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Plans for town’s new wildlife manager take shape

The town board has set out to educate the public about a new wildlife manager — and to define the duties associated with the post. At last week’s town board meeting, Councilman Bob Ghosio and John Severini of the North Fork Deer Management Alliance were onhand to discuss the issues. Severini showed the board a brochure that the Alliance plans ...

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New tree planted in honor of town’s 375th anniversary

A tree grows in Southold. Members of the Southold tree committee met yesterday to mark the planting of the new ginkgo tree, sited on Youngs Avenue by Silversmith’s Corner. A plaque was placed at the foot of the tree to mark the town’s anniversary year. Ginkgo trees are the oldest identified trees in the world, said Dave Cichanowicz, chairman of ...

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Town looks to develop, embrace seagrass management plan

One of the area’s dwindling natural resources will soon be in the spotlight. On Tuesday, Soren Dahl of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Bureau of Marine Resources came before the Southold Town board to discuss seagrass management. According to Dahl, seagrass management across the state’s waters is required; habitat experts have recommended that the a collaboration with ...

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Greenport mayor suggests compromise to health insurance controversy

Greenport Village Mayor George Hubbard has pitched a new proposal regarding health benefits for village trustees that some are calling a good compromise. At last night’s village board work session, Hubbard said he hoped the solution would mean the board could go from “one extreme,” which would mean canceling health insurance for trustees completely, to a middle ground alternative. Hubbard ...

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Cops: Minor injuries after Main Road smack-up in Cutchogue

Only minor injuries were reported after a two-car crash on Main Road in Cutchogue this evening, officials at the scene said. The accident, which took place just west of Moore’s Lane at approximately 5 p.m. , involved a vehicle and a pickup truck. Cutchogue Fire Department responded to the scene. Main Road remained open during the investigation.       ...

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Town to create new shade shelter at Peconic dog park

As four-footed friends frolic in Southold Town’s dog park in Peconic, their two-legged companions often feel the heat, sweating it out in the hot sunshine while their pets exercise. All that’s about to change: At yesterday’s town board meeting, Jeff Standish, director of public works, said a private donor had stepped up to the plate to provide a shade shelter for ...

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