Staging for the electrical cabling that will serve Shelter Island got underway in Greenport Wednesday morning, with drilling on the project expected to begin there Monday.
The Greenport Village Board is expected to vote at its next meeting on a contract with Long Island Power Authority to allow LIPA to run an underground electric cable down Fifth Street, according to Mayor George Hubbard Jr. READ
Southold Town Highway Department Supervisor Vincent Orlando said Thursday’s blizzard brought down about a dozen trees across the town, most of which crews managed to safely move out of the way to be worked on tomorrow when the weather clears. READ
It’s easy to understand why some residents of Fifth Street in Greenport want the Village Board to say no to PSEG-Long Island’s plan to run an electric cable under their road and across the bay to Shelter Island.
The Greenport Village Board unanimously agreed Monday to have contract negotiations with energy company PSEG Long Island over its proposal to run an electric cable under Fifth Street and across the bay to Shelter Island. READ
As yet another Greenport resident demanded to know why the latest proposal to run an electrical cable from the North Fork to Shelter Island would succeed where the last attempt by the Long Island Power Authority had failed, Christopher Hahn, the director of external affairs for PSEG-Long Island, began to speak louder. READ
The Greenport Village Board had been prepared to give PSEG Long Island control over an environmental review of the power authority’s underground cable proposal.
A renewed effort to dig a tunnel to house electrical cables between Greenport and the Island could be under way by November 1.