Civic Issues

We Should Expect More From Our Elected Officials

At last Tuesday’s Select Board meeting, four of the five members chose to let 20+ years of institutional knowledge and a record of stellar …

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Community Preservation Committee Appointments on 6/11/24

PLYMOUTH SELECT BOARD Tuesday June 11th, 2024UESDAY, JUNE 11TH, 2024 in the Great Hall, Plymouth Town Hall, 26 Court Street, Plymouth, MA 6:00 …

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Please re-appoint Bill Keohan to the Community Preservation Committee

Please add your name below to show your support Dear Members of the Select Board, Bill Keohan, Chair of the Community Preservation Committee,…

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Mark your calendars for June 4th @6:00PM

CAC Appointments As you may recall, the Select Board agreed to form a Wastewater Groundwater Discharge Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) at …

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Proposed Plymouth Land Bank

An idea worthy of discussion We anticipate that a proposal for the Plymouth Land Bank will be presented to Town Meeting in October 2024. The …

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A Tip of the Hat (and support)

Let's give Bil Keohan some credit and acknowledgment for his years of hard work on the Community Preservation Committee (CPC). Few are aware of …

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May 5th Sundays @the Barn

Please Let Us Know if You're Coming Please click here to let us know if you'll be joining us this Sunday, May 5th 3:30 - 5:00 to hear Planning …

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Planning a Community's Quality of Life

What is Smart Growth? We often hear elected and appointed officials talk about smart growth as a planning framework for maintaining a …

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Meet the candidates part 2

Join us in May for another round of candidates Plymouth and Chiltonville are in the crosshairs of growth and change. It's inevitable. We can …

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Sustainable Plymouth May General Meeting

 Monday 5/6 6:30pm-8:00pm - 158 Center Hill Road, Plymouth Learn about Sustainable Plymouth's grassroots efforts to reduce waste and plastic …

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Reminder: Sundays @the Barn

Please let us know if you will be joining us on April 14th, 2024 from 3:30 to 5:15 at the barn (directions here) when we will meet and hear from : …

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Sundays @the Barn - The Candidates & the Master Planning Process

If you don't know where you're going, any road will get you there Please let us know if you will be joining us on April 14th, 2024 from 3:30 to …

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Great Turnout! Select Board/CAC discussion

Step One The Select Board discussed the need, structure, and purpose of a wastewater discharge Citizens Advisory Committee at their meeting last…

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Bring a Chair: Understanding the MEPA Process

We've got 35+ RSVPs for our March 17th and only 19 (or so) chairs. If you'd like to join us next Sunday from 3:45-5:15 when retired EPA Program …

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Select Board - Groundwater Discharge Citizens Advisory Committee

Agenda - Tuesday March 12th Great Hall located at the 2nd Floor, at Plymouth Town Hall, 26 Court Street, Plymouth MA 5:30 PM EXECUTIVE …

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Reminder: Understanding the MEPA Process

Please join us on March 17th 3:45-5:15 when retired EPA Program Analyst, Kathy Castagna, talks about the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act …

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Wastewater Update

Last @the Barn Meeting Big thanks to everyone who participated in last week's meeting. Lots of good information shared about the town's desire …

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Sundays @the Barn - Plan B

Wastewater treatment update The Master Planning presentation has to be postponed due to a conflict. In its place, we will have an open …

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Spread the word re: our email list

Let your neighbors know We don't need a crystal ball to see issues on the horizon that will impact Plymouth and Chiltonville; the 1,500 acre …

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The Secretary's [Wastewater] Reply

Late last year the town submitted a permit request with the state to increase the ground water discharge in Camelot Park by 300% and that it need …

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Understanding the MEPA Process

Please join us on March 17th 3:45-5:15 when retired EPA Program Analyst, Kathy Castagna, talks about the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act …

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Please Sign Our Petition

More Public Involvement Needed! The Town of Plymouth has submitted a permit request with the state to ​discharge an additional 1.75 million …

