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09/06/15 8:00am
09/06/2015 8:00 AM
Designed by SHoP Architects in the late 1990s, Greenport's Mitchell Park features a harborwalk and marina, carousel pavilion and camera obscura. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Designed by SHoP Architects in the late 1990s, Greenport’s Mitchell Park features a harborwalk and marina, carousel pavilion and camera obscura. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Bill and Coren Sharples have amassed quite the résumé since 1996, the year the part-time Orient Point residents launched their Manhattan firm, SHoP Architects.  READ

07/05/15 10:08am
07/05/2015 10:08 AM
The line to get on the Sagres at 1 p.m. Saturday after more than 1,000 people had already stepped on board. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

The line to get on the Sagres at 1 p.m. Saturday after more than 1,000 people had already stepped on board. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

Months of planning went off without a hitch as the 2015 Greenport’s Tall Ships Challenge kicked off Saturday. The ships were in place, the vendors were set up and the visitors came by the carload, as they lined up to see the majestic vessels.  (more…)

04/30/15 8:00am
04/30/2015 8:00 AM
Mitchell Park in Greenport. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

Mitchell Park in Greenport. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

The moratorium for Mitchell Park events will end this week.

The Greenport Village Board voted 3-2 during its meeting last Thursday to end the moratorium on mass public assembly permits for Mitchell Park as of May 1. Deputy mayor Jack Martilotta and Trustee Doug Roberts voted against lifting the ban.  (more…)

02/25/15 2:00pm
02/25/2015 2:00 PM
(L-R) Candidates at the Meet the Candidates night in East Marion Tuesday evening. (Credit: Paul Squire)

(L-R) Candidates William Swiskey, Doug Roberts, Zuleyha (Julie) Lillis, George Hubbard and David Muarry at the Meet the Candidates night in East Marion Tuesday evening. Not pictured is Village Trustee candidate Jack Martilotta, who was away on duty with the National Guard at the time of the event.(Credit: Paul Squire)

The North Fork Chamber of Commerce’s Meet the Candidates night Tuesday evening marked the first opportunity for the Greenport Village mayoral and trustee candidates to make their pitches in the same room. All the candidates were there except resident Jack Martilotta a trustee candidate who was on duty with the National Guard at the time of the event.

Though not a debate, the candidates answered questions on issues posed to them from the audience at Hellenic Snack Bar in East Marion — from shoveling snow and keeping the popular ice skating rink open to civility and openness by the Village Board and the future of Mitchell Park.  (more…)