Monthly Archives: September 2012

Cohasset’s Governance @ Dec. 10th Special TM

Initially, Governance said it would take changes in the Town Manager’s Act to Spring Annual Town Meeting, but selectmen are in a rush to bring their Acting Town Manager into compliance with the Town Manager Act, and because they can’t do that, they must change the Act itself. An evening public hearing will be scheduled…

Rebuttal to Cohasset Mariner’s Editorial on Civil Discourse

Oh Pleeze…..give us a break, Cohasset Mariner. So many errors and omissions in your editorial and your follow up story my head spins. I recorded the meeting to watch later and find myself being “exposed” by DeCaprio. Did the Mariner ever call me for a statement?  I don’t think so. Wasn’t the reporter even a…

Cohasset’s Code of Civility

This is such a joke. Town of Cohasset  Code of Core Values for Civil Discourse Mission & Values The Town of Cohasset’s municipal government values hard work, honesty, respect, integrity and earnest desire to work collaboratively to best serve our residents. The town government, made up of town employees and elected and appointed volunteers, is…

This is all I have to say on the subject.

The uproar over uncivil emails must seem inane. It is. Until you realize that it’s about public officials using their office to bully, intimidate and embarrass private citizens and members of the press who have the temerity to question and/or disagree with them. I declined to attend last Tuesday night’s BoS meeting as I chose…

Weymouth Mayor’s pay increase – by Ånne Hilbert

“Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive” – Sir Walter Scott 1808 Remember early 2011 when it was first reported on this blog and then in the TTG about Weymouth officials giving themselves big pay increases? Then the denials came pouring in. It was at that time our Mayor…

Chamillard steps down from Governance Committee

At the Cohasset Governance’s Sept. 13 meeting member George Chamillard stepped down from the committee saying he would continue to support the committee and its work as a non-voting citizen. Chamillard is a member of the advisory committee and by local bylaw cannot serve on another appointed board. Cohasset Selectmen were not not aware of…

Acting Town Manager’s Contract may be illegal

The E-mail which inspired this blog: On Sep 11, 2012, at 4:57 PM, Carlson, Paul wrote Dear Ms Kasperowicz In your letter of September 7, you requested to be apprised of the Board of Selectmen’s legal authority for signing a contract with Acting Town Manager Michael Milanoski.  Cohasset’s Town Manager Act vests in the Board…

Former Cohasset Selectman Frank England passes

Alex, Kara Frank and Maura – the girls are all daughters of Terry (England) and Chris Duggan, formerly of Lily Pond, Cohasset Frank Wesson England, a former member of the Cohasset Selectmen and School Committee, died peacefully on September 4, 2012 in San Diego, CA. Frank was one of the first members of the town’s…