10/10/14 2:00pm
10/10/2014 2:00 PM
Southold highway department crews helped the village patch potholes on Main Street last winter. (Cyndi Murray photo)

Southold highway department crews helped the village patch potholes on Main Street last winter. (Credit: Cyndi Murray, file)

Despite requests from Village officials, Main Street in Greenport will not be included in the state Department of Transportation’s $6.9 million repaving project. However, plans are in place to have the damaged stretch of Main Street repaved before the winter, Mayor David Nyce said. (more…)

06/23/14 9:36pm
06/23/2014 9:36 PM
The village board approved the correctly notice wetlands permit for Widows Hole oyster farm Monday. (Cyndi Murray photo)

The Village Board at Monday’s meeting. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

The Village Board approved Widows Hole Oyster Company’s application to build a 140-foot dock and is expected to issue the building permit in the near future.

After a Monday hearing, which was briefly interrupted by an irate resident, the board unanimously approved the application.

Mayor David Nyce said after the vote that the village will issue a building permit “as soon as humanly possible.” (more…)

05/21/14 8:45am
05/21/2014 8:45 AM
Joseph Prokop (pictured on the far left) will continue to provide legal advice to the village. (file photo)

Joseph Prokop (pictured on the far left) will continue to provide legal advice to the village. (file photo)

Joseph Prokop is staying on as Greenport Village’s attorney.

The village board renewed Mr. Prokop’s contract to provide legal advice at the same rate of his previous agreement: $175 an hour, as needed. (more…)

04/07/14 9:02pm
04/07/2014 9:02 PM
Mayor David Nyce (center) spoke about his proposed 2014-15 budget Monday.

Greenport Village Mayor David Nyce (center) discussing his proposed spending plan Monday night at the Little Red Schoolhouse. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Savings recently created from combining administrative positions and new retirements are expected to allow Greenport Village to hire a code enforcer and paralegal next fiscal year, Mayor David Nyce said Monday.

During a public hearing to discuss the 2014-15 preliminary spending plan at the Little Red Schoolhouse, Mr. Nyce said some of the responsibilities of the proposed code enforcer would include monitoring snow and brush removal. (more…)

03/17/14 10:05pm
03/17/2014 10:05 PM
Tall ships like these could be heading up the East Coast to Greenport in 2015. (Credit: Courtesy Tall Ships America)

Tall ships like these could be heading up the East Coast to Greenport in 2015. (Credit: Courtesy Tall Ships America)

Greenport Village officials are looking into partnering with New London, Conn. to participate in the 2015 Tall Ships Challenge.

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