JULIE LANE PHOTO
This photo taken at the height of the tourist season last summer represents the problem that existed as vehicles vied to join the ferry line in Greenport from both Wiggins Street and Third Street.
A study of Greenport’s transportation hub around the ferry, bus stop and train station has outlined several options for re-configuring the area to better accommodate traffic and pedestrian access. One of them would flip Wiggins Street to a one-way street going west instead of east. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Early advance work to determine the best course for the new cabling took place months ago before PSEG was able to announce the course that will be followed between Shelter Island Heights and Greenport Village.
The Heights Property Owners Corporation has signed an agreement with PSEG-LI to allow proposed cabling to take place between Shelter Island and Greenport. PSEG must now review the document and sign off before it’s official, but Communications Director Jeffrey Weir said he expects the project to get under way before the end of September. (more…)
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…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO
Resident Larry Adler warned the Town Board it will face costly lawsuits if it persists in limiting short-term rentals.
After several months of discussions, Town Board members agreed at their work session Tuesday to streamline a comprehensive short-term rental proposal that will be the subject of a late January public hearing. (more…)
PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO The Greenport Village Board.
PSEG’S controversial plan to run a cable line under Greenport’s Fifth Street and across the bay to Shelter Island Heights will move forward with the Village Board’s blessing. (more…)