Headlight Surcharge overturned by State Senate

Hedlund-sponsored amendment to end surcharge passes unanimously BOSTON, MA – An amendment to eliminate the penalty surcharge on driving without the use of headlights in inclement weather was unanimously passed by the State Senate today. Senator Robert Hedlund (R-Weymouth) sponsored the amendment during the Senate budget debate. Senator Hedlund, the ranking member on the state…

Weymouth’s Joe Comperchio is Cohasset Town Manager’s Choice for Police Chief

Forty-nine year-old Joseph C. Comperchio, Jr., Executive Officer of the Weymouth Police Department since 2010, is Cohasset Town Manager Chris Senior’s choice for the permanent position of Cohasset Police Chief. Comperchio, a 26-year Law Enforcement Professional, addressed Selectmen last night, but Selectmen had few questions as they had just learned of Senior’s appointment that same…

Cohasset Democrats hold Trivia Night Saturday

Please be sure you have Trivia Night on your calendar for May 16, 7 p.m., at the Legion. Plans are shaping up for a stimulating evening of fun and convivial competition. Cohasset resident and trivia maven Charlotte Reel will be the quiz master. Trivia Night is replacing the yard sale this year as the fundraiser…

Jordan Kobritz weighs in On Patriot’s Wells Report

Thoughts and musings on the Wells Report and its aftermath. Wells’ conclusion that it was “more probable than not” that low-level Patriots’ employees were playing fast and loose with the air pressure in the game balls used in this year’s AFC Championship game is typical NFLese.   It’s the legal equivalent of the “preponderance of the…