Tanna Kasperowicz

Planners vote NO CONFIDENCE in Cohasset Selectpeople

  Left to right: William Hannon, Charles Samuelson, Stuart Ivimey, Clark Brewer, Al Moore They may be smiling in the photo above, but the Cohasset Planning Board is very upset with the board of selectmen. Planners are the second board in March to send a vote of NO CONFIDENCE to the selectmen, the first being…

Cohasset Selectmen “hear” Town Manager Mike Coughlin

“If I had treated my staff the way Mr. Coughlin has been treated, I wouldn’t have a staff.” -Coral Grande Cohasset Town Manager Mike Coughlin’s public hearing to give his side of the story on his pending termination lasted almost five hours. There were over 200 people in the high school media room, with Coughlin…

Cohasset Selectmen question contracts with non-union employees – yawn

It is unknown why this is happening. Is this happening because selectmen are trying to make suspended town manager Mike Coughlin look like a spendthrift right before his hearing on March 13? Have town advisors’ brains all turned to mush? Is our recently appointed acting town manger too young (43) and too inexperienced (never was…

Cohasset Water RFP further scrutinized 3.09.2012

Note from Site Publisher: Cohasset Water commissioners will hold a public hearing on the Cohasset Water RFP on Monday, March 26 at 7PM at the high school. Thus far, only Cohasset’s Old Goats have heard the Cohasset Water RFP presentation and it is rumored that most of them didn’t care for it.  Tinytown Unleashed’s Water…

TU* takes a look at the Cohasset Water RFP 3.09.2012

*Tinytown Unleashed Tinytown Unleashed’s RFP expert has issued his first report on Cohasset Water’s RFP…with more to come. Our expert says:  I’m just getting into it now, but here are a couple of questions that pop up right away. Funny-looking dates: 1. The description of the Town’s water system includes Neptune water meters with touch-pad…

…a first world water emergency

(This article ran as an editorial in the hard copy edition of the Tinytown Gazette’s, March 7 edition). When I birthed the Tinytown Gazette in 1993 the very first issue we ran into was Cohasset Water. From 1993 through 1994 the Gazette and its writers wrote about water incessantly. Sometimes there were 10 water editorials.…

Peter DeCaprio’s 10-year water RFP

Well, Peter. How do we get a copy of the RFP? I think I’ve asked you three times. Is it published on the central register, if so under what dates. Are you holding on to it until after March 7 – I can understand that. But please stop ignoring the question. Please don’t answer it…

Mike Coughlin arrives – a little history lesson

I was watching the last selectmen’s meeting at home last week when I heard a town official I used to respect tell the selectmen that “Coughlin’s (town budget figures) were bogus.” You’ll hear more and more of that kind of complaint as selectmen near the hearing date (March 13) for Town Manager Mike Coughlin, who…

Milanoski appointed Acting Town Manager

Michael Milanoski, chairman of the Cohasset Governance committee and an associate member of the conservation commission has been appointed Acting Town Manager at no pay for a period of two weeks. The Board of Selectmen voted Milanoski’s appointment on a 4-0 vote with Selectman Chairman Ted Carr abstaining because he and Milanoski are neighbors. Town…

Cohasset Selectmen to meet Today – 4-6

The agenda says Cohasset Selectmen will discuss Cohasset’s operational management and finances from 4-6. Selectmen could do one of a number of things this afternoon. They could appoint an acting town manager, a person such as the town’s director of finance, Mary Gallagher, until assistant town manager Jen Oram comes back from vacation next week.…