The Southold Town Board approved a resolution Tuesday to endorse Oysterponds Historical Society’s application for a grant that would aid in its goal of purchasing the Orient United Methodist Church property on Village Lane. READ
A former Southold Town police officer’s motion seeking reinstatement after being fired for poor job performance was denied Monday in New York State Supreme Court.
A glass window at the entry of the Mattituck Handy Pantry was damaged Wednesday afternoon when a driver accidentally drove forward from a parking spot into the building. READ
Southold Town is considering creating a part-time administrator position for Fishers Island to help bolster communication between the town and the island’s residents. READ
Southold Town’s Anti-bias Task Force has seen success since launching its respect and civility campaign in November, co-chair Sonia Spar told Town Board members at Tuesday’s work session. READ
Summer on the North Fork comes with warnings about ticks and concerns about the illnesses they can transmit, such as Lyme disease. But lately other lesser-known tick-borne ailments are grabbing the attention of East End locals, who reach out to experts because they are concerned the situation is worsening.
Kevin McDonald remembers 1985, when brown tide was first detected in Peconic Bay. He was recently married, and he and his wife had purchased snorkels and face masks to explore the bay, where the water color was a “light-colored coffee” and it was hard to see six inches in front of their faces.
The Jamesport Fire Department has been awarded more than $104,000 to purchase new communications equipment, including vehicle radios and mobile data terminals. READ
Suffolk County officials have scheduled a series of public meetings to discuss a shared services initiative aimed at streamlining bureaucracy and finding savings among local municipalities, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Wednesday in a press release.