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03/10/17 6:00am
03/10/2017 6:00 AM

To say Chris North maintains a busy schedule would be an understatement.

The 22-year-old Greenport resident is a member of Southold’s Anti-Bias Task Force and recently joined the town’s Democratic committee. He also attends Suffolk County Community College, where he was elected in June to serve as student trustee, a position held by just one person in the county each year.


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03/03/17 12:33pm

Scott Russell

Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell said Thursday he will propose legislation this year to encourage affordable housing development by allowing apartments in commercial properties.

During his annual “State of the Town” at Town Hall, Mr. Russell said he’s proposing to change town code to allow apartments as a primary use in commercial zones. Currently, apartments are only allowed as accessory uses above stores.


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03/03/17 5:45am

Art Tillman

Although Southold Town Board members discussed reservations they have about a bill in the state Legislature to create a Peconic Bay Regional Transportation Council during a work session last month, Supervisor Scott Russell said Tuesday they haven’t dismissed it altogether.


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03/03/17 5:40am

Front Street hotel

Representatives of the Sterlington Commons shopping center and the Burton Potter American Legion Post on Third Street raised concerns at a Greenport Planning Board work session last Thursday that patrons of a hotel and restaurant proposed for the corner of Third and Front Streets would use up their parking.


03/02/17 6:12am

Congressman Lee Zeldin defeats Anna Throne-Holst

Congressman Lee Zeldin held a telephone town hall last Thursday, answering 12 questions from constituents while more than 9,000 voters listened in on the hour-long discussion.

The questions ranged from concerns about health care reform, veterans affairs, gun control, climate change and LGBTQ issues to questions about President Donald Trump.


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03/01/17 3:11pm
03/01/2017 3:11 PM


Greenport Village is set to become a case study for coastal communities around the country in terms of reducing plastic waste at local eateries.

The Product Stewardship Institute, which examines the environmental, health and safety impacts of consumer products, will evaluate how four Greenport businesses — Alice’s Fish Market, Bruce & Son, Lucharitos and Tikal.1 — can cut down on common single-use plastics that may wind up on beaches or in the water.