Cohasset Elections

James Gilman not running for Cohasset Selectman

We recently reported that James Gilman of the conservation commission was an “alleged” candidate for Cohasset Selectman. There is one seat open this year. Gilman contacted the Gazette this week and in an e-mail said he is not a candidate. We have since learned of two others who may be interested in the Selectmen’s seat:…

Cohasset ATM slated for May 2, Town Election May 9

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A possible developing political issue…..This year citizens who wish to present petition articles to ATM (only 10 signatures required) will have the opportunity to discuss the wording of their articles with town counsel before gathering signatures. The deadline for submitting citizens’ petition articles to the Selectmen’s office is Feb. 17th. Here’s a potential political HOT…

Cohasset Advisors to hear citizens’ petitions on Senior Center and Gjesteby

Cohasset Elder Affaris and the Cohasset Social Service League have refused to discuss fundraising and budgets with town hallThe Cohasset Advisory meeting on 9/25 at 7 pm, Cohasset Town Hall, might be a sizzler. There is reportedly little joy at town hall about the Cohasset Elder Affairs (CEA) articles for the Nov.17th special town meeting; this is mainly because…

Thank you Fred Koed, good and faithful servant – by Joe McElroy

BULLETS, BULLIES, & FAITHFUL SERVANTS – COHASSET, MA CAMPAIGNSby Joe McElroy There are no winners – only losers – as political junkies orchestrate their hateful campaign tactics. These ruthless, self-serving egotists begin plotting their nefarious tactics immediately after each election. Subplots abound with ruthless individuals attempting to stack public offices with their “stalking horses.” The…

Cohasset Mariner election cartoon causes stir in community

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Cartoon shows losing selectman candidate dead.In a day and age when nursery school children lose their scholarships because they chewed their peanut butter and jelly sandwich into the shape of a gun, the Cohasset Mariner has some ‘splainng to do. The cartoon*  above ran in the Cohasset Mariner the week after an election in which now…

Diane Kennedy tops ticket in Cohasset Selectmen’s Race; Koed Defeated

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Cohasset Selectman Vice Chair Diane Kennedy topped the ticket (1455) in the contested races and brought newcomer Kevin McCarthy with her (1245). Fred Koed, who served five terms as a selectman, placed third with 900 votes. Incumbent candidate Virginia Laugelli Najmi won a five-year term on the housing authority with 1023 votes to Beverly McAlister…

Tinytown Unleashed endorses Koed, Sawchuk, Gjesteby and Najami for Office in Cohasset May 10th Annual Elections

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Tinytown Unleased endorses Koed, Sawhuck, Gjesteby and Najmi at Cohasset ElectionsFRED KOED, SELECTMEN (at left) WAYNE SAWCHUK SEWER COMMISSION ROLF GJESTEBY, WATER COMMMISSION VIRGINIA NAJMI, HOUSING AUTHORITY Endorsement for Fred Koed _________________  I’m voting for Fred Koed for Selectman. I like his strong public service resume and his ability to sit through a meeting with…

Tom Callahan endorses Fred Koed for Cohasset Selectman

I would like to take a little of your time to encourage you to vote for Fred Koed for Selectman in our town election on Saturday.To voters From Tom Callahan….. I would like to take a little of your time to encourage you to vote for Fred Koed for Selectman in our town election on…

143tv.org will cover the Cohasset Annual Elections starting at 6 p.m.

143tv.org will cover the Cohasset Annual Elections starting at 6 p.m.Pat Martin and Mark DeGiacomo will be reporting live election results from town hall on Saturday May 10 starting at 6:30 pm. See the results just moments after the votes are tallied. 143tv has been running the ‘Our Town’ candidate’s debates and interviewsand will continue…