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09/18/18 5:55am
09/18/2018 5:55 AM

After hearing a presentation on the potential dangers of offshore drilling on the North Fork, Southold Town officials are considering a resolution opposing it.

A representative from Oceana, an international ocean conservation advocacy group, presented its findings about the risks of offshore drilling, including potential harm to local jobs and tourist attractions, during Tuesday’s Town Board work session. READ

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09/02/18 6:00am
09/02/2018 6:00 AM

Southold Town will host a forum on deer management Wednesday, Sept. 12.

The meeting, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, will address the excessive deer population on the North Fork.

According to town environmental analyst Craig Jobes, the dramatic increase in the white-tailed deer population has resulted in widespread landscape damage and crop losses, as well as an increase in Lyme disease and vehicular collisions. READ

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09/01/18 6:00am
09/01/2018 6:00 AM

Southold Town has received additional state funding for the Bay to Sound trail project. On Tuesday, the Town Board approved a resolution accepting $171,963.07 in state grant money, and two other project-related resolutions. 

“We received grants two years in a row for different parts of the project,” said John Sepenoski of the town’s geographic information systems. READ

07/18/18 12:00pm
07/18/2018 12:00 PM

With summer in full swing, water usage is peaking — and threatening the supply from the aquifer. As a result, Southold Town is looking to “lead by example” when it comes to water conservation efforts.

During a Town Board work session Tuesday morning, members of the water conservation committee presented a study revealing one harrowing reality: Current water use in Southold Town is not sustainable.  READ