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10/03/19 8:00am

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Attorney Albert D’Agostino, representing Jack Sahl, told the ZBA last week he would have to consult with his client, but thought rerouting of traffic from Prospect Avenue to Shore Road and buffering of the Pridwin property with trees to quell noise from the site might be an acceptable solution that would enable the hotel applications to be approved.

If last week’s Zoning Board of Appeals meeting is any indication, agreement from Pridwin owners Glenn and Gregg Petry to reroute traffic, buffer noise and lights could result in an agreement to issue permits needed for renovations and expansions. (more…)

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08/07/18 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Ram's Head Inn.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The Ram’s Head Inn.

Water quality is a key factor in a battle between the owners of the Ram’s Head Inn and some residents over the possible sale of the property to a Virginia corporation that operates high-end hotels and restaurants and specializes in wedding parties and other events. (more…)

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07/19/16 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Water Advisory Committee member Ken Pysher wins approval from his colleagues to seek a change in  the town code on requirements for building swimming pools in the Near Shore and Peninsula Overlay District.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Water Advisory Committee member Ken Pysher wins approval from his colleagues to seek a change in the town code on requirements for building swimming pools in the Near Shore and Peninsula Overlay District.

While continuing to explore alternatives to ensuring all Shelter Island residents have potable water, the Water Advisory Committee (WAC) will ask the Town Board to tweak its general code affecting swimming pool installations in the “Near Shore” and “Peninsula Overlay District.” (more…)

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03/02/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO |  The Town Board met in work session Tuesday.

COURTESY PHOTO |
The Town Board met in work session Tuesday.

“I think the bubble is breaking,” Councilman Paul Shepherd told his Town Board colleagues at Tuesday’s work session.
Mr. Shepherd was continuing a discussion about proportionality of buildings to the lots on which they sit, an issue the board has been circling for months. (more…)