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04/28/17 11:02am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO North Ferry passengers headng to Greenport would have a surcharge placed on their bill if the Greenport Village board gets its way.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO North Ferry passengers heading to Greenport will have a surcharge placed on their bill if the Greenport Village board gets its way.

The Greenport Village Board voted Thursday to send a letter to County Legislator Al Krupski (D-Cutchogue) asking that the legislature allow a “landing fee” for cars entering Greenport from the North Ferry the next time the ferry company goes before the legislature to seek a fare increase. (more…)

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04/17/17 10:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The Beatles signed a contract to stay together for 10 years, but split up just three years later in 1970. (more…)

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03/30/17 2:00pm
ELANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO A view of the Community Housing Board forum at Town Hall Monday evening.

ELANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO A view of the Community Housing Board forum at Town Hall Monday evening.

Judging from the turnout at Monday night’s Community Housing Board forum, many employers and leaders of volunteer services see the need for rental units as do residents and would-be residents of Shelter Island.

So why isn’t it a priority for the Town Board? (more…)

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03/15/17 2:00pm
KRYSTEN MASSA PHOTO Greenport Village Board candidates all favor a $1 per vehicle fee to offset wear and tear to roads leading to North Ferry. At a Monday night forum at Floyd Memorial Library, they are (from left) incumbent Julia Robins, challenger Paul Kreiling and incumbent Mary Bess Phillips.

KRYSTEN MASSA PHOTO Greenport Village Board candidates all favor a $1 per vehicle fee to offset wear and tear to roads leading to North Ferry. At a Monday night forum at Floyd Memorial Library, they are (from left) incumbent Julia Robins, challenger Paul Kreiling and incumbent Mary Bess Phillips.

Despite Tuesday’s brutal weather, among the early signs that spring is on the horizon is renewed talk from Greenporters about a $1 per car fee for vehicles using North Ferry. (more…)