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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.
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.
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.
Greenport High School's GPO TV live-streamed its first basketball game on Dec. 13. Its next webcast is scheduled for Wednesday at 6 p.m. when the Porters take on the Tuckers. Pregame, there will be a special dedication ceremony of "Coach Al Court" honoring legendary Porters star and coach Al Edwards.
Southold Town won approval for a $120,000 grant proposal for phase three of its Peconic Bay to Long Island Sound integrated trails initiative in Round VII of the Regional Economic Development Council grant competition.