Matthew Nadler

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Zoning change may be needed for Simes House

Making the Simes House a sustainable operation will be next to impossible without a zoning change, Manomet Village Common Incorporated Chairman John Moody told the Board of Selectmen, Tuesday night. Manomet Village Common Inc., which was created by several prominent Manometians, was the sole bidder for the contract to manage the historic home. Moody described how the group planned to generate the funds needed to keep it operating. But, given the current zoning, the group is reluctant to commit to the planned five-year lease. He asked Selectmen to include a provision allowing MVCI to withdraw if a zoning change isn’t approved. Continue Reading →

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Pinehills man charged with assault

A Pinehills man is facing charges after allegedly threatening two people with a knife at a sober home Plymouth Center, Monday evening. William Fitzgerald, 53, of Clam Pudding was ejected from the home when he reportedly failed a breath test, Captain John Rogers said. He then returned to the home and entered the kitchen through an open door. There, Rogers said, he allegedly found a kitchen knife and threatened two 34-year-old men who worked there. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Court Street man arrested after allegedly crashing truck on Bartlett Road

a North Plymouth man was charged with drunk driving for the second time after he allegedly crashed his truck on Bartlett Road, Sunday night. According to Captain John Rogers, Michael Creed, 27, of Court Street, was found in his Chevy Colorado truck stuck in a guardrail, near Tidmarsh Farms. There was, Rogers said, significant damage to the truck. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Medical problem blamed for Manomet cliff crash

Police are citing a medical issue as the reason a 58-year-old Abington man drove his car off a Manomet cliff, Sunday afternoon. According to Captain John Rogers, the driver was seen heading slowly down Strand Avenue, he then crashed through the wooden fence guarding a small grass area at the intersection of Strand and Manomet Avenues. The Lexus sedan fell 40 feet before resting on some trees, he said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Priscilla Beach Theatre presents ‘The Producers’

Priscilla Beach Theatre (PBT) is pleased to present the musical comedy The Producers, August 3-19, on its historic barn stage. The Producers has a simple plot. A down-on-his-luck Broadway producer and his mild mannered accountant come up with a scheme to produce the most notorious flop in history, robbing their backers of millions of dollars. Nothing goes as planned which creates an insanely funny adventure. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police credit strong presence with decrease in July 3 arrests on White Horse Beach

Police made 10 arrests, mostly for underage drinking, during Monday night’s July 3 festivities on White Horse Beach. Over the past few years, the number of arrests on July 3 has been decreasing, according to Captain John Rogers. He credited the department’s highly visible presence during the entire day for keeping things under control. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Pilgrim Station cited for security violation 

Enter by has been cited for a security violation at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. According to a letter from The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, an investigation that ended in March found a Level IV security violation at the plant. Level IV is the lowest level violation. Because sensitive information was involved, the NRC is keeping details of the violation confidential, the letter states. The violation was identified by Entergy and immediate corrective action was taken, the letter states. Continue Reading →

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Applicants wanted for new White Horse Beach Parking Committee

The Board of Selectmen seeks applicants to serve on the White Horse Beach Parking Committee.  
Those interested in serving should submit a letter of interest to the Board of Selectmen by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Letters may be addressed to: Board of Selectmen, Plymouth Town Hall, 11 Lincoln Street, Plymouth, MA 02360. For more information, please contact the Board of Selectmen’s Office at (508) 747-1620, ext. 106.  Continue Reading →

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Parking restrictions for July 3, 2017

Traffic on Taylor Avenue will be blocked to all traffic with the exception of residents between White Horse Rd. and Rocky Hill Rd. to Taylor Ave at Manomet Point Road beginning at 6:00 PM and remained closed as deemed necessary.   

All side streets that lead to the Priscilla Beach area will also be closed to all traffic with the exception of residents also beginning at 6:00 PM.  There will be NO PARKING along both sides of Manomet Point Road, Highland Terrace, White Horse Beach Rd., Manomet Ave, Old Beach Rd, and Rocky Hill Rd. Continue Reading →

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Canadian company says Manomet is choice for power line landing site

Emera, a Canadian company looking to build a 900 megawatt power cable from New Brunswick, Canada, to Massachusetts told the Board of Selectmen that Plymouth is their choice for a landing spot. The company had also considered Lynn, but Plymouth’s receptiveness to hosting the cable gave it the edge, Robin McAdam of Emera said at Tuesday night’s meeting. He was there to give the board an update on the project. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Simes House is almost ready for visitors

