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11/17/16 2:00pm
11/17/2016 2:00 PM

As the vote to approve a Southold Town budget that would raise taxes more than 7.5 percent was called, board members expressed concerns. They said they understood the concerns of residents, but most said their hands were tied by a “dire set of circumstances,” largely the deteriorating state of some local roads. READ

03/11/15 10:00am
03/11/2015 10:00 AM

(Credit: Joe Werkmeister)

Roadways across the town sustained “substantial” damage this winter, the highway superintendent said. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)

The Highway Department may need between $300,000 and $400,000 more than originally budgeted to repair “substantial” damage to town roadways this winter.  (more…)

06/20/14 7:00am
06/20/2014 7:00 AM

A Southold Highway Department truck turns onto Main Road in January. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

A Southold Highway Department truck turns onto Main Road in January. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

In seeking to purchase two new trucks the for Southold Town highway department’s fleet, Superintendent Vincent Orlando is essentially doing what he told voters he would when he ran for the position in last year’s elections. He’s aiming to “rotate the fleet,” replacing outdated equipment that’s in need of costly repairs with more modern and efficient vehicles.  (more…)