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03/17/17 7:22am

Greenport Mayor George Hubbard Jr. has announced that a miniature railroad is planned to once again operate in the village.

During Thursday night’s Village Board work session, Mr. Hubbard said a fundraising effort could soon be in the works to build a new miniature railroad near Moore’s Lane and will consist of an eight-foot wide path through the woods.

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03/10/17 6:00am

To say Chris North maintains a busy schedule would be an understatement.

The 22-year-old Greenport resident is a member of Southold’s Anti-Bias Task Force and recently joined the town’s Democratic committee. He also attends Suffolk County Community College, where he was elected in June to serve as student trustee, a position held by just one person in the county each year.

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03/03/17 12:33pm

Scott Russell

Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell said Thursday he will propose legislation this year to encourage affordable housing development by allowing apartments in commercial properties.

During his annual “State of the Town” at Town Hall, Mr. Russell said he’s proposing to change town code to allow apartments as a primary use in commercial zones. Currently, apartments are only allowed as accessory uses above stores.

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03/03/17 5:40am

Front Street hotel

Representatives of the Sterlington Commons shopping center and the Burton Potter American Legion Post on Third Street raised concerns at a Greenport Planning Board work session last Thursday that patrons of a hotel and restaurant proposed for the corner of Third and Front Streets would use up their parking.

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