02/04/19 6:01am
02/04/2019 6:01 AM

Perhaps the most talked-about issue on the North Fork these days is how to house our working young in an area where real estate prices continue to rise and job opportunities remain scarce.

College graduates are finding it difficult to stay in the area, families looking to buy a house can’t always afford to, and business owners lament the lack of housing for their employees. So how did we get here and what is being done about affordable housing? READ

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02/01/19 6:00am
02/01/2019 6:00 AM

A clustered housing development in Mattituck remained in question Monday evening after the Planning Board postponed approval of its plan for the required inclusion of affordable housing.

The project, known as The Koehler Family Limited Partnership, involves construction of  homes on a 14.9 acres on New Suffolk Avenue and Marratooka Road. The idea has been controversial among neighbors in the past.  READ

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08/09/18 3:16pm
08/09/2018 3:16 PM

Six affordable housing units are coming to the Hound Lane “Freight Building” on Fishers Island.

Spearheaded by the not-for-profit Walsh Park Benevolent Corporation, the project was discussed during the town’s annual Fishers Island meeting Wednesday. READ

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11/13/17 6:00am
11/13/2017 6:00 AM

The Southold Town Board set a public hearing on a code change that would further define what requirement a winery in town has to meet.

The suggested language includes defining a winery as a place where wine is “produced, processed and sold” and calls for 80 percent of the wineries’ grapes to be grown on the premises or other land owned by the winery owner.

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