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Welcome Liam Robert Shoff

Robert Shoff and Hillary Clark of Plymouth announce the birth of their first son, Liam Robert Shoff. Born on March 8, 2017 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth. Liam came in weighing a whopping 9.1 pounds and was 20.25 inches long at birth.  His grandparents are Steve and Laurie Clark of Chatham, and Stephen and Sara Shoff of Marshfield. Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: Plymouth eyeing properties that encroach on public land

They thought they had sold their house on Rocky Hill Road but when a title search showed that their pool had been built on town-owned conservation land the sale came to a grinding halt.

Now Peggy and Roy Geiger are hoping a last-minute addition of an article to the April 1 Special Town Meeting can salvage the sale and Town Manager Melissa Arrighi sees an opportunity for the town to resolve a number of similar situations throughout the town. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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Help count herring at Tidmarsh Farms

The Living Observatory at Tidmarsh Farms is looking for volunteers to help count herring this April and May. No experience is  necessary, but volunteers must commit to a regular schedule. Sign up if you are interested in learning more or helping out.  Or e-mail info@livingobservatory.org for questions. Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: NRC gives Entergy green light to continue, despite protests

Nuclear Regulatory Commission brass said Tuesday night during a public forum at Memorial Hall that Entergy’s failures aren’t serious enough to merit closing the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station down. Pilgrim will remain in Column 4, one step away from shut down. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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Erin Studholme named to Stonehill College Dean’s List

Erin Studholme was named to the Stonehill College Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must have a semester grade point average of 3.50 or better and must have completed successfully all courses for which they were registered. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth South High DECA students earn places at national conference

 

Plymouth South High School students Brianna Johnson, Nicole Mullally and Allysia Tavekelian earned Gold Level Certification in School Based Enterprise at the recently held State DECA Conference. 
 
That qualified them for the International DECA Conference in Anaheim, CA at the end of April. Joining them will be Brianna Lonergan and Alec Medeiros who won third place for the public relations category. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Pinehills restaurant denied license transfer due to unpaid back taxes

The Board of Selectmen decided to make an example of Cafe Roo, a restaurant in the Pinehills, during their meeting Wednesday. According to the Old Colony Memorial, the board voted to deny a license transfer for the business due to non-payment of back taxes. The owners of the company had requested a transfer of the common victualler’s license to a new company. However, the owners owe up to $6,242 in back taxes, according to Town Manager Melissa Arrighi. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log for March 17 to March 19, 2017

March 17
12:53 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
3:22 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
8:32 p.m. Suspicious activity on Bartlett Road
 March 18
3:44 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Cochituate Road
11:16 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
2:04 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
4:47 p.m. Recovered hypodermic needle on Crescent Avenue
8:50 p.m. Suspicious activity on Sea View Drive
9:29 p.m. Suspicious activity on Long Pond Road

(more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of March 19, 2017

 On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Monday, March 20
Precinct 5 caucus, 6:30 p.m. at PCIS

Planning Board, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:05 pm Conceptual Review: Clifford Road RDD, Property Renovations LLC,38 Clifford Road, Map 42, Lot 29, Divide to create 3 single family dwelling lots with associated infrastructure and open space. 7:10 pm Public Hearing: B613 – Residences at Serenity Hill VOSD, 225 Beaver Dam Road, Map 75, Lots 13B and 13D (cont. from 2/13), Divide to create 5 residential units, open space and associated infrastructure. Tuesday, March 21
Plymouth South High School Council, 7 p.m. at PSHS

Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:35 PM     Manomet Beach Association Inc., Off Provincetown View Road (Adjacent to #9), Parcel ID 049-002-000A-001. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for March 15 and March 16, 2017

March 15
4:58 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
6:12 p.m. Harassment on State Road
9:34 p.m. Threats on State Road
10:39 p.m. Noise complaint on Papa’s Hollow
March 16
12:05 a.m. Larceny on State Road
Man reportedly spotted stealing clothes out of donation bin at the Moose Lodge. 3:57 p.m. Threats on Long Pond Road
5:03 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road Continue Reading →

