New Report Exposes Sand Mining Environmental Crisis

Global sand shortage causing furious rush to mine the region’s sand deposits, report identifies regulatory failures, documents air and water pollution, forest and biodiversity and danger to drinking water.

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ZBA Alternate Appointment Tonight

Your help is urgently needed

The Zoning Board of Appeals Alternate Seat (one, 3-year term, until June 30, 2026) will be appointed tonight at the Select Board meeting. You may recall there are two candidates who have put their Read more

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September 24th Sundays @the Barn

We’re meeting at 3:45 Sunday (9/24/23) at the Withy Barn (click on the map below for directions) to hear from Meg Sheehan regarding sand and gravel mining within Plymouth.  

“Sand and gravel operations are big business, and environmentalists Read more

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Bump Rock Widened

Local developer gains Plymouth Conservation Conservation wetlands protection approval (NOI 123-07). The board was promised Bump Rock Road was to be stone widened to 20 feet. The side shoulder will be environmentally seeded-at two feet each: the Read more

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Pinehills Traffic Study

Traffic into Chiltonville

5/10/23 Planning Board Meeting

The planning board received a traffic update from Pinehills, LLC and its traffic consultant, Vanasse & Associates, Inc. addressing the traffic patterns, loads, and speeds within the Village Green.

During public comment, we asked the Read more

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46 Sandwich Road

Town Meeting Update

Absolutely fantastic information provided by Steve Bolotin (recently elected Planning Board member) regarding the 46 Sandwich Road issue (Article 1) coming before Town Meeting on June 21st – please reach out your precincts 4, 15, and Read more

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46 Sandwich Road FinCom/Town Meeting Update

The Finance Committee met on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 to review the June 21, 2022 Special Town Meeting warrant and discussion Article 1: Acquisition of the 46 Sandwich Road property (the former Entergy training facility). After a long debate. FinCom voted 6-5 Read more

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46 Sandwich Road Special Permit request to be resubmitted

The proposed condominium development on 46 Sandwich Road (i.e., the former Entergy Training Center) Special Permit* request was “withdrawn without prejudice” by the petitioner at last night’s Planning Board meeting. No presentation was given because vario... Read more
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Proposed Condominium Development on 46 Sandwich Road

Dear Neighbor:      Do you know of the proposal to build a 64 unit condominium complex, complete with community center and pool, at the old Entergy property located at 46 Sandwich Road?  The proposed condominium complex is massive. Attached is just one of... Read more
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New Report Exposes Sand Mining Environmental Crisis

Global sand shortage causing furious rush to mine the region’s sand deposits, report identifies regulatory failures, documents air and water pollution, forest and biodiversity and danger to drinking water.

Southeastern Massachusetts, famous for its approximately 13,000 acres of cranberry Read more

ZBA Alternate Appointment Tonight

Your help is urgently needed

The Zoning Board of Appeals Alternate Seat (one, 3-year term, until June 30, 2026) will be appointed tonight at the Select Board meeting. You may recall there are two candidates who have put their Read more

September 24th Sundays @the Barn

We’re meeting at 3:45 Sunday (9/24/23) at the Withy Barn (click on the map below for directions) to hear from Meg Sheehan regarding sand and gravel mining within Plymouth.  

“Sand and gravel operations are big business, and environmentalists Read more

Bump Rock Widened

Local developer gains Plymouth Conservation Conservation wetlands protection approval (NOI 123-07). The board was promised Bump Rock Road was to be stone widened to 20 feet. The side shoulder will be environmentally seeded-at two feet each: the Read more

Traffic into Chiltonville

Pinehills Traffic Study

5/10/23 Planning Board Meeting

The planning board received a traffic update from Pinehills, LLC and its traffic consultant, Vanasse & Associates, Inc. addressing the traffic patterns, loads, and speeds within the Village Green.

During public comment, we asked the Read more

46 Sandwich Road

Town Meeting Update

Absolutely fantastic information provided by Steve Bolotin (recently elected Planning Board member) regarding the 46 Sandwich Road issue (Article 1) coming before Town Meeting on June 21st – please reach out your precincts 4, 15, and Read more

46 Sandwich Road FinCom/Town Meeting Update

The Finance Committee met on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 to review the June 21, 2022 Special Town Meeting warrant and discussion Article 1: Acquisition of the 46 Sandwich Road property (the former Entergy training facility). After a long debate. FinCom voted 6-5 Read more

46 Sandwich Road Special Permit request to be resubmitted

The proposed condominium development on 46 Sandwich Road (i.e., the former Entergy Training Center) Special Permit* request was “withdrawn without prejudice” by the petitioner at last night’s Planning Board meeting. No presentation was given because vario... Read more

Proposed Condominium Development on 46 Sandwich Road

Dear Neighbor:      Do you know of the proposal to build a 64 unit condominium complex, complete with community center and pool, at the old Entergy property located at 46 Sandwich Road?  The proposed condominium complex is massive. Attached is just one of... Read more