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10 Cold Storage Road, Port Clyde
  • Published
    June 6, 2017

    Under pressure, Select Board nixes ballot question

    The St. George Select Board voted June 5 to pull a planned June 13 ballot question after facing opposition and accusations of bias from some of the roughly 20 attendees. “It is the right thing not to rush it,” said Chairman Richard Bates before the vote. The measure would have allowed the formation of a committee and the hiring of legal representation to evaluate risks and negotiate a benefits agreement with Aqua ...

  • Published
    May 30, 2017

    St. George to vote on wind, solar power issues

    Voters will have a say on two renewable energy projects June 13 in addition to the St. George Municipal School Unit budget and state bond question. One question will ask whether voters approve of the town entering into an agreement with a solar company to install panels on the roof of the Transfer Station. The other will ask whether voters will allow the town to establish a committee and hire legal representation ...

  • Published
    April 21, 2017

    Local businessman offers to foot bill for planning on town property

    A mostly muted public hearing on planning, permitting and design for the town’s property at 10 Cold Storage Road took an unexpected turn April 20, when businessman Rick Rockwell told the Harbor Committee he would be willing to “foot the bill” for the $28,600 of costs under discussion, in exchange for the lease of a small part of the waterfront property as a buffer to his family’s abutting home. Rockwell owns ...

  • Published
    April 11, 2017

    Public hearing to address waterfront property in Port Clyde

    The Harbor Committee will hold a public hearing April 20 at 7 p.m. in the Town Office to discuss proposed expenditures related to the town-owned waterfront property at 10 Cold Storage Road. Article 4 of the 2017 Town Meeting warrant asks voters whether the town should raise and appropriate $4,000 for planning and $24,600 for permitting and design to begin turning the property into a combined recreational-commercia...

  • Published
    March 21, 2017

    St. George residents question siting of offshore wind cable connection

    Residents raised concerns at the March 20 Select Board meeting about the possibility that power cables from the Aqua Ventus offshore wind project proposed off Monhegan could make landfall in Port Clyde. Some of the roughly 30 attendees questioned whether 34.5-kilovolt cables running through town would create an eyesore or safety hazard, and how St. George would benefit from the cables. The questions came after a ...

  • Published
    February 21, 2017

    Lobster, wind and recreation vie for waterfront property

    Some residents have been raising questions about the well-situated, but empty and apparently unused, waterfront property on Port Clyde Harbor. The town has gradually begun to develop a concept for use of the property with help from a consultant, Noel Musson, of Southwest Harbor-based planning firm The Musson Group. The current vision-in-progress would split the property between a recreational portion for the ...

  • Published
    March 3, 2016

    Vision for Cold Storage Road property: half recreation, half commercial

    Last May, St. George voters approved, by nearly two to one, purchasing a waterfront parcel in Port Clyde with the vision of preserving it for recreational and commercial uses. The 0.65-acre property at 10 Cold Storage Road is valued at more than $1 million. The town paid $810,000 to the Ulbrich family for the land with the vision of preserving municipal commercial and recreational access to the water. The ...

  • Published
    June 9, 2015

    St. George purchases Port Clyde waterfront property

    St. George has finalized the purchase of a parcel of waterfront land in Port Clyde valued at more than $1 million. At the polls in May, residents voted 245 to 104 to purchase the 0.65-acre property on Cold Storage Road for town and commercial use. Selectmen voted unanimously nearly a year ago to begin negotiating the purchase of the parcel from the Ulbrich family. The property abuts the town landing and was ...

  • Published
    September 3, 2014

    Port Clyde property interests town, lobster business

    Selectmen voted unanimously Sept. 2 to begin negotiating the potential purchase of a $1.1 million Port Clyde property for commercial and recreational use. The board also voted to spend $3,000 to have the property independently appraised. "It is a terrific opportunity to explore," Selectman Richard Bates said after the vote was taken. The property at 10 Cold Storage Road, totals 0.65 acres and abuts the town ...

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