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.
Town announces holiday hours
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.
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.
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.
Southold’s inauguration ceremonies set
Southold Town’s newly elected and re-elected officials will take the oath of office in ceremonies at Southold Town Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 2 beginning at 2 p.m.
‘I am American’: Local immigrant advocates fight for DACA, DREAM Act and TPS in Washington D.C.
“There are thousands of people that are waiting to be full members of society and give back and help this country grow. Right now, there isn’t a legislative solution, and we need that.” Local residents traveled to Washington D.C. last week to rally Congress to pass a "clean DREAM Act" and keep the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for thousands of immigrants.
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.