Hilltop Avenue
11:47 p.m. General disturbance on Taylor Avenue Continue Reading →

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Learn about Lyme Disease at the Wildlands Trust

Lyme Disease is the most prevalent infectious disease in Massachusetts and is now considered to be a public health crisis, but tick-borne diseases are preventable. Join Entomologist Larry Dapsis at the Wildlands Trust, 675 Long Pond Road, on May 23 at 7 p.m. for a presentation in the Community Conservation Barn to better understand the basic life cycle and ecology of deer ticks, occurrence of tick-borne illnesses, and how to protect yourself, your yard and your pet. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Go trail running with the Wildlands Trust

Join Wildlands Trust Property Manager Erik Boyer on Saturday, May 20 at  8 a.m. for a trail run from Davis-Douglas Farm to the Halfway Pond Conservation Area. All levels and speeds are welcome. This is not a race, just a running group that meets monthly to explore the trails around the Wildlands Trust headquarters. For more information and to register, click here.   Continue Reading →

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Pinehills woman recognized for service to Talking Information Center

Pat Cotta of Plymouth was recognized for her five years of service to the Talking Information Center  at their Annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast and awards ceremony held last month at the Village at Proprietors Green Assisted Living Facility in Marshfield. TIC operates with the help of more than 500 volunteers statewide, broadcasting newspapers, magazines, books, special consumer information, medical and stock market updates, jobs, sports, supermarket specials, voting guides, community newspapers, and television programs. TIC also offers cultural programming such as old-time radio drama, theater, and poetry. Continue Reading →

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Yoga at the Wildlands Trust

Join Tamreh Herlihy for an all levels gentle flow yoga class at the Wildlands Trust headquarters at 675 Long Pond Road on May 31 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. 

Connect with nature, yourself, and your community in this gentle and meditative class. Bring balance to your body, mind and heart as we strengthen and stretch, breath and move. Bring a yoga mat, small blanket, and dress comfortably. Indoor space available in case of inclement weather. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for May 17, 2017

2:39 a.m. Harassment on Cottontail Trail
4:46 a.m. Harassment on Sunset Avenue
10:50 a.m. General disturbance on White Horse Road
11:37 a.m. Fraud on Long Pond Road
2:42 p.m. Fraud on Papa’s Hollow
5:14 p.m. Suspicious activity on Bartlett Road
5:58 p.m. Traffic complaint on State Road
Bartlett Road man, 56, arrested for number plate violation, operating a motor vehicle with a revoked or suspended license, uninsured motor vehicle and unregistered vehicle. 6:27 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road Continue Reading →

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CANDIDATE QUESTIONS: Stephen Michael Palmer for Redevelopment Authority

The Manomet Current has posted a list of questions for candidates in all contested offices. You can find the questions here. Name: Stephen Michael Palmer
Running for: Redevelopment Authority
Street: Martingale Lane
Served on Town Boards and Committees: Town Meeting Member #5
Running for office: To develop more affordable housing. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log for May 16, 2017

2:52 a.m. Animal complaint on Old Beach Road
6:18 a.m. Suspicious activity on Sunset Avenue
10:11 a.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
Someone reportedly posted  the Bible passage John 2:16, “To those who sold the doves, he said, ‘Take these things out of here. Do not make my Father’s house a marketplace.'” to the door of the old Saint Bonaventure. 
2:00 p.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
5:34 p.m. Harassment on Tide View Path
6:46 p.m. Simple Assault on Beaver Dam Road
7:30 p.m. General disturbance on Patriot Circle Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , Pilgrim Hit With Two More Violations in First-Quarter Report

Just days after two high pressure safety valves failed a required test at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, the plant has been hit with two more violations by federal regulators. Read more at Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for May 15, 2017

2:05 p.m . Motor vehicle accident on Rocky Hill Road
Car reportedly attempted to pass another car, then swerved off the road to avoid an oncoming box truck. The car flipped on its side. The driver, an 18-year-old Plymouth man and his passenger were taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth with minor injuries. He was cited for negligent operation of a motor vehicle. 
5:16 p.m. Suspicous activity oin Long Pond Road
5:31 p.m. Traffic complaint on Long Pond Road
Pond Terrace woman, 46, arrested for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and failure to signal. Continue Reading →

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Have a baseball player spend the summer at your home

Each year the Pilgrims recruit players from around the country to come to Plymouth and compete in the New England Collegiate Baseball League.  Shortly after their college season ends, players pack up their baseball gear and move to Plymouth for approximately two months. 

This year’s team includes players from states such as California, Texas, Florida, Arizona and Missouri. “Our players will be arriving at the beginning of June and will be in Plymouth until the beginning of August” said GM Kevin Plant. “We appreciate all the families that accept our players into their homes.  In many cases, the relationships that are developed between Host families and our players will last well beyond the end of the season.  This year, we are struggling to find enough housing for our players.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of May 14, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Monday, May 15
Manomet Steering Committee, 6:30 p.m. at Plymouth Police Headquarters

3rd of July event Public Safety &Planning

School Committee, 7 p.m. at PCIS

7:39 p.m. School Improvement Plans:  Manomet Elementary School
8:00 p.m. Informational Items: Manomet Elementary School Playground

Tuesday, May 16
Plymouth South Middle School Council, 5 p.m. at Plymouth South Middle School

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

Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:20 PM   Domenic and Lydia Lalli, 147 G Taylor Avenue, Parcel ID 045C-000-005-000.  A Notice of Intent for the construction of a deck, and other renovations to an existing single family dwelling, in the resource of Coastal Dune of White Horse Beach. Continue Reading →

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Hit the road with the Moose Lodge for the Bethune Bike Run on May 20

The Plymouth Moose Lodge hosts the annual Joe Bethune Motorcycle Run, Saturday, May 20, 2017. The ride is in memory of Petty Officer Joseph E. Bethune of Plymouth,  who died in 2008 in a motorcycle accident. Bethune was actively involved in the Moose Lodge. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bank scam snares State Road man

A Manomet man is reportedly out nearly thousands of dollars after falling for a scam. According to Captain John Rogers, A State Road man applied for a job posted on When he was contacted by his supposed employer, he was asked, as part of the new job, to deposit a sum of money into his bank account, then return most of it, while keeping the rest for himself. He was sent a check and did as asked, Rogers said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Courtney Carroll named PSHS Athlete of the Week

Junior Courtney Carroll remains unbeaten at No. 1 singles for the Girls’ Tennis team. At the halfway point in the regular season, Courtney is 10-0 in matches and has not lost a set this season. Courtney had a big week getting wins over two of the Patriot League’s top players from Duxbury and Scituate.  Her win in a close match at Duxbury sealed the Panther’s 3-2 victory. Continue Reading →

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