Do we need a Cohasset Dog Park? Lots of questions for Cohasset Water

Cohasset has so many places to walk dogs off-leash that this writer was surprised to learn of the Cohasset selectmen’s active investigation into creating a dog park – normally something you find in a city. Cohasset has hundreds of acres of passive recreation land that is owned by the town, the state, Trustees of Reservations and…

Preserve Funding for an Essential Missile Defense Technology by Michael Barrett

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By J. Michael Barrett Iran recently flight-tested two long-range ballistic missiles, ominously undermining nuclear negotiations with the West. North Korea is hardly backing off its nuclear and missile developments, either. The Hermit Kingdom recently conducted a third nuclear test and has restarted a uranium enrichment facility. Today, more than 30 nations have ballistic missiles that…

Cohasset Author Susan Playfair to talk about her newest book: American’s Founding Fruit

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Cohasset’s Susan Playfair – author of America’s Founding Fruit: The Cranberry in a New Environment The cranberry, Vaccinium macrocarpon, is one of only three cultivated fruits native to North America. The story of this perennial vine began as the glaciers retreated about fifteen thousand years ago. Centuries later, it kept Native Americans and Pilgrims alive through the winter…

Andrea Farretta to be feted October 15

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FARRETTA FUNDRAISER OCTOBER 15TH Candidate for State Representative Andrea Farretta cordially invites you to join her and special guests State Senator Bob Hedlund, State Representative Geoff Diehl and National Committeewoman Chanel Prunier for a fundraiser at Hearth n’ Kettle Restaurant, 151 Main Street, Weymouth on Wednesday, October 15th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Event…

559 Jerusalem Road Project proceeds on a 3-2 Conservation Commission vote

On a vote of 3-2, the Cohasset Conservation Commission voted in favor of the merits of the site plan for 559 Jerusalem Road and ordered the following conditions: Chris Ford, on behalf of his brother Ted, will have to resubmit his sewer permit application to the sewer commission to determine if the sewer commission agrees…