Cops: Holbrook man caught with heroin during traffic stop in Southold

A Holbrook man was caught with heroin and hypodermic needles yesterday after police pulled him over for a traffic stop on Route 25 in Southold.

Southold cop and bay constable rescue 75-year-old man from frigid water

A 75-year-old Easthampton man spent 20 minutes in the water off Goldsmith’s boatyard yesterday morning before being rescued by a Southold Town bay constable and police officer.
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Expect two to four inches of powdery snow today: National Weather Service

by | Dec 30, 6:57 am
Two to four inches of snow is expected to fall today across Suffolk County, according to the National Weather Service, which has issued a winter weather advisory, effective from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Southold cop on patrol smells smoke, discovers fire on Boisseau Avenue

After smelling smoke in the area, Southold Town Police Officer Alex Chenche located an active fire in a building on Boisseau Avenue just before midnight Wednesday.

Southold tax receiver’s office will remain open until 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 29

All other departments are scheduled to close at 11:30 a.m. due to the holiday but the tax receiver’s office will be open to take payments until 4 p.m. for residents who want to pay property taxes prior to the new year.

Opinion and Blogs

Rep. Zeldin leads congressional delegation to Middle East for the holidays

Rep. Lee Zeldin is spending the holidays in the Middle East, traveling to countries within the U.S. Central Command area of operations, meeting with troops, diplomatic personnel and foreign leaders.

Operating engineers, plumbers unions to recruit apprentices in 2018

Two Long Island-based trade unions have announced upcoming apprentice recruitments.
Local News

New law requires disclosure of PSEG-LI payroll in rate proceedings

by | Dec 26, 7:13 am
The next time LIPA petitions the State Public Service Commission for a rate increase, the contractor that manages its supply system will have to disclose its payroll, including executive pay, as well as fees paid to contractors and consultants.


Mattituck-Cutchogue schools on cutting edge of technology with brand new mobile...

The Mattituck-Cutchogue School District has released a custom mobile app aimed at making communications effortless.

Mattituck students receive suicide prevention peer education training

Twenty Mattituck High School juniors and seniors spent the day training to teach their peers about suicide prevention.

Holiday worship services in Southold

by | Dec 23, 8:53 am
Here's a list of all the local Christmas and New Year's worship services at local churches.

Cops: Man drove on drugs with 11-month-old daughter in car

A Lindenhurst man was charged with drugged driving aggravated driving while intoxicated with his 11-month-old daughter in the the backseat yesterday on Route 48...

State task force created targeting the sustainability and marketing of New York’s seafood industry

The task force will hold roundtable meetings with stakeholders and make recommendations by Sept. 30, 2019 to promote marketing and sustainability of New York seafood


Tuckers defeat Wildcats 51-47

Mattituck improved to (7-2) with the win over the SWR Wildcats yesterday in Shoreham Photo gallery by George Faella.

Southold falls to Mercy, 50-42

With both teams beset by foul trouble, free throws accounted for the game's most important points.

Greenport schools, village offer kids recreation programs during holiday break

The Greenport School District and Village of Greenport are sharing services to provide a safe, fun and inviting opportunity for children to come to the school during the December break to play in a supervised environment.

Plans unveiled for 50-unit workforce rental apartment community in Greenport

Rents for the one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments are projected to range between $909 and $1,552 per month, depending on household income.
Local News

Town announces holiday hours

by | Dec 20, 10:00 am
Southold's transfer station and town hall will have early closures on some days this week and next for the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Community Announcements

Zeldin bucks party, votes ‘no’ on House tax reform bill

The bill is not the tax relief middle class wage earners were promised, Zeldin said in a statement this afternoon. Instead it is "a geographic redistribution of wealth" that takes extra money from a place like New York to pay for deeper tax cuts elsewhere. 

Plastic, paper bags will cost 5 cents each in Suffolk County starting January 1

Suffolk County's new “bring your own bag” law will go into effect starting Jan. 1, imposing a 5-cent fee on both paper and plastic bags.


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