Traffic and Street Closures for Thanksgiving Day 2018

Media Press Release
Traffic and Street Closures for Thanksgiving Day
November 22, 2018

Pilgrim’s Progress

Pilgrim’s Progress will begin at 10:00 AM leaving the Mayflower Society House and follow the traditional route from North Street to Water Street. Proceeding up Leyden Street to Burial Hill and returning the Mayflower Society House via Main Street.

There will be no street closings for this event.

 

National Day of Mourning

Participants will form at the top of Cole’s Hill beginning at noon. The march will begin at approximately 1:30 PM proceeding up Leyden Street turning right onto Main Street where it will turn down Brewster Street then right on Water Street to Plymouth Rock where there will be a brief rally.

The march will continue back up Leyden Street to the Old Post Office Square (Town Square) where there will be another brief rally at the Metacomet historical marker. The march will terminate at this location.

Road Closures will be at the following locations to be implemented starting at 1:00 PM.

Court Street @ Russell Street – Preventing southbound traffic on Court Street

Water Street @ Chilton Street – Preventing southbound traffic on Water Street

Summer Street @ Market Street – Preventing traffic into Town Square

Main Street Ext. @ Market Street – Preventing traffic northbound on Main Street Ext.

Water Street @ Union Street – Preventing traffic northbound on Water Street

 

Chief Michael Botieri

Thanksgiving Parade Traffic and Parking

PRESS RELEASE
THANKSGIVING PARADE

Saturday November 17, 2018

The annual Thanksgiving Parade will be held on Saturday November 17, 2018. 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 7:00 PM unless needs or conditions dictate otherwise.

There will be further parking restrictions on Court Street, Main Street, and Main Street Extension beginning at 7:00 AM 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, So. Russell Street, and Summer Street.

Parking within Stephen’s Field will be limited to the dirt section between the tennis courts and the ball field.
No public parking will be permitted at Nathaniel Morton Elementary School.

ALL VIOLATORS ARE SUBJECT TO A FINE AND TOWING

GATRA is providing a 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, 2018. The Pink Patch Project is a collaborative public awareness campaign, in partnership with more than 150 public safety agencies nationwide. Its goals are designed to increase education about the importance of early detection and prevention in the fight against breast cancer, and to support breast cancer patients and 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?

Each 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 the Norwell Visiting Nurse Association’s Breast Cancer Support Program. All proceeds will go directly to NVNA’s Breast Cancer Support Program to provide services to families from Plymouth and throughout the South Shore.

The patches are $10 each and can be purchased anytime at the Plymouth Police Station, 20 Long Pond Road, Plymouth, MA 02360 (checks or money orders only – payable to Norwell Visiting Nurse Association (NVNA). You can also purchase them on line from our website, www.plymouthpolice.com.

Get Your Pink Patch Online

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.

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.

Plymouth Police Department