Four candidates are running for two seats up for grabs in this year’s Greenport Village Board election.
Trustees Mary Bess Phillips and Julia Robins will face challengers Paul Kreiling and Lucy Clark, village officials confirmed Wednesday. Each seat carries a four-year term.
The Greenport Village Board held off on voting to increase the salaries of the mayor and four trustees Thursday night, although the majority of board members said they support a raise for the mayor, but not for themselves. READ
Seven months after a temporary road repair job was reportedly left to erode at the railroad crossing at Sixth Street in Greenport, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be returning Monday to finish the job, according to village officials.
The Greenport Village Board election will be held on March 21, 2017 with two seats up for grabs. Both incumbents, Mary Bess Phillips and Julia Robins, said they plan to run for re-election. READ
Last year, the Greenport Village Board considered enacting a law to deal with short-term rentals, but never adopted it.
Now, the issue is coming up again. READ
A Greenport Village trustee received four orders to remedy violations on properties she and her family own in the village following complaints filed by a former trustee.
Just a few decades ago, Greenport Village looked very different. READ
Upset over congestion caused by the North Ferry, Greenport Village residents are calling for changes to be made to decrease the amount of traffic created by those traveling to Shelter Island and the South Fork. READ
According to its most recent quarterly statement, Facebook has about 1.3 billion active users. Twitter’s website touts 316 million monthly users. About 500 million tweets are sent daily worldwide. READ
North Fork Smoked Fish Co. owner Phil Karlin outside the business’s First Street headquarters. (Credit: Michael White)
North Fork Smoked Fish Co., which opened in Greenport Village last year without proper approvals and has since been embroiled in controversy, cleared one of two critical hurdles this week.
The village Zoning Board of Appeals gave it an area variance Wednesday night by a 5-0 vote.
But it also received a summons from the village “for operating without an approval,” said village administrator Paul Pallas. (more…)