A new proposal to convert a retail building on the south side of Route 48 in Southold into a gas station and convenience store with apartments above it is under review by the Southold Town Planning Board.
Representatives for the applicant — Jemcap SD1, LLC of Manhattan — attended Monday’s work session to discuss the proposal, which is located about 1,000 feet east of a larger proposed gas station and convenience store.
A weekend trolley loop could make its way to the North Fork this fall with the goal of getting visitors to take the train to the North Fork and alleviate congestion on local roads. READ
The Suffolk County Democratic Committee renominated East End county legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming Monday night, but held off on a decision on the high-profile positions of district attorney and sheriff.
The owners of the Arcade, Greenport Village’s iconic Front Street department store, are due in court this week to face a slew of charges that include renting illegal apartments above the store. READ
A vote on a bill to let the public vote on reducing the size of the Suffolk County Legislature from 18 members to 13 appears unlikely.
The Legislature’s ways and means committee voted last Thursday to have the proposal “tabled subject to call.”
It’s a tight squeeze for drivers on a portion of Main Street in Greenport Village, especially when there’s a car traveling in the opposite direction.
Village officials are looking to change that with a major road project they expect to authorize this week.
Anyone who knows Bill Price only from his more than 35 years of serving as a judge in Southold Town might be surprised to learn he didn’t always walk a straight line.
Reflecting on his career and his life before the bench from his office inside a trailer attached to Southold Town Hall, Judge Price said it was a desire that people think of him as more earnest that led him to a legal career in the first place.
Republican county lawmakers are calling for Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini to step down after he announced his intent to run for district attorney this fall.
At a press conference in Riverside Tuesday, Legislators Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst), Robert Trotta (R-Fort Salonga) and Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) said they believe Mr. Sini will be distracted from his duties while campaigning.
Greenport Village will begin enforcing timed parking beginning on Saturday, May 27 on Main Road and Front Street, according to a notice from village code enforcement officer Greg Morris.
The owner of a controversial short-term rental property in Orient is now looking to convert his Soundfront home into a bed-and-breakfast.
Petros Kougentakis, who is involved in ongoing litigation with Southold Town for failure to comply with its minimum-night stay, recently appeared before the Zoning Board of Appeals seeking a special exception to operate a four-bedroom B&B at his Windward Road home.