Cohasset Selectmen

Coughlin’s attorney named lawyer of year by Lawyers Weekly

Former Cohasset town manager Mike Coughlin’s Whistleblower suit is over wrongful termination, open meeting law infractions, tortious interference of contract by DeCaprio. Several callers to Tinytown Unleashed ask us to refresh their memories. All of this is on various posts under numerous catagories, but the main catagories are Mike Coughlin, Cohasset Water, Cohasset Selectmen.  http://www.tinytownunleashed.com…

Cohasset Selectmen confer on Coughlin case

A pretrial conference at Dedham Superior Court on the Mike Coughlin vs. The Town of Cohasset lawsuit is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11th. Tuesday evening (Jan. 10th) Cohasset Selectmen met with insurance counsels for 1 ½ hours in executive session regarding the former town manager’s lawsuit against the Town and Peter DeCaprio. This now 5th…

Former Cohasset Town Manager takes Town to Trial

After almost five years, former Cohasset town manager Mike Coughlin will get his day in Dedham court on January 17th. On December 5, 2012 we reported in our blog (http://www.tinytownunleashed.com/tinytowns/couhglin-files-whistleblower-against-cohasset-decaprio/) that Coughlin had filed a whistleblower suite against the Town of Cohasset and Peter DeCaprio, chairman of the town’s water commission. In his suit he…

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…