Matthew Nadler

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Parking concerns raised as Simes House manager seeks zoning change (with poll)

Efforts to rezone the Simes House met local opposition and a less than enthusiastic Planning Board, Monday night. Members of Manomet Village Commons Incorporated, the nonprofit that has a contract to operate the home, have insisted that a zoning change is needed to make the project financially viable. (more…) Continue Reading →

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A little piece of White Horse Beach catches eye of the Open Space Committee

The Open Space Committee is looking to protect a small piece of White Horse Beach that was once a favored spot for sea mossers. The plot of land is tiny, barely 1/5 of an acre. It came into the town’s possession a little under seven years ago after its owner failed to pay taxes on it. Now, the Open Space Committee wants the parcel transferred from the control of the Town Treasurer to the Conservation Commission. That would give the essentially unbuildable plot of beach even greater protection, Open Space Committee Chairman Betsy Hall told the Manomet Village Steering Committee last week. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for September 3 to September 4, 2017

September 1
7:17 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
11:44 a.m. Noise complaint on Long Pond Road
6:01 p.m. Animal complaint on State Road
6:38 p.m. Suspicious activity on Provincetown View Road
10:25 p.m. Animal complaint on Long Pond Road
September 2
1:44 a.m. Noise complaint on Manomet Avenue
12:37 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
1:09 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
2:49 p.m.  Motor vehicle accident on State Road
6:35 p.m. Suspicious activity on Village Green North
6:43 p.m. Suspicious activity on Patriot Circle
8:08 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 3
8:24 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on White Horse Road
8:27 p.m. Suspicious activity on Jordan Road
10:13 p.m. Fireworks on Taylor Avenue

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Driver arrested for OUI while taking friends home

A Duxbury man arrested for drunk driving in Manomet early Sunday morning probably had the best of intentions. According to Captain John Rogers, Matthew Abbott, 22, was pulled over on Rocky Hill Road at around 1:20 a.m. after a caller had reported him driving erratically.  Not only did the officer allegedly find Abbott was drunk, he also found two passengers, a man and a woman, in the car, Rogers said. Abbott, he said, told the officer the pair were too drunk to drive, so he was taking them home. (more…) Continue Reading →

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School department presents plan to fund playing field lights

Town Meeting will be presented with a trio of articles at its fall session that make up the next step in the School Department’s plan to fund lighting for a pair of playing fields approved in the spring. During the original presentation for the fields, Superintendent Gary Maestas said the department planned to fund the lights via a deal to install solar panels. Tuesday night, he and Business Director Gary Costin explained how that would be achieved. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Manomet man charged with two counts of assault

Two people are under arrest, and one is in the hospital,  following a fight on Patriot Circle, Monday evening. According to Captain John Rogers, police responded to a call about two men fighting in the street at Patriot Circle at around 6:30 p.m.  Michael McStay, 48, of Patriot Circle had allegedly assaulted a 48-year-old Plymouth woman by picking her up and throwing her to the pavement, Rogers said. A Wareham man, 23,  then reportedly intervened. McStay allegedly threatened him with  knife and, in self-defense, the Wareham man punched McStay, sending him to the pavement. As a result, McStay suffered a head injury and was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth. Continue Reading →

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Manomet man arrested for armed robberies in North Plymouth, Plymouth Center

A Manomet man is in custody in connection with a trio of armed robberies that happened over the weekend. Joshua Duggan, 37, was picked up by police at the Plymouth District Court, Monday afternoon, according to Captain John Rogers. He was, Rogers said, there on an unrelated matter. Duggan’s last known address is a home on State Road in Manomet. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Drunk driving arrest on Beaver Dam Road

A Manomet woman was arrested for OUI Sunday evening on Beaver Dam Road. According to Captain John Rogers, an officer reportedly spotted Coleen Marsik, 54, of Beaver Dam Road as she was driving erratically at about 6 p.m. The officer stopped her and after a brief investigation, arrested her, Rogers said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Pinehills woman arrested at home for OUI

A Pinehills woman was arrested for drunk driving after allegedly hitting a fence on Clifford Road, Thursday afternoon. According to Captain John Rogers, police were notified that a driver struck a fence on Clifford Road at around 5:30 p.m. They were given a plate number, he said, and eventually found Donna Manke-Williams, 66, of Grey Shale parked in her driveway at home. (more…) Continue Reading →

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White Horse Beach woman arrested for OUI after crash

A tw0-car crash in Plymouth Center lead to the arrest of a White Horse Beach woman for drunk driving, Wednesday night. According to Captain John Rogers, Carol Corsaro, 49, of Brian’s Way pulled out of from Lothrop Street, she strayed into oncoming traffic, allegedly hitting a driver traveling north on Water Street. Corsaro allegedly exhibited signs of intoxication and was placed under arrest. (more…) Continue Reading →

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OBITUARY: Wilhelm Kruysman, 86, sold filing products, avid traveler and exceptional dancer

