11/05/18 6:00am

By now, you’ve probably heard them debate the issues — and you’ve certainly seen their TV ads — but who are they?

Here’s some background on the candidates for Congress, state Senate and state Assembly. READ

10/30/18 5:00am

About 50 people gathered around the flag pole at Mitchell Park Sunday night for a hastily called vigil in memory of people killed over the weekend because of their race or religion.

The vigil was called by the Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force in response to the killing of 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh Saturday morning, and what’s believed to be a racially motivated killing of two African-Americans at a Kentucky Kroger grocery store last Wednesday, according to Sonia Spar, the co-chair of the task force. READ

10/25/18 6:00am

The Greenport Village Board will vote on a proposal to regulate short-term rentals in the village at its board meeting Thursday, Oct. 25. 

The board has been discussing enacting such a law for six years and held two packed public hearings on the proposal this year. 

The village is one of the few East End municipalities that doesn’t regulate short-term rentals.  READ

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09/26/18 5:48am

The mouth of Greenport’s Sterling Harbor is filling up with sand, and local officials say it needs to be dredged, something that hasn’t been done for a long time. 

“My understanding in talking to a fair amount of boaters coming out of the creek is that they’re starting to run aground,” Trustee Mary Bess Phillips said at last Thursday’s Village Board work session. “It’s getting shallower and shallower as storms keep coming through.” READ