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05/24/17 12:00pm
05/24/2017 12:00 PM

A bill in the New York State Legislature aims to create a marketing district for Long Island’s five East End Towns, as well as incorporated villages, that would generate revenue to advance regional tourism.

But municipalities would be allowed to opt out of the potential Peconic Region Tourism Marketing District, Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell said at Tuesday’s Town Board work session at Peconic Landing in Greenport.

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05/23/17 2:43pm
05/23/2017 2:43 PM

A new proposal to convert a retail building on the south side of Route 48 in Southold into a gas station and convenience store with apartments above it is under review by the Southold Town Planning Board.

Representatives for the applicant — Jemcap SD1, LLC of Manhattan — attended Monday’s work session to discuss the proposal, which is located about 1,000 feet east of a larger proposed gas station and convenience store.

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05/18/17 6:00am
05/18/2017 6:00 AM

Anyone who knows Bill Price only from his more than 35 years of serving as a judge in Southold Town might be surprised to learn he didn’t always walk a straight line.

Reflecting on his career and his life before the bench from his office inside a trailer attached to Southold Town Hall, Judge Price said it was a desire that people think of him as more earnest that led him to a legal career in the first place.

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04/29/17 6:00am
04/29/2017 6:00 AM

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.

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