The Massachusetts Economic Development Bill passed July 1 does little to encourage or support job creators

by State Senator Bob Hedlund Instead, the bill expends over $63 million, including over $55 million in direct appropriations, to several government and quasi-government agencies and programs. While the bill does provide meaningful tax credits for research and development, all amendments designed to reduce regulatory burdens on small business were rejected. The bill reduces no…

Cohasset Conservation Commission continues 559 Jerusalem Road hearing to August 7

Chris Ford, acting on behalf of his brother Ted, continues to attempt to get approval on a landscape plan for a modest home to be built at 559 Jerusalem Road. All town boards with the exception of the conservation commission have signed off on this proposed project: the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) (twice), the…

Cohasset’s Joe McElroy has issues with Aquarion Water

AQUARION WATER BAN – by Joe McElroy  According to John Walsh, Aquarion’s Vice President for Operations, “…the pumping capacity of our sources has been reached….” He went on to say that while the water supply is adequate, the issue is with the pumps, which move the water from the system’s nine wells and one reservoir…