Matthew Nadler

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Manomet man charged with kidnapping

A Patriot Circle man was arrested early Tuesday morning after allegedly wrecking an Algonquin Heights apartment and holding three people against their will. Cliff Thomas, 36, allegedly threatened the two women, ages 32 and 30,  who lived at the apartment, along with a 40-year-old neighbor,  with a knife and baseball bat, according to Captain John Rogers. Thomas also allegedly used the bat to destroy furniture, lamps, and some small electrical devices, he added. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bog View Road man faces multiple assault charges

Police arrested a Manomet man Sunday morning after he allegedly attacked three people at a home on Round Hill Avenue. According to Captain John Rogers, police responded to the call from the home at around 6:20 a.m., there they found the suspect, Christian Cotti, 21, of Bog View Road, outside. He had cuts and bruises on his face, Rogers said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Abigail Clark named to UNH Dean’s List

Abigail Clark was named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2017 semester. Students named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance during a semester enrolled in a full-time course load (12 or more graded credits)

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Overdose death reported in Manomet

A 38-year-old White Horse Beach man died of an apparent overdose, Monday night. According to Captain John Rogers, the victim was discovered by his sister slumped over a bed. Police administered three does of naloxone and performed CPR, but medics who arrived pronounced him dead at the scene, Rogers said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Muratore expects new grocery store will replace Stop and Shop


Could another grocery store take over the space Manomet’s Stop and Shop once occupied? That’s certainly the impression State Representative Matt Muratore got following discussions with the building’s owners, Denver-based Black Creek Group. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plans for clean power cable to Plymouth rejected

It looks as though Manomet will not be home to a 900-megawatt power cable that would have brought clean energy from Canada to Massachusetts. However, Emera the Nova Scotia-based company that had proposed running the cable from New Brunswick, Canada, to a location near the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, looks as though they will press on with their plan. The state, according to press reports, opted instead for an Eversource proposal that will run power from Quebec to New Hampshire. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Community Preservation Committee may need more money to build White Horse Beach bathroom

It’s been nearly five years since Town Meeting voted to buy a parcel of land across from the public entrance to White Horse Beach in order to build a bathroom on it. Now, with the bathroom still not built, the Community Preservation Committee may return to Town Meeting in April to ask for more funds in order to complete the project. (more…) Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: Summons issued for woman accused of leaving the scene of deadly summer crash

A local woman will face a criminal charge for allegedly leaving the scene of a deadly accident in Manomet last summer. A District Court magistrate has found probable cause to issue a summons against Jean Marie Grupillion, 32, on the charge of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in personal injury. Grupillion will be arraigned on the charge in Plymouth District Court Feb. 22. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of December 17, 2017

On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. REMINDER: TOWN HALL HAS MOVED. IT IS NOW LOCATED AT 26 COURT STREET. Monday, December 18
Plymouth School Committee, 7 p.m. at PCIS

9:20 p.m. Reports: 11.4  Solar Project Status:  Plymouth South High School

Tuesday, December 19
Conservation Commission, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall

7:00 PM  Thomas P. and Susan A. Petitti, 265 Taylor Avenue, Parcel ID 045-000-102-000.  A Notice of Intent to demolish an existing single-family dwelling and construct a new 2-story dwelling including utilities and amenities, within the buffer zone of the Top of Coastal Bank. Continue Reading →

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Pinehills woman falls for tax scam

A Pinehills woman is out almost  $6,000 after falling for a phone scam, Friday. According to Captain John Rogers,  the 62-year-old victim was called by someone claiming to be from the IRS. She was allegedly threatened with jail time if she didn’t pay the back taxes she was accused of owing. She was directed to pay using gift cards, which she purchased at Best Buy, Rogers said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police officer hit by car at crash scene

A Plymouth police officer was hit by a car while attending to a car crash on State Road near Bartlett Road, Tuesday afternoon. The officer was hit by a car driven by a 69-year-old Plymouth man who was suffering from a medical issue, according to Lieutenant Dana Flynn. The officer, he said, flipped over the hood of the car. He was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth, but  returned to duty later that, Flynn said. The driver was treated at the scene. Continue Reading →

