11/04/17 6:00am
11/04/2017 6:00 AM

It’s likely that local drivers have noticed “Vote No!” bumper stickers and lawn signs around town, but what do they refer to?

New York State’s constitution requires that every 20 years the people decide if a constitutional convention should be held to consider amendments, according to the state Board of Elections.

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11/03/17 5:59am

While there is no supervisor’s race in Southold next week, the local elections are still very important for the direction the town will follow in the coming years. There are three big issues Southold must always keep front and center: farmland preservation, the health and vitality of our salt creeks and the Peconic Bay estuary system.

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11/03/17 5:58am

For Town Justice, we endorse Eileen Powers to fill the seat of retiring judge William Price. Her experience as the town attorney in Southampton and current village attorney in Belle Terre, prosecutor in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office and defense attorney supports her bid for the job. She has a future in Southold Town government; we should be glad for that.

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11/03/17 5:57am

For highway superintendent we endorse the incumbent, Vincent Orlando. His opponent, Gene Wesnofske, made the point at his editorial board with The Suffolk Times that Mr. Orlando had not done the smart thing and bought Army surplus trucks at greatly reduced prices. Asked for his response, Mr. Orlando said he had done just that. They can be seen parked in the highway department lot in Peconic.

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