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To the Editor:
I read the reporting and letters to the editor regarding the “joke” Supervisor Dougherty told (“Dougherty apologizes for ‘lame humor,’” May 11). I have heard that offensive “joke” in so many contexts that I have become desensitized to it, which is the problem with such jokes. (more…)
CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC
Suffolk County officials will hold a town hall Monday night in Flanders for East End residents seeking more information on a proposed septic improvement program that would allow some homeowners to receive a grant toward replacing old wastewater systems with new technology.
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The National Weather Service’s (NWS) latest blizzard warning for Suffolk County predicts 12 to 16 inches of snow Thursday. (more…)
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The Town Board Friday holding a public hearing on proposed short-term rental legislation at the school auditorium. From left, Assistant Town Clerk Sharon Jacobs, Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar, Councilwoman Amber Brach- Williams, Councilman Jim Colligan, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Councilwoman Chris Lewis and Town Attorney Laury Dowd.
More than 200 people showed up at a public hearing in the school auditorium Friday on the Town Board’s effort to regulate short-term rentals. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Councilwoman Mary Dudley reported to her Town Board colleagues on a Suffolk County conference on water quality she had attended.
At the Town Board’s Tuesday work session, an examination of a homeowner’s request to relocate a well onto a town-owned right of way turned into a broader discussion of what’s been termed, by Supervisor Jim Dougherty and others, as the water “crisis” on the Island. (more…)