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06/28/16 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Traffic on Wiggns Street last summer.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Traffic on Wiggins Street last summer.

The Greenport Village Board is unlikely to move forward with a proposal to restore two-way traffic to Wiggins Street, Mayor George Hubbard Jr. said at June 23 Village Board meeting.

The board has, however, scheduled a public hearing on a new short-term proposal to address North Ferry traffic congestion. (more…)

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06/08/16 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Traffic on Wiggns Street last summer.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Traffic on Wiggins Street in Greenport last summer.

The Greenport Village Board has proposed once again making Wiggins Street two-way in order to relieve traffic congestion caused by the North Ferry. It had two-way traffic until 2001, when it was changed into a one-way street in the direction of the ferry, for that same reason. (more…)

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05/17/16 2:00pm
 SARA SCHABE PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin at Monday’s press conference in Riverhead.

SARA SCHABE PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin at Monday’s press conference in Riverhead.

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill Monday that will stop the federal government’s proposed sale of Plum Island to the highest bidder. (more…)

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05/03/16 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Traffic on Wiggns Street last summer.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Traffic on Wiggns Street last summer.

 

Ferry traffic has been a nagging issue for some Greenport Village residents over the last few years.

But after a public hearing Thursday about whether to make Wiggins Street a two-way street again drew mixed reactions from residents, Greenport Mayor George Hubbard Jr. said the Village should get more feedback on possible ferry traffic solutions before making a decision. (more…)