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Read Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel ‘Lonesome Dove’ with the Vintage Reads Book Club

Enjoy reading classic books? Looking for a book discussion group to join? The Vintage Reads Book Club reads and discuss novels from the 20th century and earlier, focusing on novels and authors that have stood the test of time. Some of the classics read are popular while others are more unconventional and unfamiliar. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log for October 27 to October 29, 2017

October 27
11:56 a.m. Motor vehicle thefts on Pelham Walk
Caller couldn’t find her car. It was at the Stonebridge Club. 3:21 p.m. General disturbance on Long Pond Road
Fight between two students at Plymouth South Middle School
9:12 p.m. Suspicious activity on White Horse Road
October 28
12:45 p.m. Recovered hypodermic needle on Highland Terrace
2:52 p.m. Gunshots on Jordan Road
7:27 p.m. Fireworks on Cape Cod Avenue

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On the Agenda for the week of October 29, 2017

On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Monday, October 30
Planning Board, 7 p.m. at Plymouth North High School

Form A Plans: A4640 – Mirbeau at Pinehills, Clubhouse Drive, Map 77D, Lots A-245 and 10-541 – Lot line adjustment to create lots A-304 and 10-507;  A4641 – Pinehills LLC, Dawn’s Light and Shady Wood, Map 78B, 11-416, 11-419 thru 11-425, 11-433, A-283 and S-225 – Lot line adjustments to create lots 11-542 thru 11-546, A-303 and S-241

Wednesday, November 1
White Horse Beach Parking Committee, 6:30 p.m. at the Moose Lodge

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Plymouth police log and arrests for October 26, 2017

10:59 a.m. Threats on Old Beach Road
12:40 p.m. Larceny on Long Pond Road
Student reports his wallet was stolen from a gym locker after football practice. 12:59 p.m. Sex offenses on Landmark Drive
2:37 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 3
Arrests
Barquentine Drive man, 59, arrested at Carver Road on charges of forging or misusing an RMV document, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, uninsured motor vehicle and no inspection sticker Continue Reading →

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CAPE COD TIMES: State senator seeks ‘more teeth’ for nuclear panel

The senator for the Cape & Islands District is looking to increase resources, in the form of new perspectives and much-needed cash, for a state-appointed committee charged with offering advice on the decommissioning of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth. Read more at the Cape Cod Times. Continue Reading →

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Read Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel ‘Lonesome Dove’ with the Vintage Reads Book Club

Enjoy reading classic books? Looking for a book discussion group to join? The Vintage Reads Book Club reads and discuss novels from the 20th century and earlier, focusing on novels and authors that have stood the test of time. Some of the classics read are popular while others are more unconventional and unfamiliar. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Brendan Shortall runs away with PSHS Athlete of the Week honors

Brendan Shortall helped to lead the Plymouth South Varsity Football team to its second consecutive victory on Friday night vs. Pembroke, earning him Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week honors. 

In his second game ever at running back, he carried the ball 15 times for 135 yards, averaging 9 yards per carry.  His productivity has been remarkable and he continues to get stronger with each game in the backfield.  Defensively, he continues to provide consistency in the secondary with his play and leadership.  Continue Reading →

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Plymouth South High School wins award for biomedical program

At the Project Lead the Way State Conference held on Friday, October 13, at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Plymouth North and Plymouth South High Schools were both awarded an End of Course Exam Achievement Award. This award recognized each of our high schools for having had a minimum of 25 students in the biomedical program that earned a qualifying score on their end of course exam given last spring. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for October 20 to October 22, 2017, jewel thefts and overdoses

October 20
10:12 a.m. Harassment on Long Pond Road
Nasty Snapchat comments between students at Plymouth South Middle School. Nothing of a violent or sexual nature, according to police. 10:47 a.m. Suspicious activity on Woodland Avenue
1:20 p.m. Fraud on Fresh Pond Circle
5:19 p.m. Larceny on Jordan Road
Police are seeking a warrant on eight counts of possession of stolen property over $250 for a Plymouth man, 43, alleged to have stolen jewelry from homes on Jordan Road and Bump Rock Road. He was reportedly doing contract work at both locations. 6:31 p.m. Disturbance on Hillside Drive
Holly Vetrano, 52, of Hillside Drive, charged with malicious destruction of property over $250. Continue Reading →

