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09/26/18 5:48am
09/26/2018 5:48 AM

The mouth of Greenport’s Sterling Harbor is filling up with sand, and local officials say it needs to be dredged, something that hasn’t been done for a long time. 

“My understanding in talking to a fair amount of boaters coming out of the creek is that they’re starting to run aground,” Trustee Mary Bess Phillips said at last Thursday’s Village Board work session. “It’s getting shallower and shallower as storms keep coming through.” READ

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08/24/18 6:00am
08/24/2018 6:00 AM

Green port Village’s latest proposed short-term rental law is pretty cut and dry.

“If you have a two-family house and it’s owner-occupied, you’re allowed to have a short-term rental,” Mayor George Hubbard Jr. said following an uneventful 19-minute Village Board meeting Thursday. “If you have a two-family house and it’s rented as a long-term rental, you’re allowed to have a short-term rental. Besides that, you can’t just buy a house and make it into two short-term rentals. You’re not going to be allowed to do that anymore in the village.”

That’s assuming the new proposal passes, Mr. Hubbard said. READ

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05/30/18 6:00am
05/30/2018 6:00 AM

A proposal to put stop signs at the south ends of Fifth and Sixth streets in Greenport ran into some opposition at a public hearing May 24.

The plan would place a stop sign on both roads heading south at the intersection with Johnson Place, which connects the streets along the north side of the Fifth Street park.  READ

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05/20/18 6:01am
05/20/2018 6:01 AM

According to statistics compiled recently by the Southold Town Police Department, about 90 percent of the cars on Main Street in Greenport are traveling within three percent of the 30 mph speed limit, and the highest speed recorded was 49 mph, according to Greenport Village Mayor George Hubbard Jr.  READ