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08/24/18 6:00am

Green port Village’s latest proposed short-term rental law is pretty cut and dry.

“If you have a two-family house and it’s owner-occupied, you’re allowed to have a short-term rental,” Mayor George Hubbard Jr. said following an uneventful 19-minute Village Board meeting Thursday. “If you have a two-family house and it’s rented as a long-term rental, you’re allowed to have a short-term rental. Besides that, you can’t just buy a house and make it into two short-term rentals. You’re not going to be allowed to do that anymore in the village.”

That’s assuming the new proposal passes, Mr. Hubbard said. READ

08/02/18 6:00am

There’s a battle going on in the water. 

In one corner, there are shellfish, particularly oysters, which many say have been making a comeback in large part due to Suffolk County’s 10-year-old aquaculture lease program, which rents underwater land in Peconic and Gardiners bays to shellfish growers.  READ