Southold Town’s Housing Advisory Commission has been thinking of ways to spend more than $400,000 the town has earmarked for affordable housing, but is “holding out” in case it’s needed for a larger rental unit development, according to commission chair Rona Smith and government liaison officer Denis Noncarrow.
The Southold Town Board approved a resolution Tuesday to endorse Oysterponds Historical Society’s application for a grant that would aid in its goal of purchasing the Orient United Methodist Church property on Village Lane. READ
Southold Town is considering creating a part-time administrator position for Fishers Island to help bolster communication between the town and the island’s residents. READ
Southold Town’s Anti-bias Task Force has seen success since launching its respect and civility campaign in November, co-chair Sonia Spar told Town Board members at Tuesday’s work session. READ
Following numerous complaints from residents, especially those in New Suffolk, the Southold Town Board has enacted a few immediate changes to address problems at Southold’s beaches.
Interested in visiting New Suffolk beach this summer? You may want to walk, because according to numerous residents there’s nowhere to park.
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