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Tiverton Planning Board Chairman Steve Hughes stands at the site of the Main Road (right) entrance to Tiverton Glen, an entry that the planning board nixed last week. The sign was put place recently by the development's opponents. Photos by Richard W, Dionne Jr.

Planners forbid Main Road access to Glen; Say developers should link big project directly to Rt. 24

Planners forbid Main Road access to Glen; Say developers should link big project directly to Rt. 24

Tiverton Planning Board Chairman Steve Hughes stands at the site of the Main Road (right) entrance to Tiverton Glen, an entry that the planning board nixed last week. The sign was put place recently by the development’s opponents.  TIVERTON — The Planning Board voted 7-1 Thursday to approve the 63.4 acre Tiverton Glen multi-use development

Meeting in the Tiverton High School auditorium April 16, Tiverton's planning board took crucial votes on the Tiverton Glen project proposed by Carpionato Group. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

Planners okay Tiverton Glen, with conditions; send project to council

TIVERTON — By successive votes — on “comp plan” language changes and on zoning changes — Tiverton’s planning board Thursday night tossed the huge multi-use Tiverton Glen development project squarely into the laps of the Tiverton Town council. But it kept an important piece of the action for itself — a conditional approval of the

Seated at the centermost of three tables at Tuesday's planning board meeting are (from left) Town Planner Marc Rousseau, Chairman Steve Hughes, Town Solicitor Anthony DeSisto, Board Administrative Officer Kate Michaud, and Assistant Town Solicitor Stephanie Federico. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

Planning Board votes first okay for Tiverton Glen project

TIVERTON — Tiverton’s planning board by a vote of 5-3 Tuesday night took a first preliminary step towards approval of the massive Tiverton Glen project being proposed by the Carpionato Group. The board voted to recommend to the Town Council an amendment to the town Comprehensive Community Plan (“the Comp Plan”), and a future land

Planning board Vice-Chairman Stu Hardy (left), Chairman Steve Hughes, and administrative officer Kate Michaud, and others of the committee, presided at a December meeting about Tiverton Glen. Photo by Tom Killin Dalglish

Without lawyer, Tiverton planning board postpones meeting

TIVERTON — The town council Monday night voted 4-3 to tell the Tiverton Planning Board that it would not have legal counsel for a public hearing Tuesday night on the Tiverton Glen project. The council’s vote included a recommendation that the planning board postpone its hearing to a later date. Reacting to the council’s action,

Weigh station at Site Ready

Tiverton takes Site Ready to court

TIVERTON — The Town of Tiverton filed a lawsuit Monday in Newport County Superior Court against Site Ready Company on Eagleville Road, seeking to permanently stop and penalize what it says are violations of town zoning ordinances. Site Ready’s conduct, the town claims, “constitutes a threat to public health, safety, and the general welfare of

Tiverton residents, planners, hammer Eagleville Road recycling plan

TIVERTON — A proposal to convert 18 acres of land at 322 Eagleville Road into a regional “indoor materials recycling and transfer facility” drew sharp questioning from planning board members Tuesday night. Later in the meeting, the attorney for the facility’s owner proposed cutting the tonnage by half — and with that the number of

Greg Jones, Commodore of the Tiverton Yacht Club, stands on the club's grounds in 2010, uphill of the site proposed for the new septic system that is the subject of a new zoning proposal.

Recusals stall Tiverton Yacht Club zoning bid

TIVERTON — Recusals by five members of the town planning board — a majority — have halted board consideration of a zoning change sought by the Tiverton Yacht Club (TYC). Because the nine-member board has determined that it can’t take action at all on the zoning amendment, it notified the town council of the impasse

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