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03/18/19 5:00am
03/18/2019 5:00 AM

“This whole project has all the civic groups thinking about house size in Southold.”

That’s what Venetia Hands, longtime Orient resident and Orient Association member, said about the Tuthill Conservation Subdivision, a plan under review by the town Planning Board that, if approved, would allow 17 residential lots on a tract of land at 21505 Route 25 in Orient. READ

03/14/19 4:00pm
03/14/2019 4:00 PM

A roughly 100-year-old eyesore in Fishers Island might see renovations in the coming months.

If approved, a new site plan put before the town Planning Board Monday could convert a pre-existing building on Hound Lane into a 2,815-square-foot restaurant on the first floor and construct a 2,329-square-foot second story intended for two apartments. READ

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10/23/18 6:00am
10/23/2018 6:00 AM

Tenedios Agricultural Barn, otherwise known as Fresh & Co., was in front of the Southold Planning Board yet again during Monday’s work session.

The applicants have proposed a 8,664-square-foot building to house livestock and store feed, supplies and farm equipment on 34.5 acres of farmland owned by Fresh & Co. adjacent to Narrow River Road in Orient. READ

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10/18/18 5:54am
10/18/2018 5:54 AM

The proposal to build a group of residential homes in Mattituck, known as the Koehler Family Limited Partnership, was brought before the Planning Board again.

At a public hearing in 2015, dozens of residents rejected the proposal, saying that this would disrupt their community and harm the environment. READ

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07/24/18 5:00pm
07/24/2018 5:00 PM

The proposal to convert an existing two-story retail building into a first-floor convenience store with two apartments on the second floor was back before the Southold Town Planning Board during a work session Monday, over a year since its original proposal.

The gas station would sit on the south side of Route 48 in Southold, just about 1,000 feet east of another proposed gas station, Southold Gas Station and Convenience Store. READ

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06/05/16 12:00pm
06/05/2016 12:00 PM

The Greenport Village Planning Board, which has been having difficulty getting its members to attend meetings, will soon be at full strength for the first time in several months. The village Trustees voted last Thursday to fill the final vacancy on the board.


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05/06/16 12:00pm
05/06/2016 12:00 PM

The former Meson Ole is proposed to be restores as two restaurants and six apartments. Tim Gannon photo

A proposal to restore the former Meson Ole property as a mixed-use development took a step forward Thursday night as the Greenport Village Planning Board agreed to review the application, despite board members spending a significant amount of time debating over whether the plan needed variances from the Zoning Board of Appeals.


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04/08/16 9:00am
04/08/2016 9:00 AM


Once renovations are finished on the former Meson Ole building on Third Street in Greenport, the property will feature two restaurants on its ground floor and apartment space above, new owner Jim Olinkiewicz of Shelter Island pitched to the Greenport Planning Board Thursday evening. READ