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CPC Chairman outlines reasons for delay on White Horse Beach Bathhouse project

Anyone who needs to use the bathroom at White Horse Beach is going to have to wait a while. Last Thursday night, Community Preservation Committee Chairman Bill Keohan gave the Manomet Village Steering Committee an update on the slow progress of plans to build a bathhouse on a Taylor Avenue property the town purchased in 2013. He also revealed they might need more money to pay for it. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New development would feature five homes off Beaver Dam Road

The Manomet Village Steering Committee is OK with the idea of building five new homes behind the Serenity Hill Kennels on Beaver Dam Road. Randy Parker presented the plan to the committee last Thursday night. The development would consists of three two-bedroom homes and two three-bedroom homes clustered around a cul-de-sac at the end of a new road off Beaver Dam Road. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Three arrested in alleged oxycodone deal

Three people were arrested following an alleged oxycodone deal near Manomet Elementary School, Tuesday morning. According to Captain John Rogers, narcotics detectives were doing surveillance near Manomet Point Road and Old Colony Drive when they allegedly saw Jeffrey Kehoe, 33, of Old Colony Drive get into a car with two men in it that pulled up as he waited at the corner.  Police then, Rogers said, reportedly saw a drug transaction take place. At that point, they made three arrests. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Carver man arrested for OUI following hit and run on Long Pond Road

Police arrested a Carver man for allegedly driving drunk after finding him hiding in a home on Early Red Circle, Saturday afternoon. According to Captain John Rogers, Eric Beaton, 42, allegedly rear-ended a car that had slowed down for another car on Long Pond Road near Gunners Exchange Road. Then, instead of stopping, Beaton continued driving south, Rogers said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: Long Pond Road cell tower OK’d in Plymouth

The Planning Board said it was too tall, and now the Zoning Board of Appeals is saying the same thing. The ZBA voted unanimously last week to OK a proposed cell phone tower in the area of 620 Long Pond Road, but only if the tower is shortened from the proposed 180 foot height to 160 feet. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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Cedarville man, 62, allegedly robs Manomet store, being held on $25,000 bail

A 62-year-old Cedarville man was arrested for allegedly robbing the Dollar Tree store in Manomet at gunpoint, late Thursday afternoon. According to John Rogers, Timothy Sheehan, wearing a hoodie and sunglasses, allegedly entered the store and demanded the contents of the store’s cash register. After reportedly taking a small amount of cash, he drove off. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Alleged bank fraud scheme stopped at the Pinehills

A pair of Bridgeport, Connecticut men who had allegedly opened fraudulent bank accounts at several Massachusetts TD Bank branches saw their plan come to an end at the Pinehills, Thursday afternoon. According to Captain John Rogers, staff at the Pinehills branch had been alerted to the alleged scheme when Raul Samola, 36, reportedly tried to open an account at the branch. They contacted police who arrived as Samola was leaving the building. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Pilgrim Station back online after storm shutdown

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station reconnected to the grid on Sunday after it had been taken off-line, Thursday in advance of the winter storm, according to a statement from plant spokesman Patrick O’Brien. Prior to going offline the station had been operating at 30 percent power to repair a small leak in a condenser tube and preemptively plug additional tubes to prevent future leaks, he noted.  The plant took advantage of the shutdown to complete additional preventative maintenance that cannot be down when the unit is operating at full-power, O’Brien added.  Continue Reading →

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Selectmen back bid to bring power lines into Plymouth

Efforts to make Plymouth the last stop for a major hydroelectric cable got a boost from the Board of Selectmen, Tuesday. The board voted its support for a Special Town Meeting article that would transfer a parcel of land near the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, which was taken by the town due to a tax issue, from the Town Treasurer to the Board of Selectmen. The board would then transfer the land to the Plymouth Economic Development Foundation. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Clark and Elwood named to UNH Dean’s List

Abigail Clark and Kelly Elwood were named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2016 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). Highest honors are awarded to students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.85 or better out of a possible 4.0. Students with a 3.65 to 3.84 average are awarded high honors and students whose grade point average is 3.5 through 3.64 are awarded honors. Continue Reading →

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Cape Cod woman’s alleged possum play doesn’t fly with police

An East Falmouth woman was arrested Friday afternoon for drunk driving after allegedly claiming she was forced off the road by an animal. According to Lieutenant Dana Flynn, an officer found Celina Walker, 48, leaning against her car after she allegedly drove it into the woods near Gunners Exchange Road. Walker reportedly told the officer that an opossum had run in front of her car, forcing her off the road. (more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of February 5, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, February 7
Board of Selectmen,  6 p.m. at Town Hall

