Tanna Kasperowicz

The Gaumer Doctrine – another twist in the search for a Cohasset town manager

Selectman Steve Gaumer, in a six-page document to his board, proposed that the majority of the board give up its majority vote and agree to a supermajority vote for the purpose of  “removing personal bias preventing an otherwise qualified [town manager) candidate from proceeding.” This begs everyone’s nitwittedness. Gaumer is proposing that a supermajority  (4…

Petitioners for a Cohasset special town meeting are out there – but did they get the 200 signatures?

Highly Speculative Opinion – by Tanna Kasperowicz A petition for a Cohasset Special Town Meeting was being passed around at the soccer jamboree last weekend at Cohasset High School and Deer Hill. If petitioners were successful in gathering 200 signatures to call a special, selectmen could be in receipt of the petition tonight (Oct. 22).…

Tinytown Unleashed subpoenaed by Town of Cohasset in Coughlin case

Yesterday,  Tinytown Unleashed found an unusual visitor knocking at its door. A process server dropped off a subpoena from the Town’s Insurance Attorney to give testimony in the whistleblower lawsuit filed by former Town Manager Mike Coughlin. It appears that Tinytown will be among the first to be deposed by the Town of Cohasset. Are we…

SO SORRY

I bought a SORRY BUTTON a few weeks ago from a cute little shop in Weymouth called ITZAPARTY. I plan to give it to the Cohasset Selectmen for Christmas, if they will accept it, maybe with a plate of cookies. The SORRY BUTTON has several “sorrys” on it.. One of the voices sounds like Selectman…

Cohasset Selectmen vote to not affirm Vogelman on conservation commission

Cohasset Conservation chair Jack Creighton’s bid for selectmen to appoint Patrice Vogelman as an associate member of the conservation committee lost on a 2-2 vote with select chair Fred Koed abstaining. Later in the evening selectmen voted 3-2 against appointing Creighton to the governance committee, saying he had enough work to do on the conservation…

Cohasset Selectmen vote 5-0 for Collins Center to act as town manager screening committee

The Cohasset Board of Selectmen voted to appoint the Collins Center as the town’s screening committee with a local individual who will act as soul conduit to the committee, and who will review background and reference checks of the final five candidates selected to be considered by the board of selectmen. The board agreed 5-0…

Bill Quigley will have to endure a public search if he wants to be Cohasset Police Chief

Selectmen voted 3-2 last night to deny acting town manager Mike Milanoski’s appointment of acting chief Bill Quigley to the Cohasset Police Chief. The selectmen’s chamber was filled with Quigley supporters, but the crowd didn’t overflow into the hall and down the steps. At the end of the evening selectman vice chair Diane Kennedy made…