12/20/17 6:00am
12/20/2017 6:00 AM

It’s not the outright ban on plastic bags that some officials had sought in the past, but come Jan. 1, a bill that Suffolk County passed in 2016 will take effect — and you’ll pay a nickel for every non-reusable paper or plastic shopping bag provided by a store. Shoppers can avoid the fee by bringing their own reusable bags. READ

12/05/14 1:00pm
12/05/2014 1:00 PM
Supervisor Scott Russell addressed the North Fork Chamber of Commerce during its meeting Friday. (Cyndi Murray photo)

Supervisor Scott Russell addressed the North Fork Chamber of Commerce during its meeting Friday. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Addressing members of the business community Friday, Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell said the town is keeping commerce in mind as it crafts new policy.

Mr. Russell pitched ideas while also requesting input on legislation from the business community during the North Fork Chamber of Commerce’s breakfast meeting at Six Three One in Southold.

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