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12/03/18 5:50am
12/03/2018 5:50 AM

Parking? Traffic?

Those problems have gotten a lot of attention from the Greenport Village Board in recent years.

But Flint Street resident Mike Osinski thinks Greenport’s biggest problem is the noise from Long Island Rail Road trains idling at the Greenport station.  READ

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11/18/18 5:56am
11/18/2018 5:56 AM

A study of Greenport’s transportation hub around the ferry, bus stop and train station has outlined several options for reconfiguring the area to better accommodate traffic and pedestrian access. One of them would flip Wiggins Street to a one-way street going west instead of east. READ

10/25/18 6:00am
10/25/2018 6:00 AM

The Greenport Village Board will vote on a proposal to regulate short-term rentals in the village at its board meeting Thursday, Oct. 25. 

The board has been discussing enacting such a law for six years and held two packed public hearings on the proposal this year. 

The village is one of the few East End municipalities that doesn’t regulate short-term rentals.  READ

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09/26/18 5:48am
09/26/2018 5:48 AM

The mouth of Greenport’s Sterling Harbor is filling up with sand, and local officials say it needs to be dredged, something that hasn’t been done for a long time. 

“My understanding in talking to a fair amount of boaters coming out of the creek is that they’re starting to run aground,” Trustee Mary Bess Phillips said at last Thursday’s Village Board work session. “It’s getting shallower and shallower as storms keep coming through.” READ

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08/24/18 6:00am
08/24/2018 6:00 AM

Green port Village’s latest proposed short-term rental law is pretty cut and dry.

“If you have a two-family house and it’s owner-occupied, you’re allowed to have a short-term rental,” Mayor George Hubbard Jr. said following an uneventful 19-minute Village Board meeting Thursday. “If you have a two-family house and it’s rented as a long-term rental, you’re allowed to have a short-term rental. Besides that, you can’t just buy a house and make it into two short-term rentals. You’re not going to be allowed to do that anymore in the village.”

That’s assuming the new proposal passes, Mr. Hubbard said. READ