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11/29/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Suffolk County Legislator Bill Lindsay is calling for a radical shake up of the governing body.

COURTESY PHOTO Suffolk County Legislator Bill Lindsay is calling for a radical shake up of the governing body.

A Suffolk County legislator is calling on county officials to let the public vote on reducing the size of the legislature, a proposal that has received mixed reaction from East End officials. (more…)

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10/31/16 12:00pm
TOM GANNON PHOTO Anna Throne-Holst and Congressman Lee Zeldin.

TOM GANNON PHOTO Anna Throne-Holst and Congressman Lee Zeldin.

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09/07/16 8:00am
TIM GANNON PHOTO Greenport Mayor George Hubbard Jr., right, speaks to residents at an informal meeting August 31.

TIM GANNON PHOTO Greenport Mayor George Hubbard Jr., right, speaks to residents at an informal meeting August 31.

A group of about 30 Fifth Street residents expressed concerns  at an informal meeting last week about PSEG’s proposal to extend an underground electric cable down their street and across the bay from Greenport to Shelter Island. (more…)

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08/29/16 10:00am
TIM GANNON PHOTO  Fifth Street Beach in Greenport, where a proposed underground cable project is slated to begin to bring another source of electrical power to Shelter Island.

TIM GANNON PHOTO Fifth Street Beach in Greenport, where a proposed underground cable project is slated to begin to bring another source of electrical power to Shelter Island.

The Greenport Village Board had been prepared to give PSEG Long Island control over an environmental review of the power authority’s underground cable proposal between Fifth Street in Greenport and Shelter Island Heights.

But during the Village Board’s meeting Thursday night, members made a unanimous decision to become the lead agency after residents expressed concerns about the  cable project. (more…)