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09/02/18 6:00am

Southold Town will host a forum on deer management Wednesday, Sept. 12.

The meeting, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, will address the excessive deer population on the North Fork.

According to town environmental analyst Craig Jobes, the dramatic increase in the white-tailed deer population has resulted in widespread landscape damage and crop losses, as well as an increase in Lyme disease and vehicular collisions. READ

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09/01/18 6:00am

Southold Town has received additional state funding for the Bay to Sound trail project. On Tuesday, the Town Board approved a resolution accepting $171,963.07 in state grant money, and two other project-related resolutions. 

“We received grants two years in a row for different parts of the project,” said John Sepenoski of the town’s geographic information systems. READ

08/31/18 5:55am

Visitors to the North Fork encounter dozens of options for farm-to-table fare, along with wineries and bucolic farm and water views to enjoy.

Potential employees have their pick, too. From restaurant line cooks and buspeople to tasting room staff and hotel workers, newspaper classified sections and websites like Indeed and Craigslist are brimming with employment opportunities in the hospitality industry.

As that industry booms, however, hiring managers are struggling to find staff. READ

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08/30/18 6:00am

Parcels on Fishers Island may now be included in Southold Town Hamlet Density Residential District. 

Following a public hearing, the Town Board voted Tuesday to amend Chapter 280 of the zoning code. Currently, Article V states that the purpose of the Hamlet Density Residential District is to permit a mix of housing types and a level of residential density appropriate to areas in and around the major hamlet centers, “particularly” Mattituck, Cutchogue, Southold, Orient, the Village of Greenport and, now, Fishers Island. READ

08/23/18 6:00am

The Long Island Blues & Roots Festival planned for Sept. 8 and 9 at the Long Island Sports Park in Calverton has been postponed until 2019, according to its website.

Tickets for the two-day festival went on sale in April and its organizers promised over a dozen performances by blues and rock artists, craft beer, art and food vendors. READ