Public Comment period extended to Dec. 15:Burlington Waterfront Access North Transportation Improvement ProjectThe City of Burlington will extend the deadline for public comment on the alternative designs focused on access to the Waterfront until Dec 15, 2008. For further details go to http://www.cedoburlington.org/waterfront/waterfront_access_north_project…(link is external) The proposed alternative designs include:* Base improvements to Battery Street: new signals, streetlights and crosswalks* Base improvements to Depot Street: selective restriction of motor vehicles, pavement, street lights, pedestrian connection to Sherman Street and a sidewalk connecting to Lake Street.* Base improvements to the Lake Street and the Moran site: paving, streetlights, storm water improvements, bike path paving, sidewalks and crosswalks.Or* Enhanced improvements to Battery Street: travel lane reconfiguration and overpass or underpass* Enhanced improvements to Depot Street: innovative storm water treatments, underground utilities, special paving, public art and gateways.* Enhanced improvements to the Lake Street and the Moran site: innovative storm water treatments, underground utilities, special paving, public art and bike path realignment.And possible longer term improvements that the City should pursue such as: a funicular, in-slope parking and north/south movement of people not cars on the waterfront.Comments can be directed to:Dan Bradley, DPW at 863-9094 or [email protected](link sends e-mail)Or [email protected](link sends e-mail)-30-
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Mastic teenager was sentenced Monday to 20 years to life in prison for his role in the shooting death of a 21-year-old man during a Medford repair shop robbery on Christmas two years ago.Cesar Figueroa pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last month at Suffolk County court.Prosecutors said the 19-year-old man and his accomplice, 21-year-old Brandon Davis of Bridgehampton, demanded cash from four people before shooting them all at Whitestar MTR on Cedarhurst Avenue on Dec. 25, 2013.Figueroa shot three people who suffered non-life-threatening injuries and Davis fired the shots that killed Bristel.Davis was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced last month to life in prison without the possibility of parole.