On the Agenda for the week of February 12, 2017

On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods.

Tuesday, February 14

Board of Selectmen, 6:15 p.m. at Town Hall

  • 8:10 p.m. STM Article 4 – Taylor Avenue (Jonathan Beder): To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate, transfer from available funds or borrow a sum of money for the construction and/or repair and/or purchase and/or lease of buildings and/or replacement of departmental buildings, ad/or equipment, and/or capital facilities for various departments of the Town and/or for feasibility and other types of studies or professional consulting services as follows: (Taylor Avenue) or take any other action relative thereto.
  • 9:15 p.m. Licenses and Administrative Notes :Wildlands Trust Inc., 675 Long Pond Road, Alison Arnold is requesting a One Day Wine and Malt License for a National Beer Day Celebration being held on March 1, 2017 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Wildlands Trust Community Conservation Hall.

Conservation Commission, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

7:10 PM Article 19 presented by Betsy Hall, Open Space Committee & Richard Vacca, Conservation Planner: To see if the Town will vote to transfer the care, custody, management and control of the property shown below, from the Town Treasurer for tax title purposes to the Conservation Commission for conservation purposes pursuant to G.L. c. 40, section 8C; and further to authorize the Conservation Commission to execute any and all instruments as may be necessary to effectuate the vote taken hereunder, or take any other action relative thereto. Includes Priscilla Beach Road, (0.207 Acres) and Gunners Exchange Road (9.159 Acres).

Wednesday, February 15

Advisory and Finance Committee, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

  • STM Article 4: Taylor Ave
  • STM Article 15: PSHS Construction Costs

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

  • 8:00 P.M. Case #3854 – Industrial Communications – 620 Long Pond Road
    (Continued from February 1, 2017)
    Special Permit per Section 205-40, Paragraph D5 subject to EDC; and, a Special Permit per Section 205-17, Paragraph I in order to erect a 180’ telecommunications tower
  • Informal Business:
    Case #3284 – Sawmill Development – Sawmill Road (“Shallow Pond Estates”) Review & approval for signatures on Mylar plans

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Family Nature Walk at Davis-Douglas Farm

Join Manomet and Wildlands Trust staff on February 20 at 10 a.m. for a guided walk around Davis-Douglas Farm Conservation Area in Plymouth, searching for signs of life in the middle of winter.

On the walk, learn how to identify local tree species by their bark and buds and look for tracks and other signs of local animals along the trails.

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Brook Road man arrested for allegedly driving drunk downtown

A Manomet man was arrested for drunk driving early Thursday after being seen speeding on some narrow downtown roads.

According to Captain John Rogers, an officer reportedly spotted Douglas Guertin, 34, of Brook Road speeding on Middle Street at around 1:30 a.m. He went down middle back up Leyden Street, turned left and then was finally stopped in the area of Warren Avenue and Sandwich Street.

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OBITUARY: Ellen Hart, 56, psychotherapist, active in her church, enjoyed time spent at her family cottage

Ellen M. McNeill Hart, 56, of Plymouth, passed away on February 7, 2017 after a brief illness.

Ellen was born and raised in Dorchester, daughter of the late Francis V McNeill and the late Mary J (Dowd) McNeill. Beloved wife of Gregory A. Hart of Plymouth. Loving mother of Mollie Jacobs and her husband Evan of Plymouth, Rose Curran and her boyfriend Kevin Greeley of Dorchester, Chris Frattaroli of Phoenix. Loving Nanny of her cherished grandchildren Austin and Adam Jacobs of Plymouth. Beloved sister of Gail Gronberg and her husband Butch of Plymouth, the late Francis McNeill Jr, Robert McNeill and his wife Liseth of Plymouth, Joan Rosa and her husband Manuel of Plymouth, Mark McNeill and his fiancé Julianne Coleman of Rockland, Peg Hanson and her husband Glenn of Hanover. Beloved cousin of Kathy Crobar and her husband Robert of Plymouth. Ellen was also survived by many other beloved nieces,nephews, and cousins.

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Pilgrim closes down for storm

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station shut down this morning due to the impending snow storm, according to a statement from the company.

Pilgrim has been operating at 30 percent power since Monday night when a small seawater leak was identified in one condenser tube and subsequently repaired, the statement noted. Pilgrim staff are currently plugging additional tubes to prevent the problem from happening in the future, the statement added. That work will continue while the plant is offline.

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