Matthew Nadler

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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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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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