Six affordable housing units are coming to the Hound Lane “Freight Building” on Fishers Island.
Spearheaded by the not-for-profit Walsh Park Benevolent Corporation, the project was discussed during the town’s annual Fishers Island meeting Wednesday. READ
About a year and a half after the Threes Brewing site plan was approved by the Southold Town Planning Board, property owner Jim Miller informed the board Monday that the brewery would not inhabit the Cutchogue space. READ
The public hearing process for Vineyard View has finally come to a close, after being proposed in December.
“The local approval process has helped us appreciate some of the concerns and sensitivities of the community,” Conifer Realty, LLC vice president Allen Handelman said. READ
Michael Yacubich of Shoreham, who is seeking to run a primary against state Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo for the Republican line, had his petitions invalidated by the Suffolk County Board of Elections. READ
A new flyer being mailed across the East End on behalf of Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) is leaving some Democrats scratching their heads.
The direct mailer features Mr. Zeldin speaking with several local business owners, including Suffolk County Legis. Al Krupski (D-Cutchogue) at the Krupski family farm in Peconic. The flyer, entitled “East End update,” includes Mr. Zeldin’s initiatives related to local issues, including Long Island Sound funding and blocking the federal sale of Plum Island. READ
A 115-foot-long Viking ship could be coming to Greenport.
At its meeting last Thursday, the Greenport Village Board held off on voting to allow the Draken Harald Hårfagre to dock in the village, saying it needed more information before voting. READ
A series of studies confirmed what any North Fork resident can attest to: seasonal traffic leads to near-gridlock. READ
Members of the Green Party in Suffolk County say that Republicans have hijacked their line on the November ballot for three countywide judge positions.
Green Party members say they were told that petition carriers were helping the Green Party’s judge candidates get on the ballot. READ
The Town Board held a public hearing Tuesday on a proposed rental permit law that would require owners of rental properties to follow a permit application procedure, adhere to property maintenance guidelines and allow proper inspections of their property. The law would not be enforced until August 2019 to give property owners ample time to apply for the permits. READ
The Southold Town Board fortified its helicopter regulations Tuesday night to help limit overhead noise that has been a longtime nuisance to residents.
The code change would prohibit helicopters and seaplanes from landing in or taking off from all zoning districts in the town. The town had been working on the code change in response to the expanding air industry that is bringing more air traffic. In October 2017, for example, an on-demand helicopter app had advertised a trip to a Mattituck vineyard, which raised concerns among officials. That event was ultimately canceled. READ