“It’s not secret that Greenport Village has been discovered, and it will only grow to become more of a destination,” resident Rachel Bosworth said at Monday’s Village Board meeting. “Media outlets continually cover the area, specifically the New York Times,” which has written many articles about the village, including some suggesting it as an alternative to the Hamptons. READ
Stephen Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, is to attend a fundraiser next month for Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley).
The Greenport Village Board is planning to hold a public hearing on a proposal to create more time-limited parking in the IGA parking lot.
The Suffolk County Board of Elections will likely start counting absentee and affidavit ballots in Riverhead and Southold towns on the week beginning Nov. 27, according to BOE officials. READ
The Southold Town Board voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a 2018 budget of $45.4 million, which will mean a 1.64 percent tax increase for residents. READ
The Southold Town Board set a public hearing on a code change that would further define what requirement a winery in town has to meet.
The suggested language includes defining a winery as a place where wine is “produced, processed and sold” and calls for 80 percent of the wineries’ grapes to be grown on the premises or other land owned by the winery owner.
Two residents spoke at a Southold Town Planning Board public hearing Monday on Northside Beverage’s proposed conversion of an existing two-story 5,100 square-foot building on Old Main Road in Laurel into a wholesale/retail beverage distributor. READ
North Fork SurgiCenter, a proposed renovation of a 5,500-square-foot building on Boisseau Avenue in Southold to medical offices, received site plan approval from the Southold Town Planning Board Monday. READ
The two Republican incumbent Southold Town Board members won re-election Tuesday night, as the GOP swept the three open trustees positions, town highway superintendent, town justice of the peace and the assessors races.
The newly located Capital One Bank on Main Road in Mattituck requested a variance from the Southold Zoning Board of Appeals Thursday to place a freestanding sign on the property. READ