Block Island Times

Filippi brothers’ appeal denied

Local businessmen Blake and Paul Filippi were denied in their appeal of a notice of violation issued by the New Shoreham Building Official for erecting a makeshift parking lot on their property in Old Harbor.
The Zoning Board voted unanimously (5-0) to uphold the notice of violation issued by Building Official Marc Tillson on June 6. The motion was made by Chair Elizabeth Connor and seconded by Kate Butcher, at the board’s August 28 meeting.
Connor noted in her decision that the brothers did not possess a special use permit when they erected

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