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01/15/16 2:00pm

JULIE LANE PHOTO A common sight, especially in the summer months, of traffic backed up in Greenport leading to North Ferry boats.

Following a period of discontent on the part of Greenport officials with North Ferry’s traffic routing and wear and tear on roads, the Southold Transportation Commission is waiting for a report from the village before it schedules a meeting with representatives of both sides. READ

06/10/15 12:00pm
Long Island Power Authority workers dig the intersection of Bay Shore Road and Island View Lane in Greenport in 2013. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)

Long Island Power Authority workers dig the intersection of Bay Shore Road and Island View Lane in Greenport in 2013. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)

For the third consecutive summer, portable generators are being placed on Shelter Island while debate continues about how to address power issues there. They will be located at the Old Highway Barn site off South Ferry Road.  (more…)

06/09/15 2:32pm
Traffic from Wiggins Street (left) is directed into the ferry line while those trying to join the line from Third Street are told to turn around and go back to Front Street unless there’s no back up of vehicles on Wiggins. (Credit: Julie Lane)

Traffic from Wiggins Street (left) is directed into the ferry line while those trying to join the line from Third Street are told to turn around and go back to Front Street unless there’s no back up of vehicles on Wiggins. (Credit: Julie Lane)

North Ferry says it’s found a simple solution to its vehicle line-up in Greenport.

“We toyed with a number of different configurations,” said General Manager Bridg Hunt. (more…)