Wilhelm Kruysman of Plymouth, formerly of Floral Park, New York, died peacefully on August 9. He is the loving father of Katharine Kruysman of Plymouth, John Kruysman of Plymouth, David Kruysman of Wantagh, New York, Jean Kruysman Champagney of Kingston, and the late Mary Ellen Kruysman. Read more at Continue Reading →

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Sandwich man arrested for OUI in Manomet

A Sandwich man was arrested for drunk driving early Sunday morning in Manomet. According to Captain John Rogers, an officer monitoring traffic at around 6 a.m. near the Tiny Town Day Care Center on State Road reported spotting Brenden Caldeira, 23, driving erratically as he traveled north. He was eventually stopped and after a field sobriety test, arrested. (more…) Continue Reading →

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South Plymouth man charged with driving under the influence of marijuana

A South Plymouth man was arrested for allegedly driving while stoned Friday night. According to Captain John Rogers, an officer patrolling in West Plymouth reportedly saw a car being driven by Austin Ward, 19, of Bay Colony Drive fail to stop at a sign on Carver Road. Ward, Rogers said, then allegedly slowed down, but didn’t stop at the light at Seven Hills Road and Samoset Street. (more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of August 13, 2017

On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, August 15
White Horse Beach Parking Committee, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall

Open Space Committee, 7 p.m.

Tax Title Properties:Priscilla Beach
New Business: 1500 acres
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Environmentalists want voices heard on Pilgrim Station land

When it comes to the 1,500 acres of land that surrounds Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, local environmentalists want to be heard. The Coalition to Preserve Natural Plymouth recently came before the Manomet Village Steering Committee to talk about their ambitions for the land. Cheryl Heller expressed the group’s concerns over the plan to run a hydroelectric cable onto the land and connect it to a substation on the property. Emera Inc., the company bidding for the power contract, already has an agreement to lease 52 acres of land from Entergy for the project. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Worker dies after falling off ladder at Priscilla Beach

A 29-year-old North Plymouth man died after he fell off a ladder at a home on Priscilla Beach Road, Wednesday afternoon. According to Captain John Rogers, the victim, who was employed by a contractor doing work on the home, suffered traumatic head injuries. He was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth where he was pronounced dead. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Work to protect Manomet Point set to begin

Work to keep Manomet Point from sliding into Cape Cod Bay is expected to begin soon. The plan, according to Director of Public Works Jonathan Beder, is to protect the bluff with boulders, lowered by a crane, weighing between 1 and 3 tons.  Beder wasn’t sure exactly when the work would begin. Beder met with town staff, Lobster Pound Owner Frank Collins and  other interested parties at the Point Tuesday morning to discuss the plan. (more…) Continue Reading →

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White Horse Beach is open

Contrary to reports, White Horse Beach is open to swimming. According to Aimee Howell with the Plymouth Recreation Department, a bacteria test taken Thursday by the town Health Department showed the water was safe for swimming. A test performed Tuesday by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health did show a high bacteria level, Howell said. The retest showed the problem had cleared.   Continue Reading →

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Two arrested following alleged OUI on State Road

A Kingston woman was charged with drunk following an incident in the Pine Hills early Wednesday morning. According to Captain John Rogers, officers were alerted to a disturbance between two people near 150 State Road at about 2 a.m. After a brief investigation, Rogers said, police allegedly found that Kelly Morini, 45, had hit two mailboxes before coming to a stop. She and her passenger got out of the car where they allegedly got into an argument. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Pinehills man charged with OUI after allegedly hitting sign post

A Pinehills man is facing a drunk driving charge after crashing his car on Clark Road. According to Captain John Rogers, Wayne McNamara, 69, was attempting to make a left turn out of Landmark Drive at about 11 p.m. He allegedly failed to complete the turn, crashing his car into a wooden signpost marking the entrance to the housing development across the street. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Cedarville man arrested for OUI on Beaver Dam Road

A Cedarville man was arrested for allegedly driving drunk, for the second time,  in Manomet, late Sunday night. According to Captain John Rogers, Thomas Macleod, 29, of Lunn’s Way was spotted allegedly  swerving between lanes as he travelled on Route 3. He got off the highway where an officer eventually stopped him on Beaver Dam Road. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth man arrested for allegedly driving while drugged

A Plymouth man was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs after he was pulled over in Manomet, Friday evening. According to Captain John Rogers, an officer reported he was traveling west on Beaver Dam Road when a car in front of him swerved onto the shoulder to avoid hitting an oncoming car that was allegedly travelling in the wrong lane. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Manomet man arrested after throwing cigarette, clothing rack at cop

A Manomet man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted a police officer multiple times on the Plymouth waterfront, Thursday night. According to Captain John Rogers, an officer approached a man who was yelling and screaming on Water Street at around 9 p.m.. When the officer told the man to put out his cigarette, he instead allegedly threw it at the officer, Rogers said. The cigarette reportedly hit the officer, injuring him slight. Anthony Rodrigues, 24, of Everson Avenue then allegedly punched the officer and fled into a nearby store. Continue Reading →

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