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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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Manomet man who wanted loan repaid gets van smashed instead

Two Plymouth men were arrested on assault charges following a dispute over money, Tuesday night. According to Captain John Rogers, the incident started when the alleged victim, who had loaned one of the suspects some money, met with the pair on Old Sandwich Road. He expected, Rogers said, to learn when he’d finally be repaid. Instead Christopher Askin, 21, of Crabtree Road and Erik Dempsey, 20, of Stafford Street, reportedly threatened the alleged victim with a log and wrench, respectively. They then allegedly smashed the windows of the victim’s van, Rogers added. Continue Reading →

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Manomet Center receives grant for forestry research

The Manomet Center’s Climate Services program was recently awarded a grant from The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. 

 The grant will support Manomet’s development of the Resiliency Assessment Framework, a scalable approach for assessing forest resilience to climate change, demonstrating the adaptation and mitigation value of forestlands certified to SFI, and incorporating climate opportunities and risks in planning and management. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for March 2 to March 5, 2017

March 2
4:37 a.m. Suspicious activity on Jordan Road
8:48 p.m. Suspicious activity on Bartlett Road
10:30 p.m. Animal complaint on Long Pond Road
March 3
2:52 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
7:23 p.m. Suspicious activity on Simes Road
7:43 p.m. Suspicious activity on Manomet Point Road

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Manomet man charged with drunk driving following crash on State Road

A Manomet man was charged with drunk driving for the third time following a crash near a State Road gas station, Sunday night. According to Captain John Rogers, police responded to a call for a motor vehicle accident at the A-1 Prime gas station at around 10 p.m. They found a car that had hit the curb, suffering extensive front-end damage, he said. The driver, Donald Jefferson, 46 of Clearwater Drive was found walking away from the scene. He was picked up and taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth after saying he hit his head. (more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of March 5, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, March 7
Affordable Housing Trust, 8 a.m. at Town Hall

Update on 17 Cutter Dr.

Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:20 PM     Eric and Stacy Thorson, 227 Manomet Avenue, Parcel IDs 046-000H-007-000, 046-000H-008-000.  A Request for an Amended Order of Conditions for DEP File No. SE57-2791 (Big Realty Trust and Little Realty Trust) to eliminate a wood dam and a man-made impoundment and install a covered drain pipe to flow through a coastal revetment, in the buffer zone and resource of a Coastal Bank and a Coastal Beach. Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: Pilgrim Station decommissioning panel has four Plymouth members

“Who you gonna call” when the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station closes down? Where are you going to take your worries to, when Entergy is no longer making electricity out of their Rocky Hill Road address? The usual suspects will still be around – Entergy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Board of Selectmen – but there will also be a new and potentially important state committee: the 16-member Massachusetts Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log for March 1, 2017

2:33 a.m. Threats on State Road
9:39 a.m. Larceny on White Horse Beach
Employee allegedly stole from a local business. 12:24 p.m. Threats on Long Pond Road
2:22 p.m. Suspicious activity on Bay Shore Drive
3:40 p.m. Suspicious activity on Ship Pond Road
6:44 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 3
6:58 p.m. Animal complaint on Jordan Road
Deer hit by car. Deer was gone on arrival. Continue Reading →

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PSHS student allegedly threatens graduation

Police are investigating an alleged threat to graduation made by a Plymouth South High School student. According to Lieutenant Dana Flynn, the 16-year-old male threatened to “shoot up graduation.” It wasn’t clear which graduation he was referring to or how serious the threat was. Flynn did not know how the threat was made or who reported it to police. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for February 27 and February 28, 2017

February 27
12:01 p.m. Traffic complaint on State Road
Carver man, 44, arrested fo operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and no inspection sticker. 7:14 p.m. Animal complaint on Rocky Hill Road
8:11 p.m. Harrasment on Long Pond Road
February 28
2:12 a.m. Suspicous activity on Jordan Road
10:12 a.m. Drug violation on Old Colony Drive
Jeffrey Kehoe, 33, of Old Colony Drive was arrested for possession of a class B substance, conspiracy to violate controlled substances laws and on a warrant for possession of a class B substance. Matthew Webb, 40, of Heather Drive was arrested for conspiracy to violate controlled substances laws, distribution of a class B substance and drug violation near a school or park. Derek McGuire, 35, of Winthrop Road, was arrested for conspiracy to violate controlled substances laws, distribution of a class B substance, drug violation near a school or park, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended or revoked license, unregistered motor vehicle, uninsured motor vehicle or trailer and number plate violation. 2:52 p.m. General disturbance on Long Pond Road
8:42 p.m. General disturbance on Manomet Point Road
9:42 p.m. Noise complaint on Manoemt Point Road Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for February 23 to February 26, 2017

February 23
6:12 a.m. Suspicious activity on Bartlett Road
11:12 a.m. Traffic complaint on State Road
Fuller Drive man, 52, arrested for number plate violation and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended or revoked license. 1:22 p.m. Recovered hypodermic needle on Five Lanterns
1:53 p.m. Suspicious activity on Bartlett Road
6:32 p.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
February 24
4:31 a.m. Suspicious activity on Manomet Beach Boulevard
11:28 a.m. Fraud on Long Pond Road
6:20 p.m. Traffic complaint on State Road
Mansfield man, 22, arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a  revoked or suspended license and speeding. (more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of February 26, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Monday, February 27
Planning Board, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

Plans, Covenants, and Releases: B437 – Pinehills LLC – Release of lots on Climber’s Path, Sacrifice Rock Road and Walking Stick

School Committee, 7 p.m. at PCIS

7:39 p.m. Other School Committee Matters: Student Banking Programs – School Branch at PSHS

