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02/10/18 3:00pm
02/10/2018 3:00 PM

New York State highway crews will remove the remaining ‘I ♥ NY’ signs throughout the state in the face of losing a reported $14 million in federal funding.

The ones in Orient were removed in July 2016, shortly after they first went up, after an outcry from state and local officials. One, smaller one, remains in Riverhead on the Long Island Expressway. READ

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02/09/18 11:00am
02/09/2018 11:00 AM

With no local government interested in being a project sponsor at this time, the creation of a Hashamomuck Cove taxing district to pay for work along a 1.6 mile stretch of Long Island Sound will be explored, officials said.

The idea of a taxing district came up after a Wednesday morning roundtable with local officials on the Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed $14.5 million plan to bolster the waterfront at the cove.

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02/08/18 5:59am
02/08/2018 5:59 AM

Southold Town has several ongoing grant projects, with others expected to begin in 2018.

The Pike Street parking lot in Mattituck saw drainage improvements in 2017. Other work, thanks to a $60,000 Suffolk County Downtown Revitalization grant, will include new curbs, updated sidewalks, new asphalt and 14 new parking spaces.  READ

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02/07/18 6:00am

Newly proposed legislation would pave the way to allow East End towns to establish a fund that would assist first-time homebuyers with up to half of the purchase price.  READ