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04/24/18 6:00am

A former Southold Town police officer’s motion to reconsider a petition against the town for reinstatement to his job has been denied, according to court records. 

Garrett Lake, who claimed he was fired in bad faith due to political pressure, had argued that the court erred in dismissing his petition last year. But New York State Supreme Court Justice William Ford found Lake “has failed to sustain his burden of demonstrating how the court has misapprehended or overlooked key, material or relevant points of law or facts and evidence,” according to the decision filed earlier this month.  — READ

04/23/18 12:00pm

File photo: Peconic Bay near Pine Neck Road in Southold. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

The Peconic Estuary Program is seeking the public’s input on its Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan, which hasn’t seen updates since it was approved in 2001.

The CCMP is the blueprint for how the program focuses its resources to protect and restore the estuary, which stretches east from the headwaters of the Peconic River and includes several bays, ending at Block Island Sound.  — READ

Featured Story
04/13/18 6:00am

Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell said he’s received an overwhelming response from hotel, motel and bed-and-breakfast owners who oppose the proposed Peconic Tourism Marketing District meant to generate tourism promotion funds in the five East End towns. (more…)

Featured Story
04/11/18 12:09pm

Croteaux Vineyards’ tasting room will not be permitted to open for the season.

At a Southold Town Board meeting Tuesday night, neighbor Matilde Busana said she wondered “what the situation is with Croteaux” ahead of this summer and in light of last July’s ZBA decision, which denied a variance for the business’s tasting room. She said she wanted to know if neighbors who live near the vineyard should “brace ourselves” for the traffic she said tasting room visitors bring. READ