10/23/14 3:28pm
10/23/2014 3:28 PM
A six-mile stretch of Main Road would be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (Credit: Andrew Lepre)

A six-mile stretch of Main Road is being pitched for an historic district. (Credit: Andrew Lepre)

The National Register Historic District proposed for Main Road in Aquebogue, Jamesport and Laurel has already been rejected by the Riverhead Town Board — and it appears to be one heading that way with the Southold Town Board as well.

“The Town Board had decided that the fate of the proposed district in Southold would be left to the will of the property owners who own land included in the proposed district,” Southold Supervisor Scott Russell said. “We have had 19 owners raise objections and only four show support. Southold cannot support the proposed district moving forward based on those figures.” (more…)

02/12/14 9:00am
02/12/2014 9:00 AM
Southold Town was looking to amend its wireless facilities code to permit cell towers on historic sites, such as this parcel behind Town Hall. (Cyndi Murray photo)

Southold Town was looking to amend its wireless facilities code to permit cell towers on historic sites, such as this parcel behind Town Hall. (Cyndi Murray photo)

Southold Town Board members on Tuesday night voted against an amendment to the town’s wireless communication code that would have paved the way for construction of a cellphone tower behind Town Hall. (more…)