Southold Town is proposing a code change that would allow builders pay the town a fee rather than replace trees removed during construction.
The code currently requires builders plant a certain amount of trees on a property they are developing. The Planning Board determines the number of required new trees when a site plan is submitted, town officials explained this week. (more…)
The vote to fill a three-year term on the Mattituck Park District Commissioners isn’t over yet.
The unofficial result of Tuesday’s vote gave incumbent Gerald Goehringer 215 votes and challenger Nicholas Deegan 214 votes, according to district clerk Lydia Tortora. (more…)
Stirling Square in Greenport.
Update: Greenport Village Planning Board members like a proposal to construct an inn at Stirling Square.
The historic plaza’s new owner, Brent Pelton, came before the board Thursday night and got the go-ahead to submit his plans to the village.
He looking to build a five-room inn above the former “Main” restaurant, the plaza’s anchor building. (more…)
Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell apologized Thursday, saying he misled a Suffolk Times reporter and the public this week when he stated that he was texting during a recent Town Board meeting when he had actually “zonked out.” (more…)
So you thought elections were over?
Not so in Mattituck, where signs have popped up all over the place urging people to vote for one of two candidates seeking a three-year term on the Mattituck Parks District’s Board of Commissioners. (more…)
Cornell Cooperative Extension’s lab at Cedar Beach in Southold. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
Southold Town is drafting a letter to the state Department of Environmental Conservation in support of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s plan to have its lab in Southold certified to test water samples. (more…)
Responding to criticism that he may have fallen asleep during a recent Town Board meeting, Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell said Tuesday that he was actually sending a text message. (more…)
Southold Town Board members hired eight new police officers Tuesday night, just minutes after passing a $40.9 million spending plan for 2015 and almost two weeks after entering into a new contract with the police union.
Members voted 6-0 in favor of the budget, which calls for a 1.87 percent tax levy increase from this year. (more…)
The Greenport Village Board is expected to vote on a nearly $35,000 security system contract next week. (more…)
The Greenport Village Board during Monday night’s work session. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
The Greenport Village Board has approved a nearly $55,000 study to review the village’s electrical plant that faulted in August and left some residents with without power for more than 11 hours.