Reserve your Thanksgiving Table at the Red Lion Inn, Cohasset

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It’s not too early to make Thanksgiving reservations at Cohasset’s Red Lion Inn Resort in the heart of Cohasset Village. You have a choice of three entrees: roasted, organic Turkey,  grilled Beef Striploin or  seared Atlantic Salmon. Have a dietary restriction? Inform Executive Chef Michael Bates-Walsh of the same and he will customize an entree for…

Due diligence review of Cohasset Senior Center passes STM unanimously

Town Manager Chris Senior will immediately take steps to investigate the ways and means for Elder Affairs to lease/occupy the new Senior Center building located at 91 Sohier Street. The Social Service League of Cohasset expects to have its occupancy permit soon. Senior’s study should be completed by the end of January 2015, Senior says.…

Cohasset STM Says No to Water Dept. Rules and Reg. Amendments

The one person who can kill any article at any Cohasset Town Meeting with one nasty question is…. WAYNE SAWCHUK. Sawchuk did it again at Monday’s STM when he told Water Chair Leonora Jenkins “I’m against this. I don’t think you’ve thought it all through. Do you have an accurate figure?” From that moment on…

Gjesteby petition article wins 112 to 51 on a majority vote

It was a cliffhanger. Up until 5 minutes before Cohasset Special Town Meeting began Gjesteby petitioners were told by Town Moderator Dan Evans that he was requiring a 9/10th vote on the article, a pretty impossible vote to win on a political issue. And then right before town meeting began, Town Counsel Paul DeRensis and Town Moderator…

Cohasset STM Article 14 a mystery to all

In January 2013 Gjesteby endured the public humiliation of having criminal charges filed against her by her own board. On June 28, 2013 the State Ethics Commission informed then retired selectman Paul Carlson that based on its careful review, “We have decided that this matter does not warrant further action.” Petitioners’ motion on Article 14…

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The Greenscapes Massachusetts program is a collaborative education and outreach effort sponsored primarily by the Greenscapes Massachusetts Coalition and many Massachusetts cities and towns, with additional support form our supporters, advisors and affiliates.

The Greenscapes Massachusetts program seeks to:

  • educate citizens and professionals about landscaping practices (particularly irrigation and chemical use) to have less impact on the environment;
  • create an informed and proactive citizenry that acts as environmental stewards in their own backyards; and
  • generate broad support for the responsible public management of water resources (quality and quantity).


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