You’ve probably heard us claim that Hope Partnership and Women’s Institute are “gaming environmental laws.” That’s a pretty serious charge… so where’s our proof?
Below is a two-page letter from Ledge Light Health District detailing numerous significant concerns regarding water and septic […]
A SECoast Q&A with Brian and Diane Lepkowski ======
In early June, a young couple, Diane and Brian Lepkowski, living in a nearly-completed 1970s-era subdivision on Four Mile River in East Lyme, came to us with a problem. It seems that a few years ago a local developer Bob Fusari, Jr. had decided to take a purchase option on the unbuilt 97.3-acre parcel, on Spring Rock Road and Green Valley Lakes Road, and to revive the previously discarded four-decade-old project with plans for 25 houses on roughly 30 percent of the unbuilt land directly adjacent to Four Mile River.
Location…location…location… as the saying goes. Why build an affordable housing development wedged beside the Exit 70 off-ramp — one of the more problematic stretches of road in southeastern Connecticut?
On June 5, Hope submitted a peer review for their traffic study. This is no rubber stamp, recommending that the Zoning Commission condition approval on either replacing the yield sign (since denied by CTDOT) or demonstrating that the existing yield is safe.
By the fire marshal’s count, 503 people showed up on Tuesday, with 460 in the auditorium and another 43 […]