K-9 Max and Officer Welch

K-9 Max and Officer Welch

The Plymouth Police Department and K-9 handler Officer Welch would like to introduce the newest Member of the department, K-9 Max! He is an 8 month old energetic and friendly lab, currently in training for Friendly Finds and Drug Searches.

Traffic Restrictions and Street Closures for Plymouth Winterfest 2017

Media Press Release

Traffic Restrictions and Street Closures for Plymouth Winterfest 2017

December 30, 2017

The first annual Plymouth Winterfest will take place on December 30, 2017 along Main and Court Streets from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM. The event includes activities at Memorial Hall, street performers, and a laser light show.

The following street closures will be in effect beginning at approximately 3:30 PM. They will reopen as soon as possible at the completion of the event.
– Court Street, Main Street, and Main Street Ext. from Samoset Street to Water Street will be closed to all traffic

– Summer Street @ Market Street will be closed to all traffic to Town Square

– Leyden Street @ Water Street will be closed to all westbound traffic

– South Russell Street will be closed at the Town Hall

– No through traffic will be permitted on Vernon and Clyfton Streets from Allerton Street to Court Street

– No through traffic will be permitted on Brewster, Howland, and Chilton Streets and Memorial Drive from Water Street to Court Street

Chief Michael E. Botieri
Plymouth Police Department

Traffic Restrictions and Street Closures for Tree Lighting/Winter Lights 5K Road Race

Media Press Release

Traffic Restrictions and Street Closures for Tree Lighting/Winter Lights 5K Road Race

December 1, 2017

The annual Christmas Tree Lighting will take place on December 1, 2017 at Town Square followed by the Winter Lights 5K Road Race. The race starts on Court Street at South Russell Street and proceeds northbound to right on Nelson Street to south on Water Street. Runners will turn left on Union Street through Stephen’s Field and travel northbound on Sandwich Street to the finish at Shirley Square.

The following street closures will be in effect from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM for the Christmas Tree Lighting and Road Race:
– Court Street, Main Street, and Main Street Ext. from Brewster Street to Water Street will be closed to all north and southbound traffic

– Market Street @ Summer Street will be closed to all traffic to Town Square

– Leyden Street @ Water Street will be closed to all westbound traffic

– South Russell Street will be closed at the Town Hall

In addition to the above the following temporary traffic restrictions will be in place for the Winter Lights 5K Road Race beginning at approximately 6:00 PM:

– Traffic southbound on Court Street will be diverted westbound on Olmstead Terrace*

– No through traffic from Allerton Street at Clyfton & Vernon Streets**

– No through traffic from Water Street at Brewster & Chilton Streets**

– No southbound traffic on Court Street from Samoset Street**

*This restriction in place until last runner enters Nelson Street
**These restrictions in place until last runners pass Samoset Street

Chief Michael E. Botieri
Plymouth Police Department

Thanksgiving Parade 2017

PRESS RELEASE

THANKSGIVING PARADE

Saturday November 18, 2017

The annual Thanksgiving Parade will be held on Saturday November 18, 2017. The parade will form up on Court Street between Plimoth Plaza and Robbins Road and step off at 11:00AM. The parade will proceed with no stops south on Court Street, to Main Street, and Main Street Extension, then to Water Street where it will end at the bottom of Cole’s Hill.

There will be activities prior to as well as following the parade. For this reason Water Street will be closed with NO PARKING between Brewster and Union Streets beginning at 7:00AM. Water Street will remain closed until 4:00PM unless needs or conditions dictate otherwise.

There will be further parking restrictions on Court Street, Main Street, and Main Street Extension beginning at 7:00AM until the parades end. There will be NO PARKING on both sides of these streets from Water Street to Samoset Street and NO PARKING on both sides of Court Street between Samoset Street and Lothrop Street. In addition there will be NO PARKING permitted on Carver Street and Lincoln Street as well as restrictions on Allerton Street, Vernon Street, Russell Street, and Summer Street.

