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Learn about plans for plans for high-voltage power cable in Manomet

Join the Emera Atlantic Link project team at a drop-in informational open house on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Manomet Youth Center, 659 State Road. 

All are welcome. Light refreshments will be provided. 

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Plymouth police log and arrests for July 5, 2017

8:59 a.m. Larceny on Woodland Avenue
Caller reports a missing purse. 2:37 p.m. Suspicious activity on Tartane Road
4:24 p.m. Vandalism on Woodland Avenue
Caller reports trash dumped on their lawn. It was gone on arrival. 5:05 p.m. Disturbance on Pearl Street
Anthony Lennox, 20, of Pearl Street was charged with assault with intent to murder, threatening to commit a crime and disturbing the peace after allegedly threatening someone with a knife. 8:25 p.m. Motor vehicle thefts on Patriot Circle Continue Reading →

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Mass Audubon to buy Tidmarsh Farms

Mass Audubon has reached its fundraising goal and will be able to purchase the Tidmarsh Farms in Manomet. According to a post on the organization’s website, the group has raised the $3.6 million it needed. It plans to finalize the sale later this summer and open it to the public sometime in the fall.   Continue Reading →

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Learn about bees at the Wildlands Trust

Join Wildlands Trust and the Plymouth County Beekeepers Association for a night dedicated to honey bees. On July 20, Bonnie Benford from the PCBA will be discussing everything from how bees affect our food supply to how honey is made. Whether you’re an avid beekeeper, have an interest in beekeeping, or just like bees, this talk is sure to be sweet. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Moose International honors Plymouth man at annual convention

Ralph “Woody” Whitman of Plymouth was awarded the Moose Fellowship Degree of Honor at the Moose International Annual Convention in Tampa, Florida. The Fellowship Degree is awarded to men who have demonstrated leadership ability by giving their time and effort to serve on various Moose committees and by being a loyal, enthusiastic and active member of their Lodge. The Fellowship Degree is the third of four degrees that Moose members are eligible for. Members of the Fellowship Degree are recognized throughout the Moose organization as fraternal leaders who have earned the respect of their fellow Moose members by service to others. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for July 3 and July 4, 2017

July 3
11:29 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Manomet Point Road
3:29 p.m. Suspicious activity on Taylor Avenue
3:53 p.m. Larceny on Pearl Street
4:55 p.m. Liquor law violation on Pine Street
Female, 17, arrested for being a person under 21 in possession of liquor. Adam Tucker, 19, of Amherst, arrested for disturbing the peace, resisting arrest, and assault and battery on a police officer. 5:53 p.m. Motor vehicle complaint on Rocky Hill Road
Bay Shore Drive man, 19, arrested for being a person under 21 in possession of liquor. 6:15 p.m. General disturbance on Fairview Lane
6:50 p.m. Trespassing on Rocky Hill Road
Boat strayed into exclusion zone around the power plant. It was escorted out. Continue Reading →

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Learn about natural communities at the Wildands Trust

Learn how to identify and document natural communities anywhere you go. Natural communities are recurring assemblages of plants and associated animals found in particular physical environments. Jack Jezard, MassLIFT AmeriCorps member at the Southeastern Massachusetts Pine Barrens Alliance (SEMPBA), is offering this workshop for free at Wildlands Trust on July 16. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth woman honored at Moose international Convention

Bernadette “Bernie” McDonnell of Plymouth was awarded the Women of the Moose “College of Regents” honor of excellence at the Moose International Annual Convention in Tampa, Florida 

McDonnell received entry into the Women of the Moose “College of Regents” for excellence during her term as Senior Regent at the Plymouth Chapter, Women of the Moose.  This degree of excellence is awarded only to those women who have led their Chapter to growth and prosperity.  She is a long-time member of the Women of the Moose in Plymouth, and has served in many officer and committee roles. Continue Reading →

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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 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
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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 Continue Reading →

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