Matthew Nadler

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Beaver Dam Road fire sends one to hospital

An alleged case of smoking in bed lead to one person being taken to the hospital and eight people forced from their home following a fire on Beaver Dam Road, Friday morning. According to Chief Ed Bradley, firefighters were called to the home near Minuteman Lane at about 8:21 a.m. where they found the fire in a second floor bedroom of the duplex.  A 53-year-old Manomet woman was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth, and then to a Boston hospital, suffering from smoke inhalation and burns to her hand, Bradley said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of May 23, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Monday, May 24
Planning Board, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

Plans, Covenants, and Releases*: B560 – Hillside Estates – Release of Lots 15-8 and 15-11; B437 – Pinehills LLC, Hatherly Rise – Release of Lot A-287
Form A Plans*: A4610 – Herbert and Jessica Jacobs, Highland/Manomet Ave., Map 46, Lots H-3,4, & 5 – Divide to create lots 45 and 46

Tuesday, May 25
Affordable Housing Trust, 8 a.m. at 15 Hedges Road

Discussion on funding for State Road and Cutter Drive affordable housing units. Plymouth South High School Council, 7 p.m. at Plymouth South High School

Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

ORDERS OF CONDITIONS: SE57-2881    John Moynihan and Deborah A. Norton, 37 Manomet Avenue, Parcel ID 048-049-000A-005.  A Notice of Intent to construct a 2nd floor addition to an existing single-family dwelling, re-surface patio and walkway, add new front stoop, outside rinse station and new septic system, and reconstruct an existing driveway, within the buffer zone of Top of Coastal Bank.; SE57-2883     Dominic Abbatangelo (et ux), 83A Taylor Avenue, Parcel ID 045C-000-101-000.  A Notice of Intent to construct a deck on concrete footings, relocate door steps and bench, and plant beach grass, within the Coastal Dune of White Horse Beach and Land Subject to Coastal Storm Flowage. Continue Reading →

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Court rules for Entergy in dry cask storage case

After nearly four years of litigation, a Boston Land Court ruled upheld a zoning permit that allowed Entergy Corporation to place a dry cask storage facility at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. According to a statement from Cape Cod Bay Watch, which supported the lawsuit, Judge Robert Foster ruled the permit originally granted for the construction of Pilgrim allowed for the storage facility to be built. When Director of Inspectional Services Paul McAuliffe originally granted the permit back in 2013, it was challenged on the grounds that the permit for PNPS did not allow for storage of spent fuel other than the storage pool inside the plant. (more…) Continue Reading →

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IRS scam snares Pinehills woman

A Pinehills woman fell victim to a tax season phone scam, Friday afternoon. According to Captain John Rogers, the 65-year-old woman received a call from someone claiming to be from the IRS and stating she owed back taxes. The caller reportedly directed her to pay $300 using iTunes gift cards. Which she did, Rogers said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Call from Home Depot leads to arrest of Manomet woman for OUI

A Manomet woman was arrested for drunk driving on Rocky Hill Road, Saturday afternoon,

According to Captain John Rogers, an employee at Home Depot called police to report a customer who allegedly appeared to be intoxicated. The customer, Laurie Oldham, 57, of Manomet Point Road drove off, Rogers said. Police caught up with her on Rocky Hill Road, he said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Several Manomet and Pinehills residents seeking town office

Manomet and Pinehills residents will see competitive races for Town Meeting this election season. In Precinct 6, incumbents Colleen Coughlin, Paul Francis and Megan Collins-Dempster are being challenged by Cheryl Fischer and Maureen Renaud. In Precinct 7, Nathan Segal is running against incumbents Jeanette Kelly, Robert Materna and Karen Buechs. While Precinct 15, is guaranteed to see at least one new face at Town Meeting as Mark Leppo, Anatol Zukerman and Gilbert Paul are running against incumbents John DeCoste and Joseph Curley. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Pinehills woman dies from injuries sustained in car crash last week

