The challengers seeking seats on the Southold Town Board this Election Day centered their campaigns around the idea that there’s a need for change in a town where all five board members have been elected with Republican support. Don’t vote for the status quo, they urged.
Tuesday is Election Day nationwide and voters in Southold Town will be asked to choose a supervisor, two council members, two trustees, a town justice and assessor. They’ll also pick a county executive and legislator.
Tuesday is Election Day nationwide and voters in Southold Town will be asked to choose a supervisor, two council members, two trustees, a town justice and assessor.
From left, Bill Ruland and Jill Doherty.
Two years ago, Southold Town’s Democratic challengers ran on the need to bring party balance to an all-Republican Town Board.
The Suffolk Times will host a pair of public debates tonight, Thursday, Oct. 15, featuring candidates for Southold Town supervisor and Town Board. READ
The Suffolk Times will host a pair of public debates Thursday, Oct. 15, featuring candidates for Southold Town supervisor and Town Board.
Southold Town Republican Committee chairman Peter McGreevy, left, with candidates Richard Caggiano, Jill Doherty, Scott Russell, Dave Bergen and Glenn Goldsmith. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
The Southold Town Republican Committee has selected a familiar roster of names to serve as its candidates in this year’s town election.
Of the eight Republican candidates on the ticket, seven have run for office before, including all six incumbents who sought re-election. Town Supervisor Scott Russell, and Town Board members Jill Doherty and Bill Ruland, top the ballot. Mattituck attorney William Goggins is once again the party’s choice for Town Justice. (more…)
Under the current code, Southold Town farmers can mostly just sell their crops as-is to retail or wholesale customers. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
Doug Cooper has no interest in bottling salsa at Cooper Farms, his Mattituck business.
“At my age, I’m not going to get into something like that,” he said.
But the prospect of a Cooper’s North Fork Salsa, or Cooper’s New York City Salsa — pick a name — is one that’s being used by some in local agriculture as the perfect example of a product that could fetch more profits than shipping crates of tomatoes through middlemen in New York and elsewhere. (more…)
A crosswalk will soon connect Unity Baptist Church in Mattituck to the shopping center across the street. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
Parishioners at Unity Baptist Church in Mattituck will soon have an easier — and safer — path to church each Sunday morning. (more…)
MTA police vehicle blocks Alvah’s Lane in Cutchogue Tuesday. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
Southold Town Board members are questioning the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s handling of railroad track maintenance in Southold, which has caused unexpected road closures. (more…)