Wiper Advisory from Acting Chief Bill Quigley

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“WIPERS ON, HEADLIGHTS ON” TAKES EFFECT TOMORROW” On Tuesday, April 7th we will all be required to turn on our headlights whenever our windshield wipers are on. The law, signed back in January, also includes a provision that mandates headlight use under “unfavorable atmospheric conditions” to include heavy fog, etc. According to the state Department…

Cohasset’s legal bills questioned

I have put in a second public documents request today (April 5) to see all logged-in legal bills in the Selectmen’s office and all legal bills on the Softrite system (paid and unpaid) to date. I suspect Selectmen (the majority – Kennedy, Gamer and McCarthy) are attempting to hide the ridiculous amount of money Town…

Richard John O’Connell, 08/27/41 – 04/02/15

Richard O'Connell Photo

At Harvard, where he taught earth and planetary science for 42 years, his students began by calling him Professor O’Connell. To his graduate students and colleagues throughout the scientific world he was simply “Rick”, or if they knew him from his many scientific papers, “Rick O’Connell.” When he once spoke to a kindergarten class on…

Cohasset Town politics, elections, plots, etc.

A group of Sandy Covers and neighbors showed up at Selectmen’s meeting last week and some Selectmen said they were DISAPPOINTED the town manager hadn’t filed any kind of appeal to FEMA for flood insurance increases. Selectman Karen Quigley bristled when Selectman Steve Gaumer tried to place the too late blame on the Town Manager…