Matthew Nadler

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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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Candidate gives police photo of alleged sign theft

Selectman candidate and Manomet resident Betty Cavacco reported another lawn sign theft and this time she has some evidence. According to Lieutenant Dana Flynn, she reported the theft of a sign at a home near the Waverly Oaks Golf Course. Not only did she report the theft, she also submitted a photo of the alleged perpetrator. The photo, Flynn said, was taken with a small camera attached to a mailbox. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Pilgrim Station is still lowest-rated, but passes NRC inspection

As expected, Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station passed the inspection. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission released its final report of an inspection stemming from the power plant’s worst in the nation safety rating and while the plant remains in that category, “Pilgrim’s programs and processes support nuclear safety,” according to a statement released by NRC Spokesman Neil Sheehan. 

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Plymouth police log and arrests for April 28 to April 30, 2017

April 28
9:37 a.m. Harassment on State Road
8:54 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
April 29
12:48 a.m. Suspicious activity on State Road
5:56 a.m. Gunshots on Jordan Road
11:24 a.m. Fraud in Greate Pointe
3:56 p.m. Noise complaint on Taylor Avenue
4:23 p.m. Suspicious activity on Long Pond Road

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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 April 23, 2017

Thursday, April 27
Manomet Village Steering Committee, 6:30 p.m. at the Moose Lodge

6:40 PM  Request update on the Water Main Project and Fire Hydrants for Taylor Ave
7:00: PM  Requested time on permitted dog activities on WHB and violations
7:20PM    Requested time to inquire actions to stop erosion of bluff Manomet Point R
7:40PM    Review the Master Plan with members of the MVSC

Redevelopment Authority, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall

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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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