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09/22/19 6:00am
09/22/2019 6:00 AM

As Southold Town gathers estimates from appraisal companies in preparation for condemnation of a tract of land in Mattituck, the Brinkmann family, which owns the parcel, say they will fight any attempt to seize the property by eminent domain and called the move “an abuse of power.” READ

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08/29/19 5:55am
08/29/2019 5:55 AM

A six-month temporary building moratorium in Mattituck, first enacted in February, was extended Tuesday night by the Southold Town Board for an additional six months.

The extension drew support at a public hearing, and members of the Brinkmann family, who filed suit against the town in response, vowed they “are not going away.” READ

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08/07/19 6:00am
08/07/2019 6:00 AM

Members of the Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association are backing  a proposal to turn what they call the “last green corner” in Mattituck, where a hardware store has been proposed, into a village green by creating a park to preserve the densely wooded lot and open it to public use.  (more…)

06/30/19 6:00am
06/30/2019 6:00 AM

On a busy corner in Mattituck, near the dangerous turn into Love Lane, sits a vacant piece of land. In May 2018, Brinkmann Hardware Corp. submitted a site plan application to the Southold Town Planning Board to build a 12,000-square-foot hardware store and an 8,000-square-foot paint store on the parcel. From the beginning, their proposal was controversial because of its location, size and potential impact on the community.  READ

01/30/19 6:00am
01/30/2019 6:00 AM

The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association has refocused its fight against a 20,000-square-foot hardware store proposed for the corner of Main Road and New Suffolk Avenue in Mattituck.

Brinkmann Hardware, which has stores in Sayville, Blue Point, Holbrook and Miller Place and owns VanKemenade Paint in Jamesport, submitted a site plan for new store in June to the Southold Town Planning Board.  READ

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06/20/18 6:00am
06/20/2018 6:00 AM

Brinkmann Hardware, a family-owned business with fives stores on Long Island, including VanKemenade Paint in Jamesport, has submitted a site plan for a new store to the Planning Board for further review, despite having faced an unwelcoming crowd in September at a Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association meeting.  READ