As Southold Town gathers estimates from appraisal companies in preparation for condemnation of a tract of land in Mattituck, the Brinkmann family, which owns the parcel, say they will fight any attempt to seize the property by eminent domain and called the move “an abuse of power.” READ
The Greenport Village Fire Council will press disciplinary charges against former fire chief Jeffrey Weingart following a July evaluation of the Third Street firehouse from the Public Employee Safety and Health Bureau, officials confirmed Wednesday. READ
As the effort to prevent Plum Island from being auctioned off continues, preservation advocates are turning their attention to the 10-acre federally owned ferry property in Orient. READ
Traffic has been a hot topic on the North Fork in recent years. As we enter the fall harvest season, the issue is on everyone’s mind.
If you’re wondering what local officials are doing about traffic along our highways, you’ll have a chance to ask them at the next Times Review Talks. (more…)
The Southold Town Planning Board last Monday formalized recommendations to the Town Board on an accessory apartment local law, which was on the Town Board’s docket for review last Tuesday. READ
The Southold Town Board Tuesday accepted a $205,208 bid that will see all streetlights replaced with energy-efficient LED bulbs.
Instead of the 3,000 and 4,000 Kelvin lights originally proposed by town engineers, the Town Board opted to approve the purchase of 2,700 K bulbs, according to engineer Michael Collins. READ
A plan to solicit proposals for a solar array at Southold Town’s landfill on Cox Lane in Cutchogue is progressing, Councilman Bob Ghosio reported during a Town Board work session Tuesday. READ
Southold residents will have an opportunity to weigh in on a proposed code change that could allow shellfish farmers to sell their products at temporary roadside stands.
The Town Board held a special meeting last Thursday to set a hearing for Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. READ
Under pressure from his own party, Damon Rallis, the vice chair of the Southold Town Democratic Committee, resigned from that role Thursday. The decision comes two days after a pair of businessmen spoke out at a Town Board meeting against an October 2018 Facebook post by Mr. Rallis calling for people to boycott their businesses because they allegedly supported Republican candidates. (more…)
In April 2013, Diane Bianculli, 65, of Mattituck suffered minor injuries in a car accident at the intersection of Route 48 and Chapel Lane in Greenport. (more…)