Simes House is almost ready for visitors

Seeing a town project completed in Manomet seems like a rare thing, but in the case of the Simes House, it’s happening.

Community Preservation Committee Chairman Bill Keohan told the Manomet Village Steering Committee on Tuesday that work on the Simes House is scheduled for completion by early July. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be scheduled for later that month, he said.

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Insurance issues cited as reason for beach bath house delay

The White Horse Beach Bath House has been a long time coming, and it’s going to be longer still. Community Preservation Committee Chairman Bill Keohan gave the Manomet VIllage Steering Committee an update on the project’s status. Keohan explained that an unorthodox approach to designing the building has played a factor in the project’s delay. When Town Meeting approved the project in 2013, the article included  a provision to let the MVSC approve a design for the bath house with public input. Typically, building design is handled by the Building Committee, Keohan said. Continue Reading →

Fox 25 News: Road race participants fighting to get refunds after last minute cancelation

Jennifer Mcalinden planned to run her first half marathon near her home in Plymouth, but when the old sandwich road race abruptly canceled she needed a backup. The Old Sandwich Road Race was scheduled to be and end at Plymouth South High School on June 4, but the day before an email from event organizers Plymouth Rock Racing said it had been “postponed due to the availability of the venue (construction).” Read more at Continue Reading →

Plymouth police log and arrests for June 12 and June 13, 2017

June 12
1:29 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
9:15 p.m. Liquor law violation on Taylor Avenue
Bridgewater man, 20, arrested for drinking in public and person under 21 in possession of liquor. Juvenile, 17, arrested for person under 21 in possession of liquor. West Boxford man, 18, person under 21 in possession of liquor. 9:55 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Clark Road
June 13
8:52 a.m. Breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Beaver Dam Road
3:48 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
6:46 p.m. Suspicious activity on Bog View Road Continue Reading →