In recent weeks, those taking note of the American flag truck on County Route 48 that marks the location of Treiber Farms in Southold have likely also seen, just yards away, the Rev. Roger Joslin working with volunteers to create a new garden.
They’re involved in the Common Ground project, building a garden meant to provide locals in need with fresh fruits and vegetables they might not otherwise be able to enjoy. READ
After recently rejoining a drum circle at a friend’s home in Port Jefferson, an idea struck Erin Narumi Prince.
Not seeing an established group on the North Fork, the Baiting Hollow resident decided it was up to her to form one farther east. READ
Congressmen Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) and Peter King (R-Seaford), citing a massive backlog of pending immigration cases, are requesting that Long Island be the place for a new immigration court. READ
To get an estimate of just how many deer there are roaming from Laurel to Orient Point, Southold Town’s department of public works will be conducting a deer census next month and is calling on volunteers to pitch in.
The census will also help determine which areas in town need more deer-management efforts. READ
The state awarded $5.7 million in financing to Vineyard View, a project aiming to bring 50 affordable apartments to Greenport.
Volunteer crews have been working by hand to clear new stretches of trail as part of the Bay to Sound Trails project, which aims to create a connected pathway between Peconic Bay and Long Island Sound.
About half a dozen people worked with Group for the East End on the trail system Saturday, which was “I Love My Park Day.” READ
Concerned Orient residents who are neighbors to a property where an agricultural building is proposed have sent their comments to the town Planning Board via attorneys. (more…)
Southold Town is opting to rebid a project to bring solar panels to the town animal shelter in Peconic so it offers both shade for dogs and cuts energy costs.
Neither of the two bids received met the town’s needs, town engineer Michael Collins said at Tuesday’s work session. READ
A stop sign is being proposed to help slow down drivers on Old Sound Avenue just past Love Lane in Mattituck.
The town last week restriped a portion of Old Sound Avenue with arrows and delineated parking spaces to make it more apparent to drivers that the road was one-way westbound up to Westphalia Avenue in response to resident’s concerns. READ
Southold Town officials are moving ahead with plans to meet the demand for more pickleball courts in town. READ