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02/28/18 5:59am
02/28/2018 5:59 AM

Southold Town saw record-high numbers in its deer management program in the 2017 regular hunting season.

This includes 292 deer reported harvested for the season — which runs from October until the end of January — over a previous five-year average of 246, said town environmental analyst Craig Jobes at Tuesday’s Town Board work session.


02/27/18 6:00am

Greenport Village Mayor George Hubbard is hoping to use some of the $1.3 million the village received from the Long Island Power Authority and PSEG-Long Island to do drainage projects at numerous road-ends in the village, in hopes of preventing contaminants from being carried into surface water when it rains. READ

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02/10/18 3:00pm
02/10/2018 3:00 PM

New York State highway crews will remove the remaining ‘I ♥ NY’ signs throughout the state in the face of losing a reported $14 million in federal funding.

The ones in Orient were removed in July 2016, shortly after they first went up, after an outcry from state and local officials. One, smaller one, remains in Riverhead on the Long Island Expressway. READ

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02/09/18 11:00am
02/09/2018 11:00 AM

With no local government interested in being a project sponsor at this time, the creation of a Hashamomuck Cove taxing district to pay for work along a 1.6 mile stretch of Long Island Sound will be explored, officials said.

The idea of a taxing district came up after a Wednesday morning roundtable with local officials on the Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed $14.5 million plan to bolster the waterfront at the cove.