Cohasset Selectmen

DANGER: When Politicians Override a Police Chief Appointment

What do three politicians – a lawyer, a financial guy, and a doctor know about running a police department? And what do they know compared to three former police chiefs (two of whom are also attorneys), a professional assessment executive (also a former police chief), and a professional Town Manager? Very little! Which is why…

Cohasset’s Bill Quigley wins again – amazing

Cohasset Town Manager Chris Senior had his Police Chief nominee, squeaky clean Executive Officer Joe Comperchio of the Weymouth PD, rejected on a 3-2 vote as the Cohasset Board of Selectmen reaches for the appointment of Cohasset Acting Chief Bill Quigley. Selectmen Karen Quigley and Diane Kennedy voted for the Town Manager’s nominee, on a motion…

Senior’s Police Chief Search process hardly flawed

Cohasset Citizen Ralph Dormitzer’s recollection of the Town Manager Act (revised Jan. 16, 2014) that he worked on as a member of the Governance committee is wildly wrong. In addition, he screwed up other facts regarding the Town Manager’s Search process. Number one. The Police Chief Appointment is Senior’s. Selectmen can reject or confirm the…