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02/16/19 5:50am
02/16/2019 5:50 AM

In 2014, in response to growing frustration with helicopters passing over the North Fork, Southold Town established its Helicopter Noise Steering Committee.

Coming up on five years later, helicopter noise has only gotten worse as the Federal Aviation Administration has been slow to change the North Shore Route. READ

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01/29/19 5:57am
01/29/2019 5:57 AM

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget has left Southold Town officials scrambling to close a budget shortfall after all Long Island towns were excluded from receiving state funding through the Aid and Incentives for Municipalities program. READ

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01/16/19 6:00am
01/16/2019 6:00 AM

To the editor:

In response to comments made recently both in print and at public meetings concerning ongoing changes to Southold’s — and much of the country’s — recycling practices, it is true that the single-stream approach ultimately failed, but that is largely due to import restrictions in China on the portion of the stream that proved non-recyclable due either to lack of local markets or contamination with materials that turned paper products (the most valuable recyclables) into garbage. (more…)

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12/20/18 6:00am

A Greenport Village trustee and three other residents criticized the Southold Town Board Tuesday evening for failing to comment publicly on the recent arrests of two members of the Southold Town Republican Committee. READ

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12/18/18 9:53pm
12/18/2018 9:53 PM

The Southold Town Board voted unanimously Tuesday to pass its rental permit law.

The law requires owners of rental properties to obtain a permit, adhere to property maintenance guidelines and allow inspections of property. Having a valid certificate of occupancy is a requirement for a rental permit. READ