Tanna Kasperowicz

Cohasset Meetings wk of August 14

Cohasset Selectmen have scheduled a meeting for August 16, at which they will be presented a petition from numerous P-oed Cohasset residents upset over their appointments and disappointments to the Conservation Commission. It is expected that former selectmen Ronnie McMorris will present the petition.

DEP Accepts Cat Dam Appeal, Cohasset, MA

DEP Accepts Cat Dam Appeal by Tanna Kasperowicz The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) notified petitioners today that they have accepted the appeal (DEP Accepts Cat Dam Appeal) and scheduled a site visit for Thursday, September 1 at 2 p.m. The Town of Cohasset will be represented as the applicant and the Cohasset Conservation Commission…

Cohasset ConCom to Keep Farrag as Chair

Farrag stays Chair David Farrag has retained his chairmanship of the Cohasset Conservation Commission. Apparently he had the votes and no one challenged him. But Alex Koines came late to the meeting and wondered aloud who was the new chairman.  So you know the new, untrained,  commissioners were probably thinking about a new chairman. James…

Cohasset ConCom Cat Dam Decision to be Appealed

The Cohasset Conservation Commission’s (ConCom) decision on Cat Dam is being appealed to the Mass Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), ConCom chairman David Farrag announced to his committee last night. The group, led by Karen Quigley and Steve Brown, is comprised of Thomas Wolf, Marjorie Brown, Susan Playfair, Richard O’Connell, Barbara and Albert Stefan, Lucia…

Senator Marco Rubio – he was really good, again

SENATOR RUBIO DELIVERS SENATE FLOOR SPEECH ON THE DEBT   Rubio: “I would love nothing more than compromise. But I would say to you that compromise that’s not a solution is a waste of time.  If my house was on fire, I can’t compromise about which part of the house I’m going to save. You…

Cohasset ConCom votes in favor of E-20 NOI

In less than one hour, the Cohasset Conservation Commission voted 4-0 to support the Selectmen’s Notice of Intent (NOI) for Cat Dam, with a three-year order of conditions. ConCom chairman David Farrag explained that after three years the ConCom could vote to extend the order for 3 or 5 years.

Cat Dam got mixed up by design

By Tanna Kasperowicz The Cohasset Board of Selectmen mixed it up on purpose. It is possible that the Cohasset Conservation Commission (only 4 out of 7 can vote on this matter) will finally meet to deliberate and vote on the Selectmen’s Notice of Intent for Cat Dam Monday night (July 25) at 7 p.m.  The…

Open Letter to Cohasset Board of Selectmen

Selectman Chairman Ted Carr Selectman Diane Kennedy Dear Ted and Diane, Thanks for doing the right thing last Tuesday. Ted, I watched you try to slow things down several times, divert your board from taking any action on conservation commission re-appointments until selectmen had discussed the matter as a full board.

Cat Dam deliberations to take place July 19

Tuesday, July 19 at 7 p.m. is the date the Cohasset Conservation Commission will deliberate over the board of selectmen’s Notice of Intent for Cat Dam. Some Cat Dam neighbors want the tide gate to be obliterated. Others (the Environmental 20) want to limit the tide (which it calls flushing) to once a month during…