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03/13/17 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board meeting on March 10. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Jim Colligan and Councilwoman Amber-Brach Williams. Present but not shown, Councilwoman Chris Lewis.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board meeting on March 10. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Jim Colligan and Councilwoman Amber-Brach Williams. Present but not shown, Councilwoman Chris Lewis.

At its March 10 meeting,, the Town Board unanimously passed a resolution to crack down on excessive absenteeism by members of certain town committees. (more…)

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10/20/15 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | At Town Hall, the Planning Board weighed extensions on applications and the precedent that would set.

COURTESY PHOTO | At Town Hall, the Planning Board weighed extensions on applications and the precedent that would set.

Despite concerns about setting a precedent, the Planning Board has given approval for a 60-day extension for paperwork to be filed establishing lot line changes on at 21 Smith Street now owned by Frank Emmett and Colleen Smith.

At issue was whether an extension could be granted after the expiration of the original application or a new application would need to be filed starting the process from the beginning. (more…)

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10/19/15 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Attorney William Fleming told the Planning Board on October 13 that his client, Richard Hogan, who purchased of about 25 acres of the former St. Gabriel’s property, wants to find ways to adjust his development plans to meet concerns.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Attorney William Fleming told the Planning Board on October 13 that his client, Richard Hogan, who purchased of about 25 acres of the former St. Gabriel’s property, wants to find ways to adjust his development plans to meet concerns.

Richard Hogan wants to be a good neighbor, his attorney says.

Accordingly, the man who now owns close to 25 acres of the former St. Gabriel’s property, responded to a neighbor who was troubled by development plans for the site. (more…)

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10/06/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Town officials have been meeting to discuss a code change that would create a new, environmentally protected zone.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Town officials have been meeting to discuss a code change that would create a new, environmentally protected zone.

When the Water Advisory Committee meets later this month, members will weigh in on a proposal to create a new, so-called “fragile” zone, or areas that are environmentally sensitive. This new fragile zone would overlay some current areas already protected, known as the “Near Shore Overlay District.” (more…)