Governor appoints DeRensis to 6th term on local government advisory

Cohasset Town Counsel Paul DeRensis has been reappointed by Governor Deval Patrick to a sixth term as a member of the Massachusetts Local Government Advisory Commission.  State law provides that responsibilities of Commissioners include the following: “1. to review and analyze proposed legislation and regulatory changes from the point of view of municipal government and…

Cohasset Advisors shred governance articles

The Cohasset Advisory committee dislikes almost everything about the governance committee’s citizen petitions, including the fact that they were citizen petitions and did not issue directly from the committee to the board of selectmen. Governance chair Mary Jo Larson agreed it was an awkward situation. “This committee should have been able to report to selectmen…

Scientist Saturdays at Hull Lifesaving Museum

Exploring the Inter-Tidal Zone with Sandra Frankmann, Ph.D. Saturday, March 29, 2014, 2 pm Point Allerton Station 1117 Nantasket Avenue Free, Donations Appreciated Join Sandra Frankmann to learn about the fascinating world of the inter-tidal zone. Together we’ll explore – hands on – how the plants and animals of the inter-tidal zone are adapted to…

Cohasset Selectmen not happy with governance committee

Two citizens’ petitions submitted by friends of the governance committee will appear on the town meeting warrant for the April 28th town meeting. According to Governance Chair Mary Jo Larson, the citizens’ petitions represent the work of the governance committee. Selectmen took no action on either of the citizens’ petitions. Advisors will contemplate these two articles…