Daily update: Important vote planned, new ride-sharing proposal, recreational trail closed

01/14/2019 6:09 AM |

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Here are the headlines across the North Fork for Monday, Jan. 14:

The Southold Town Planning Board is expected to vote tonight on a site plan for the controversial Tenedios Agricultural Barn in Orient.

The applicants have proposed an 8,600-square-foot building to seasonally house livestock and store feed and equipment on 34.5 acres of farmland owned by the owner of Fresh & Co., a Manhattan-based casual eating chain.

Neighbors of the property have raised concerns that it could turn into a commercial farming operation and the barn could be used for agritainment purposes.

Attorneys for the applicant have described it as a family farm and said only some row crops on the property would be used by the restaurant chain.

There will also be a public hearing tonight on a greenhouse proposed on the same property.

The meeting is set for 6 p.m. at Southold Town Hall.

MORE NEWS

North Fork Link planning a comeback with ride-sharing app, Lyft

Greenport, Southold discuss shared services ahead of intermunicipal agreement expiration

Officials urge residents to stay off EPCAL trail during hunting season

SPORTS

Boys Basketball: Rebounding is Jude Swann’s game

Girls Basketball: Mattituck names change, but style remains same

WEATHER

Expect partly sunny skies today across the North Fork with a high of 34 degrees. It will be breezy, with a north wind between 11 and 20 miles per hour. The National Weather Service has forecast a low of 16 tonight.

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