Paul Schulman was watching the news on television last fall when he learned of the limousine crash in upstate Schoharie, where 20 people were killed.
Mr. Schulman of Smithtown, who lost his daughter Brittney in a limo crash on Route 48 in Cutchogue three years earlier, said ‘here we go again.’ READ
The tax rate in Greenport Village will increase by just over two percent as a result of the tentative village budget proposed by Mayor George Hubbard Jr., which was released Wednesday. (more…)
The daughter of Louise Pietrewicz, the Cutchogue woman who disappeared in 1966 and whose remains were found 51 years later, has filed a notice of claim against Southold Town and its police department, charging that officials “knowingly” concealed the circumstances of the death and “thoroughly” failed to investigate who was responsible. READ
In September 2017, politicians and members of the media converged on the backyard of a Flanders resident who was the first recipient of a Suffolk County grant to replace an old failing cesspool with a new state-of-the-art system.
The county’s Septic Improvement Program awards grants of up to $11,000 to offset the expense of installing advanced new wastewater treatment systems to replace older cesspools and dramatically improve the quality of groundwater. READ
The Southold Town trustees have a new boat that will help keep the Peconic Bay clean.
Last Thursday, the 23-foot boat built in Rhode Island was delivered to the Cutchogue Harbor Marina, where the trustees were waiting for it on a chilly morning. The boat, which will be based at the marina, will be used as a “pumpout” facility for recreational boats in the bay that need their toilet holding tanks pumped out. READ
Incumbent Jack Martilotta and newcomer Peter Clarke were both elected to the Greenport Village Board in Tuesday’s election. (more…)
Greenport Village residents will head to the polls today to cast their ballots for trustee. Two open seats are available and four candidates are actively seeking those positions. READ
“This whole project has all the civic groups thinking about house size in Southold.”
That’s what Venetia Hands, longtime Orient resident and Orient Association member, said about the Tuthill Conservation Subdivision, a plan under review by the town Planning Board that, if approved, would allow 17 residential lots on a tract of land at 21505 Route 25 in Orient. READ
Town attorney Bill Duffy presented the Town Board with draft legislation Tuesday that would create a “recreational floating zone” intended to promote recreational uses in areas with a demonstrated need.
Under the proposal, the floating zone could be applied to parcels of at least three acres that have been identified as appropriate sites for major recreation facilities. READ
The four candidates vying for two seats on the Greenport Village Board introduced themselves and answered questions from the public at a candidate forum Monday night at Floyd Memorial Library. (more…)