TU* takes a look at the Cohasset Water RFP 3.09.2012

*Tinytown Unleashed Tinytown Unleashed’s RFP expert has issued his first report on Cohasset Water’s RFP…with more to come. Our expert says:  I’m just getting into it now, but here are a couple of questions that pop up right away. Funny-looking dates: 1. The description of the Town’s water system includes Neptune water meters with touch-pad…

…a first world water emergency

(This article ran as an editorial in the hard copy edition of the Tinytown Gazette’s, March 7 edition). When I birthed the Tinytown Gazette in 1993 the very first issue we ran into was Cohasset Water. From 1993 through 1994 the Gazette and its writers wrote about water incessantly. Sometimes there were 10 water editorials.…

From terrific to terminated… Mike Coughlin, Cohasset TM

To the Editor As my wife and I approach the March 13th  hearing on my fate,  perhaps the most important concern for the citizens of Cohasset is the ethical underpinnings of the town. The cornerstone of the people’s confidence in their governmental institutions is their faith in officials adherence to the highest standards of ethical conduct. …

Conflict of interest and politics – by Rod Young

(This article ran on the editorial pages of tinytowngazette.com) – hard copy and web) by Rod Young Although the syntax of the phrase “conflict of interest” is clear, this political No-No has been so narrowly defined over recent years as to be nearly meaningless. If a public servant or pol is not directly advantaged financially…