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The Ram’s Head Inn.
UPDATE: The Ram’s Head Inn application has been pulled from the Planning Board agenda for tonight, Tuesday, August 14.
The Planning Board has the Ram’s Head Inn renovation proposal on its docket for Tuesday night’s meeting, but it won’t be a free-for-all when it comes to public comment. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Simon and Garfunkel’s “Mrs. Robinson,” written by Paul Simon and used in the Mike Nichols’ film, “The Graduate,” became the number one song on the Billboard Charts.
Minnesota Senator Eugene McCarthy won the Oregon Democratic primary, giving hopes to his supporters that he would be the party’s candidate, but it was not to be as Senator Hubert Humphrey got the nod that year. Senator Humphrey went on to lose to Richard Nixon in the presidential election.
Bobby Unser won the Indianapolis 500 with a time of 3:16:13.786.
Zacarias Moussaoul, who was convicted of conspiracy in the 9/11 attacks and is in prison, was born in France to Moroccan parents.
French President Charles De Gaulle announced he would dissolve the National Assembly and call for a new national election.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Town Hall.
In rapid-fire order, the Zoning Board of Appeals heard from applicants Wednesday night seeking permission to proceed with two projects. (more…)
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ZBA member Phil DiOrio (right) points out one of his concerns about the proposed Herrmann’s Castle house on Shore Road to ZBA Chairman Doug Matz. The application appears headed for approval.
The official approval could come at the January 25 meeting, when after years of struggling to create his dream house on the site of Herrmann’s Castle, Zach Vella will finally get the go-ahead from the Zoning Board of Appeals. (more…)
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Patricia Shillingburg is stepping down from the Zoning Board of Appeals.
Patricia Shillingburg is leaving the Zoning Board of Appeals and the town is advertising for candidates to replace her. (more…)