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12/15/16 5:50am
12/15/2016 5:50 AM

Greenport United Methodist Church

The former Greenport United Methodist Church could be converted into as many as four residential lots under a proposal being reviewed by Greenport Village.

The property, which totals 0.77 acres and stretches from Main to First streets, includes the church building and parsonage.

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06/05/16 12:00pm
06/05/2016 12:00 PM

The Greenport Village Planning Board, which has been having difficulty getting its members to attend meetings, will soon be at full strength for the first time in several months. The village Trustees voted last Thursday to fill the final vacancy on the board.

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02/04/15 8:00am
02/04/2015 8:00 AM
(Credit: Paul Squire)

The outside of Moon Star Café on Front Street. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Moon Star Café Bar on Front Street in Greenport isn’t even open yet, but that hasn’t stopped its owner from planning to expand with a companion restaurant.

Real estate agent and former Greenport mayor Dave Kapell represented the business owners before the Greenport Village Planning Board last Thursday to outline the proposal.  (more…)

01/30/15 12:00pm
01/30/2015 12:00 PM
North Fork Smoked Fish Co. owner Phil Karlin addresses the Greenport Planning Board Thursday night. (credit: Paul Squire)

North Fork Smoked Fish Co. owner Phil Karlin addresses the Greenport Planning Board Thursday night. (Credit: Paul Squire)

The owner of Greenport’s North Fork Smoked Fish Co. announced Thursday night that his First Street fish shop would be opening its doors to customers for retail use, hoping to alleviate concerns by the Greenport zoning and planning boards over its operations.

The new plans introduced by owner Phil Karlin positioned the store as a joint retail venture between himself and a local fish market. But that only raised new questions from the Planning Board at its meeting Thursday night.

Now, village officials want a new detailed plan for the space by their next meeting, with Village Attorney Joseph Prokop warning that Mr. Karlin must read — and respect — the village code for retail use. (more…)

11/11/14 8:00am
11/11/2014 8:00 AM
Greenport Village Board Mary Bess Phillips. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo, file)

Greenport Village Board Mary Bess Phillips. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo, file)

A fish shop operating in a building owned by the husband of a Greenport Village Board Trustee has been open for business since the summer without receiving proper permits — and a decision made last week doesn’t require it to close while that paperwork is sought.  (more…)