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Zoning Commission approves Harbor House apartments in Old Greenwich

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The commission approved the plan four to one over the objections of neighbors who claimed it would have a negative impact on the area by being too large and adding in too much traffic, particularly on nearby Wahneta Road. Ultimately the commission felt the plan for apartments would protect the historic value of the existing […] [Read More]

Final settlement allows Greenwich Reform Synagogue to move forward

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After years of wait and litigation, the Greenwich Reform Synagogue’s new home on Orchard Street is official and congregation heads say they can’t wait to break ground. The synagogue issued a press release Thursday announcing all litigation had been resolved, allowing the construction to proceed. No timetable for the construction has been announced yet, but […] [Read More]

Neighbors object to parking structure for planned Old Greenwich apartments

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A decision on converting the Harbor House Inn in Old Greenwich into apartment buildings will wait until June 16 after neighbors objected to a planned parking structure. On Tuesday night, the Greenwich Planning and Zoning Commission deferred the decision until next month’s meeting to allow for more time for neighbors to discuss the plan with […] [Read More]

Zoning commission again defers decision on proposal for moderate income housing

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The discussion over changing town zoning codes to try and create more moderate income housing units in town will go on after the Planning and Zoning Commission decided Tuesday night to seek more information. This is the second deferral of a decision on the proposal. The commission did not immediately set a date for when […] [Read More]

Greenwich Planning and Zoning Commission hears complaints about housing proposal

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A decision on changing zoning regulations has been delayed after local property owners spoke out against the proposal. The Planning and Zoning Commission heard the presentation on the changes, which attempt to provide incentives and set regulations for developers to build affordable housing units inside business zones in town, Tuesday night but did not vote. […] [Read More]

Planning and Zoning Commission approves Greenwich open space plan

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The Planning and Zoning Commission approved the 2015 Open Space Plan for the town, allowing it to go before the Representative Town Meeting next month. The commission approved the plan by a four to one margin at close to 1 a.m. on Wednesday morning after beginning debate Tuesday night. In approving the plan, the commission […] [Read More]

Eastern Greenwich neighborhood plan to be discussed Wednesday

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Residents will have another chance to make their voices heard on the neighborhood plan for Eastern Greenwich. A public meeting will be held Wednesday, March 18, at North Mianus School at 8 p.m. to discuss the Eastern Greenwich Neighborhood Plan. The meeting had originally been scheduled for March 5 but bad weather caused the postponement. […] [Read More]

Planning and Zoning Commission blasts Greenwich substation proposal

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A proposal to build a new electric substation in Greenwich received a rough reception before the Greenwich Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday night. Commission Chairman Donald Heller told Eversource Energy, formerly Connecticut Light and Power, that it should drop plans for a new substation would be built at 290 Railroad Avenue. After hours of a public hearing […] [Read More]