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08/23/19 6:00am
08/23/2019 6:00 AM

After being forced to close in 2018, the Croteaux Vineyards tasting room is now open again.

At a special meeting last Thursday, the Southold Town Zoning Board of Appeals approved a resolution to settle an Article 78 petition filed in 2018 by the former owner of Croteaux Vineyards. READ

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11/02/18 6:03am
11/02/2018 6:03 AM

The fate of an Orient home slated for demolition remains in limbo until the Southold Historic Preservation Commission submits an opinion to the Zoning Board of Appeals.

The homeowners of the 1,827-square-foot home in Orient’s historic district have proposed tearing it down to replace it with a 3,341-square-foot home. READ

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06/10/16 6:00am
06/10/2016 6:00 AM

Paul Pawlowski

The private sports facility proposed for Mattituck was dealt an unexpected blow last week when the chairman of the Southold Town Planning Board wrote a letter to the Zoning Board of Appeals questioning whether the facility would fall under the allowable use as a membership club.  READ

12/03/15 6:54pm
12/03/2015 6:54 PM

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An owner of Southold Farm + Cellar — whose business has been in limbo for months after his family closed it voluntarily and then opened back up on a limited schedule not long after — told town officials he would accept certain restrictions on his small winery as part of any approval to reopen given by the Zoning Board of Appeals. READ

02/06/15 4:00pm
02/06/2015 4:00 PM
The United Methodist Church in Cutchogue, built around 1928, went on the market last year. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

The United Methodist Church in Cutchogue, built around 1928, went on the market last year. (Credit: Cyndi Murray, file)

Watching a historic church or meeting hall be torn down to make space for a “McMansion” is something Leslie Weisman, chair of the Southold Town Board of Zoning Appeals, doesn’t want to think about.

“It’d be tragic to lose them,” she said at a code committee meeting last week. “They give us a sense of being in New England.”  (more…)

01/16/15 12:00pm
01/16/2015 12:00 PM
Developer Nick Paleos of Nickart Realty Corp. in Baldwin said the two homes going up along Route 48 near Town Beach in Southold will be finished by July. But they're not for sale. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Developer Nick Paleos of Nickart Realty Corp. in Baldwin said the two homes going up along Route 48 near Town Beach in Southold will be finished by July. But they’re not for sale. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

People driving along Route 48 in Southold have taken notice of construction taking place across the street from Town Beach. Could it be the makings of a hotel? A restaurant?

Not quite.

Developer Nick Paleos of Nickart Realty Corp. in Baldwin said the property, which is located 900 feet west of Bayberry Lane on the southern site of Route 48, is the site of two new homes.  (more…)

08/08/14 8:00am
08/08/2014 8:00 AM
A stop-work order has been issued at the Showalter Farms property on Main Road in Mattituck, where this barn was resided and another pre-fab barn was delivered before the owners received building permits or site plan approval, town officials said.

A stop-work order has been issued at the Showalter Farms property on Main Road in Mattituck, where this barn was resided and another pre-fab barn was delivered before the owners received building permits or site plan approval, town officials said.

If Thursday’s public hearing before the Southold Town Zoning Board of Appeals is any indication, Showalter Farms’ proposal to open a riding academy on Main Road in Mattituck might take longer to receive approvals than it once seemed(more…)