Mariner blogs

Posted by me on the Mariner Facebook page 4/14/13: “After defending your control of the “pool rules”, re: comments to the online articles, in my comment to Peter Wood’s letter, I am disappointed to learn that you have pulled down  all comments to your editorial about the police chief position. If you are going to…

Peter Wood urges bloggers to use real names

This letter is being sent to the attention of all bloggers who will not sign their names to the various posts.   We all have varying opinions on the issues surrounding this wonderful town we live in, and the various public officials and departments within the town. It is fairly easy to figure out who…

Sometimes an outside police chief candidate is called for

I read the Editorial in the Cohasset Mariner with great interest. While I am no expert, I have managed four towns during my career and before that worked closely with numerous police departments in the commonwealth and federal law enforcements as both an Assistant District Attorney and military prosecutor. During my career I have removed…

Bill Burnett drops out of Cohasset selectmen’s race

Cohasset selectman candidate Bill Burnett has dropped out of the Cohasset selectmen’s race scheudled for May 11,  according to the Cohasset Town Clerk. This leaves four candidates vying for two seats on the board: Selectman Leland Jenkins, Capital Budget chair, Steve Gaumer, former selectman Karen Quigley and Cohasset Preservation commission chair Russ Bonetti. Cohasset Community…

Cohasset Selectmen’s Race

by Tom Callahan I was just re-reading my post of last May celebrating Mrs. Gjesteby’s election to the BOS. Unfortunately, over this past year she was, in fact, isolated, and worse; regretably predictable from two of her colleagues, disappointing and unfortunate from the other two. But now we have another election and the referendum that…