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Plymouth South Middle School students kick off fundraiser for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Plymouth South Middle School, led by Student Council, has kicked off Pennies for Patients, a three week fundraiser that raises money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  
In the past two years that the school has participated in the event, over $8,700 has been raised. In 2015 PSMS was one of the top five fundraising schools in New England. Homerooms will raise money for cancer research while competing for a pasta lunch donate by the Olive Garden. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Public invited to comment on draft conservation plan for Massasoit National Wildlife Refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting public comments on a proposed 15-year plan for managing wildlife, habitat, and public uses at Massasoit National Wildlife Refuge. The draft plans will be available for a 60-day public review and comment period through May 16, 2017, at  the Plymouth Public Library. It can also be found online. The Service will accept comments provided in letters, faxes, and emails received by May 16, 2017. In addition, refuge staff will hold public meetings at 2 and 6 p.m. on April 26, 2017 at the Plymouth Public Library. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth students win big at SkillsUSA competition

 

The Plymouth Public Schools’ SkillsUSA chapter sent over 120 students to the District Competition at Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical High School last Friday.  There were 32 medal winners and 28 students qualified for the State Competition in April.  Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for March 13 and March 14, 2017

March 13
9:19 a.m. Breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Kathleen Drive.|
Loose change taken from an unlocked car. 4:59 p.m. Check well-being on State Road
State Road man, 35, arrested for disturbing the peace and resisting arrest. 
March 14
12:05 a.m. Noise complaint on Hilltop Avenue
6:38 a.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
2:28 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 3
7:57 p.m. Simple assault on Brigantine Circle Continue Reading →

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Environmental agencies plan controlled burn for South Plymouth wildlife refuge

If weather conditions allow, firefighters from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service and other partners will be conducting prescribed burning on Massasoit National Wildlife Refuge to reduce the risk of wildfire to nearby homes and to improve wildlife habitat. The burn area is is immediately south of Wildcat Lane, Strawberry Hill Road, Jason’s Lane, Evelyn Road and Crabtree Road,  and west of the junction of Alden and Long Pond Roads. Firefighters previously burned part of this area in 2007 and 2010. In 2015, additional fire breaks were constructed to facilitate the safe burning of additional parts of the refuge. If conditions allow, it is possible for burning to take place anytime from now until May 15, 2017. Continue Reading →

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NRC to discuss Pilgrim Station safety inspection on March 21 at Memorial Hall

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will discuss the NRC’s assessment of safety performance at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station during the 2016 calendar year at Memorial Hall on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The NRC will also discuss preliminary conclusions from the recent inspection stemming from Pilgrim’s poor safety rating. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for March 9 to March 12, 2017

March 9
1:40 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
3:55 p.m. Suspicious activity on White Horse Road
4:30 p.m. Threats on Ship Pond Road
8:36 p.m. Suspicious activity on White Horse Road
March 10
10:56 a.m. Fraud on Manomet Point Road
11:25 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 3
12:15 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
2:17 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Ship Pond Road
10:13 p.m. Animal complaint on Seal Cove Road

(more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of March 12, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Monday, March 13
Plymouth School Committee, 7 p.m. at Plymouth South Middle School

7:05 p.m. A discussion relative to Plymouth South High School building project turf fields versus grass fields, the impact to the community, and what is left to do. Tuesday, March 14
Plymouth South Middle School Council, 5 p.m. at Plymouth South Middle School

Board of Selectmen, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

8:00 p.m.   Licenses and Administrative Notes: M & H Restaurants Inc. d/b/a Café Roo, 12 Village Green South, Michael Clinton is requesting a Transfer of Common Victualler License from Haybean Inc. d/b/a Café Roo. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Winter storm warning issued for Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued a  winter storm warning from early Tuesday morning through Tuesday afternoon for most of southeastern Massachusetts. Heavy snow, strong winds, and reduced visibility with snow accumulation of between 8 and than 12 inches is possible along with significant blowing and drifting of snow. The snow is expected to begin between 5 and 7 a.m. It may tun to sleet by the afternoon. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Have coffee with selectman candidate Betty Cavacco

Candidate for selectman Betty Cavacco is holding “Coffee with the Candidate” events throughout the town of Plymouth over the next few weeks. She’ll be meeting with voters in the Manomet and Pinehills area at Cafe Roo on March 18 from 9 to 10:30 a.m., The Mirbeau Inn on April 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and at Stowell’s Cafe on Manomet Point Road on May 6 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Continue Reading →

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OBITUARY: Jean Lindquist, 90, worked as a medical assistant, enjoyed painting and baking Swedish pastries

Jean (Nelson) Lindquist of Plymouth formerly of Brockton, died peacefully in her home on February 28. She was the beloved wife of the late Warren E. Lindquist. Devoted mother of Linda Luce of Plymouth and Gayle Wallace of Fall River and the late Ronald Lindquist. Read more at Tributes.com. Continue Reading →

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