Matthew Nadler

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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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See (if you dare) ‘Night of the Living Dead’ at the Wildlands Trust

Get into the Halloween spirit  on Sunday, October 29 as the Wildlands Trust presents a free showing of the 1968 horror classic, “Night of the Living Dead,” at the Community Conservation Barn on Long Pond Road. Show starts at 6 p.m. The Wildlands Trust is located at 675 Long Pond Road. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Emma Sampson kicks her way to Athlete of the Week honors

Emma Sampson emerged as the hero of Plymouth South Varsity Football  Friday night with the game winning 19-yard field goal  to propel the Panthers past Pembroke for an 18-16 victory. 

Her game winning kick is the culmination of her hard work and perseverance that began long before the football season as she prepared to kick at the varsity level.  Her accomplishment on Friday night embodies what hard work in the offseason can do and we are proud of her for it.  For that, she’s the Plymouth South High School Female Athlete of the Week. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log for October 23 and October 24, 2017

October 23

8:35 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Rocky Hill Road
11:26 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Old Sandwich Road
Driver sideswipes a utility pole after avoiding some turkeys. 12:40 p.m. Fraud on Long Pond Road
Employee at Plymouth South High School believes someone used his information to get unemployment benefits. 5:41 p.m. Animal complaint on Arboretum Road
5:59 p.m. General disturbance on State Road
8:01 p.m. Suspicious activity on Rocky Hill Road
October 24
5:00 p.m. Suspicious activity on Rocky Hill Road
7:32 p.m. Suspicious activity on Bay Shore Drive
8:19 p.m. Suspicious activity on Avalon Way
8:29 p.m. General disturbance on Ship Pond Road Continue Reading →

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Creators of Manomet’s new wildlife sanctuary celebrate long road to completion

After years of planning and preparation, the Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary in Manomet is almost ready for visitors. Saturday, the land’s former owners, Evan Schulman and Glorianna Davenport celebrated the completion of the project with a gathering in what was once a cranberry bog. Only a week earlier, the land had become the property of Mass Audubon, which will now manage it. There are still a few details to be worked out before visitors are welcomed onto the land in early November. People driving on Beaver Dam Road have probably noticed the signs that have gone up, as well as the disappearance of the red garage that used to sit across from the former cranberry bog on the west side of the road. Continue Reading →

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Two arrested for alleged truck break-in

Two Manomet men are under arrest after their alleged attempt to steal from a truck was foiled. Michael Feinstein, 30, of Penny Lane was spotted allegedly taking a bag with power tools and other items from a work truck parked on Yawl Road just after midnight on Sunday, according to Captain John Rogers. The owner of the truck gave chase and struggled with Feinstein, Roger said. Feinstein’s alleged accomplice, Matthew Faucett, 31, of Manomet then, Rogers said, allegedly drove his own car towards the victim before the two fled. (more…) Continue Reading →

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TOWN MEETING ROUNDUP: Simes House gets its zoning change, PSHS gets its solar panels, beach parcel stays put

Town Meeting voted 96-26 on Saturday to approve a zoning change for the Simes House that will allow it to hold a wider variety of programs at the historic home. The vote changed the building’s zoning from residential to transitional commercial. That, according to Manomet Village Commons Incorporated President John Moody, will help generate the needed revenue to make the Simes House financially self-sufficient. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Molly Costello named Plymouth South High School Female Athlete of the Week

The Plymouth South Female Athlete of the Week is field hockey player Molly Costello. Molly is a defender on the team and also a captain. Last week Molly stepped up and played a significant part in holding Scituate to a 1-1 tie. Scituate had multiple opportunities to score, but Molly marked tight in the circle defensively. Molly also has the ability to transition the ball back to our offense very well resulting in providing us with scoring opportunities. Continue Reading →

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Neighbors say popular Pinehills restaurant is too loud

 

The amplified music permit for the Rye Tavern allows the popular Pinehills restaurant to have two musicians and one microphone at a time. For many residents living nearby, that’s too much. And in response, the Board of Selectmen held a formal hearing Tuesday night to review the restaurant’s music permit. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for October 12 to October 15, 2017, two overdoses, four sent to hospital following car crashes

October 12
9:06 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
Two car accident near Elliot Lane. One car rear-ended another when the first had to stop for a passing turkey. Both drivers, a 22-year-old Halifax woman and a 24-year-old Plymouth woman, were taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth with minor injuries. 2:46 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 3
3:17 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
6:48 p.m. Threats on Long Pond Road
October 13
1:32 a.m. Drug overdose on State Road
Plymouth man, 22, called police from the CVS parking lot to say he had smoked too much pot and wasn’t feeling well. 6:50 p.m. Drug overdose on Diamond Street
Police gave three doses of Narcan to a Plymouth man, 33, who  allegedly snorted crushed up Percocets. Continue Reading →

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OUI arrest for underage South Plymouth man

Police arrested a South Plymouth man for drunk driving early Saturday morning on Haven Road. According to Captain John Rogers, a police officer spotted a car parked in the middle of  Mast Road near Long Pond Road. The car then traveled south and was allegedly speeding on Haven Road before it was stopped. The officer allegedly found Corey Wedge, 20, of Great Wind Drive to drunk and placed him under arrest, Rogers said. A nip bottle of Jim Beam was allegedly found in the car, Rogers said. Continue Reading →

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CAPE COD TIMES: Pilgrim failed to identify 23 assets open to cyberattack

Operators failed to identify and document 23 “critical digital assets” that perform functions related to safety systems and emergency preparedness at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, despite being told about the shortcoming by federal inspectors in 2015. Read more at Cape Cod Times. Continue Reading →

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