Seeing a town project completed in Manomet seems like a rare thing, but in the case of the Simes House, it’s happening. Community Preservation Committee Chairman Bill Keohan told the Manomet Village Steering Committee on Tuesday that work on the Simes House is scheduled for completion by early July. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be scheduled for later that month, he said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Insurance issues cited as reason for beach bath house delay

The White Horse Beach Bath House has been a long time coming, and it’s going to be longer still. Community Preservation Committee Chairman Bill Keohan gave the Manomet VIllage Steering Committee an update on the project’s status. Keohan explained that an unorthodox approach to designing the building has played a factor in the project’s delay. When Town Meeting approved the project in 2013, the article included  a provision to let the MVSC approve a design for the bath house with public input. Typically, building design is handled by the Building Committee, Keohan said. Continue Reading →

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Panel learns about the decommissioning options at Pilgrim Station

Despite some rancor between its members, the Nuclear Decommissioning CItizens Advisory Panel did learn something about how the shutdown of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station might proceed. “The first step is to  have a plan,” Pilgrim’s Government Affairs Manager, Joe Lynch, told the panel. To that end, he said, a team will be formed at the plant to oversee decommissioning while the remainder of the staff will remain focused on operating it. The decommissioning team will be lead by John Ohrenberger, who is also one of Entergy’s representatives on the panel. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Sparks fly at first meeting of Pilgrim Station decommissioning panel

The first meeting of the advisory panel charged  with advising the Governor and the Legislature on the decommissioning of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station started snippy and ended sloppily. With 19 members appointed by a variety of state and local officials, there was certain to be some disagreement as the panel met Wednesday night at Plymouth South High School and it quickly showed during questioning of a presentation by Joe Lynch, Pilgrim’s manager of government affairs, on how the plant’s shutdown might proceed. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Mashpee man arrested for OUI in Manomet

A Mashpee man was arrested for drunk driving in Manomet, Sunday morning. According to Captain John Rogers, police received calls at around 9 a.m. about a driver heading north on State Road who was reportedly weaving between lanes. Michael McGinnis, 26, turned onto Beaver Dam Road where he was stopped. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police make OUI arrest near the funeral home

Police arrested a Goelette Drive man for allegedly driving drunk on State Road, Saturday night. According to Captain John Rogers, police got a call reporting someone driving erratically as they headed south on State Road around 7:20 p.m. Police eventually stopped the driver, Thomas O’Toole, 33, near the Davis Funeral Home. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Multiple booze busts at White Horse Beach

The combination of Senior Skip Day and the generally nice weather led to several arrests for underage drinking on White Horse Beach over the weekend. An Alden Street man, 19, was arrested Friday morning after being seen with a can of Four Loco in full view of a uniformed officer patrolling the beach, Captain John Rogers said. Half an hour later, an 18-year-old Sandra Way woman was arrested for having a bottle in Mike’s Hard Lemonade. Later that afternoon, a 16-year-old from Taunton was arrested for possessing a can of Bud Light. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two incumbent Town Meeting Members voted out in Manomet

Manomet and Pinehills residents will see a few, just a few,  new faces at Town Meeting this fall. Precinct 6 voted out incumbent Paul Francis in favor of Cheryl Fischer, while incumbents Charlotte Collins and Megan Collins-Dempster were re-elected. Colleen Coughlin ran unopposed for a two-year seat. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Emma Machado presents research at Assumption College symposium

Emma Machado of Plymouth was one of 90 students selected to present an original academic research project at Assumption College’s 23rd Annual Undergraduate Symposium, held April 24-25 on the College’s Worcester Campus. The undergraduate symposium serves to highlight the research and scholarly achievements of Assumption students working in collaboration with dedicated faculty mentors. The symposium provides the campus community with the opportunity to gain a greater appreciation of and applaud the individual and collective accomplishments of the College’s faculty and students. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Sachem Road woman arrested for OUI near Gellar’s

A Manomet woman arrested for drunk driving at Gellar’s Corner, Monday night. According to Captain John Rogers, an officer on patrol reportedly saw a driver make a left turn onto Beaver Dam Road, nearly hitting another car. The officer stopped the car, which was driven by Christina Blaney, 31, of Sachem Road. The officer allegedly found her to be drunk and arrested her. She also allegedly had an open 24 ounce can of Corona beer, a 12 ounce Bud Light Lime and two nips of Fireball liqueur, Rogers said. Continue Reading →

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