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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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WATD-FM: Officials Concerned Over Pinehills’ Proposed Expansion

Pinehills LLC is looking to add more homes to the development through land purchases and the use of transfer of development rights. But increased density brings with it increased safety concerns on the part of some town officials. Read more at WATD-FM. Continue Reading →

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Pilgrim Station union signs new contract

Technical workers at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station  have reached agreement on a new contract with Entergy, according to a press release. The five-year agreement ensures that the workers will continue to operate Pilgrim Nuclear during this period. Louisiana-based Entergy, which owns Pilgrim Nuclear Station will shutter the facility on May 31, 2019. The new contract, which impacts about 85 Pilgrim employees, contains a variety of wage, benefit, retention and severance provisions for workers. (more…) Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: Pinehill’s Boston Magazine Design House was started in violation of state law

Public records show that on three occasions Pinehills LLC, the corporation that owns the housing development off Clark Road, violated the tenets of Massachusetts General Law 61. The first of those violations was for the property now occupied by the Boston magazine Design House. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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