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09/10/14 10:00am

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | David Harms of Hay Beach presented petitions to the Town Board Tuesday on a proposed cell tower.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | David Harms of Hay Beach presented petitions to the Town Board Tuesday on a proposed cell tower.

A petition and related emails from 257 Island residents asks the Town Board to hire a consultant to be ready to tackle questions about the proposed cell tower at the Manhanset Firehouse on Cobbetts Lane. (more…)

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09/09/14 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Architects Don Bouchard (left) and Peter Cook confer with one another at Tuesday’s Town Board work session about requests for a long environmental form and suggested revisions to original plans Brad Tolkin filed for his proposed house on Charlie’s Lane.

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Architects Don Bouchard (left) and Peter Cook confer with one another at Tuesday’s Town Board work session about requests for a long environmental form and suggested revisions to original plans Brad Tolkin filed for his proposed house on Charlie’s Lane.

The discomfort Town Board members are expressing about a proposed 8,297 square-foot house on Charlie’s Lane has resulted in a request that the applicant file an extensive, or what’s known as a “long” environmental form. (more…)

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09/09/14 12:00pm

 

CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC

CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC

Glynis Berry realizes she’s wading in murky waters, but it’s a place she dares to go because of her passion for the environment and the increasing water pollution on the East End. (more…)

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09/08/14 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Councilman Peter Reich, Town Board liaison to the Water Management Advisory Council.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Councilman Peter Reich, Town Board liaison to the Waterways Management Advisory Council.

It was one up and one down for the Waterways Management Advisory Committee Thursday, September 4, as they agreed to unanimously recommend that the Town Board approve one application but disapprove a second. (more…)

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09/03/14 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO | ‘I’m a hunter, not a killer,’Beau Payne told the Deer & Tick Committee Wednesday morning.

JULIE LANE PHOTO |
‘I’m a hunter, not a killer,’Beau Payne told the Deer & Tick Committee Wednesday morning.

Determined to protect the community from what it sees as an increasing health crisis posed by disease-carrying ticks, the Deer & Tick Committee agreed Wednesday morning to reach out to local recreational hunters to more effectively reduce the deer herd. (more…)