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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.
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.
New law requires disclosure of PSEG-LI payroll in rate proceedings
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.
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
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.
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.
Rep. Lee Zeldin to host office hours in Riverhead Monday
The congressman and his staff members will be available for one-on-one meetings with constituents from 11 to 1:30 p.m. at Riverhead Fire Department headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue.
Greenport High School’s GPO TV launches live basketball webcasting
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 awarded funding for trails initiative, stormwater management in state economic development grants
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.