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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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Michael Whyte named Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week

Michael Whyte is this week’s Plymouth South High School Male Athlete of the Week. Mike, who is currently ranked 5th in the state, competes in the 152 pound weight class on the wrestling team and has a record of 15-1. He is senior captain and won the Oliver Ames tournament and placed third in the Marshfield tournament.  Continue Reading →

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Neighbors mark milestone as Shallow Pond Estates girl fights cancer

Friends and neighbors celebrated with Charlee Casale, who turned 5 today, as she celebrated a milestone in her battle with leukemia. Charlee was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia two years ago, her mother, Rachel said. Tuesday was her last chemotherapy treatment at  Boston Children’s Hospital and while she still has to have additional treatments at home, the family’s neighbors in Shallow Pond Estates thought it was a milestone worth celebrating. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log for January 3, 2016

1:38 p.m. OUI on Ship Pond Road
Bryan McKenna charged with leaving the scene of property damage, filing a false report of motor vehicle theft, making a false report to a public safety dispatcher, misleading a police officer, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and OUI (third offense). 2:40 a.m. OUI on Bartlett Road
Michael Paccia, 48, of Heather Drive charged with OUI and marked lanes violation. 9:06 a.m. Larceny on Manomet Point Road
11:49 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 3
16:03 p.m. Warrant arrest on Long Pond Road
State Road man, 33, arrested for failure to attend jury duty. 5:27 p.m. Suspicious activity on Barnswallow Continue Reading →

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Manomet man arrested for drunk driving, lying to police

Not only does  a Manomet man faces drunk driving charges for the third time, he allegedly added to his troubles by trying to cover it up. According to Captain John Rogers, police found an abandoned car crashed into a tree on Ship Pond road at about 1:30, Tuesday morning, Police traced the car’s registration to a home on Brentwood Circle, where the owner, Bryan McKenna, 44, told police it had been stolen. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Hanson man is first OUI arrest of the year

A Hanson man was arrested on a drunk driving charge for the second time early in the morning on New Year’s Day. According to Captain John Rogers, an officer reportedly spotted Thomas Moran, 50, speeding on Beaver Dam Road towards State Road at around 1:20 a.m.. Moran then allegedly made a left onto State Road without stopping and was then pulled over. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth police log and arrests for December 8 to December 11, 2016, bad teen driving, creepy letters from Wisconsin

December 8
12:03 p.m. Simple assault on Long Pond Road
Fight between students at Plymouth South Middle School. 1:20 p.m. Attempted breaking and entering on Taylor Avenue
December 9
1:51 a.m. OUI on State Road
Matthias Warden, 24, of Bayden Path, arrested for OUI liquor and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. 12:50 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on White Horse Road
1:00 p.m. Attempted breaking and entering on Taylor Avenue
Owner of summer cottage found someone had broken in by prying off a screen. Nothing was taken. 3:47 p.m. Larceny on State Road
Christmas lights stolen from Boli’s Pizza. Continue Reading →

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OBITUARY: Michael Donovan, 68, worked in insurance, athlete, enjoyed playing the piano

Michael Donovan, 68, of Plymouth, passed away on December 5, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Marcia (Gagne) Donovan of Plymouth, and loving father of Gregory Donovan of Plymouth and Erin Aldonis of Broomfield, Colorado; grandfather of Theodore and Thalia Aldonis. Brother of Richard Donovan of Canton, Margie Ricci of New Jersey and the late Patrick Donovan of Brockton. Read more at Tributes.com. Continue Reading →

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Pilgrim Station eyed as site for hydroelectric power cable

A Canadian energy company is looking to build a 900 megawatt power cable from New Brunswick, Canada, to Massachusetts. The cable could potentially terminate at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. The 370-mile cable would start at Saint John, New Brunswick, making it one of the longest underwater power cables in the world, according to Robin McAdam of Emera, the company proposing to build the cable. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Selectmen want answers about Pilgrim Nuclear safety concerns after memo is leaked

The Board of Selectmen don’t just want to hear from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, they demand it. Selectmen were prompted to meet in an emergency session after a memo was leaked by an NRC official that described staff at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station as being “overwhelmed by just trying to run the station.” The memo came to the board’s attention via an article in the Cape Cod Times. The memo was written to update NRC officials about the inspection currently taking place at the power plant. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Too many new homes on historic road for Planning Board

Plans for a small housing development on a historically significant parcel of land in Manomet met opposition from neighbors and skepticism from the Planning Board. Nancy Nolan, who owns 20 Brook Road, located near the northern end of the street, is proposing to build five single family homes, or two single family homes and two duplexes, on the 2.8 acre property. The property was once owned by Robert Bartlett, who came to Plymouth in 1623, according to Jan Rushforth, who once owned it along with her husband, the late Dr. David Rushforth. Nolan’s representatives brought the project before the Planning Board Monday night. (more…) Continue Reading →

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