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12/20/18 6:00am
12/20/2018 6:00 AM

A Greenport Village trustee and three other residents criticized the Southold Town Board Tuesday evening for failing to comment publicly on the recent arrests of two members of the Southold Town Republican Committee. READ

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12/18/18 9:53pm
12/18/2018 9:53 PM

The Southold Town Board voted unanimously Tuesday to pass its rental permit law.

The law requires owners of rental properties to obtain a permit, adhere to property maintenance guidelines and allow inspections of property. Having a valid certificate of occupancy is a requirement for a rental permit. READ

12/10/18 6:00am
12/10/2018 6:00 AM

After another season of North Fork gridlock, the North Fork Traffic Task Force met recently to begin brainstorming solutions for 2019.

A recent meeting, according to Riverhead Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith, brought a broad range of officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Suffolk County Transit Bus, state Department of Transportation, the Long Island Farm Bureau, Harbes Farm, Southold Town and police departments from both towns together to discuss traffic and other safety concerns. READ

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12/08/18 5:49am
12/08/2018 5:49 AM

Neighbors of North Fork Woodworks in Southold expressed concern for planned expansions to the property on 810 Traveler St. during a public hearing Monday night.

North Fork Woodworks has proposed to convert an existing 2,195-square-foot building to an office with an accessory apartment, with 18 parking spots on .46 acres in the Hamlet Business zoning district. READ

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12/06/18 6:00am
12/06/2018 6:00 AM

A new law unanimously passed by Suffolk County lawmakers Tuesday requires amusement parks and water parks to report crimes, including sexual misconduct, to police immediately.

The language of the legislation explicitly references a “troubling incident that occurred at a popular water park in Suffolk County, when several girls reported being groped by a group of men in the park’s wave pool.” READ

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12/03/18 5:50am
12/03/2018 5:50 AM

Parking? Traffic?

Those problems have gotten a lot of attention from the Greenport Village Board in recent years.

But Flint Street resident Mike Osinski thinks Greenport’s biggest problem is the noise from Long Island Rail Road trains idling at the Greenport station.  READ

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11/29/18 6:01am

As absentee ballots are counted and the results of the 1st Congressional District race will soon be certified, local Democrats have found a silver lining in a loss that saw their candidate receive dramatically more support than in the two most recent elections.

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