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Decision to change drivers doesn’t work out for alleged OUI suspect

Two people are under arrest, one for drunk driving, after allegedly flipping over a trailer in Manomet, Monday afternoon. According to Lieutenant Dana Flynn, Thomas Major, 25, of Sullivan Avenue allegedly flipped the landscaping trailer his pickup truck was pulling when he attempted to turn onto that street from State Road. His passenger, a 22-year-old Dartmouth man, then took the wheel and drove further down the road, dragging the trailer, which was still on its side, Flynn alleged. That man, according to police records, does not have a driver’s license. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Heather Drive woman arrested for OUI after crash at Gellar’s Corner

A Manomet woman was charged with drunk driving following a crash on State Road, Sunday evening. Megan Ventresca, 36, of Heather Drive was traveling south on State Road from the Pine Hills when she rear-ended a car stopped for the traffic light at State and Beaver Dam Roads, According to Captain John Rogers. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Marshfield man arrested for OUI after fleeing crash

A Marshfield man was arrested for drunk driving following a hit and run crash at the intersection of State and Manomet Point Roads, Tuesday, evening. According to Captain John Rogers, Robert Studley, 40, rear-ended a car stopped at the intersection. When the driver got out to exchange papers, Studley reportedly drove off, continuing south on State Road. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two arrested for allegedly planning to sell a stolen gun

Police arrested two men, including one from Manomet, in an alleged scheme to sell a stolen handgun, Monday afternoon. Abel Parker, 28, of Manomet Avenue and Cody Anderson, 24, of Alewife Drive, were stopped on Alewife Drive by detectives who had been investigating the alleged theft of the gun from an unlocked car on Alewife Drive sometime over the weekend, according to Captain John Rogers. Police, he said, had learned  Anderson might have the 9 millimeter semi-automatic pistol and that he was allegedly looking to sell it. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Boston murder suspect arrested at High Point

Plymouth Police assisted Boston Police as they picked up a suspected murderer who was seeking treatment at High Point in Manomet, Monday afternoon. According to a Boston Police Department website Thomas Isaac Jr., 31, of Braintree was wanted in connection with the murder of Nelson Torres-Santa, 55, of Dorchester, on November 13.  Police had responded to a medical call where they found Torres-Santa dead. The death was ruled a homicide. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Nuclear storage casks vulnerable to flooding, Pilgrim Station critics argue

Most of the spent fuel at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station is stored in a pool of water inside the reactor building. Over the past few years, Entergy has started moving that fuel into dry storage at another location on their property and they say they want to move all of it out of the spent fuel pool and into dry casks once the plant shuts down for good at the end of June 2019. However, critics of the plant are concerned that even outside the pool, the spent fuel may still get wet. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Stop and Shop recalls store brand frozen corn

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale Stop & Shop Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The following product is included in this recall: Stop & Shop Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn, 16 oz., UPC 68826700676 with a Best By Date of Oct-2019. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Cash, jewelry stolen in alleged State Road burglaries

Police are investigating a pair of alleged burglaries that happened in Manomet, Monday. The first was reported at around 1:45 p.m at a home in the Fresh Pond area of State Road. A caller reported  she had returned home to find her front door ajar, Captain John Rogers said.  Loose change and some prescription medication was taken, he said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Manomet man allegedly uses SUV in assault

A Pembroke Road man is under arrest after allegedly smashing his SUV into another vehicle on Manomet Heights, Monday morning

Corey Whitecotton, 48,  was arguing with another man at about 7:45 a.m. on Elm Street when he allegedly got into his Dodge Durango and smashed into the side of the other man’s Chevy work van, according to Lieutenant Dana Flynn. The alleged victim was in the van at the time, he added. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Buildings at Pilgrim Station lose power during storm

Power was lost to support buildings at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station as a result of the high winds that came through Plymouth yesterday. According to a report filed with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, power generation was not affected. However, the Emergency Data Response System was lost. The report stated that alternate systems were available. Continue Reading →

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