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05/24/17 12:00pm

A bill in the New York State Legislature aims to create a marketing district for Long Island’s five East End Towns, as well as incorporated villages, that would generate revenue to advance regional tourism.

But municipalities would be allowed to opt out of the potential Peconic Region Tourism Marketing District, Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell said at Tuesday’s Town Board work session at Peconic Landing in Greenport.

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05/19/17 5:55am

Earlier this month, business owners and managers around the North Fork received an email asking them to advertise on a printed schedule for the Mattituck varsity football team.

Businesses could pay anywhere from $200 to $800 for an ad in the program.

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05/18/17 6:00am

Anyone who knows Bill Price only from his more than 35 years of serving as a judge in Southold Town might be surprised to learn he didn’t always walk a straight line.

Reflecting on his career and his life before the bench from his office inside a trailer attached to Southold Town Hall, Judge Price said it was a desire that people think of him as more earnest that led him to a legal career in the first place.

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05/11/17 6:00am

The owner of a controversial short-term rental property in Orient is now looking to convert his Soundfront home into a bed-and-breakfast.

Petros Kougentakis, who is involved in ongoing litigation with Southold Town for failure to comply with its minimum-night stay, recently appeared before the Zoning Board of Appeals seeking a special exception to operate a four-bedroom B&B at his Windward Road home.

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05/07/17 6:02am

A portion of a controversial fence bordering the Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild property in Cutchogue has been removed.

The fence was installed in November by the owners of an adjacent retail center and has since been a focus of concern among guild members and officials. READ