A Pinehills woman who was the passenger in a car involved in a head-on collision on Clark Road last Wednesday has died, according to p0lice. Sheila Blood, 78, suffered severe injuries and was taken by helicopter to a Boston accident following a crash in which her husband reportedly turned left from Landmark Drive into the wrong lane of traffic, hitting another car. The second car was driven by a 17-year-old man from the area, Rogers said. According to Rogers, witnesses say the young driver had no way of avoiding the collision. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Town Meeting roundup: Water mains for Taylor Avenue, $1 million for nuclear stabilization fund

New water mains for White Horse Beach approved
Town Meeting voted to spend $2 million to install a new water main for Taylor Avenue. Work, Finance Committee Chairman John Moody said, would begin before the summer in order to get the work done before the reconstruction of the road begins. That should start in the fall, Moody said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Town Meeting votes to build new ball fields for Plymouth South High School

A white and brick school building.

Town Meeting overwhelmingly approved borrowing $3.1 million dollars to build two artificial turf fields for the new Plymouth South High School, Saturday morning. A portion of that money, up to $1.8 million, would be reimbursed to the town once the PSHS project is officially completed in September 2018. That money would come from the project’s contingency fund. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Pinehills woman taken to Boston hospital with serious injuries after car crash

A Pinehills woman was helicoptered to a Boston hospital following a head-on collision on Clark Road, Wednesday afternoon. According to Captain John Rogers, the woman, 78, was a passenger in a car being driven by her 83-year-old husband. He reportedly turned left from Landmark Drive into the wrong lane of traffic, hitting another car. The second car was driven by a 17-year-old man from the area, Rogers said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Four arrested following fight in South Plymouth

Four men are under arrest following a fight at a Clifford Road home, Monday night. According to Captain John Rogers, police were first called to the home at around 8:40 p.m. by a mother  who was allegedly concerned a group of men were coming to fight her son. After speaking with her, officers left, but were called back at about 10 p.m. after three men arrived to do what the mother reportedly feared. (more…) Continue Reading →

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On the agenda for the week of March 26, 2017

 On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, March 28
Board of Selectmen, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall

8:20 p.m.     Licenses and Administrative Notes: Gerard Turkey Farm, 499 State Road, Frank Silver – Manager, is requesting a Common Victualler License. Administrative Notes: The Board will execute a Purchase and Sales Agreement for 127.8 acres of land located off Beaver Dam Road in Plymouth as voted on under Article 9E of the 2016 Fall Town Meeting. Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:20 PM     Cynthia V. and Mark E. Bresnahan, 19 Central Avenue, Parcel ID 124-000-003-011.  A Notice of Intent to demolish an existing single family dwelling, construct a new larger dwelling, including amenities and utilities, within the buffer zone of an inland bank of Big Sandy Pond. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for March 20 and March 21, 2017

March 20
10:02 a.m. Suspicious activity on Rocky Hill Road
7:34 p.m. OUI on State Road
Todd Jeanmarie, 57, of Brush Hill Road arrested for  OUI (2nd offense), negligent operation of a motor vehicle and resisting arrest. 7:43 p.m. OUI on State Road
Alyxandra Ryan, 28, of Pinewood Road arrested for OUI, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and drinking from an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. March 21
10:35 a.m. Suspicious activity on Manomet Point Road
Male driver reportedly followed female driver into Manomet Elementary School parking lot when she was dropping her child off. He was apparently upset with her driving. 4:53 p.m. Fraud on Tide View Path
6:46 p.m. General disturbance on Hemlock Street
7:42 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Pinehills Drive
8:02 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
11:11 p.m. Suspicious activity on Bartlett Road Continue Reading →

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Police arrest two for OUI in 10 minutes in Manomet

Plymouth police made two drunk driving arrests in Manomet Monday night five miles from each other in the space of 10 minutes. According to Captain John Rogers, police responded to a report of an erratic driver on State Road at about 7:30 p.m. They found Tod Jeanmaire, 57, of Brush Hill Road parked at Gellar’s, allegedly slumped over the steering wheel with the engine running, Rogers said. The officer reportedly determined he was drunk and arrested him, he said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Arrests made in Village General Store break-in

