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

The former Meson Ole is proposed to be restores as two restaurants and six apartments. Tim Gannon photo

A proposal to restore the former Meson Ole property as a mixed-use development took a step forward Thursday night as the Greenport Village Planning Board agreed to review the application, despite board members spending a significant amount of time debating over whether the plan needed variances from the Zoning Board of Appeals.

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04/08/16 9:00am
04/08/2016 9:00 AM

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Once renovations are finished on the former Meson Ole building on Third Street in Greenport, the property will feature two restaurants on its ground floor and apartment space above, new owner Jim Olinkiewicz of Shelter Island pitched to the Greenport Planning Board Thursday evening. READ

07/07/15 1:40pm
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Robert DeLuca, CEO of Group for the East End, speaks at a public hearing Monday night. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Robert DeLuca, CEO of Group for the East End, speaks at a public hearing Monday night. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Mattituck Inlet has already been designated as an “impaired watershed” by the Department of Environmental Conservation, but neighbors and environmentalists are worried that a proposed subdivision for one of the few remaining open spaces near the inlet will only make things worse. (more…)

05/20/15 10:00am
05/20/2015 10:00 AM
Like many agricultural parcels in Southold Town, Marratooka North Farm, an 18-acre farm off Main Road in Mattituck, is preserved land and can't be developed. (Credit: Carrie Miller file)

Like many agricultural parcels in Southold Town, Marratooka North Farm, an 18-acre farm off Main Road in Mattituck, is preserved land and can’t be developed. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)

As Albany lawmakers work to extend the Peconic Community Preservation Fund to 2050 and break off a portion of its proceeds to protect the region’s water quality, Southold Planning Board members want the Town Board to know they’re not fully supporting the moves. (more…)

04/20/15 10:38pm
04/20/2015 10:38 PM
Mattituck residents Julia Amper (left) and Mary Eisenstein express support for a plan to close Old Sound Road. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Mattituck residents Julia Amper (left) and Mary Eisenstein express support for a plan to close Old Sound Road. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Close Old Sound Avenue in Mattituck?

That’s what some are suggesting, once again.

But this time, the plan to create a pedestrian walkway with sculptures and benches may move beyond wishful thinking. Supervisor Scott Russell, civic and business leaders are set to discuss the plan soon, those familiar with the plan say. (more…)