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01/15/16 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO A common sight, especially in the summer months, of traffic backed up in Greenport leading to North Ferry boats.

JULIE LANE PHOTO |  A common sight, especially in the summer months, of traffic backed up in Greenport leading to North Ferry boats.

Following a period of discontent on the part of Greenport officials with North Ferry’s traffic routing and wear and tear on roads, the Southold Transportation Commission is waiting for a report from the village before it schedules a meeting with representatives of both sides.

Commission Chairman Neboysha Brashich said Monday that Greenport officials have promised to submit a “white paper” — a detailed report on a single issue — by the end of the month describing steps taken by the village to deal with problems. (more…)

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10/26/15 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Typical ferry lines, above, along Wiggins Street duirng the summer months have persisted into this fall.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Typical ferry lines, above, along Wiggins Street duirng the summer months have persisted into this fall.

If you’re a regular North Ferry passenger still bothered by long lines from Greenport, don’t expect relief anytime soon.

Problems typical of summer traffic have persisted into the fall and are now complicated by school bus regulations, according to Greenport Mayor George Hubbard. (more…)

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09/29/15 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Greenporter Chris Biemiller wants this part of Fifth Street Beach returned to its pristine condition before any consideration of a PSEG project to provide reliable electric service to Shelter Island.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Greenporter Chris Biemiller wants this part of Fifth Street Beach returned to its pristine condition before any consideration of a PSEG project to provide reliable electric service to Shelter Island.

Chris Biemiller is raising his voice about a proposed PSEG cable project that could run from Shelter Island Heights to Greenport.

He’s been through the mill of large utilities coming into his part of the village and destroying it. (more…)