Abigail Clark named to UNH Dean’s List

Abigail Clark was named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire for the spring 2017 semester. Students named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance during a semester enrolled in a full-time course load. Continue Reading →

Learn about bees at the Wildlands Trust

Join Wildlands Trust and the Plymouth County Beekeepers Association for a night dedicated to honey bees.

On July 20, Bonnie Benford from the PCBA will be discussing everything from how bees affect our food supply to how honey is made. Whether you’re an avid beekeeper, have an interest in beekeeping, or just like bees, this talk is sure to be sweet.

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Plymouth police log and arrests for July 10 and July 11, 2017

July 10
1:03 p.m. Vandalism on State Road
Graffiti found on pumphouse by old Plymouth South High School. 7:30 p.m. Fireworks on Presidents Lane
9:25 p.m. Fireworks on Manomet Point Road
11:26 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on State Road
July 11
6:48 a.m. Noise complaint on Rocky Hill Road
12:02 p.m. Recovered hypodermic needle on Taylor Avenue
1:09 p.m. Suspicious activity on Taylor Avenue
5:44 p.m. Fraud on Talia Way
6:30 p.m. Animal complaint on Village Green North
10:30 p.m. General disturbance on Turnberry Drive
William Fitzgerald, 53, of Clam Pudding arrested at Nook Road on two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon. Continue Reading →

Zoning change may be needed for Simes House

Making the Simes House a sustainable operation will be next to impossible without a zoning change, Manomet Village Common Incorporated Chairman John Moody told the Board of Selectmen, Tuesday night.

Manomet Village Common Inc., which was created by several prominent Manometians, was the sole bidder for the contract to manage the historic home. Moody described how the group planned to generate the funds needed to keep it operating. But, given the current zoning, the group is reluctant to commit to the planned five-year lease. He asked Selectmen to include a provision allowing MVCI to withdraw if a zoning change isn’t approved. Without it, Moody said, trying to operate the Simes House “seems like an insane endeavor.”

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Pinehills man charged with assault

A Pinehills man is facing charges after allegedly threatening two people with a knife at a sober home Plymouth Center, Monday evening.

William Fitzgerald, 53, of Clam Pudding was ejected from the home when he reportedly failed a breath test, Captain John Rogers said. He then returned to the home and entered the kitchen through an open door. There, Rogers said, he allegedly found a kitchen knife and threatened two 34-year-old men who worked there.

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Testing set for water system expansion plan

The Town of Plymouth will be conducting geotechnical testing on  Clark Road, Beaver Dam Road, Long Pond Road and Jordan Road beginning  July 20, 2017:

This work is related to the design and permitting of the expansion of the Town’s municipal water system. This spring, Town Meeting provided funds to design and permit this project, which includes the development of two new groundwater supply facilities and the design of approximately 14 miles of water mains. The water system expansion will  include the installation of an elevated water storage tank, and the construction of valve control stations that will connect to the Town’s existing pressure zones. Construction of these proposed improvements would not occur until a subsequent Town Meeting Article approves funding.

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