Next month, residents in the New Suffolk school district will be asked to approve a $1.1 million budget that attempts to pierce the tax levy cap with a 6 percent increase.
That amount equals a $25,000 spending increase and is nearly double the district’s allowable tax levy limit of 3.4 percent, school board president Tony Dill said, noting that six additional students have moved into the district.
Growing up, Lauren Grant was often hesitant to have friends visit her at home.
While they all loved her mother, there was something about Mom that Ms. Grant was trying to keep hidden — the fact that she was an alcoholic.
A 37-year-old man driving with a suspended license was caught with drugs during a traffic stop in New Suffolk Sunday morning, according to a Southold Town police press release. READ
Michael and Carol Malkush of Cutchogue have announced the marriage of their daughter Melissa to Don Peters, son of Ron and Pat Peters of Newtown, Ohio. The ceremony took place at New Suffolk Beach Sept. 10. The reception was held in the Malkushes’ backyard in Cutchogue.
In the acknowledgements of “Etched in Sand,” her 2013 memoir about her abusive Long Island childhood, New Suffolk author Regina Calcaterra said her youngest sister, Rosie Maloney, had “her own story to tell” — and that she would encourage her to write it “when she was ready.”
Nearly 80 boats competed Saturday in the annual Whitebread regatta, a race that tests the skipper’s knowledge of local winds, tides, currents and bay bottom contours. READ
Schools across Southold Town opened this week and many new faces greeted students as they got off the bus, most notably in the Greenport School District, which has more than 18 new faculty members.
Plans to tear down and rebuild a structure currently housing a pharmacy and an orthodontist’s office in Cutchogue was met with sharp criticism during a Southold Town Planning Board public hearing Monday. READ
Hundreds of festive patriots lined the streets of New Suffolk Monday morning for a small-town North Fork tradition that rivals most any other: the New Suffolk Civic Association’s annual Fourth of July parade. READ
Members of the Mattituck High School Class of 2016 turned their tassels and tossed their caps Saturday at the school’s 102 annual commencement ceremony. READ