Tuesday, February 28
Board of Selectmen, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:10 p.m.        Public Hearing – In accordance with Chapter 138 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as amended, notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held at the Plymouth Town Hall, 11 Lincoln Street on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7:10pm to consider the application for the Transfer of an Annual All Alcohol Restaurant License from Christos Mallios d/b/a Monte Christos Restaurant, 745 State Road, Christos Mallios – Manager to Oikogeneia LLC d/b/a Monte Christos Restaurant, 745 State Road, Demetrios Mallios – Manager. 8:25 p.m.     STM Article 6 –To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds a sum of money to the following Stabilization Fund, as authorized by the provisions of G.L. c.40, §5B as amended, a. Nuclear Plant Mitigation Stabilization Fund, or take any other action relative thereto. 8:35 p.m.     STM Article 13 – PSHS Construction Costs  To see if the Town will appropriate, in addition to the amount appropriated under Article 1 of the June 26, 2006 Special Town Meeting, to pay additional costs of completing the Plymouth South High School construction project, including the payment of all costs incidental and related thereto, to determine whether this appropriation shall be raised by borrowing or otherwise, or take any other action relative thereto. 9:20 p.m.        Licenses and Administrative Notes: Eversource Energy and Verizon are requesting One Pole Petition 2139131 covering the installation of One New Pole and One Relocation on Clark Road in Plymouth. Continue Reading →

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OBITUARY: Richard Kelley,72, enjoyed all types of sports and was an avid reader

Richard J. Kelley, 72, of Plymouth passed away at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Plymouth on February 17, 2017. Richard was the beloved husband for almost 50 years to Ada (Roberts) Kelley of Plymouth and the cherished father of Cassandra Kelley and her husband Daniel Stewart of Plymouth. Read more at Tributes.com. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for February 15 to February 20, 2017

February 15
5:34 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on White Horse Road
10:06 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Tide View Path
11:21 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
6:42 p.m. Animal complaint on Beaver Dam Road
February 16
6:46 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Manomet Avenue
1:16 p.m. General disturbance on Ship Pond Road
4:48 p.m. Fraud on Market Crossing
Raul Samola, 36, of Bridgeport, Connecticut was arrested for check forgery, forgery or misuse of an RMV document, credit card forgery and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Josue Cotto, 28, of Bridgeport, Connecticut was arrested for forgery or misuse of an RMV document. and credit card forgery. 6:38 p.m. Robbery on State Road
Timothy Sheehan, 62, of Speedwell Lane, was arrested for  armed and masked robbery, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stop for police, and unlawful possession of ammunition. (more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of February 19, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, February 21
Board of Selectmen, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall

7:45 p.m. Article 16B: To see if the Town will vote to revise the funding sources and thereby amend the vote taken under Article 16A of the 2015 Fall Annual Town Meeting for the historical preservation, restoration and rehabilitation for the Simes House, as previously amended, by reducing the amount to be borrowed by a sum of money and transferring a sum of money from Fiscal Year 2018 Community Preservation Act estimated annual revenue or other available funds for such purposes, or take any other action relative thereto. 9:00 p.m.     Licenses and Administrative Notes: Wildlands Trust Inc., 675 Long Pond Road, Alison Arnold is requesting a One Day Wine and Malt License for a National Beer Day Event being held on March 1, 2017 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Wildlands Trust Community Conservation Hall. Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:10 PM  Town of Plymouth – Department of Public Works – Engineering Division, Sid Kashi, P.E., Taylor Avenue, Parcel ID: N/A.  A Notice of Intent to reconstruct Taylor Avenue from White Horse Road south to Manomet Point Road for approximately one mile, including drainage improvements and parking. Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: Plymouth DPW proposes $34 million water expansion, wells would be at PSHS and Forges Field

There’s plenty of water in Plymouth, but there’s just not enough. Though Plymouth sits on one of the largest and purest sources of drinking water in Massachusetts – the Plymouth-Carver aquifer – it’s going to take a $34 million dollar expansion to meet the needs of the town’s near-term expected population growth, provide emergency redundancy, and plan for long-term sustainability. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log for February 13 and February 14, 2017

February 13
5:13 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Clark Road
2:24 p.m. Harassment on Long Pond Road
4:15 p.m. Fraud on Long Pond Road
February 15
7:48 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 3
2:47 p.m. Fraud on Pinehills Drive
3:17 p.m. Suspicious activity on Beach Street
4:45 p.m. Fraud on Long Pond Road
5:34 p.m. Threats on Taylor Avenue
6:38 p.m. Police with ambulance on Shore Drive
A woman, 60, reportedly overdosed at her home. Police described her as conscious, but “out of it.” She was given a dose of Narcan and taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth. According to police, she has a history of heroin use. The incident was called in by her mother. Continue Reading →

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Pinehills honored for water treatment facility

The New England Water Environment Association has awarded The Pinehills Waste Water Treatment Facility with the George W. Burke, Jr. Facility Safety Award for excellence and effectiveness in safety programming. 
The award was presented at The NEWEA annual conference held in Boston. John Judge, the president of Pinehills LLC was on hand to accept the award. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log for February 10 to February 12, 2017

February 10
9:47 a.m. Suspicious activity on Jordan Road
10:18 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Tide View Path
4:57 p.m. Animal complaint on Purchase Street
6:22 p.m. Motorcyle/ATV complaint on Rocky Hill Road
10:55 p.m. Animal Complaint on Seal Cove Road
February 11
1:09 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
1:39 p.m.  Motor vehicle accident on State Road
5:05 p.m. Suspicious activity on Reed Avenue East
6:51 p.m. Suspicious activity on Cape Cod Avenue

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