Why is are Plymouth Town officials, the Planning Board, ZBA and Planning Department going along with Scott Spencer’s earth removal scam on Route 3? Who is benefitting from this? Not the Town and not our drinking water or environment.
Carver-Plymouth: Weston Franklin Marsh – Ryco Excavating mining operation continues under the ruse of cranberry agriculture
Craig & Gary Weston, part of the cranberry “Cosa Nostra” of Carver as they call themselves, are doing a massive strip mine under the false pretense of agriculture. In Jan. 2023, the Plymouth Planning Board joined the Plymouth ZBA in complicity in this exploitation of legal loopholes and solar subsidies. The Planning Board approved “floating solar” for the illegally created reservoir.
March 20, 2023: Plymouth Zoning Board of Appeals rules no violations, claims this is not “mining” WHO’S KIDDING WHO? Since permit expired, all work must
Halifax: Morse Brothers Cranberry & Ryco Excavating mining operation continues under the ruse of agriculture, obtains Mass. Dept. Agriculture/USDA subsidies for “bog renovation”
December 29, 2023: Halifax Board of Selectmen issues cease and desist Hearing January 10, 2023: residents explain violations, threat to drinking water wells, Monponsett Pond
Are you concerned about the destruction of Plymouth by massive development projects? Are Town officials protecting our drinking water? Are your concerns ignored by the
Carver: Alex Johnson Cranberry-Maki & G. Lopes Excavating mining operation under false pretense of cranberry agriculture exposed
Jan. 25, 2023 Earth Removal Committee: public hearing on Maki-Lopes application to expand December 5, 2022: A Citizens Suit Law demand letter and notice of
Carver Whistleblowers: Alex Johnson Cranberry, Maki – G. Lopes conduct mining under ruse of cranberry agriculture
This page documents some of the Earth Removal Bylaw and permit violations at the illegal Maki-Lopes mining site on Meadow Street in Carver, Massachusetts. The
Plymouth: ZBA ignores AD Makepeace mining operation under the false pretense of cranberry agriculture
On December 14, 2022, the Plymouth Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) sided with Makepeace claiming that a 214-acre sand and gravel mine is a “agricultural
The Plymouth Selectboard made a deal with Claremont Developers behind closed doors in late 2022. In exchange for a special permit from the Zoning Board of Appeals Claremont will gift up to $3 million to the town for a water booster pump. This is a short term, 5-year solution to the town’s water crisis, according to the Town Manager. Selectman Bletzer lobbied the ZBA for the permit, publicly. Claremont is deep in a web of questionable dealings. In addition, a lawsuit has been filed challenging the ZBA permit issued as part of the deal.
Plymouth: AD Makepeace mining operation under the ruse of cranberry agriculture challenged for wetlands violations
This 214-acre strip mine is located in the heart of the Pine Barrens at the iconic, globally rare Frogfoot Brook. In 2010, state and Makepeace