Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell is calling for a 7.63 percent tax levy increase in his tentative 2017 budget, which was released Friday. The estimated tax increase marks the first time the supervisor has proposed piercing the state’s tax levy cap since the law went into effect in 2012. READ
Nearly three months after a multi-sport athletic facility proposed for Main Road in Mattituck was seemingly left for dead, the project is getting a second lease on life.
The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association has created a video documenting traffic patterns at the three-way intersection of Love Lane, Main Road and Old Sound Avenue in Mattituck.
An appointment by the Greenport Village Board to fill a vacant space on the Zoning Board of Appeals was delayed Thursday evening after another Greenport resident stepped forward hours before to announce his interest in the position. READ
As yet another Greenport resident demanded to know why the latest proposal to run an electrical cable from the North Fork to Shelter Island would succeed where the last attempt by the Long Island Power Authority had failed, Christopher Hahn, the director of external affairs for PSEG-Long Island, began to speak louder. READ
Some Southold Town residents are questioning if the proposed $17.7 million beach re-nourishment project for Hashamomuck Cove will be worth it if sea levels rise.
East End Congressman Lee Zeldin made waves on social media Monday morning with a tweet connecting the Chelsea bombing arrest to NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. READ
In April 1916, New York State approved a law allowing each town in Suffolk County to create a special district for the purpose of exterminating mosquitoes.
Greenport residents concerned about a proposal by PSEG to extend an underground cable between a Greenport residential street and Shelter Island took their protests to the Greenport Village Board on Thursday. READ
The owner of a small marina off Peconic Bay Boulevard in Laurel has filed a lawsuit in state Supreme Court seeking to overturn a recent Southold Town Zoning Board of Appeals ruling that prohibits him from docking boats there that are longer than 20 feet.