Cohasset Selectmen

Cohasset’s legal bills questioned

I have put in a second public documents request today (April 5) to see all logged-in legal bills in the Selectmen’s office and all legal bills on the Softrite system (paid and unpaid) to date. I suspect Selectmen (the majority – Kennedy, Gamer and McCarthy) are attempting to hide the ridiculous amount of money Town…

Cohasset Asking for RFPs to Lease or Buy Senior Center Space

91 Soheir Street

A lovely and now lonely building with a lien and unexplained legal and other financial problems sits at the edge of the Town Swim Center at 91 Sohier Street. Although it was built by the Cohasset Social Service League (CSS) for Cohasset Seniors, it appears seniors may not be using the building any time in the…

Cohasset’s Acting Chief Makes Top 5 in Cohasset Police Chief Search

On March 19 I called Steve Unsworth of Badge Quest, the company hired to assist Town Manager Chris Senior in hiring a Police Chief, with some questions. On March 19th Acting Police Chief Bill Quigley told the Community Liaison Committee that he was one of five finalists for the Cohasset job. The Community Liaison Committee…

Cohasset Senior Center in limbo

Today is National Freedom of Information Day. The local press (including us)  has been strangely silent on the deliberations being held on the new Senior Center located at 91 Sohier Street. That is mainly because Cohasset selectmen are not sharing their concerns about the now-built project with the public. Selectmen are holding an executive session on…

Cohasset receives additional money for local roads 


Boston, MA – In one of his first acts as the state’s chief executive, Governor Charles D. Baker released $100 million dollars in Chapter 90 Transportation funding to the Commonwealth’s cities and towns last week. The Town of Cohasset is set to receive an additional $104,813.00 in funds to improve local roads and infrastructure. Senator…

Cohasset plan to reduce its $40M health insurance debt to 0 by 2045

“This problem is not a matter of cost, it’s a matter of promise. We have a promise that is larger than our budget. This (plan) gives us the capability of making some clear decisions,” Selectman Steve Gaumer said.Cohasset Selectmen voted 5-0 to notify all active and retired teachers of their intention to consider OPEB (Other…