Two suspects in the break-in at the Village General Store earlier this month are in custody. Steven Marshall, 46, of Orlando, Florida and Mark Silva, 43, of Carver were arrested by other agencies and are being held in separate correctional facilities on other charges, Captain John Rogers said. They will be arraigned in Plymouth at a later date. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Maestas makes case for borrowing more money to build fields at new Plymouth South High

As Town Meeting nears, school officials pitched their plan for additional turf fields at the new Plymouth South High School, Monday night. The school department wants to borrow an additional $3.7 million to pay for the fields, which would be located where the current high school building stands, But, those in attendance at Plymouth South Middle School seemed less interested in the cost and more interested in what they would be like. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Credit car scam catches local business

A small  business in Manomet was defrauded out of about $200 after falling for a phone scam, Friday. According to Captain John Rogers, the businesses received a call from someone saying they were collecting $5 “for the town.” The victim, he said, provided a credit card number, which the caller then used to steal more money. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Brentwood Circle man charged with drunk driving for the fourth time

A Manomet man is facing drunk driving charges for the fourth time after being arrested on State Road, Sunday night. 

According to Captain John Rogers, an officer allegedly saw Ronald Riley, 53, of Brentwood Circle hit a guardrail near Barnfield Drive as he drove north. The officer pulled him over and after a brief investigation arrested him. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for March 8, 2017

1:36 a.m. Suspicious activity on Manomet Avenue
5:48 a.m. Breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Vinal Avenue
9:01 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
10:30 a.m. Simple assault on Old Schoohouse Road
3:10 p.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
4:11 p.m. Fraud on Long Pond Road
4:20 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 3
8:15 p.m. Suspicious activity on Manomet Point Road
9:41 p.m. Suspicious activity on Hilltop Avenue
Arrests
Barbara Cameron, 26, of Beach Street arrested at Pilgrim Hill Road for shoplifting over $100.   Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for March 7, 2017

12:56 a.m. Burglary on State Road
1:03 a.m. Vandalism on Ship Pond Road
4:12 p.m. Suspicious activity on Everson Avenue
8:25 p.m. Property damage on on Kathleen Drive
Christopher Askin, 21, of Crabtree Road arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon and malicious damage of a motor vehicle. Erik Dempsey, 20, of Stafford Street arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon and malicious damage of a motor vehicle. 10:41 p.m. Animal complaint on Seal Cove Road Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log for March 6, 2017

7:35 a.m. Animal complaint on Taylor Avenue
A dog reportedly fell into the water. It was rescued by animal control officers. 10:27 a.m. Vandalism on Taylor Avenue
12:58 p.m. Threats on Cottontail Trail
1:22 p.m. Harassment on Long Pond Road
Students at Plymouth South Middle School reportedly sending harassing texts via Snapchat. 8:13 p.m. Animal complaint on Ship Pond Road Continue Reading →

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Break-in reported at Village General Store

Police are looking for two suspects in a suspected break-in at the Village General Store in Manomet. According to Lieutenant Dana Flynn, police were alerted by an alarm at about 1 a.m. Tuesday morning. The suspects got in by prying open the front door, he said. At this time, the only thing listed as missing are some rolls of coins. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Collision on State Road leads to OUI arrest

Police arrested a South Plymouth man for drunk driving after he allegedly hit a van in Manomet, Saturday evening. According to Captain John Rogers, James Rogers, 57 of Crabtree Road was driving his black pickup truck north on State Road when he hit a van backing out of a driveway in the area of Ship Pond Road and State Roads. After  brief investigation, police reportedly found him to be drunk and arrested him. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Selectmen support new athletic fields at Plymouth South High School

Selectmen voted Tuesday to support borrowing $3.7 million dollars to pay for building new athletic fields at Plymouth South High School, a month after putting off a vote on the same request. Superintendent Gary Maestas said he anticipated that up to $1.8 million of the sum would be repaid from the Plymouth South High School building project’s contingency fund after it was officially complete. The school department is looking into a deal to install solar panels at the school to pay for the lights. The field would be used by the soccer, lacrosse, baseball and softball teams.

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