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Manomet man almost falls for apartment con

A Fresh Pond Circle man looking for an apartment downtown finds himself with no apartment and an excess of gift cards. According to Captain John Rogers, the man found a listing on Craigslist for an apartment on Brewster Street. The price? $600 a month, payable in iTunes gift cards, Rogers said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for October 23, 2017

On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Thursday, October 26
Manomet Village Steering Committee,  6:30 p.m. at the Simes House

6:45pm     Brief update from Johnathan Beder (email) on Water Main and Reconstruction (Taylor Ave)
7:00pm     Issues, Challenges and Opportunities Facing Manomet in the months ahead. 7:20pm     Update on the Sub-Committee for Banner/Flags (Master Plan) Policies/Actions
7:40pm     Speed on Taylor Ave and White Horse Rd (Christine Bostek)
8:00pm     Plymouth Police Dept. ( Radar Speed Sign Flashing Lights)

Natural Resources and Coastal Beaches Committee, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall

Updates:  WHB management plan,  WHB parking committee
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Plymouth police log for October 18 and October 19, 2017

October 18
9:36 a.m. Vandalism on Woody Nook
Someone wrote graffiti inside a portable toilet at a work site. 12:29 p.m. Suspicious activity on Rocky Hill Road
Two boats entered the exclusion zone around Pilgrim Station. They were ushered out by the harbormaster. 7:36 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Pearl Street
11:33 p.m. Noise complaint on Pinehills Drive
October 19
5:05 a.m. Suspicious activity on Kathleen Drive
4:54 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Clark Road
6:31 p.m. Motorcycle/ATV complaint on Kathleen Drive
8:02 p.m. Harassment on Winthrop Road
9:54 p.m. General disturbance on Patriot Circle
11:19 p.m. Assault on Patriot Circle
Fight between three people in a parking lot. Continue Reading →

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Alex Cohen leads PSHS football to first win, gets Athlete of the Week honors

Alex Cohen led the football team to their first victory of the season vs. North Quincy, earning him Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week honors. He passed for 201 yards and three touchdowns while also running for 120 yards. Alex returned from an ankle injury late in the game to help secure the homecoming victory for the Panthers. His leadership and unselfishness were crucial to securing the team’s first win of the season. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth South High student wins figure skating award

Ashley Nagle, Grade 12, has received a Gold Level Distinction Award from the United States Figure Skating Association. Ashley has been a competitive skater for the past 13 years, and this  award recognizes her achievements in competition and testing during high school. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log for October 17, 2017

11:34 a.m. Suspicious activity on Taylor Avenue
2:21 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
6:10 p.m. Suspicious activity on Tide View Path
8:51 p.m. Suspicious activity on Long Pond Road
8:55 p.m. Suspicious activity on Long Pond Road
10:38 p.m. General disturbance on State Road Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: Contractors prepare access boulevard to new Plymouth South

Visitors to the new Plymouth South High School must have wondered why contractors decided to demolish the old school in two sections. The answer is starting to take shape this week, as trucks loaded with asphalt stream into the campus off Long Pond Road. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of October 15, 2017

On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, October 17
Conservation Commission, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall

7:40 PM  245 Taylor Avenue Realty Trust, 245 Taylor Avenue, Parcel ID 045A-000-096-000.  A Notice of Intent to demolish and construct a new single-family dwelling, including swimming pool, utilities and amenities, in the buffer zone of the top of a Coastal Bank of White Horse Beach. A waiver is requested for work within the 35-foot and 50-foot buffer zones. ORDERS OF CONDITIONS:SE57-2909 Hugh Platt, 128 Stage Point Road, Parcel ID 046-000-035A-000. Continue Reading →

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Family Day at the Manomet Center

This Saturday, October 14, is Family Day at the Manomet Center. Research scientists will lead a a short hike around the Manomet Headquarters to see the banding nets up close. Visitors will get a behind-the-scenes tour of the Banding Lab and learn more about how Manomet has been banding birds for more than 50 years. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Shane Richardson named Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week

Plymouth South High School golfer Shane Richardson is averaging 38.5 strokes per round over the first 13 matches and has been the medalist in the match seven times leading the Panthers to a 10 -3 record and another tournament berth. He is the PSHS Male Athlete of the Week. Continue Reading →

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