05/27/18 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone at a recent press conference

COURTESY PHOTO | Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone at a recent press conference

County Executive Steve Bellone is promoting development that would transform Suffolk County by intensifying density here. “A New Suburbia is Coming to Long Island,” was the title of an essay by Mr. Bellone recently published in Long Island Business News. (more…)

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02/28/18 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Suffolk County may not be ready to move to require nitrogen-reducing septic systems for newly constructed residences, but Shelter Island is expected to take that step at its Friday meeting with one caveat. (more…)

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12/20/17 10:00am
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO

It’s not the outright ban on plastic bags that some officials had sought in the past, but come Jan. 1, a bill that Suffolk County passed in 2016 will take effect — and you’ll pay a nickel for every non-reusable paper or plastic shopping bag provided by a store. Shoppers can avoid the fee by bringing their own reusable bags. (more…)

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12/05/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone at a recent press conference

COURTESY PHOTO | Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone at a recent press conference

County Executive Steve Bellone, in a Monday morning conference call with local reporters, called the federal tax bill a “potential catastrophe” for Long Island. (more…)