Plymouth County Newswire

Plymouth County Newswire

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  1. Sacred Heart Elementary Garden Project a community effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | PR Log

    ... Principal of Sacred Heart Elementary School. Goodrich Lumber has donated all lumber for the garden and the Plymouth County Sheriff's Department is building the raised boxes. Other Community Partners include the Jane Goodall Institute, DeMelo ...

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  2. Dr. Larry Dapsis to present 'Deer Ticks: One Bite Can Change Your Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Did you know that Plymouth County has the third highest incidence of Lyme Disease in the Commonwealth? Do terms like Lyme Disease, Babesiosis and Anaplasmosis scare you? The good news is that tick-borne diseases are completely preventable. Join us at the Middleborough Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11 for an important informational program titled, “Deer Ticks: One Bite Can Change Your Life,” presented by Larry Dapsis, an entomologist who serves as the coordinator of the Deer Tick Project for the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, and a Middleborough resident.

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  3. Hanson woman charged with motor vehicle homicide while under influence of drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Boston.com

    A Hanson woman was allegedly under the influence of methadone and Xanax when she drove her car into a delivery nurse jogging on a Hanson street, fatally injuring the woman two days before Christmas, prosecutors allege. Kathleen M. Vitello was indicted by a Plymouth County grand jury on one count of motor vehicle homicide while under the influence of drugs and motor vehicle manslaughter, according to Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz's office.

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  4. Cops pummeled by full beer cans at Bridgewater State 'springfest' partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... To control the situation, Tillinghast said his department monitors social media and had assistance from the Plymouth County Sheriff's throughout the day. “My view is that Springfest has gotten a bad name because there were no problems related ...

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  5. Mashpee Wampanoag tribe buys 300 acres in Middleboro once targeted for casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has taken ownership of more than 300 acres in Middleboro once targeted as the location for a tribal casino. In two separate land transactions March 31, the tribe paid $5.1 million to DetroitMa LLC and TCAM LLC to take ownership of the land located off Route 44 and Precinct Street in Middleboro, according to records at the Plymouth County Registry of Deeds.

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  6. Ex-Quincy Man Charged in Brockton Hit and Run, Held on BailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | Patch.com

    ... and was found abandoned by police. He was held on $750,000 bail, higher than the $650,000 requested by the Plymouth County District Attorney's office. Judge said Jansky is a career criminal and this "ends now", upping bail from Ada's request of ...

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  7. Wareham man arraigned on child rape, abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | SouthCoastToday.com

    A Superior Court judge set $10,000 cash bail Wednesday on a 65-year-old Wareham man, charged with child rape and indecent assault charges, according to a spokeswoman for the Plymouth County DA's office. David Gendron of 11 Gault Road pleaded not guilty to several indictments, charging him with four counts of aggravated rape of a child and four counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14, according to Beth Stone, a spokeswoman for DA Timothy J. Cruz.

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  8. New county administrator: 'Give me a year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... from work.” He was looking for a change, he said, when he was approached by county commissioners in Plymouth County to see if he would be interested in a position there. At the same time, a friend of his from UMass Boston who was affiliated ...

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  9. Mass. Fire Officials Concerned About Brush Fires This SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | CBS Local

    ... the start of the brush fire season in Massachusetts, but this year forestry officials are unusually worried. Plymouth County Fire Warden Mike Marquardt is tasked with keeping an eye on the Myles Standish State Forest, which encompasses 20,000 acres. ...

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  10. New county administrator: 'Give me a year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... from work.” He was looking for a change, he said, when he was approached by county commissioners in Plymouth County to see if he would be interested in a position there. At the same time, a friend of his from UMass Boston who was affiliated ...

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  11. REID v. DONELANRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 16 | FindLaw

    Mark Anthony REID, Petitioner, Appellee/Cross-Appellant, v. Christopher DONELAN, Sheriff, Franklin County, Massachusetts; David A. Lanoie, Superintendent, Franklin County Jail and House of Correction; Thomas M. Hodgson, Sheriff, Bristol County, Massachusetts; Joseph D. McDonald, Jr., Sheriff, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; Steven W. Tompkins, Sheriff, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; Jeh Charles Johnson, United States Secretary of Homeland Security; Dorothy Herrera-Niles, Director, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Boston Field Office; John T. Morton, Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement; Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General; Juan Osuna, Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review; Executive Office for Immigration Review, Respondents, Appellants/Cross-Appellees.

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  12. New county administrator: 'Give me a year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... from work.” He was looking for a change, he said, when he was approached by county commissioners in Plymouth County to see if he would be interested in a position there. At the same time, a friend of his from UMass Boston who was affiliated ...

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  13. Bourne Charter Committee Balks At 'Strong' Chief ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... be a resident of Bourne when appointed "but shall establish primary residence within Barnstable, Bristol or Plymouth county within 1 year after the date of appointment." An allowance is made for selectmen to either extend the time for establishing ...

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  14. CodeRED Credited with Helping Find 27th Missing Person in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 8 | PR Log

    April 8, 2016 - PRLog -- Emergency Communications Network , North America's largest and most trusted provider of critical communication solutions is proud to announce that the CodeRED solution has been credited with assisting long-time client Plymouth County, Massachusetts with its 27th successful recovery of a missing person and/or child over a three year period. Most recently, the use of CodeRED community notifications helped to find a missing 12-year-old boy.

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  15. Death of freshman from Sharon casts pall on Bridgewater StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 8 | SouthCoastToday.com

    A Bridgewater State University freshman died Thursday afternoon after he was found unresponsive in his dorm room, according to the university. Kyle Bronstein, 18, of Sharon was pronounced dead at the Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital 50 minutes after being found in Durgin Hall, according to the Plymouth County District Attorney's Office.

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  16. Tops in Gatehouse: Brockton man, 44, found dead in wooded areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 8 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... a.m. He was later identified as 44-year-old Jeffrey Beaumier, of Brockton, according to a statement from the Plymouth County district attorney's office. Throughout the morning, as many as eight police cruisers many unmarked lined the wooded area on ...

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  17. Middleboro firefighters help to rescue worker trapped in trenchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 8 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Last Tuesday at approximately 10:00 a.m. specially trained firefighters from Middleborough and surrounding towns that belong to Plymouth County's Technical Rescue Team were summoned to South Street in Halifax for a man trapped in a trench. Paul Brown, 50-years-old, became stuck in the trench, approximately 8 feet down, while working on a home septic system.

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  18. Cape Cod Man, 37, Arrested for 'Tickling' Children at Play Park: DARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... ding, police said. A parent used a smartphone to snap a photo of Kettell and send it to police, according to Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz.

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  19. Round 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | WHDH

    ... as the storm pulls away and the steady snow tapers off, ocean effect snow will remain possible for coastal Plymouth County, the Cape and the Islands through the overnight hours into Tuesday. The good news is that wind speeds will not be nearly as ...

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  20. Leilani Dalpe, Board of SelectmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Middleboro resident of eight years, Leilani Dalpe, is running for a second three-year term on the Board of Selectmen, of which she is the current vice chair. Dalpe sat on the town's Finance Committee for three years, spearheaded the creation of the Tourism Committee on which she still sits, and is also a current member of the Oliver Estate Advisory Committee, Police Station Building Committee, and the Board of the Plymouth County Development Council.

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