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Manomet man arrested in stabbing outside church

A Manomet man is under arrest for attempted murder after getting into a fight in Plymouth Center. James Carroll, 31, allegedly slashed and stabbed another man outside of the Church of the Pilgrimage, Monday afternoon, according to Capt. John Rogers. The victim, 51, had superficial wounds to his shoulder and throat. He was taken to Jordan Hospital. The two reportedly started fighting over a female acquaintance. Continue Reading →

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UPDATED: Arrest made in connection with St. Bonaventure fire

Police have in custody a Long Pond Road man they are calling "a person of interest" in the fire at St. Bonaventure Church on Monday. According to Capt. John Rogers, Henry Mahon, 19, was arrested Monday night and was found in possession of items that had been stolen from the church, including a laptop computer, iPod, camera and some checks. Rogers declined to say how they connected Mahon to the fire. Mahon was charged with breaking and entering in the nighttime for a felony, two counts of receiving stolen property, forgery of a check and uttering a false instruments. Continue Reading →

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Fire at St. Bonaventure

Police investigate a fire at Saint Bonaventure. Video interview with Father Overbeck from Boston.com

[View the story "Fire at Saint Bonaventure" on Storify]Fire at Saint BonaventureA fire in the Saint Bonaventure parish hall is under investigation.According to Parish Administrative Assistant Sue Healey, there was a break-in and theft early Monday morning. A small fire was contained to the office in front of the building.Storified by The Manomet Current � Tue, Sep 18 2012 10:18:58An alarm alerted firefighters to the scene. Healey declined to say what was taken.The fire is considered suspicious, said Police Capt. John Rogers. Fire investigators were on scene this morning.Inside office at St. Continue Reading →

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Saint Bonaventure passes Conservation Commission test

<p>The latest hurdle for St. Bonaventure Parish=E2=80=99s plans to bu=
ild a new church proved easier to leap than the last one.</p>
<p>The Conservation Commission gave the project its OK, ruling it did=
not require any additional permits to build an expanded parking lot, the p=
art of the project that had proven troublesome in meetings with the Plannin=
g Board and <a href=3D”http://www.manometcurrent.com/2012/03/zoning-boar=
d-wont-give-st-bonaventure-parking-variance.html” target=3D”_blank”>Zoni=
ng Board of Appeals</a>.</p>
<p>Matt Varrell of Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. told the commission =
work on the lot would affect 2,500 square feet of wetlands near <a href=
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near=3D0x89e4b11280726ae7:0x277930ff266a7a54,Charles+Higgins+Way,+Plymouth,=
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ed=3D0CB8Q8gEwAA” target=3D”_blank”>Charles Higgins Way</a>, which=
borders the northern part of the property. In the end, though, Varrell sai=
d the new lot would mean a reduction of 750 square feet in pavement.</p&=
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St. Bonaventure golf classic set for May 26

The 5th Annual Golf Classic to benefit the fund for the needy of Saint Bonaventure Parish will be held at Waverly Oaks Golf Course, May 26, at 11:30 a.m.The event includes a helicopter ball-drop, dinner, and silent auction. Donations of auction items are gratefully accepted. Register on-line at stbonaventureplymouth.org.  Donations may be made payable to: St. Bonaventure Fund for the Needy and mailed to Fund for the Needy, P.O. Box 996, Manomet, MA 02345.For over 30 years the fund for the needy  has offered emergency help for families in our Manomet-south Plymouth community struggling with unemployment and increased living expenses. Continue Reading →

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