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On the Agenda for the week of May 14, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Monday, May 15
Manomet Steering Committee, 6:30 p.m. at Plymouth Police Headquarters

3rd of July event Public Safety &Planning

School Committee, 7 p.m. at PCIS

7:39 p.m. School Improvement Plans:  Manomet Elementary School
8:00 p.m. Informational Items: Manomet Elementary School Playground

Tuesday, May 16
Plymouth South Middle School Council, 5 p.m. at Plymouth South Middle School

Plymouth South High School Council, 7 p.m. at Plymouth South High School

Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:20 PM   Domenic and Lydia Lalli, 147 G Taylor Avenue, Parcel ID 045C-000-005-000.  A Notice of Intent for the construction of a deck, and other renovations to an existing single family dwelling, in the resource of Coastal Dune of White Horse Beach. 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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On the Agenda for the week of May 8, 2017

On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, May 9
Plymouth South Middle School Council, 5 p.m. at Plymouth South Middle School CANCELLED

Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:25 PM   Mary Ann Weiss, 95 Sea View Drive, Parcel ID 049-003-135-000.  A Request for a Determination of Applicability to upgrade a septic system in the buffer zone of the Top of a Coastal Bank. 7:30 PM   Jack Blizzard Johnson & Crystal Anna May Johnson, 147B Taylor Avenue, Parcel ID 045C-000-059-000.  A Notice of Intent for the post-facto construction to enlarge an open deck, remove lattice fencing under the dwelling and debris removal, in the resource of coastal beach of White Horse Beach. Continue Reading →

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Water meter replacement program set to begin

The Town of Plymoth will begin replacing all  all commercial and residential water meters throughout town starting around May 15, 2017. According to a press release, Baystate Winsupply, will perform the installations.The company will need access to each customer’s house or business. Baystate Winsupply will contact customers directly, via U.S. Mail, to arrange access. (more…) Continue Reading →

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CANDIDATE QUESTIONS: Nate Segal candidate for Precinct 7 Town Meeting Member

The Manomet Current has posted a list of questions for candidates in all contested offices. You can find the questions here. Name: Nate Segal
Running for: Town Meeting Representative from Precinct 7
Street: Monument Ponds Path
Served on Town Boards and Committees: I am looking forward to serving as a Town Meeting Member from Precinct 7. 
Running for office: I’m running for Town Meeting in order to make a positive contribution to my community, to help manage the town in a responsible, sustainable and inclusive manner that will preserve the amazing features we have now, while building a healthy, safe and thriving community for the next generation (for more information please visit nateprecinct7.com). (more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of April 30, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, May 2
Board of Selectmen, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:30 p.m  Nuclear Decommissioning Panel – Update

Wednesday, May 3
Zoning Board of Appeals, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall

 Case #3854 – Industrial Communications – 620 Long Pond Road, Review & Approval of Condition No. 1 – Final Plans

Historic District Commission, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall

Demolition Delay: Stone Gate Drive 

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CANDIDATE QUESTIONS: Cheryl Fischer, candidate for Precinct 6 Town Meeting Member

The Manomet Current has posted a list of questions for candidates in all contested offices. You can find the questions here. Name: Cheryl K. Fischer (Cheryl King Fischer)
Running for: Town Meeting Representative from Precinct #6
Street: Montrose Avenue
Served on Town Boards and Committees: Volunteer and one year on Board of the Southeastern Massachusetts Pine Barrens Alliance, Member and Secretary of Indivisible Plymouth. Prior to moving to Manomet, I served on the Montpelier, Vermont, City Council and Co-chaired the Montpelier Energy Committee, Chair of the Montpelier Middle School Parent Teacher Association and other local civic groups. Running for office: I would like to be one of Precinct #6 voices at Town Meeting because, in these turbulent times, our democracy and government needs all of us to be more informed and involved in governing ourselves from the local to the federal level. 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

UPCOMING LOTTERIES: 17 CUTTER DR.
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On the Agenda for the week of April 17, 2017

