Cat Dam

Cat Dam in the news again

The saga of Cat Dam continues as DEP in a letter dated July 12, 2012 asks Cohasset to “…advise the Department, in writing, as to your intentions to file the required ENF with the MEPA Office…”. At the July 19 Conservation Commission meeting, Acting Town Manager, Michael Milanoski, presented an “update” which in reality was…

Another Selectmen’s Dilemma

Cohasset selectmen, excepting new member Gjesteby, face a dilemma of their own making.  The former jewel of our town common, the Meeting House Pond, is rapidly turning into an eyesore and potential health hazard of major proportions as its stagnant waters close over with green pond scum and other unattractive growth.  While our resident gurus…

Cat Dam(n), a jewel in the crown, slipped into the public domain

by Tom Wolf For decades the special interests of a select Cohasset group have been covertly served by a succession of elected and appointed officials. These interests include Sandy Cove, Treats Pond and Cat Dam to name a few. It seemed like a good deal for everyone; most citizens either didn’t know what was going…

Coughlin’s letter to regional DEP director

To Elizabeth Kouloheras Regional DEP Director, Massachusetts from Mike Cloughlin Cohasset Town Manager Wednesday, February 15, 2012 Dear Ms. Kouloheras, As the Town Manager for the Town of Cohasset,  I am writing about the Cat Dam project which is currently under consideration by your department. Shortly,   after I was appointed but before I took office…

Cohasset Selectmen may have messed up again

Un-officials say the AG’s office thinks the selectmen, at their June 21 meeting, may have made “conditional” appointments to the Conservation Commission and if this should be the AG’s finding, Debbie Cook, Sarah Charron and Dick Karoff would be reseated and James Marten (now vice chairman of the commission) along with James Gilman and Alex Koines would step down.

Petitioners and Cohasset Selectmen Talk Things Over

Cohasset Selectmen afforded petitioners upset over their replacement of Conservation Commission members over one hour of face time at their 9/20 meeting. Over the past week, petitioners have been discussing what kind of an investigation of selectmen they wish to pursue.  They will be meeting with Selectmen at Tuesday’s meeting (Sept. 27) to continue the…