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Zeldin sets ‘community forum’ Sunday at community college eastern campus

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Rep. Lee Zeldin is inviting constituents to a moderated “community forum” in Riverhead Sunday afternoon on the eastern campus of Suffolk County Community College.

Congressman announces mobile office hours in Southold on April 21

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Zeldin and his staff will meet with constituents at the Peconic Lane Community Center on Friday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Southold Democrats offer crash course in local politics

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If you're interested in local politics and want to learn more about how to get involved, the Southold Town Democratic Club has just the course for you.

Orient residents seek help to preserve historic Village Lane church, which is up for sale

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Representatives of the Oysterponds Historical Society and the Orient Association asked the town board to consider supporting the acquisition of the landmark 1835 church, but town officials are reluctant to commit.

LIRR plans to add trains on Greenport branch

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The MTA, which several years ago announced its intention to all but eliminate LIRR service on the North Fork, has reversed course and is committed to funding the extra train service.

Girl Scouts plan to upgrade town’s dog park

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The Scouts will install a two-sided welcome sign at the park to let people know it's there, a pair of benches, welcome mats and recycled plastic bag dispensers.

Southold Planning Board: Heritage at Cutchogue gets green light to begin site clearing

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Southold Planning Board wrap-up: Board approves commencement of limited site work for the Heritage at Cutchogue condominium project, plus actions taken on Sannino winery, Estates at Royalton, a Nassau Point subdivision and North Fork United Methodist Church.

Construction project begins on well-traveled route to North Fork

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Traveling to the North Fork by way of Route 24 and Route 105 will be disrupted by road work again, this time for the reconstruction of the Riverside traffic circle.

State budget deal announced: Spending plan includes $1.1 billion boost to state education aid and tuition-free public colleges

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The $153.1 billion budget increases state education aid by more than 4 percent, provides for tuition-free public colleges for families earning $145,000 or less and raises to 18 the age for criminal prosecution as an adult.

Southold police share highlights of new immigration policy at Synergy Mattituck

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Southold Town Police Chief Martin Flatley outlined the department's new immigration policy at a Synergy forum in Mattituck.