This week was a big one for many Orient residents.
On Monday night, and again on Tuesday, residents of the hamlet at the tip of the North Fork rose up and spoke their minds to elected and appointed Southold Town officials about what they would not accept for the beautiful land and vistas in their community.
The Town of Southold successfully obtained a temporary restraining order against the camping/musical festival in Orient known as Burning Kouch, according to Supervisor Scott Russell. READ
Southold Town plans to take legal action to shut down a covert camping and musical festival in Orient known as Burning Kouch, which is scheduled to begin Friday. The festival, which dates back to 2010, typically attracts between 150 and 400 people, according to an online description of the event.