• PLYMOUTH Sep 10

    Beefalo That Escaped Meat Processing Plant on the Loose in CT

    Police in Plymouth continue their attempts to capture a loose beefalo, who they have named Buddy, after the animal escaped a meat processing facility several weeks ago. The search for Buddy became a public safety concern when he began wandering out of the woods and was seen near a major thoroughfare in the area of Route 72 and Judd Road….

  • PLYMOUTH Sep 2

    Beefalo That Escaped Meat Processing Plant on the Loose in CT

    Police in Plymouth are searching for a beefalo that’s on the loose after escaping from a meat processing facility around two weeks ago. The animal was seen somewhere in the area of Route 72 and Judd Road in the Terryville section of Plymouth. Police said the beefalo, a cross between bison and domestic cattle, came from a farm in Becket,…

  • PLYMOUTH Aug 11

    Mayflower II Makes Long-Awaited Return to Plymouth

    The replica of the original Mayflower ship that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620 returned to the coastal town after undergoing a multimillion-dollar renovation in Connecticut over the last three years.

  • PLYMOUTH Aug 10

    Mayflower II Sails Into Plymouth

    Amid great fanfare, the Mayflower II finally returned to Plymouth after a three-year, multimillion-dollar restoration.

  • Massachusetts Aug 2

    Several Shark Sightings Reported in Mass.

    There have been a number of shark sightings in recent days, including in Plymouth, Eastham, and Chatham.

  • Parklets Jul 26

    New Grants Target Pedestrian, Bicycle Safety Upgrades in Mass.

    Four Massachusetts communities have received a total of more than $500,000 in state grants to improve city streets to make them safer and more business friendly, authorities say. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation grants for the Shared Streets & Spaces Program help cities conceive, design, and implement changes to curbs, streets, on-street parking spaces and off-street parking lots in support…

  • Massachusetts Jul 25

    23-Year-Old Man Drowns at Campground in Plymouth

    A 23-year-old Massachusetts man drowned Friday night at the Ellis Haven Campground in Plymouth, the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office announced. Plymouth firefighters responded to a 911 call for a possible drowning at the campground in the area of Federal Furnace Road around 7:30 p.m. At 7:55 p.m., firefighters and a Plymouth police officer recovered the man’s body about 100…

  • Massachusetts Jul 25

    Man Drowns at Campground in Plymouth

    The Plymouth Fire Department responded to a 911 call around 7:30 p.m. Friday for a possible drowning at the Ellis Haven Campground.

  • PLYMOUTH Jul 20

    Text Offers New Insight on Conflict Between Pilgrims and Native Americans

    ‘Of Plimouth Plantation’ by William Bradford is widely considered the most important existing first-hand account of the Mayflower story. A newly annotated edition of the book was just published by American Ancestors and the Colonial Society of Massachusetts. This edition is important for many reasons, one of which is it’s the first to directly address issues of conflict between the...

  • PLYMOUTH Jul 20

    More Sharks Spotted Along Massachusetts Coast

    A shark was sighted in Plymouth, Massachusetts on Sunday morning.  The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy confirmed the shark sighting. The shark was seen circling a boat and then swam away.  Elsewhere, police said Duxbury Beach was closed for an hour shortly before noon due to possible shark sightings. Shark sightings in Massachusetts closed beaches multiple times last summer. In...

  • Atlantic White Shark Conservancy Jul 20

    Shark Sighting Off Coast of Plymouth

    The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy confirmed the shark sighting. The shark was seen circling a boat and then swam away.

  • PLYMOUTH Jul 18

    $11M Makeover Over, the Mayflower II Is Sailing Home

    The replica of the original Mayflower ship that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620 is preparing to embark from Connecticut after three years’ and $11.2 million worth of renovations — and several months of delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The beloved vessel is scheduled to be towed from the preservation shipyard at the Mystic Seaport Museum to…

  • Massachusetts Jul 6

    Two Shark Sightings Sunday in Mass.

    Swimmers were ordered out of the water Sunday in Plymouth and at a Cape Cod beach after sharks were detected, as the number of shark sightings continues to climb as the summer progresses.

  • PLYMOUTH Jul 4

    Shark Sighting at Plymouth, Mass. Beach

    A shark was seen in the area of White Horse Beach Saturday afternoon in Plymouth, Massachusetts.  The Plymouth Harbormaster says crews went over to check the area after the shark sighting was confirmed.  Lifeguards ordered people out of the water. Red flags will fly at all town beaches. 

  • Massachusetts Jun 28

    SILVER ALERT: Maynard, Mass. Woman Reported Missing

    Maynard Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who was reported missing since Saturday afternoon.  Betty Thorndike recently moved to Maynard from Plymouth. Police encountered her at 3:45 p.m. Saturday when she asked an officer for directions to an address in Plymouth. Thorndike suffers from memory impairment.  Police issued a Silver Alert yesterday in efforts...

  • plymouth 400 May 27

    Plymouth 400 Announces Revised Schedule for Anniversary Events

    Plymouth 400, Inc., the Massachusetts-based nonprofit which since 2009 has led the planning and execution of programs and events commemorating the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage and the founding of Plymouth Colony in 1620 is adjusting to the oft-discussed “new normal.” Pandemic or not, the Plymouth 400 commemoration has begun and will continue, albeit in different ways, through 2021,…

  • coronavirus May 27

    Plymouth 400 Announces Revised Commemoration

    The Plymouth 400 Commemoration Ceremony has been revised after spending 11 years planning to mark the 400th anniversary of the pilgrims arrival in Plymouth.

  • sports May 19

    Jayci Andrews Seeks to Defend Two-Time NCAA National Championship Title

    Meet Plymouth Native and Bridgewater State Track & Field star Jayci Andrews, who’s planning to come back for a final season to defend her titles after the coronavirus outbreak shutdown all spring sports.

  • funerals May 16

    With Large Funerals Banned in Pandemic, Livestreams Offer ‘Next Best Option'

    Venessa Hinchcliffe never thought she’d say goodbye to her grandmother over FaceTime. “When I saw her on the iPad…that look will haunt me forever,” Hinchcliffe said. The mother of two from Plymouth, Massachusetts, said her 80-year-old grandmother, Francella McFarlane of Brockton, was quarantined and alone before she died of the new coronavirus in a nursing home more than two...

  • Thanksgiving Apr 24

    Plymouth 400's #IlluminateNOW Campaign

    Shine bright! Inspired by the annual Illuminate Thanksgiving, Plymouth 400’s #IlluminateNOW campaign encourages people to shine light on all the positive in their communities. To get involved post on social media someone who has made your day brighter and use #IlluminateNOW.

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