On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, April 18
Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:20 PM     Dominic Abbatangelo (et ux), 83A Taylor Avenue, Parcel ID 045C-000-101-000.  A Notice of Intent to construct a deck on concrete footings, relocate door steps and bench, and plant beach grass, within the Coastal Dune of White Horse Beach and Land Subject to Coastal Storm Flowage. Thursday, April 20
Disabilities Commission, 6 p.m. at the Plymouth Public Library

Discussion WHB mobi-mat-update
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On the Agenda for the week of April 9, 2017

On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Tuesday, April 11
Plymouth South Middle School Council, 5 p.m. at Plymouth South Middle School

Conservation Commission, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall

7:30 PM     John Moynihan and Deborah A. Norton, 37 Manomet Avenue, Parcel ID 048-049-000A-005.  A Notice of Intent to construct a 2nd floor addition to an existing single-family dwelling, re-surface patio and walkway, add new front stoop, outside rinse station and new septic system, and reconstruct an existing driveway, within the buffer zone of Top of Coastal Bank. Orders of Conditions: SE57-2880  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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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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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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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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WICKED LOCAL: Plymouth eyeing properties that encroach on public land

They thought they had sold their house on Rocky Hill Road but when a title search showed that their pool had been built on town-owned conservation land the sale came to a grinding halt.

Now Peggy and Roy Geiger are hoping a last-minute addition of an article to the April 1 Special Town Meeting can salvage the sale and Town Manager Melissa Arrighi sees an opportunity for the town to resolve a number of similar situations throughout the town. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: NRC gives Entergy green light to continue, despite protests

Nuclear Regulatory Commission brass said Tuesday night during a public forum at Memorial Hall that Entergy’s failures aren’t serious enough to merit closing the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station down. Pilgrim will remain in Column 4, one step away from shut down. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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Pinehills restaurant denied license transfer due to unpaid back taxes

The Board of Selectmen decided to make an example of Cafe Roo, a restaurant in the Pinehills, during their meeting Wednesday. According to the Old Colony Memorial, the board voted to deny a license transfer for the business due to non-payment of back taxes. The owners of the company had requested a transfer of the common victualler’s license to a new company. However, the owners owe up to $6,242 in back taxes, according to Town Manager Melissa Arrighi. (more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of March 19, 2017

 On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Monday, March 20
Precinct 5 caucus, 6:30 p.m. at PCIS

Planning Board, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:05 pm Conceptual Review: Clifford Road RDD, Property Renovations LLC,38 Clifford Road, Map 42, Lot 29, Divide to create 3 single family dwelling lots with associated infrastructure and open space. 7:10 pm Public Hearing: B613 – Residences at Serenity Hill VOSD, 225 Beaver Dam Road, Map 75, Lots 13B and 13D (cont. from 2/13), Divide to create 5 residential units, open space and associated infrastructure. Tuesday, March 21
Plymouth South High School Council, 7 p.m. at PSHS

Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:35 PM     Manomet Beach Association Inc., Off Provincetown View Road (Adjacent to #9), Parcel ID 049-002-000A-001. 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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NRC to discuss Pilgrim Station safety inspection on March 21 at Memorial Hall

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will discuss the NRC’s assessment of safety performance at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station during the 2016 calendar year at Memorial Hall on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The NRC will also discuss preliminary conclusions from the recent inspection stemming from Pilgrim’s poor safety rating. (more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of March 12, 2017

  On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. Monday, March 13
Plymouth School Committee, 7 p.m. at Plymouth South Middle School

7:05 p.m. A discussion relative to Plymouth South High School building project turf fields versus grass fields, the impact to the community, and what is left to do. Tuesday, March 14
Plymouth South Middle School Council, 5 p.m. at Plymouth South Middle School

Board of Selectmen, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

8:00 p.m.   Licenses and Administrative Notes: M & H Restaurants Inc. d/b/a Café Roo, 12 Village Green South, Michael Clinton is requesting a Transfer of Common Victualler License from Haybean Inc. d/b/a Café Roo. (more…) Continue Reading →

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