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11/19/19 2:00pm

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A couple who came to the Zoning Board of Appeals in October with pictures of their property, including what all acknowledged is a spectacular garden, won’t get the variances they sought to keep an 8-foot fence they said is needed to protect their plantings. (more…)

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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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09/18/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Susan Cincotta (right) receives the town’s first check from the town’s grant program for upgrading her septic system from Judy Meringer, personal secretary to Supervisor Gary Gerth.

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Susan Cincotta (right) receives the first check from the town’s grant program for upgrading her septic system from Judy Meringer, personal secretary to Supervisor Gary Gerth.

The first Islander to receive a check from the town for a nitrogen-reducing septic system is real estate professional Susan Cincotta for her Midway Road residence.

Ms. Cincotta has a town check for $9,663. Suffolk County approved the payment earlier, and will pay her contractor directly for installation. (more…)

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03/28/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO James Welch has the go-ahead for variances necessary to adding a porch to his house and moving air conditioners from their present location to another location on his property.

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James Welch has the go-ahead for variances necessary to adding a porch to his house and moving air conditioners from their present location to another location on his property.

The Zoning Board of Appeals made short work in approving variances for Heights resident James Welch to make changes to his property at 2 Sylvan Place. (more…)