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Pilgrim Nuclear workers considering strike

<p dir=3D”ltr”>Unionized Workers at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station wil=
l head to the Moose Lodge in Manomet this Friday to cast votes on whether t=
o authorize a strike at the power plant.</p>
<p dir=3D”ltr”>Negotiations between the Utility Workers Union of Amer=
ican Local 369, which represents 380 workers at Pilgrim, and Entergy Corp.,=
which owns the plant, have stalled over proposed changes to health care co=
sts and working conditions. The contract expires May 15.</p>
<p dir=3D”ltr”>=E2=80=9CThis vote is absolutely critical to the safet=
y of our communities and the well-being of our members,=E2=80=9D said UWUA =
President Daniel Hurley, =E2=80=9CI=E2=80=99ve heard clearly from my member=
s that they would rather strike than accept (Entergy=E2=80=99s offer).=E2=
=80=9D</p>
<p dir=3D”ltr”>Pilgrim Station has a total of 650 permanent workers, =
according to its website.</p>
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Police log and arrests for March 16 to March 18

<p><strong>Manomet man arrested on Florida warrant</strong&g=
t;</p>
<p>A family dispute won a Manomet man a free trip to Florida, but he =
probably doesn=E2=80=99t want it.</p>
<p>According to Capt. John Rogers, police were called numerous times =
to a house on Truman Avenue because of a family argument. While no arrests =
were made, a check found that a 49-year-old man who lives there was wanted =
on a fugitive from justice warrant out of Volusia County, Florida. He faces=
a charge of criminal mischief over $1,000.<br />
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Plymouth police log and arrests for March 8 to March 11

<p><strong>March 8</strong><br />10:10 a.m. Animal =
complaint on Brentwood Circle<br />1:26 p.m. Harassment on Long Pond =
Road<br />3:52 p.m. Traffic complaint on State Road<br />10:51 =
p.m. Traffic complaint on State Road<br />11:08 p.m. domestic disturb=
ance on Beaver Dam Road<br />11:20 p.m. Domestic disturbance on Old S=
andwich Road<br />
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Manomet Elementary 5th graders show off their science smarts

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<p dir=3D”ltr”><span style=3D”font-family: verdana, geneva; font-s=
ize: 8pt;”>Manomet Elementary School students show off their science pro=
jects.</span></p>
<p dir=3D”ltr”>Manomet Elementary 5th graders recently displayed thei=
r projects at the school=E2=80=99s first science fair.</p>
<p dir=3D”ltr”>The students showed off their research on such topics =
as fingerprints, auditory and visual memory, and the affect of light on pla=
nt growth.</p>
<p dir=3D”ltr”>Additional exhibits were donated by families, teachers=
and friends. Among those were the Shea family=E2=80=99s homemade Van de Gr=
aaff generator and David Lemme demonstrating various principals of flight.&=
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Plymouth police log and arrests for February 8 to February 12

<p><strong>February 8</strong><br />10:23 a.m. Anim=
al complaint on State Road<br />10:57 a.m. Domestic disturbance on Ta=
rtane Road<br />12:02 p.m. Suspicious activity on Melix Avenue West&l=
t;br />12:52 p.m. Traffic complaint on Route 3<br />2:20 p.m. Susp=
icious activity on Taylor Avenue<br />9:22 p.m. Traffic complaint on =
State Road</p>

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