NO PUBLIC PARKING WILL BE PERMITTED AT NATHANIEL MORTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

GATRA is providing free shuttle service this year to all visitors from 8:00AM to 4:30PM. They will run from the Plymouth County Registry of Deeds and District Court Parking Lots (50 & 52 Obery Street) to Lincoln Street.

Chief Michael Botieri

Plymouth Police Go Pink For October #Pink Patch Project

What is the Pink Patch Project?

The Plymouth Police Department is pleased to announce the official launch of the Pink Patch Project during the month of October, 2017. The Pink Patch Project is a collaborative public awareness campaign, in partnership with more than 150 (as of September 2017) public safety agencies nationwide. Its goals are designed to increase education about the importance of early detection and prevention in fight against breast cancer and to support breast cancer research organizations in combating this devastating disease.

During October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, uniformed personnel are allowed to replace their standard shoulder patch with the Plymouth Police Pink Patch as a reminder of our commitment toward raising awareness among those we serve.

How Can You Support the Pink Patch Project?

Chief and crew wearing the pink patchEach public safety agency collaborating in the #PinkPatchProject campaign has partnered with a cancer research organization or support group in their respective communities. At Plymouth Police Department, we have partnered with Cancer Support Community, a division of NVNA and Hospice. As part of this initiative, we are selling our pink patch directly to the community. All proceeds will go directly to Cancer Support Community to provide cancer support services and programs to families from Plymouth and throughout the South Shore.

The patches are $10 each and can be purchased anytime at the Plymouth Police Department, 20 Long Pond Road, Plymouth, MA 02360 beginning October 3, 2017 (checks or money orders only – payable to Cancer Support Community, SS (South Shore). Please note that we have a limited amount of these patches, and they will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Information About Breast Cancer

It is estimated that approximately 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. This disease can have a profound impact on the patient and her loved ones. It is a disease however that can be effectively treated with surgery, radiation therapy, hormone therapy and chemotherapy.
To learn more about breast cancer, breast cancer symptoms, breast cancer risk factors and diagnosis, breast cancer research and breast cancer in men, click here.

Dana Goodwin retired after 41 years on the force

Thanksgiving Day Parade 2017

America’s only historically accurate chronological parade.

Saturday – November 18, 2017

Opening Ceremonies – DCR Pilgrim Memorial Park, 10:30AM

Parade Steps Off – Benny’s Plaza Court Street, 11:00AM

The Saturday morning Celebration festivities begin at 10:30am on the Plymouth Massachusetts historic waterfront with an opening ceremony featuring a variety of top-quality entertainment.

This is one of America’s only historically accurate chronological parades, visually bringing to life America’s rich heritage representing each century from the 17th through the 21st. In showing the preservation of America’s history through the years, beginning with the Pilgrim era, we promote an appreciation among our citizens for our rich heritage.

The parade is ranked the #1 Thanksgiving parade in the nation by AOL. It features beautifully decorated floats, nationally recognized Drum and Bugle Corps, re-enactment units from every period of American history and military marching units.

Thanksgiving Parade 2016

PRESS RELEASE

THANKSGIVING PARADE

Saturday November 19, 2016

The annual Thanksgiving Parade will be held on Saturday November 19, 2016.  The parade will form up on Court Street between Plimoth Plaza and Robbins Road and step off promptly at 11:00AM.  The parade will proceed with no stops down Court Street, to Main Street, and Main Street Extension, then to Water Street where it will end at the bottom of Cole’s Hill.

There will be activities prior to as well as following the parade.  For this reason Water Street will be closed with NO PARKING between Brewster and Union Streets.  Water Street will be closed at these locations starting at 7:00AM and remain closed until 4:00PM unless needs or conditions dictate otherwise.

