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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. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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 →

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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. (more…) Continue Reading →

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OBITUARY: Paula Campbell, 60, worked for Massachusetts Trial Courts, loved the Fourth of July

Paula J. Campbell, 60, a resident of Plymouth, died peacefully at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Daughter of the late Walter V., Jr. and Eileen P. (Doran) Campbell, she was born in Brighton. 

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Fox 25 News: Road race participants fighting to get refunds after last minute cancelation

Jennifer Mcalinden planned to run her first half marathon near her home in Plymouth, but when the old sandwich road race abruptly canceled she needed a backup. The Old Sandwich Road Race was scheduled to be and end at Plymouth South High School on June 4, but the day before an email from event organizers Plymouth Rock Racing said it had been “postponed due to the availability of the venue (construction).” Read more at Fox25Boston.com. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for June 12 and June 13, 2017

June 12
1:29 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
9:15 p.m. Liquor law violation on Taylor Avenue
Bridgewater man, 20, arrested for drinking in public and person under 21 in possession of liquor. Juvenile, 17, arrested for person under 21 in possession of liquor. West Boxford man, 18, person under 21 in possession of liquor. 9:55 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Clark Road
June 13
8:52 a.m. Breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Beaver Dam Road
3:48 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
6:46 p.m. Suspicious activity on Bog View Road Continue Reading →

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Manomet Center makes headquarters more accesible

On June 8, Manomet Inc. cut the ribbon on improvements to its main office and banding lab in that will make them more accessible to those with mobility needs. The changes, which cost  $250,000,included an ADA accessible bathroom, an automatic front door, and new indoor and outdoor classrooms.

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OBITUARY: John Joyce, 87, longtime Manomet summer resident, served in the Korean War, coached youth sports

John F. Joyce, 87, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, on June 11, 2017 while listening to his favorite music. Born and raised in Cambridge, he lived in Milton for many years and was a former resident of Arlington, West Somerville, and Dover, New Hampshire. Additionally he enjoyed his longtime summer home in Manomet. Read more at Currentobituary.com. Continue Reading →

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OBITUARY: Janet Lannigan, 74, worked at Mija Industries, enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren

Janet L. Lannigan,  74, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in her home, following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Robert Lannigan, and the daughter of the late Bernard and Evelyn (Burton) Desrochers. Read more at Tributes.com. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for June 9 to June 11, 2017

June 9
9:32 a.m. Threats on Jordan Road
11:12 a.m. Suspicous activity on Manomet Point Road
11:33 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Beaver Dam Road
11:43 a.m. Drug overdose on Purchase Street
1:26 p.m. Warrant arrest on Long Pond Road
Luis Benitez, 35, of Central Falls, Rhode Island arrested on a warrant for larceny. 2:34 p.m. Suspicious activity on Pond Avenue
3:02 p.m. Suspicious activity on Pinehills Drive
5:40 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
9:19 p.m. Harassment on Thrush Avenue
June 10
3:40 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 3
3:44 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
5:27 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Beaver Dam Road
Deer hit by car. 5:49 p.m. General disturbance on Pearl Street
Constitution Drive man, 19, arrested for disorderly conduct. 8:21 p.m. Suspicious activity on Saint Charles Avenue
9:54 p.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
10:08 p.m. General disturbance on State Road
11:01 p.m. Noise complaint on Cape Cod Avenue

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Heroin suspected in overdose in Pinehills parking lot

A Plymouth man, 30, was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth following an apparent overdose in the parking lot of the Market in the Pinehills, Friday morning. According to Captain John Rogers, police responded to a report of a man siting in a pickup truck with a needle in his arm. When officers arrived, the found the man, conscious and alert. He admitted to using heroin, Rogers said. 

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On the Agenda for the week of June 11, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, June 13
Board of Selectmen, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall

8:10 p.m. Emera – Update on Atlantic Transmission Line Project
8:25 p.m. Licenses and Administrative Notes: Decline Right of First Refusal (Ch. 61/61A), Lots 6-4, 4, & 30 on Map 75, off Bartlett & Beaver Dam

Manomet Steering Committee, 6:30 p.m. at Plymouth Public Library, 132 South Street

6:40 PM   Presentation by Mr. Bill Keohan on Taylor Ave Bathhouse
7:15 PM    Requested time to speak on Proposed Parking Plan meeting
                  By Ed Alusow
7:35 PM   Review the Master Plan with members of the MVSC
                  By Alice Baker MVSC

Wednesday, June 14
Board of Health, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

8:15 PM Pickle Ball Noise Complaint: Lawrence Richmond, 14 Valley Front Plymouth, would like to speak to the board regarding noise generated from pickle ball being played near his home.  
8:25 PM Poultry By-Law Issues
Emerson Carpenter, 11 Silver Birch Ave, would like to talk to the board about the new Poultry Regulations. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Pilgrims start season with two wins

The Plymouth Pilgrims christened Forges Field for the 2017 season in walk-off fashion, defeating the Newport Gulls 2-1 on Thursday night. 

The Pilgrims advanced to 2-0 on the young season after first baseman Hernen Sardinas drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning. Read more here. Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: Motorcyclist seriously injured in Manomet crash

A motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries Thursday night in a crash in a Manomet development. Police said the 26-year-old man was not wearing a helmet when his motorcycle crashed into a portable basketball hoop on Shallow Pond Lane at 6:37 p.m.
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Plymouth police log for June 7 and June 8, 2017

June 7
2:08 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
6:10 p.m. General disturbance on State Road
June 8
9:13 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Pine Street
3:11 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
4:11 p.m. Suspicious activity on Fuller Drive
6:18 p.m. Domestic Disturbance on Long Pond Road
6:37 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Shallow Pond Lane Continue Reading →

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