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Milansoki’s peition articles shot down by Cohasset advisors

Advisor chair Peter Pescatore said town counsel had advised the committee that if there were a local bylaw, the State Ethics Commission would remove itself from any investigation of charges.Cohasset advisors voted 5-1 (George Chamillard was in favor) against both citizen petition articles submitted by Mike Milanoski, former Cohasset acting town manger and current Carver…

Is it possible to eat well on SNAP? I say yes.

It’s possible to eat well on SNAP’s limited budget, but it’s helpful to have a nutritionist tell you what not to buy – like processed orange juice. Freshly squeezed lime juice in water is less expensive Although lime juice has almost 5gms of sugar in it, it does not significantly contribute to the calories. It…

Carver Town Administrator petitions Cohasset Annual Town Meeting

Let’s hope Annual Town Meeting doesn’t bite on this poisoned bait. Cohasset resident and Carver Town Administrator Mike Milanoski has submitted two citizens petitions for Cohasset’s April 28th Annual Town Meeting.  The first petition would amend the bylaws as follows:  “In addition to and consistent with state law, patronage is not a tolerated practice in Cohasset.…

Cohasset wedding stories from yesteryear

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Outside weddings continue to be bones of contention in Cohasset, MAYears ago, the Caleb Lothrop house on Summer Street was owned by the Cohasset Historical commission. Almost every weekend during the late spring, summer and early fall a wedding was held at the Lothrop House. Sometimes there were two weddings. And not just an outside…

Milanoski’s Consulting contract on hold

News/Opinion  It’s difficult to understand why the discussion of a simple consulting contract with former acting town manager Mike Milanoski would cause two selectmen to talk to myriad lawyers and the Ethics Commission; the chair of the board said he could not go into an executive session over the matter unless the board voted the Rule…

Response to Peter DeCaprio’s commentary in another newspaper

DeCaprio: Last week, we learned Fred Koed skipped town meeting and a vote on our town manager to work Lawrence’s mayoral recount.  According to the Patriot Ledger, this bothered some in town. Tinytown Unleashed: We too wish Koed had chosen to attend town meeting, at which he, as chair of the board of selectmen, is…

Cohasset Advisors vote against bundling anticipated funds with FY 13 budget

Cohasset advisors are taking a long, hard look at Article 1 on the Nov. 23rd Special Town Meeting Warrant. The other 6 articles were unanimously approved after brief discussion. Four selectmen attended the meeting. A motion by advisor Tanya Bodell at the conclusion of the discussion showed that advisors are unanimous in supporting Article 1…

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…

Cohasset’s Special Town Meeting Mystery Petition Revealed

The petition printed below is the mystery petition that was delivered to the Cohasset Town Clerk’s office at 6:25 p.m. on Oct. 29, 2013 – 35 minutes before the selectmen’s meeting on the same date. We dubbed it the mystery petition because no one was permitted to see it for an entire week. ActUp Town…