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Work to protect Manomet Point set to begin

Work to keep Manomet Point from sliding into Cape Cod Bay is expected to begin soon. The plan, according to Director of Public Works Jonathan Beder, is to protect the bluff with boulders, lowered by a crane, weighing between 1 and 3 tons.  Beder wasn’t sure exactly when the work would begin. Beder met with town staff, Lobster Pound Owner Frank Collins and  other interested parties at the Point Tuesday morning to discuss the plan. (more…) Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: Emera’s bid to bring electricity to Plymouth is in

It’s official. Emera Inc. has formally proposed to the state the construction of a new 1,000 megawatt subsea transmission cable – the Atlantic Link – connecting “Atlantic Canada to the Boston load center” via Plymouth. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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Two arrested following alleged OUI on State Road

A Kingston woman was charged with drunk following an incident in the Pine Hills early Wednesday morning. According to Captain John Rogers, officers were alerted to a disturbance between two people near 150 State Road at about 2 a.m. After a brief investigation, Rogers said, police allegedly found that Kelly Morini, 45, had hit two mailboxes before coming to a stop. She and her passenger got out of the car where they allegedly got into an argument. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Cedarville man arrested for OUI on Beaver Dam Road

A Cedarville man was arrested for allegedly driving drunk, for the second time,  in Manomet, late Sunday night. According to Captain John Rogers, Thomas Macleod, 29, of Lunn’s Way was spotted allegedly  swerving between lanes as he travelled on Route 3. He got off the highway where an officer eventually stopped him on Beaver Dam Road. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Manomet man arrested after throwing cigarette, clothing rack at cop

A Manomet man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted a police officer multiple times on the Plymouth waterfront, Thursday night. According to Captain John Rogers, an officer approached a man who was yelling and screaming on Water Street at around 9 p.m.. When the officer told the man to put out his cigarette, he instead allegedly threw it at the officer, Rogers said. The cigarette reportedly hit the officer, injuring him slight. Anthony Rodrigues, 24, of Everson Avenue then allegedly punched the officer and fled into a nearby store. Continue Reading →

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Zoning change may be needed for Simes House

Making the Simes House a sustainable operation will be next to impossible without a zoning change, Manomet Village Common Incorporated Chairman John Moody told the Board of Selectmen, Tuesday night. Manomet Village Common Inc., which was created by several prominent Manometians, was the sole bidder for the contract to manage the historic home. Moody described how the group planned to generate the funds needed to keep it operating. But, given the current zoning, the group is reluctant to commit to the planned five-year lease. He asked Selectmen to include a provision allowing MVCI to withdraw if a zoning change isn’t approved. Continue Reading →

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Medical problem blamed for Manomet cliff crash

Police are citing a medical issue as the reason a 58-year-old Abington man drove his car off a Manomet cliff, Sunday afternoon. According to Captain John Rogers, the driver was seen heading slowly down Strand Avenue, he then crashed through the wooden fence guarding a small grass area at the intersection of Strand and Manomet Avenues. The Lexus sedan fell 40 feet before resting on some trees, he said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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WATD-FM: Environmental Coalition Petitioning to be a Part of Emera Agreement with Entergy

The Coalition to Preserve Natural Plymouth, doesn’t find fault with Emera’s agreement with Entergy to build a transmission line from Canada to deliver clean energy to the state, but the Coalition has other concerns with the proposal. Read more at WATD-FM. Continue Reading →

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Priscilla Beach Theatre presents ‘The Producers’

Priscilla Beach Theatre (PBT) is pleased to present the musical comedy The Producers, August 3-19, on its historic barn stage. The Producers has a simple plot. A down-on-his-luck Broadway producer and his mild mannered accountant come up with a scheme to produce the most notorious flop in history, robbing their backers of millions of dollars. Nothing goes as planned which creates an insanely funny adventure. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Learn about plans for plans for high-voltage power cable in Manomet

Join the Emera Atlantic Link project team at a drop-in informational open house on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Manomet Youth Center, 659 State Road. 

All are welcome. Light refreshments will be provided. 

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Mass Audubon to buy Tidmarsh Farms

Mass Audubon has reached its fundraising goal and will be able to purchase the Tidmarsh Farms in Manomet. According to a post on the organization’s website, the group has raised the $3.6 million it needed. It plans to finalize the sale later this summer and open it to the public sometime in the fall.   Continue Reading →

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Canadian company says Manomet is choice for power line landing site

Emera, a Canadian company looking to build a 900 megawatt power cable from New Brunswick, Canada, to Massachusetts told the Board of Selectmen that Plymouth is their choice for a landing spot. The company had also considered Lynn, but Plymouth’s receptiveness to hosting the cable gave it the edge, Robin McAdam of Emera said at Tuesday night’s meeting. He was there to give the board an update on the project. (more…) Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: Motorcyclist seriously injured in Manomet crash

A motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries Thursday night in a crash in a Manomet development. Police said the 26-year-old man was not wearing a helmet when his motorcycle crashed into a portable basketball hoop on Shallow Pond Lane at 6:37 p.m.
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Hit the road with the Moose Lodge for the Bethune Bike Run on May 20

The Plymouth Moose Lodge hosts the annual Joe Bethune Motorcycle Run, Saturday, May 20, 2017. The ride is in memory of Petty Officer Joseph E. Bethune of Plymouth,  who died in 2008 in a motorcycle accident. Bethune was actively involved in the Moose Lodge. (more…) Continue Reading →

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