WICKED LOCAL: $25 million a year decommissioning fee proposed for Pilgrim nuclear plant

Without sufficient funds for safely decommissioning the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, the state could be left holding the proverbial (glowing) bag once the plant ceases operations, environmental activists warned lawmakers Monday, asking them to impose a $25 million annual fee on the station if it misses deadlines. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

Cash, jewelry stolen in alleged State Road burglaries

Police are investigating a pair of alleged burglaries that happened in Manomet, Monday.

The first was reported at around 1:45 p.m at a home in the Fresh Pond area of State Road. A caller reported  she had returned home to find her front door ajar, Captain John Rogers said.  Loose change and some prescription medication was taken, he said.

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Plymouth police log and arrests for November 3 to November 5, 2017

November 3

12:14 p.m. Suspicious activity on Rocky Hill Road
Unknown vehicle reportedly pulled into parking lot north of main entrance at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. Gone on arrival.
2:02 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Long Pond Road
3:39 p.m. Larceny on Abigail’s Path
Caller reports college class ring stolen from a gym locker.
3:57 p.m. Motorcycle/ATV complaint on Bogside Drive
8:11 p.m. Suspicions activity on Taylor Avenue
8:49 p.m. Assault on Long Pond Road

November 4

9:15 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Clark Road
5:31 p.m. Assault on State Road
Manomet man, 20, claims he was attacked and robbed of several gold chains on Beaver Dam Road. According to police he was uncooperative, but friends and relatives confirmed his story.
10:04 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Old Sandwich Road
Driver, 17, drove into a ditch while trying to avoid a deer.  He and a male passenger, age 14, were taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth for observation.

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On the Agenda for the week of November 5, 2017

On the Agenda features items on town committee and board meetings of interest to the Manomet, Pinehills and South Plymouth neighborhoods. REMINDER: TOWN HALL HAS MOVED. IT IS NOW LOCATED AT 26 COURT STREET. Tuesday, November 7
Plymouth South Middle School Council, 5 p.m. at PSMS

Conservation Commission, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall

7:05 PM Arboretum Properties Revocable Trust, Mary Jayne Suchy, Trustee, 87 Arboretum Road, Parcel ID 045-000-002-041. A Request for Determination of Applicability to upgrade a septic system, in the buffer zone of an Inland Bank of Bartlett Pond. Continue Reading →

Three arrested on drug and gun charges in Manomet

State police arrested three people on drug and weapons charges at the Blue Spruce Motel, early Friday morning.

According to a press release, police executed search warrants at the hotel at 4 a.m. They arrested Jeffrey Haddock, 42, of Hohenwald, Tennessee  was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.

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Read Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel ‘Lonesome Dove’ with the Vintage Reads Book Club

Enjoy reading classic books? Looking for a book discussion group to join?

The Vintage Reads Book Club reads and discuss novels from the 20th century and earlier, focusing on novels and authors that have stood the test of time. Some of the classics read are popular while others are more unconventional and unfamiliar.

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Manomet man allegedly uses SUV in assault

A Pembroke Road man is under arrest after allegedly smashing his SUV into another vehicle on Manomet Heights, Monday morning

Corey Whitecotton, 48,  was arguing with another man at about 7:45 a.m. on Elm Street when he allegedly got into his Dodge Durango and smashed into the side of the other man’s Chevy work van, according to Lieutenant Dana Flynn. The alleged victim was in the van at the time, he added.

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