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05/30/18 6:00am
05/30/2018 6:00 AM

A proposal to put stop signs at the south ends of Fifth and Sixth streets in Greenport ran into some opposition at a public hearing May 24.

The plan would place a stop sign on both roads heading south at the intersection with Johnson Place, which connects the streets along the north side of the Fifth Street park.  READ

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05/20/18 6:01am
05/20/2018 6:01 AM

According to statistics compiled recently by the Southold Town Police Department, about 90 percent of the cars on Main Street in Greenport are traveling within three percent of the 30 mph speed limit, and the highest speed recorded was 49 mph, according to Greenport Village Mayor George Hubbard Jr.  READ

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04/28/18 5:00am
04/28/2018 5:00 AM

The East End Tourism Alliance is hoping to get the five East End towns on board in support of the establishment of a “tourism marketing district,” in which a fee would be added to the price of each occupied hotel room. Unlike the existing 3 percent hotel/motel tax, all of the money would stay local for use in tourism promotion and marketing on the East End. (more…)

02/27/18 6:00am

Greenport Village Mayor George Hubbard is hoping to use some of the $1.3 million the village received from the Long Island Power Authority and PSEG-Long Island to do drainage projects at numerous road-ends in the village, in hopes of preventing contaminants from being carried into surface water when it rains. READ

01/28/18 5:59am
01/28/2018 5:59 AM

As the ever-expanding use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers — with their attendant noise, dust, and substantial pollution — has become an increasing problem for communities all across the country, Greenport Village’s recent decision to shelve consideration of a local law restricting the use of such blowers might be seen as a significant step backward.  READ