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FASSULIOTIS: David versus Goliath – A Modern Tale

“Now there is a “stay” in the court proceeding to see if there is some sort of “compromise” that can be reached with P&Z. It’s a common tactic used by developers and, on the premise that it avoids expensive litigation by the town and the outcome of any litigation is unknown, it usually results in the approval of a slightly modified structure by our town’s P&Z..” – Karen Fassuliotis Continue Reading →

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New Pre-Application Submitted for Mixed Commercial and 27-Unit Residential 8-30g Development in Downtown Byram

While some under parked 8-30g projects in have been approved, what’s unique about the Mill Street/So Water St application is that the 27 residences would rely on parking in the William Street municipal parking lot behind Rosina’s. Continue Reading →

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Neighbors Vent Opposition to 8-30g on Church and Sherwood; Destruction of Historic District Considered

“The point the judge made in the Stonington decision (1994) is that historic preservation, when it is a National Register District, does rise to a protection of a resource in the state of great importance. Obviously you have to balance it with the other factors and the need for affordable housing, which is also significant. It is important to consider protecting heritage.” – P&Z chair Margarita Alban Continue Reading →

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