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05/03/16 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Developer Richard Hogan (left) discusses his concept for a community dock to serve homeowners who buy lots at the former St. Gabriel’s site. Looking over the conceptual proposal at Monday night’s Waterways Management Advisory Council are (from left) Marc Wein, Mike Anglin and Alfred Loreto.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Developer Richard Hogan (left) discusses his concept for a community dock to serve homeowners who buy lots at the former St. Gabriel’s site. Looking over the conceptual proposal at Monday night’s Waterways Management Advisory Council are (from left) Marc Wein, Mike Anglin and Alfred Loreto.

There’s no pending dock application yet, but developer Richard Hogan got some advice from the Waterways Management Advisory Council (WMAC) Monday night about what might hold water as he considers “a concept” for a community dock in Coecles Harbor.

His planned development for five houses on the shores of Coecles Harbor calls for a single community dock that remains his preference. But he has had inquiries from potential buyers of lots about their putting in their own docks. (more…)

03/29/15 3:00pm
CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC

CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC

BY RICHARD AMPER

On April 2, East Enders will be celebrating the Community Preservation Fund’s having generated more than a billion dollars and preserved more than 10,000 acres of open space and farmland.

Approved by voters in 1999, the CPF uses a small tax on real estate purchases to preserve land and protect water. It is arguably the most successful land preservation program in the country. (more…)