Cohasset Elections

Cohaset Police Chief Appointment not on Selectmen’s May 5th agenda

It has become known through 3rd parties that Town Manager Chris Senior has not selected Cohasset Acting Police Chief Bill Quigley as his choice for permanent chief. We watched the Selectmen’s Debates on Our Town last night and learned that School Committeeman Paul Schubert, along with Selectman Martha Gjesteby and advisory Chief Peter Pescatore, would…

Town Manager Chris Senior on tenderhooks

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What hath God wrought?Town Manager Chris Senior has a lot of landmines to avoid over the next couple of weeks. Annual Town Meeting is this Saturday (May 2) beginning at 10 am in the CHS Sullivan Gymnasium. There are 21 articles and Advisory and Selectmen are in favor of all them with 5-0 and 9-0…

Paul Schubert gets a Pinocchio

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Correcting Cohasset history, one politician at a time…Paul Schubert, candidate for selectman at Cohasset’s May 9th elections, took credit for calling for a November 2013 Special Town Meeting (via a citizen’s petition) in his Our Town interview. What Schubert didn’t take credit for is roaming school athletic events as chair of the school committee, gathering…

Cohasset Candidates’ debates

Selectman Martha Gjesteby, Advisory Chair Peter Pescatore and School committeeman Paul Schubert will debate the issues (we hope) on Our Town this Thursday. The debate will not be public. Look for showtimes on 143tv.org Elders Affairs will hold a similar forum on May 4th at 9:30 a.m. at 91 Sohier Street. This forum will be…

Cohasset Town politics, elections, plots, etc.

A group of Sandy Covers and neighbors showed up at Selectmen’s meeting last week and some Selectmen said they were DISAPPOINTED the town manager hadn’t filed any kind of appeal to FEMA for flood insurance increases. Selectman Karen Quigley bristled when Selectman Steve Gaumer tried to place the too late blame on the Town Manager…

On the Ballot for Cohasset Town Elections, May 9 are….

April 8 is the last day any candidates who have filed nomination papers to be on the ballot can withdraw from the ballot. Otherwise, this is what the contested seats will look like: Running for one seat on the Board of Selectmen: Selectman Martha Gjesteby, Advisory Chair Peter Pescatoreand School committeeman Paul Schubert. Running for…

Peter Pescatore on Our Town this week and other election news

Our Town will feature Cohasset selectman Candidate Peter Pescatore on its cable program on these days: 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26 9 a.m. and 7 pm., Friday, March 27 Noon and 8 p.m. Saturday, March 28 Check cable’s community bulletin board for Pescatore and other candidates. http://www.143tv.org/tvschedule.htm Advisory chair Pescatore, Selectman incumbent Martha Gjesteby, and School committeeman…

Cohasset Advisory Head announces run for Selectman

Statement by Peter Pescatore, candidate for Cohasset Selectman in the Spring Annual Town Elections. In 1993 we moved into Cohasset from Westport CT. with our 3 school age sons. The boys all received an excellent education in the district’s schools and have gone on to successful college and professional careers. During the school years my…

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…