8:15 p.m. Special Town Meeting Articles: STM Article 14 – Triangular Parcel, To see if the Town will vote to transfer the care, custody, management and control of Lot 4 on Assessor’s Map 44 from the Town Treasurer for tax title purposes to the Board of Selectmen to sell or lease or transfer for a sum and upon conditions to be determined by the Board of Selectmen and pursuant to the requirements of G.L. c.30B or take any other action relative thereto. 8:25 p.m.  Spring Town Meeting Articles: Article 16B – CPC Simes House To see if the Town will vote to revise the funding sources and thereby amend the vote taken under Article 16A of the 2015 Spring Town Meeting for the historical preservation, restoration, and rehabilitation for the Simes House, as previously amended, by reducing the amount to be borrowed by a sum of money and transferring a sum of money from Fiscal Year 2018 Community Preservation Act estimated annual revenues or other available funds for such purposes, or take any other action relative thereto; Article 21 – White Horse Beach Parking Fines To see if the Town will vote to amend the General By-Laws by establishing a White Horse Beach Parking District, with fines up to $50 per violation, or take any other action relative thereto. 9:00 p.m.        Licenses and Administrative Notes Café Roo, 12 Village Green South, Michael Clinton is requesting a One Day Wine and Malt License for Specialty Dinners held from 5:00pm to 9:00pm on the following Dates: February 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, and 28th, 2017. Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:10 PM   Shea Revocable Trust, John and Dolores Shea, 20 Homer Avenue, Parcel ID 045B-000-002-015. Continue Reading →

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Manomet man charged with misleading police after sending them on search

A Manomet man is under arrest after sending police on an early morning search in the Fresh Pond area for a woman who wasn’t missing. According to Captain John Rogers, EMTs responded to a report of a woman having a seizure at a home on Clearwater Drive at around 2 a.m. When they arrived, they were told by Anthony Violia, 25, of Delancy Drive, that she had recovered and taken herself to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth. A check by police found that she was not there, Rogers said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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PSHS students go to DC for the presidential inauguration

Forty-one Plymouth South High School Students, along with four teachers, attended last week’s inauguration of President Donald Trump. Besides the inauguration itself, The students visited the National Museum of American History, the National Archives and the Newseum on Thursday. They also attended the EF Inaugural Ball that evening. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Parking fee hike proposed for White Horse Beach

It’s an idea that’s been kicked around as a potential tool in the battle against illegal parking at White Horse Beach and now it may become a reality. Town officials will propose at this spring’s Town Meeting to create a special parking district at White Horse Beach, Assistant Town Manager Derek Brindisi told residents at a meeting Wednesday night at the Plymouth Public Library. Fine in the new parking district would be up to $50, the maximum allowed by state law, he said.  The typical parking fine in Plymouth is $15, which has proven to be little deterrent to visitors looking to spend a day at the beach. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth South High students give voice to the homeless

When students at Plymouth South High School involved with the DECA program want to do a project related to public relations, they usually look to do something involving a business. Seniors Alec Medeiros and Brianna Longergan chose a different client. The homeless. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Selectmen think additional PSHS ballfield can wait

Selectmen voted to hold off on putting more money into the new Plymouth South High School. School department officials came before the Board of Selectmen Tuesday night, asking that more money be borrowed for the project in order to build an artificial turf field, along with lighting and drainage. The field would be used by the soccer, baseball and softball teams.

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Break-in reported on Manomet Point Road

A work trailer at the Simes House was reportedly broken into sometime over the weekend. According to Lieutenant Dana Flynn, it’s unknown how entry was gained into the fenced-in site, but the trailer door was pried off and a nail gun was taken. Someone also entered the house itself via a side door and emptied a fire extinguisher in one of the rooms, he said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Car accident in Manomet sends four to hospital

Four people,  including a two-year-old boy, were taken to the hospital following a two car accident on State Road in Manomet, Sunday morning. According to Captain John Rogers, a car traveling north near Brentwood Circle at about 7 a.m. hit a deer, then swerved into the other lane, where it struck an oncoming vehicle head-on. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Shanlea Kernen makes URI Dean’s List

Shanlea Nora Kernen qualified for the Fall 2016 Dean’s List at the University of Rhode Island. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30 quality point average. Part-time students qualify with the accumulation of 12 credits with a 3.30 quality point average. Continue Reading →

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Ice fisherman, two cops taken to BID-Plymouth after rescue on Fresh Pond

A 67-year-old Manomet man was safely rescued after falling into Fresh Pond, Tuesday afternoon. He, along with two police officers who ventured out to rescue him, were taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth where they were treated and released. (more…) Continue Reading →

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