NCAA Admits Defeat in Restoring Paterno Wins

Jordan Kobritz

by Jordan Kobritz The biggest news emanating from the recently concluded NCAA annual convention wasn’t the new rules enacted by the Big-5 Conferences, which further distances themselves from the realm of amateurism. As significant as that news was, it took a back seat to the agreement by the NCAA to restore 112 wins to the…

Five water companies on bidder list for Cohasset Water operations

Thursday, Feb 19 at 3 pm is the deadline for submitting proposals for Water Dept. Facilities Operations.  The Water Dept. Facilities RFP Selection Commission will review and rank the proposals with a target date of award April 16. Bidders to date: Woodard &  Curran of Portland Maine, Cohasset’s current water operator. Veola of Boston,Ma Weston…

James Gilman not running for Cohasset Selectman

We recently reported that James Gilman of the conservation commission was an “alleged” candidate for Cohasset Selectman. There is one seat open this year. Gilman contacted the Gazette this week and in an e-mail said he is not a candidate. We have since learned of two others who may be interested in the Selectmen’s seat:…

Form for submitting petition to Cohasset Annual TM

This is the form Cohasset Town Hall would like you to use if you are submitting a citizens petition to Town Meeting and would like Town Counsel to review your article before you gather signatures. Ten signers are needed for Annual Town Meeting. One hundred signers for a Special. You need to use this form…

Cohasset receives additional money for local roads 


Boston, MA – In one of his first acts as the state’s chief executive, Governor Charles D. Baker released $100 million dollars in Chapter 90 Transportation funding to the Commonwealth’s cities and towns last week. The Town of Cohasset is set to receive an additional $104,813.00 in funds to improve local roads and infrastructure. Senator…

Jordan Kobritz suggests NCAA might relax its drug policy

Jordan Kobritz

The short-handed Oregon Ducks lost to Ohio State 42-20 in Monday’s first ever College Football Playoff (CFP) national championship game. Two Oregon players, wide receiver Darren Carrington and running back Ayele Forde, were forced to sit out the game after failing drug tests mandated by the NCAA. Carrington tested positive for marijuana although Forde’s specific…