Tanna Kasperowicz

Cohasset Selectmen asking for due diligence on new Senior Center

The status of the newly built “Senior Center” located at 91 Sohier Street has pretty much been discussed in executive sessions over the past several months. The Social Service League spearheaded the project, which has resulted in a state-of-the-art, $3.7 million, 8,000-square-foot facility. Marita Carpenter, president of the Social Service League, said the group had raised…

Cohasset Advisors split in 2 over reimbursing Gjesteby’s legal bills

Cohasset advisors voted 4-4 (no action) with one abstention to not reimburse Selectman Martha Gjesteby for legal fees generated for her by the 2012 board of selectmen when they filed a criminal ethics complaint against her. Advisors’ role in the matter is that of a recommending body to town meeting that will vote on this and…

Is Aquarion Water getting free water from Cohasset?

It is way beyond the time for Cohasset to request that a professional be involved in renegotiating a new water contact. This should be done pronto, as the Town of Hingham is seeking to purchase the water company from Aquarion. Aquarion says the company is valued at $192 million. Hingham says it’s more in the…

Do we need a Cohasset Dog Park? Lots of questions for Cohasset Water

Cohasset has so many places to walk dogs off-leash that this writer was surprised to learn of the Cohasset selectmen’s active investigation into creating a dog park – normally something you find in a city. Cohasset has hundreds of acres of passive recreation land that is owned by the town, the state, Trustees of Reservations and…

559 Jerusalem Road Project proceeds on a 3-2 Conservation Commission vote

Peter DeCaprio, who has sold his home abutting the Ford property, was present at the meeting with neighbors and the neighbors’ attorney, Michael Rosen of Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, Boston. It is not clear if Rosen is representing the new owners of the DeCaprio property.On a vote of 3-2, the Cohasset Conservation Commission voted in…

Advisors asked Social Service League Some Hard Questions

Glenn Pratt and Marita Carpenter of the Social Service League addressed advisors last night on numerous aspects of the 8,000 sq. ft. senior center that will be ready for occupancy November 1. Paul Kierce, chairman of board of elder affairs said: “This project has been adrift from public for some period of time. We’ve been…

Coughlin deposing Cohasset officials

Coughlin Lawsuit heats upIn answer to many questions to this blog about the Coughlin lawsuit against the town. Former Cohasset town manager Mike Coughlin is now in the process of deposing town officials and former town officials of Cohasset. We have learned that people deposed to date have been Select Chair Diane Kennedy and former…

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…