Tanna Kasperowicz

Acting Police Chief Quigley looking for public support … again

Go to Facebook and then go to Citizens for a Safe Cohasset Cohasset Capital Budget chair Jack Keniley put the page up right after the Selectmen’s meeting last night, after talking with Selectmen Steve Gaumer and Kevin McCarthy who came right from an executive session. It is not public knowledge that the Town Manager has…

Cohasset Town politics, elections, plots, etc.

A group of Sandy Covers and neighbors showed up at Selectmen’s meeting last week and some Selectmen said they were DISAPPOINTED the town manager hadn’t filed any kind of appeal to FEMA for flood insurance increases. Selectman Karen Quigley bristled when Selectman Steve Gaumer tried to place the too late blame on the Town Manager…

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 Drug Forum Gets to Root of Drug Addiction

In-between snowstorms Christine Murphy of Cohasset’s Social Service League (SSL) presented a program about killer drugs “from prescription to addiction.” Murphy should know. Her former husband battled drug addition for most of his life. Last week’s 2 hour program (check Cohasset 143 for air times) offered a plethora of information about drugs kids and adults…

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…

Badge Quest of Plymouth to assist in Cohasset police chief search

Unsworth

“The fact that there has been an interim chief for some years will have some impact. If I thought this (the search) was window dressing (with the acting chief being slated for the job) I’d walk away from the job, and I have in the past,” Unsworth said.Badge Quest of Plymouth, MA has been hired…

Due diligence review of Cohasset Senior Center passes STM unanimously

Town Manager Chris Senior will immediately take steps to investigate the ways and means for Elder Affairs to lease/occupy the new Senior Center building located at 91 Sohier Street. The Social Service League of Cohasset expects to have its occupancy permit soon. Senior’s study should be completed by the end of January 2015, Senior says.…