In 2014, in response to growing frustration with helicopters passing over the North Fork, Southold Town established its Helicopter Noise Steering Committee.
Coming up on five years later, helicopter noise has only gotten worse as the Federal Aviation Administration has been slow to change the North Shore Route. READ
On behalf of the Water Conservation Committee, Town Board member and liaison Bob Ghosio said at Tuesday’s work session that the town would seek grant funding to help implement several conservation initiatives. READ
The Southold Town Board may consider additions to town code to make it clear that helicopter landings are not permitted in residential districts. (more…)
The Southold Town Board will explore a new attempt at harnessing solar power at the town landfill.
Councilman Bob Ghosio brought up the idea at Tuesday’s work session. A previous proposal about three years ago failed to materialize. READ
The Suffolk County Board of Elections will likely start counting absentee and affidavit ballots in Riverhead and Southold towns on the week beginning Nov. 27, according to BOE officials. READ
While there is no supervisor’s race in Southold next week, the local elections are still very important for the direction the town will follow in the coming years. There are three big issues Southold must always keep front and center: farmland preservation, the health and vitality of our salt creeks and the Peconic Bay estuary system.
Traffic, affordable housing and agritainment were among several issues discussed by this year’s Southold Town Board candidates on Saturday at a community forum in Orient.
The Southold Town Board is considering changes to its beach parking permits, as well as making boat ramps and night fishing accessible to town residents only. READ
Southold Town is looking to step up its water conservation efforts and possibly create a committee specialized in that area. READ
It’s 9 a.m. the Monday before Thanksgiving and Frank Peppe, a technician with Flanders Heating & Air Conditioning, is beginning his work week by installing baseboards into a small Habitat for Humanity house being built on Greenway East in Orient. READ