11/25/18 6:00am
11/25/2018 6:00 AM

“Whenever you talk about a bus shelter in Southold, there’s usually a round of laughter,” Southold Town Councilman Bill Ruland said while discussing the topic at a work session Tuesday.

The bid for bus shelters in Southold dates back more than five years and gained momentum in 2015, when a group of North Fork students ramped up their efforts as part of “Project Bus Stop.” READ

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11/21/18 6:00am
11/21/2018 6:00 AM

According to a New York State Department of Transportation documents, a new traffic light is proposed for Route 25 and Oaklawn Avenue in Southold.

“No one knew about it until Nov. 5 [the transportation commission meeting]. The supervisor didn’t know about it, our engineering department didn’t know about it,” Southold Town Councilman Bill Ruland said while discussing the topic at a work session Tuesday. READ

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10/25/18 6:00am
10/25/2018 6:00 AM

The bill passed earlier this month by the U.S. Senate requiring the Federal Aviation Administration to reassess the unpopular North Shore Helicopter Route has Southold Town Board talking about its next steps.

The bill includes an amendment to the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 that would require the FAA to consider noise impacts on affected communities, improve altitude enforcement and consider alternative routes, such as an all-water route over the Atlantic Ocean. READ

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10/24/18 11:59am
10/24/2018 11:59 AM

The Southold Town Board held another public hearing Tuesday on proposed legislation that would require the owners of rental properties to obtain permits certifying their safety.

The latest iteration of the law mandates that owners of rental properties have a valid certificate of occupancy and show that the unit adheres to state fire prevention and building codes and has not been physically altered in any way without a valid building permit.

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