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09/17/14 8:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The house on Charlie's Lane that Brad Tolkin wants to demolish and construct a new residence.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The house on Charlie’s Lane that Brad Tolkin wants to demolish and construct a new residence.

It’s a process that is moving slowly to a conclusion, seemingly inch-by-inch, and actually foot-by-foot.

At its work session Tuesday, the Town Board again turned to Brad Tolkin’s plans to build a house on Charlie’s Lane, and carved more square footage off the original project by asking for the removal of bedrooms and baths over the garage and in the basement. (more…)

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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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09/08/14 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 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The entrance to 6 Charlie’s Lane the site of a controversial building project.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The entrance to 6 Charlie’s Lane, the site of a controversial building project.

A new idea was brought to the table on wetland and special permit applications that have consumed the Town Board’s time for the last several weeks.
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