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03/25/17 5:40am
03/25/2017 5:40 AM

An unlicensed Greenport man was arrested last Wednesday morning after he was caught using his cellphone while driving, according to a Southold Town police report.

Angel Colon, 46, was driving on Route 25 in Greenport around 9:15 a.m. when he was pulled over, officials said.

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03/24/17 5:17pm
03/24/2017 5:17 PM

House Republicans on Friday withdrew legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), who campaigned on the promise to help repeal the ACA — known as Obamacare — was one of five House Republicans from New York who supported or leaned yes toward voting for the American Health Care Act, according to the New York Times. READ

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03/24/17 6:00am

Last month, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement launched a series of operations across the country, prompting discussions about how local police departments should handle immigration.

Police chiefs on the North Fork have shown that they’re on the same page when it comes to policies involving undocumented immigrants, which remain unchanged and ultimately leave matters of immigration up to federal officials and ICE.

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03/24/17 5:45am

It’s become a yearly late autumn tradition that leaders from social service agencies across the North Fork attend Town Board meetings to plead for money, specifically through federal Community Development Block Grants. The organizations that serve the neediest and poorest of our neighbors rely on those grants for critical funding.

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03/23/17 4:00pm
03/23/2017 4:00 PM

After more than two years of work, the Southold Town Planning Board has finalized the land use chapter of the town’s comprehensive plan.

During Tuesday’s Town Board work session, Planning Board chairman Don Wilcenski described the land use chapter of the Southold 2020 comprehensive plan as difficult to tackle because it provides zoning recommendations.

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03/22/17 7:00pm
03/22/2017 7:00 PM

Well, you can go home again after all.

At least that’s true for the Southold/Greenport high school boys tennis team, which will play all six of its home matches this season on the four courts at Southold High School. The Clippers will do so for the first time in 15 or 16 years, according to coach Andrew Sadowski.

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