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San diego Padres GM has ethics problem – by Jordan Kobritz

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San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller can’t seem to distinguish between ethical and unethical behavior. It recently came to light that Preller instructed his medical staff to maintain two sets of records on Padres players, one that was submitted to Major League Baseball and made available to all clubs per MLB rules, and one…

Sunday, Nov. 29 – Holly Days in Duxbury

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If you have seen the colorful posters by Don Reed Designs now distributed throughout the town, you know that Holly Days will be happening the Sunday after Thanksgiving on November 29, noon until 4 p.m. There will be activities planned to appeal to all age groups. Many of these are free or at a nominal…

Should Pete Rose be allowed into Hall of Fame? by Jordan Kobritz

The Hall isn’t a shrine to saints; it’s a museum, obligated to tell the history of the game.Two weeks ago, ESPN’s Outside the Lines released documents that prove what Dowd had always suspected but never had the written evidence to support: Rose bet on baseball while he was still an active player. Baseball Rule 21…

Why Joe Comperchio should be Cohasset’s Permanent Police Chief

Anonymous Commenters and Anonymous Facebook Page Publishers are showing up on Cohasset Facebook Pages and Blogs Some people are going the anonymous route because they are seeking privacy. Others are using their anonymous Facebook IDs to make comments on blog posts, or to run anonymous Facebook Pages that are titillating and oftentimes, self-serving. If an…

Hingham Cemetery tour, this Saturday, May 30

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Enjoy beautiful Hingham Cemetery (c. 1672) on their spring walking tour, Sat., May 30, 1:00. Meet at Hingham Bell Tower next to Old Ship Church, 107 Main St. A $5 donation is accepted and children under 12 free. Included are cemetery history, icon interpretation, the 150-yr-old arboretum, monuments and burials of note, and social commentary.…

Dr. Paul Schubert wins Cohasset Selectman’s seat

We’re still waiting for the Town Clerk’s official numbers, but we have been told that Schubert beat out advisory Chair Peter Pescatore and incumbent Martha Gjesteby with 950 votes.  Pescatore had 660 votes and Gjesteby had 209. Thirty-three percent of the Town’s 5,740 voters went to the polls. More as we get the final numbers…

Cohasset Candidates’ debates

Selectman Martha Gjesteby, Advisory Chair Peter Pescatore and School committeeman Paul Schubert will debate the issues (we hope) on Our Town this Thursday. The debate will not be public. Look for showtimes on 143tv.org Elders Affairs will hold a similar forum on May 4th at 9:30 a.m. at 91 Sohier Street. This forum will be…

This Saturday: The Lonely Heartstring Band

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On Saturday, March 14th at 7:30 p.m., The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features The Lonely Heartstring Band. Born as a wedding band, they were hired to play only Beatles repertoire on traditional bluegrass instruments. It didn’t take long for them to start exploring other sounds and composing original music. The result is a sound…