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Village of Greenport Hearing on $10.1 million village budget to take place Thursday evening

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Greenport Village Mayor George Hubbard Jr.’s first budget will be aired at a public hearing Thursday evening beginning at 6 p.m.

Greenport rescheduled planned electric service interruption for Thursday at 3 a.m.

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There will be a planned interruption of electric service in the Village of Greenport Thursday morning beginning at 3 o'clock.

Problem at Greenport power plant prevents transformer switchover planned for this morning

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The planned switchover of power load this morning from transformer two to transformer one did not go as planned, Mayor George Hubbard said in an interview this morning. The village will make another attempt, likely next week, after workers figure out what went wrong

Greenport mayor on helipad idea: ‘I did not expect the outcry would be as loud’

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Greenport Village officials have gotten dozens of emails and phone calls from people opposed to the idea of the village allowing a helipad to be built on the Carpenter Street property of a local business.

Greenport loses power during storm — the day before planned power outage will affect village electric customers

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Last night's storm knocked out power in Greenport Village for 35 minutes. Another power outage — this one planned —will affect customers during the overnight hours again tonight.

Greenport Village Village power system will undergo planned service outages early Friday

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The planned service interruption is needed to transfer the system load to transformer one, which has not been in service since last summer's 14-hour outage. The plan for the transfer drew scathing criticism from former trustee and onetime utilities director William Swiskey.

Village of GreenportDeveloper will submit updated traffic study for proposed Front Street hotel

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After a public hearing where residents voiced concerns about traffic and parking impacts of a proposed 16-room hotel, restaurant and retail shop on Front Street, the ZBA initiated SEQRA review and asked the developer to submit an updated traffic impact study.

Greenport trustee plans to live webcast Feb. 17 ZBA meeting where new hotel application is to have public hearing

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Greenport Trustee Doug Roberts, an advocate of live webcasting key village meetings as a good government initiative, plans to live webcast the Feb. 17 ZBA meeting, where a potentially controversial hotel application is on the agenda.

Greenport Village is named 2015 Port City of the Year by Tall Ships America

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Greenport has been named 2015 Port City of the Year by Tall Ships America, the organization that brought the Tall Ships Challenge to the North Fork village in July.

Plan to improve lots at Greenport LIRR station and charge for parking there is authorized by village trustees

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Greenport Village is seeking to lease from the MTA most of the parking areas around the LIRR station, which would become paid parking for all but village residents under a plan pitched by Trustee Doug Roberts.