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08/09/18 3:16pm
08/09/2018 3:16 PM

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

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08/07/18 5:54am

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

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08/02/18 6:00am
08/02/2018 6:00 AM

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

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08/01/18 1:04pm
08/01/2018 1:04 PM

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