It’s a win for NFL concussion suit – by Jordan Kobritz

You can sum up the announced settlement of the NFL concussion suit as a win, win, win:  for the players, the league and the lawyers. The players had no choice but to accept the $765 million offer from the league. When the presiding judge in the case, Anita Brody, urged both sides to settle the…

Dennis Zaia appointed to part-time faculty at Emerson College

Dennis Zaia has been appointed as part-time faculty in the Communication Studies Department at Emerson College. This fall, he will teach a graduate course in Human Resources and Employee Communication for students in the Master of Arts in Communication Management program. Zaia and his firm, FOCUS ASSOCIATES, specialize in developing human resources systems to improve…

Arne Kjell Gjesteby – 1924-2013

Businessman Arne Kjell Gjesteby died peacefully at his home on August 31. A celebration of his life will be held sometime this fall at a date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cohasset Rotary Charitable Foundation, Box 36, Cohasset, MA  02025. Arne is survived by his wife Martha, four…

Cohasset Selectmen vote qualifications for permanent town manager

The Town Manager’s qualifications have been decided on a 3-2 vote. Selectmen want permanent town manager to have 7 years experience in municipal government as a Town of City Manager; or experience in an executive position that oversees the operation of a complex multi-function public entity that is governed by an elected policy body that…

I’ve had enough Cohasset Kumbayah, thank you

Cohasset Kumbayah I’m responding to Selectman Vice Chair Diane Kennedy and others who want the Cohasset Board of Selectmen to vote unanimously on all things. I and others have had enough horror years of all for one and one for all. The board at present time is what we* who expanded the board of selectmen…

What Town Counsel said about Gjestby’s sharing legal doc with a confidant

Many, many calls to this blog wondering what town counsel’s remarks actually were  regarding Gjesteby’s alleged ethical problems. In the complaint, selectmen accused Gjesteby of sharing an attorney/client privileged docment with a confidant, which she is legally permitted to do.  She did not give the document to the press or cause the document to be…