The Suffolk County Historical Society’s Book & Bottle event this month will feature a work with quite a bit of sprawl — four centuries’s worth, to be more specific.
On Thursday, Sept. 24, Southold resident and Pace University history professor Marilyn Weigold will discuss her latest work, “Peconic Bay: Four Centuries of History on Long Island’s North and South Forks.” She will also sign copies for participants. READ
It’s not every day you get to travel back in time.
But thanks to an extensive collection of historic photos restored and preserved by East Marion photographer Mike Richter, you can get pretty close. READ
Residents at a well-attended meeting for the Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association Wednesday night shared new ideas to remake a “dangerous” intersection near Love Lane, the civic association’s president said Thursday. READ
After months of intense debate and discussion, the Southold Town Board passed a law Tuesday that sets a minimum of 14 nights for rentals of privately owned homes. (more…)
The Mattituck Waldbaum’s has been listed among roughly 270 stores its parent company seeks to “sell or assign” as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to court documents filed on Friday. (more…)
The offices of the Southold Town Justice Court offices may finally be getting an upgrade, much of which could be paid for through savings on energy, town engineers have said. READ
North Fork students’ state math and English Language Arts proficiency scores rose slightly this year overall, according to results of last spring’s assessments for students in grades 3 through 8 released Wednesday by the New York State Department of Education.
Southold Town has refinanced $9.5 million worth of bonds, saving the town $736,000 over the next 15 fiscal years, Supervisor Scott Russell announced Tuesday. READ
Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski state and town officials and environmental advocates are calling for an end to the dumping of potentially toxic materials from dredging operations into Long Island Sound. READ
After developer Paul Pawlowski expressed frustration that the Southold Town Board wasn’t moving quickly to approve a change of zone that would pave the way for his proposed retail and apartment complex on Main Road in Mattituck, board members were expected Tuesday night to set a public hearing on the plan for 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 22.