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01/31/18 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO PSEG provided this chart reflecting what it calls “flat” average customer bills over a 10-year period.

COURTESY PHOTO PSEG provided this chart reflecting what it calls “flat” average customer bills over a 10-year period.

As state legislators from the area try to change requirements for assessing Long Island Power Authority/PSEG rate hike requests, a PSEG spokesman said rates here on average are less than they are in many areas of the country. (more…)

12/30/17 8:00am
KARL GROSSMAN PHOTO Wind farm development was a key story in 2017.

KARL GROSSMAN PHOTO Wind farm development was a key story in 2017.

As 2017 comes to an end, three major events stand out this pastyear in Suffolk County: the election results of last month, the indictment of long-time Suffolk District Attorney Tom Spota and the beginnings of offshore wind development.

It was an important election here for women and a breakthrough for African-Americans with Errol Toulon, Jr. elected as sheriff, becoming the first black to win a (non-judicial) countywide post. (more…)

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12/18/17 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Carson Construction employees at the Shelter Island Heights location where a tunnel from Greenport for electric cables broke through on Tuesday.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Carson Construction employees at the Shelter Island Heights work site.

PSEG subcontractor Carson Corporation completed pulling the first of three cables through pipes from Greenport to Shelter Island Heights next to North Ferry, working thorough the night of December 12. (more…)