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WICKED LOCAL: Plymouth eyeing properties that encroach on public land

They thought they had sold their house on Rocky Hill Road but when a title search showed that their pool had been built on town-owned conservation land the sale came to a grinding halt.

Now Peggy and Roy Geiger are hoping a last-minute addition of an article to the April 1 Special Town Meeting can salvage the sale and Town Manager Melissa Arrighi sees an opportunity for the town to resolve a number of similar situations throughout the town. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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Police arrest two for OUI in 10 minutes in Manomet

Plymouth police made two drunk driving arrests in Manomet Monday night five miles from each other in the space of 10 minutes. According to Captain John Rogers, police responded to a report of an erratic driver on State Road at about 7:30 p.m. They found Tod Jeanmaire, 57, of Brush Hill Road parked at Gellar’s, allegedly slumped over the steering wheel with the engine running, Rogers said. The officer reportedly determined he was drunk and arrested him, he said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Arrests made in Village General Store break-in

Two suspects in the break-in at the Village General Store earlier this month are in custody. Steven Marshall, 46, of Orlando, Florida and Mark Silva, 43, of Carver were arrested by other agencies and are being held in separate correctional facilities on other charges, Captain John Rogers said. They will be arraigned in Plymouth at a later date. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Break-in reported at Village General Store

Police are looking for two suspects in a suspected break-in at the Village General Store in Manomet. According to Lieutenant Dana Flynn, police were alerted by an alarm at about 1 a.m. Tuesday morning. The suspects got in by prying open the front door, he said. At this time, the only thing listed as missing are some rolls of coins. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Three arrested in alleged oxycodone deal

Three people were arrested following an alleged oxycodone deal near Manomet Elementary School, Tuesday morning. According to Captain John Rogers, narcotics detectives were doing surveillance near Manomet Point Road and Old Colony Drive when they allegedly saw Jeffrey Kehoe, 33, of Old Colony Drive get into a car with two men in it that pulled up as he waited at the corner.  Police then, Rogers said, reportedly saw a drug transaction take place. At that point, they made three arrests. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Cedarville man, 62, allegedly robs Manomet store, being held on $25,000 bail

A 62-year-old Cedarville man was arrested for allegedly robbing the Dollar Tree store in Manomet at gunpoint, late Thursday afternoon. According to John Rogers, Timothy Sheehan, wearing a hoodie and sunglasses, allegedly entered the store and demanded the contents of the store’s cash register. After reportedly taking a small amount of cash, he drove off. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Selectmen back bid to bring power lines into Plymouth

Efforts to make Plymouth the last stop for a major hydroelectric cable got a boost from the Board of Selectmen, Tuesday. The board voted its support for a Special Town Meeting article that would transfer a parcel of land near the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, which was taken by the town due to a tax issue, from the Town Treasurer to the Board of Selectmen. The board would then transfer the land to the Plymouth Economic Development Foundation. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Manomet man charged with misleading police after sending them on search

A Manomet man is under arrest after sending police on an early morning search in the Fresh Pond area for a woman who wasn’t missing. According to Captain John Rogers, EMTs responded to a report of a woman having a seizure at a home on Clearwater Drive at around 2 a.m. When they arrived, they were told by Anthony Violia, 25, of Delancy Drive, that she had recovered and taken herself to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth. A check by police found that she was not there, Rogers said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: Plymouth DPW looking to assess causes of Manomet Point erosion

The town is taking action to stop a sudden increase in erosion of the bluff at the end of Manomet Point Road, but local residents are concerned that the problem is bigger than the town wants to admit, or pay for. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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Bourne woman taken to hospital following Pine Hills car crash

A Bourne woman, 47, was taken to the hospital following a single-car accident on State Road in the Pine Hills, early Thursday morning. According to Captain John Rogers, the woman swerved to avoid hitting a deer, she then struck a pole and skidded against a guard rail. She was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth with minor injuries. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Break-in reported on Manomet Point Road

A work trailer at the Simes House was reportedly broken into sometime over the weekend. According to Lieutenant Dana Flynn, it’s unknown how entry was gained into the fenced-in site, but the trailer door was pried off and a nail gun was taken. Someone also entered the house itself via a side door and emptied a fire extinguisher in one of the rooms, he said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Camera test leads to larceny arrest

Police arrested a Manomet woman for larceny after her alleged theft from a North Plymouth home was caught on camera. According to Captain John Rogers, a Cushman Street homeowner was testing a security camera when he reportedly saw  footage of Samantha Derendal, 34, of White Horse Road taking several vinyl records. Derendal, Rogers said, had been hired to care for the homeowner’s cat while he was away. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Car accident in Manomet sends four to hospital

Four people,  including a two-year-old boy, were taken to the hospital following a two car accident on State Road in Manomet, Sunday morning. According to Captain John Rogers, a car traveling north near Brentwood Circle at about 7 a.m. hit a deer, then swerved into the other lane, where it struck an oncoming vehicle head-on. (more…) Continue Reading →

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THE PATRIOT LEDGER: Lawyer says police lied to get Plymouth prostitution indictment

A defense lawyer says police lied to secure an indictment against a local man on human trafficking charges. Attorney Conrad Bletzer states in court pleadings that a key witness against Douglas Crociati told an investigator for the defense that she does not know and cannot identify the West Plymouth man accused of running a Manomet spa as a house of prostitution. Read more at The Patriot Ledger. Continue Reading →

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Too many new homes on historic road for Planning Board

Plans for a small housing development on a historically significant parcel of land in Manomet met opposition from neighbors and skepticism from the Planning Board. Nancy Nolan, who owns 20 Brook Road, located near the northern end of the street, is proposing to build five single family homes, or two single family homes and two duplexes, on the 2.8 acre property. The property was once owned by Robert Bartlett, who came to Plymouth in 1623, according to Jan Rushforth, who once owned it along with her husband, the late Dr. David Rushforth. Nolan’s representatives brought the project before the Planning Board Monday night. (more…) Continue Reading →

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West Plymouth man arrested for OUI on Sea View Drive

A West Plymouth man is under arrest for drunk driving following an alleged hit and run accident in Manomet, early Saturday morning. According to Captain John Rogers, police responded to a call from Sea View Drive just after midnight. The caller reported that her truck, which was parked on the side of the road, had been hit and the other vehicle had driven off. (more…) Continue Reading →

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