A guide to help restaurants reduce their plastic-waste footprint was developed using four Greenport restaurants to demonstrate how that effort can benefit business.
Last year, the Product Stewardship Institute partnered with the Greenport eateries — Lucharitos, Bruce & Son, Tikal.1 and Little Creek Oysters — in the Trash Free Waters Project. READ
Organizers of a new North Fork chapter of the League of Women Voters were surprised last Monday, June 4, when the turnout at a meeting to establish whether there was any interest to do so exceeded their expectations.
About 60 people showed up at the Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library when less than half that were anticipated. READ
On Tuesday, Town Board members accepted a bid from SUNation Solar Systems for construction of a solar array at the town animal shelter to provide shade for dogs and generate power. READ
A delegation from Peconic Bay Medical Center arrived at Southold Elementary School Monday afternoon with a sneaky plan.
The ruse was this: Hospital officials told the school they were conducting a site visit to help them decide among several schools that might win new fitness equipment through PBMC’s sponsorship with Project Fit America. READ
A new business that’s taken over a vacant storefront in downtown Riverhead will challenge visitors with one not-so-simple task: escape from a locked room in under an hour. READ
Cardboard and tape. That’s all Mattituck High School physics students could use to craft boats used to loop around a buoy several yards out from the beach Wednesday near the Mattituck Yacht Club on the Peconic Bay. READ
Southold Town is continuing to develop a potential code change to address issues residents have with helicopter noise. READ
Great Pond is a few steps closer to being largely free of phragmites, a tall invasive reed species that had encroached into the freshwater pond in Southold. READ
At a special meeting last Thursday, the Southold Town Board voted to schedule a public hearing on amending the code requirement for trailer permits at town boat ramps. READ
Southold Town will postpone its deer census, originally set to start in June, until September, according to environmental analyst Craig Jobes. READ