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06/15/17 6:00am

You’ve likely heard the term “brain drain” before. It’s an expression often used to describe the mass departure of post-college Long Islanders to other parts of the country, where the cost of living is more affordable.

On the North Fork, where the housing market has rebounded and the stock of affordable housing remains low, local municipalities are exploring ways to keep the millennial workforce from leaving the area.

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04/28/17 8:00am
04/28/2017 8:00 AM

The Greenport Village Board voted Thursday to send a letter to County Legislator Al Krupski (D-Cutchogue) asking that the legislature allow a “landing fee” for cars entering Greenport from the North Ferry the next time the ferry company goes before the legislature to seek a fare increase. READ

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02/20/17 3:05pm
02/20/2017 3:05 PM

Doug Roberts

Village Trustee Doug Roberts’ criticism of Southold Town Police Department coverage of Greenport will prompt a meeting between board members and town officials.

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01/24/17 6:00am
01/24/2017 6:00 AM

The Greenport Village Board has scheduled a public hearing on a revision to its residential rental permit law. The change would scale back some of the requirements in the original 2013 legislation and require every residential rental property — including short-term rentals — to have a rental permit. READ

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11/22/16 6:00am
11/22/2016 6:00 AM

Doug Roberts

A little more than a week after a contentious election ended with Donald Trump’s victory and incidents of harassment surfaced at North Fork schools, the Greenport Village Board took steps at its meeting last Thursday night to assure all residents that they are welcome.

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