It happened again. On a gray morning in Southold last Wednesday, another life was cut short in a fatal motor vehicle crash.
Horse owners on the North Fork may finally have a place to ride that’s closer to home.
The Southold Town Board voted Tuesday night to allow residents with electric cars to use two of the town’s charging stations, according to a discussion at the board’s meeting earlier that day. READ
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone’s proposed budget includes a $10 million cut to the county’s bus transit system, which could result in service reductions starting this spring.
Local commercial fishermen who have had grievances with the state Department of Environmental Conservation — including one Greenport boat captain who was reimbursed over $8,000 two years ago after having his catch taken from his boat in 2011 — may now have some relief thanks to New York’s Inspector General. READ
Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell released his $42.9 million tentative 2016 budget on Wednesday. It includes replacing a retiring police officer and hiring a code enforcement officer.
Many governments and school district across New York State are struggling with a lack of reserves and rising financial uncertainty, according to the New York State Comptroller’s Office. READ
Wastewater treatment, water quality and natural resource protection were among the issues discussed by the candidates for Southold Town supervisor at an environmental forum at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Cutchogue Monday night. READ
Southold Town, Suffolk County and environmentalists have a new ally in their fight to preserve Plum Island: New York State.
A Fifth Street resident in Greenport wants to see the pipes and debris left behind by Verizon three years ago cleaned up before a PSEG-LI cable is potentially stretched across to Shelter Island. READ