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Don't forget to vote

YES or NO, let your voice be heard. Last October, Town Meeting passed a bylaw that prohibits “nip” sales in Plymouth similar to other towns like…

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Sundays @the Barn - The Master Planning Process

Please let us know if you will be joining us on February 4th, 2024 from 3:45 to 5:15 at the Withy Barn when Plymouth Planning Board member, Steve …

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Plymouth Master Planning Committee

Volunteers wanted The Committee is initially charged with working in conjunction with the Planning Board to: Select a professional planning …

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Wastewater discussion 12/12/23 Select Board

For those who missed the wastewater expansion presentation and discussion at this week's Select Board meeting, you can watch the on-demand replay …

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Conservation Committee candidates wanted

There is a new vacancy on the Conservation Committee and we're encouraging candidates to apply who are committed to fulfilling the environmental …

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Town Govt. follow up

Thanks to Rich Serkey for the town government primer presentation last Sunday. For those who did not get a copy of the handouts he provided, you …

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Reminder: Town Government 101 this weekend

Please let us know if you'll be attending on December 10th at 3:45 - 5:15 when Rich Serkey will present the main features of some of the following …

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Comments re: proposed 300% increase of wastewater discharge

Please find comments (below) from the Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe, Inc., the Eel River Watershed Association, the Jones River Watershed …

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RSVP: Town Government 101

Please let us know if you'll be attending on December 10th at 3:45 - 5:15 when Rich Serkey will present the main features of some of the following …

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Nip Ban Referendum

Last October, Town Meeting passed a bylaw that prohibits "nip" sales in Plymouth similar to other towns like Falmouth, Wareham, Mashpee, Brewster, …

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Increased Waste Water Discharge in Camelot Park

The town is seeking to reroute 1.75 MGD of waste water currently flowing through the harbor outfall to the waste water facility located in Camelot…

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Decommissioning Pilgrim follow up

Thanks to Mike Fortini for discussing the status of Holtec's decommissioning efforts at November's Sundays @the Barn meeting. The next Nuclear …

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Reminder: today's Sunday @the Barn: Decommissioning Pilgrim

At the Withy Barn 3:45 - 5:15, Mike Fortini will talk about the status of decommissioning the Pilgrim nuclear plan. Mike currently serves on …

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This weekend's Sunday @the Barn: Decommissioning Pilgrim

Please let us know if you're planning to attend this Sunday (11/12) at the Withy Barn 3:45 - 5:15 when Mike Fortini will talk about the status of …

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Next Month's Sunday @the Barn: Decommissioning Pilgrim

Mike Fortini has offered to present to our group at our next Sundays @the Barn gathering on November 12th. Please let us know if you're planning to…

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Decommissioning Pilgrim

Mike Fortini has offered to present to our group at our next Sundays @the Barn gathering on November 12th. Mike currently serves on the Nuclear …

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Town Government 101

In response to our survey of future topics to cover, and a general interest on how groups like ours can engage and influence public policy …

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Andrea Estes Joins the Plymouth Independent

September 27, 2023 – Former Boston Globe investigative reporter Andrea Estes has joined the staff of the Plymouth Independent, a major move that is…

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Community Land & Water Coalition follow up

Great turnout last Sunday. Thanks again to Meg for the presentation and Q&A. For those interested, here is a link to her presentation. The …

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Town Holding MBTA Communities Law Forums

"Towns that defy new MBTA housing law could face state legal action", Attorney General Andrea Campbell says From Steve Boloton's website, …

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Holtec Discharge Permit Tentative Determination

From our friends at Sustainable Plymouth This past April, Holtec applied to the state Department of Environmental Protection for a modified …

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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…

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An Alternate ZBA Candidate for Consideration

Don Holm has submitted his name for the alternate ZBA position. The Select Board will make appointments on July 25th. Don is a former Precinct 14 …

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Zoning Board of Appeals Seat Open

Summer homework assignment - disintermediation case study We hear that the Zoning Board of Appeals alternate position is currently open with …

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