The peaceful sound of rippling water fills the warm, afternoon air. Water rushes down on stone into a narrow pond that wraps around the Northville property. Animals nearby like a miniature horse, goats, sheep and chickens go about their day.
It’s a scene designed to inspire tranquility. READ
This summer was a tough one for pumpout boats, which are meant to prevent boat waste from being discharged into local waterways, where it can lead to water quality degradation. READ
The Southold Planning Board reviewed a proposal Monday night for the conversion of an existing two-story dwelling on Love Lane in Mattituck.
Last Saturday night a large group of men, women, children and babies filled all the pews at St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church in Greenport for the 8 p.m. Spanish Mass. Benches at the rear of the church were filled, and the foyer by the doors that open onto Main Road was standing room only. READ
An unlicensed Long Beach woman was arrested on a drunken driving charge in Greenport, according to a Southold police report.
This is not the same Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School football team as last year. No way, no how.
The team’s early-season results and the way it plays on the field speak for themselves. READ
Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic Riverhead Health Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning to celebrate the opening of its new location on East Main Street.
A grassroots effort is underway among political activists to persuade second-home owners across the North Fork to register to vote here rather than at their primary residences.
The goal, organizers said, is to shift a predominantly Republican area toward the Democratic side, increase public engagement in elections and educate second-home owners about their right to vote here.
This week was a big one for many Orient residents.
On Monday night, and again on Tuesday, residents of the hamlet at the tip of the North Fork rose up and spoke their minds to elected and appointed Southold Town officials about what they would not accept for the beautiful land and vistas in their community.
There was an event last weekend in Greenport that, while strictly local in nature, connects the North Fork to the larger society around us, and, beyond that, to America and to discussions about immigration going on across the country.