By 2030, New York State aims be capable of producing 2,400 megawatts of offshore wind energy — and create nearly 5,000 related jobs — but questions about the Village of Greenport’s involvement, or lack thereof, have been raised by a former mayor. READ
About a dozen community members gathered in St. Agnes School Thursday night for the fourth Synergy Greenport meeting, where school security and police engagement with youths were the biggest topics. READ
Happiness filled the room as a Jennifer Lenzi and Trenton Zanow entered Peconic Landing Monday afternoon, as staff held balloons and American flags to surprise the winners of the 2018 Veterans Day Wedding Giveback. READ
Nancy Kouris, founder of Blue Duck Bakery, is being honored by the East End Women’s Network with its Woman of the Year award.
Since she and her husband, Keith, opened their bakery in Southampton 19 years ago, it has expanded to three additional locations, in Greenport, Southold and Riverhead. She now serves as president of the company; Kouris is the master baker. READ
The applicant for a proposed gas station and convenience store at the intersection of Youngs Avenue and Route 48 tweaked a traffic study to better represent summer traffic. Representatives of Southold Gas Station & Convenience met with the Southold Planning Board Monday night.
Steven Schneider of Schneider Engineering said the original traffic study took place in November, but many residents had issues at earlier public hearings with that because it did not account of the heavy traffic in summer months. READ
A proposed 50-unit affordable rental project in Greenport received positive feedback from residents who spoke at the Southold Town Planning Board’s public hearing Monday. But concerns were raised about traffic, the environment and what “affordable” really means. READ