There also will be parking restrictions on Court Street, Main Street, and Main Street Extension beginning at 7:00AM until the parades end.  There will be NO PARKING on both sides of these streets from Water Street to Samoset Street and NO PARKING on both sides of Court Street between Samoset Street and Lothrop Street.  In addition there will be NO PARKING permitted on Carver Street and Lincoln Street as well as restrictions on Allerton Street, Vernon Street, Russell Street, and Summer Street.

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July 3rd and 4th 2016 Parking and Traffic Restrictions

July 3rd, 2016

Traffic on Taylor Avenue will be blocked to all traffic with the exception of residents between White Horse Rd. and Rocky Hill Rd. to Taylor Ave at Manomet Point Road beginning at 6:00 PM and remained closed as deemed necessary.

All side streets that lead to the Priscilla Beach area will also be closed to all traffic with the exception of residents also beginning at 6:00 PM.

There will be NO PARKING along both sides of Manomet Point Road, Highland Terrace, White Horse Beach Rd., Manomet Ave, Old Beach Rd, and Rocky Hill Rd. between White Horse Beach Rd. and Power House Rd. all day long on July 3rd, 2016

There will also be NO Parking on both sides of the following side streets: Brian’s Way, Lopresti Rd, Vine Brook Rd., Cary Rd., Fair Oaks Rd., Arboretum Rd., Robbins Hill Rd., Emerson Field, Saint Catherine’s Park, Second Church, Beaver Dam Rd. from State Rd. to Patriot’s Circle, as well as the Manomet Elementary school.

There will be additional Parking Restrictions on Melix Avenue, Cape Cod Avenue, Reed Avenue, Manomet Beach Blvd., Cape View Drive, Provincetown View Rd.

July 4th, 2016

There will be NO PARKING on Water St. between Union St. and Brewster St., the west side of Water St. between Brewster St. and Park Ave., Carver St, North St., Market St., and Summer St. from Market St. to Westerly Road all day long beginning at 5:00 AM

Water St. will close between Union and Brewster Streets beginning at 6:00 AM and will remain closed until the conclusion of the Fireworks. Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 PM.

Beginning at 6:00 AM there will be NO PARKING on both sides of Court St. from North St. to Allerton St., all of Main St., Main St. Ext., and Town Square. There will be NO Parking on the east side of Sandwich St. from Water St. to Mt. Pleasant.

There will be NO PARKING all day on Morton Park Rd. and Thoreau Rd.

Road Race

There will be a July 4th 5K Road Race this year which will precede the Parade. Runners will leave from Stephen’s Field starting at 8:00 AM. The route will take runners north on Route 3A to Nelson Street then south on Water Street to Union Street and return to Stephen’s Field.

Parade Traffic

The parade will step off from Mayflower Executive Park beginning at 9:15 AM. It will proceed south on Court St. to the Downtown area along Main St. and Main St. Ext. turning left onto Water St. where the parade will disperse. There will be additional parking restrictions along Court St. in North Plymouth during the parade.

Fireworks Traffic

Fireworks traffic through the downtown and waterfront area will be in the following manner:

Rte. 3 off ramps will be closed off at start of Fireworks

Following the Fireworks:

All Rte. 44 traffic between Court St and Rte. 3will be diverted westbound ONLY – Eastbound traffic will be diverted onto Rte. 3 southbound.

All Summer St Traffic will be diverted westbound – All eastbound traffic on Summer St. will be diverted at Pilgrim Hill Rd.

All Sandwich St. traffic from Water St. south will be diverted southbound to Jabeez Corner.

All traffic on Main St Ext/Main St/Court St between Sandwich and Samoset St. will be diverted northbound.

All Water St. traffic will be diverted up Brewster St, Chilton St and Park Ave to Court St.

All State Boat Ramp traffic will be diverted north on Water St.

Skateboarders, Rollerbladers, and Bicycles will not be tolerated in the downtown area for pedestrian safety reasons.

Plymouth Police Department