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A Humorous Look at Lawn Care

This tickled my environmental funny bone. I hope it tickles yours. The following is an excerpt from the most recent issue of Greenscapes, a publication of the North & South River Watershed Association, authored by Cohasset’s Debbie Cook who was a long time member and chair of Cohasset’s Conservation Commission and Open Space Committee. Click on the photo to view the entire newsletter. “This little piece pokes fun at our obsession with our lawns, but it also makes you think about the waste – the over-consumption of water, the over-reliance on pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers, the excessive amount of time and money – never mind the overall degradation of our land and water.”

God and Lawn Care

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South Shore Genealogical Meeting June 14

South Shore Genealogical Society MeetingSouth Shore Genealogical Society Meeting Saturday, June 14, 1:30 PM., John Curtis Free Library, Rt. 139, 534 Hanover Street, Hanover, MA, (781) 826-2972. Topic: Five Ancestors Speaker: Gary Boyd Roberts This presentation will discuss immigrants of royal descent; ancestors of presidents, the ancestry of Diana, Princess of Wales, Mayflower passengers, Salem…

Barbie Bowman of Cohasset, MA in bad accident

Barbie Bowman of Cohasset in bad accidentBarbie Bowman, a long standing member of the Cohasset Community Garden club, was involved in a serious car accident recently and has suffered very severe injury. She is in the care of Beth Israel Hospital and the doctors have put her into an induced coma. To keep up with Barbie’s…

South of Boston Recycling schedule for toxic stuff

South Shore Recycling Cooperative member towns will host four more household hazardous waste collections this spring. Residents may attend their own or their host town’s event at no charge. Collections are scheduled from 9 am- 1 pm as follows: 4/26   Hanover Transfer Station, 118 Rockland St. (Rt. 139) 5/10   Duxbury/Kingston, Duxbury Middle School, St. George…

Governor appoints DeRensis to 6th term on local government advisory

Cohasset Town Counsel Paul DeRensis has been reappointed by Governor Deval Patrick to a sixth term as a member of the Massachusetts Local Government Advisory Commission.  State law provides that responsibilities of Commissioners include the following: “1. to review and analyze proposed legislation and regulatory changes from the point of view of municipal government and…