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Saturday is Election Day

Saturday, May 9 is election day in Plymouth. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Incumbent Ken Tavares is being challenged by Eric Dykeman for a three-year term on the Board of Selectmen. Manomet residents Betty Cavacco and Harry Salerno, along with Pinehills resident Shelagh Joyce,  are running against Kevin Canty and David Malaguti for a one-year term on the board. That seat became available when Matt Muratore was elected to the State House. (more…) Continue Reading →

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On the Agenda for the week of May 3, 2015

Monday, May 4
Memorials Advisory Committee,  6 p.m. at Town Hall

6:45 P. M.   Review and discussion of Memorial Application for a granite bench to be located at The Point, Manomet to honor Stuart Cameron   date of death July 6, 1985. School Committee, 6 p.m. at Manomet Elementary School

7:40 p.m. School Improvement Plans: Manomet Elementary School

Planning Board, 7 p.m. at Town Hall

B581 – Waverly Oaks RDD – Plan and Covenant Endorsement
7:30 p.m. Public hearing:  Roads Advisory Committee/Ship Pond Road Paving
7:40 p.m. ZBA 3783 – Susan Higgins, 9 Highland Ave, Map 46, Lot H-W, Special permit to waive rear setback requirements in order to replace an existing garage

Tuesday, May 5

Board of Selectmen, 5:30 p.m. at Burial Hill and Town Hall

7:25 p.m. Joint meeting – Building Committee and Plymouth South High School
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CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Kim Hunt, candidate for Plymouth School Committee

The Manomet Current recently posted a series of questions for the candidates for school committee and the board of selectmen. They will be presented in the order they are received. What steps would you take to improve fields and playgrounds at Plymouth schools? We are so fortunate to have amazing fields at Plymouth North High School and will have equally great fields at South High School in the next few years. Both middle school fields are in need of work. As for the playgrounds we have a wide range of playgrounds throughout the district. Continue Reading →

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CANDIDATE ANSWERS: Christine Kane, write-in candidate for Plymouth School Committee

The Manomet Current recently posted a series of questions for the candidates for school committee and the board of selectmen. They will be presented in the order they are received. What steps would you take to improve fields and playgrounds at Plymouth schools? Each school needs a safe play space.  That means playground equipment, as well as the fall surface, need to be inspected regularly for any damage, or unsafe parts. Continue Reading →

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UPDATED: Local candidates filling town election ballot

With the deadline to return papers only days away, several local people have taken out papers for town-wide office in the May 9, 2015 town election. Jay Ferguson of Old Beach Road and incumbent Dennis Begley of Ship Pond Road are both running for School Committee. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New Plymouth South High School project moving forward

If all goes according to plan, work will begin on the new Plymouth South High School in July. It will be finished, if all goes according to plan, by May 2017. That’s what architect Jim Jordan told the Board of Selectmen during a presentation at Tuesday night’s meeting. He gave the board, meeting jointly with the School Committee and the Building Committee, an overview of what to expect over the next 30 months. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Indian Brook principal presents school improvement plan

Indian Brook Elementary School Principal Dan Harold wants to bring lower cost technology, help special education students improve in subjects beyond math and reading,and expand after school programs to include the arts.That’s what he told the school committee last Monday when he presented the IBES school council’s improvement plan for the upcoming school year. (more…) Continue Reading →

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