A Lake Ronkonkoma man who was injured after falling about 20 feet through a collapsed floor at an abandoned factory building in East Marion factory is claiming that both Southold Town and Suffolk County were negligent in securing the property, contributing to his injuries. READ
The Southold Town Republican Committee announced a 2017 election slate Tuesday that includes a pair of newcomers, including a town justice candidate who is so far running unopposed. READ
A weekend trolley loop could make its way to the North Fork this fall with the goal of getting visitors to take the train to the North Fork and alleviate congestion on local roads. READ
A portion of a controversial fence bordering the Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild property in Cutchogue has been removed.
The fence was installed in November by the owners of an adjacent retail center and has since been a focus of concern among guild members and officials. READ
Over the past year, Southold Town’s engineering department has had “unprecedented” access to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s shellfish lab, allowing for additional water quality testing that could show some previously closed water bodies will be suitable for shellfishing, according to town engineer Michael Collins.
The Southold Town Board approved a resolution Tuesday to adopt new and modified agricultural definitions with the intent that issues or tweaks can be resolved while use regulations for agriculture are established.
Orient groups are continuing their efforts to purchase and preserve the Orient United Methodist Church building on Village Lane and are looking for support from Southold Town.
Oysterponds Historical Society vice president Ed Caufield and Orient Association president Bob Hanlon said Tuesday that one goal is to create a coalition between Suffolk County and the town, both of which have set aside funds for land preservation, so the town won’t bear the financial burden alone.
The Southold Town Board passed a resolution Tuesday granting a variance to the Mattituck Park District for construction of a shade shelter at Breakwater Beach.
After more than two years of work, the Southold Town Planning Board has finalized the land use chapter of the town’s comprehensive plan.
During Tuesday’s Town Board work session, Planning Board chairman Don Wilcenski described the land use chapter of the Southold 2020 comprehensive plan as difficult to tackle because it provides zoning recommendations.
As phragmites plants continue to spread throughout Great Pond in Southold, the Kenney’s-McCabe’s Beach Civic Association is seeking help from the town to address the problem before the invasive species overtakes the pond.