Croteaux Vineyards went to court Wednesday in response to the Southold Zoning Board of Appeals decision last month to deny a variance that would have legalized the vineyard’s winery and tasting room operations.
After a tour of Fishers Island Wednesday, Sen. Ken LaValle said he will commit funds to repair the community’s roads.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill July 25 to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder for the second time. READ
Crescent Duck Farm, the last of its kind on Long Island, has a new 26,000 square foot solid waste storage facility that will prevent thousands of pounds of nitrogen from polluting ground and surface waters.
Southold Town’s Housing Advisory Commission has been thinking of ways to spend more than $400,000 the town has earmarked for affordable housing, but is “holding out” in case it’s needed for a larger rental unit development, according to commission chair Rona Smith and government liaison officer Denis Noncarrow.
The Southold Town police advisory committee presented a plan for a pathway toward accreditation for the town police department, and the Town Board gave the go-ahead on pursuing it.
The Southold Town Board is considering changes to its beach parking permits, as well as making boat ramps and night fishing accessible to town residents only. READ
The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association is now under new leadership, as its founder stepped down last month to assume the role of past president. READ
President Donald Trump said he has a message for violent gang members in the United States that he made clear during a speech Friday afternoon in Brentwood before an auditorium filled with local law enforcement: “We will find you, we will arrest you, we will jail you and we will deport you.” READ
Two local estuaries are now a step closer to securing federal funding for the next fiscal year after some uncertainty about whether they’d be included in a final federal budget given cuts in Environmental Protection Agency appropriations proposed by the White House earlier this year.