Monthly Archives: April 2012

Cohasset ATM could be a blood bath

No. 1.  There will be two town managers at annual town meeting. Interim Town Manager Mike Milanoski will preside over the meeting but former town manager Mike Coughlin will be sitting at Milanoski’s elbow – giving a live critique of articles and motions. No. 2. Karen Quigley’s citizens’ petition – an article (Article 21) asking…

What about a Public Public Partnership with Scituate Water?

My husband, Ray Kasperowicz, brought up the possibility of a PPP (Public Public Partnership) with Scituate Water at the first and only public hearing the Cohasset Water Commission held on its Water RFP. We know that Scituate needs water and we need somebody to run our water plant. Why don’t we give them a certain…

private contract status of concession contract(s

Cohasset’s May 12th, Annual Town Meeting will be asked to vote on a water concession contract. We asked our Water RFP Expert to discussion the legal ramifications of the same. Tinytown Unleashed: Here’s a question for you, Water Expert. Legally, what rights does a concessionaire have that the town doesn’t’ know about. The RFP looks…

Quigley presents water/sewer petition to Cohasset Advisors

(Note: we have gotten several calls complaining that the video starts and stop in weird places.Tough. We’re not going to do it over. We are sick of it now. Besides, this all will be discussed again adnauseaum.) Former selectman Karen Quigley presented her citizens’ petition to advisors April 12. The petition calls for town meeting…

Town hall contracts still being debated and re-done

Cohasset Selectmen were hoping news of their peccadillos would disappear in time. Afterall, people (even bloggers) start getting tired of the  bickering. It now appears that town elections and annual town meeting will keep selectmen in the minds and the hearts of voters – at least in the near future.

Cohasset selectmen go beyond the pale – by Tom Wolf

It’s time to pull the plug on this Board of Selectmen. Individually and collectively, they have gone so far beyond any meaningful rehabilitation that they have lost all value to the citizens of Cohasset. Under the guise of governing they have supported and advanced the interests of a few at the expense of the rest…

Southfield residents pay no taxes to Weymouth

How do Weymouth Taxpayers Like Taxation without Representation?  by Dominic Galluzzo Did you know Southfield residents pay no taxes to the town of Weymouth? Members of Weymouth’s Council should put on their big boy pants and first and foremost serve the best interest of Weymouth taxpayers.  Ignoring the restated chapter 301 of the Enabling Legislation…

Standing One’s Ground – Revising the Castle Doctrine

By Bob Montgomery Thomas Once again, The Patriot Ledger editors were on the wrong side of the equation in an editorial they published on March 31.  For them to say that interest in the proposed amendment to the Castle Doctrine statute already in place (MGL c. 278, § 8A) only escalated after the Florida tragedy…