Coh ConCom to reconsider 559 Jerusalem Road

by Tanna Kasperowicz Attorney Charles Humphreys, acting on behalf of Khemphet Ted) Ford and C. Christopher (Chris) Ford and their property located at 559 Jerusalem Road, Cohasset, filed an appeal to Norfolk Superior Court last month. The Fords are asking the court to: Annul the Decision of the Cohasset Conservation Commission denying the Stormwater Management…

This and That from BoS meeting 7/31

While it is gratifying to see many of the processes and procedures I advocated as a selectman finally being implemented, it is also elicits mixed emotions. Why not then? Well, the answer is that it depends on who brings the idea forward and whether or not you’re in the ‘in-crowd’. See my overtly sarcastic comments…

Governance looking at changes in bylaws and Town Manager Act

By Tanna Kasperowicz This Monday Cohasset’s Governance Committee will be e-mailing questions to appointed and elected town committee heads asking them a number of questions about their operations.  Responses are due August 15. After the information is compiled, the committee will discuss possible “tweaks,” and plan to deal with areas of confusion.  One new question…

Cat Dam in the news again

The saga of Cat Dam continues as DEP in a letter dated July 12, 2012 asks Cohasset to “…advise the Department, in writing, as to your intentions to file the required ENF with the MEPA Office…”. At the July 19 Conservation Commission meeting, Acting Town Manager, Michael Milanoski, presented an “update” which in reality was…

A Tale of Two Chiefs – by Mike Coughlin

by Mike Coughlin former Cohasset Town Manager Over a year ago, interviewing before the Town Manager Search Committee headed by now Interim Town Manager Mike Milanowski,  I reasoned that Cohasset may gain some guidance by lessons I learned when I was Town Manager in Southbridge.  While the reason for bringing up Southbridge was because the…