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07/08/19 4:30pm

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is investigating whether a local business is pumping out water from concrete trucks at one of its locations and possibly creating a toxic situation. (more…)

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06/17/19 8:00am

COURTESY PHOTO Town Supervisor Gary Gerth.

In a surprise move, Supervisor Gary Gerth cast the lone “no” vote at the Friday evening Town Board meeting on the revised short-term rental (STR) law.

The resolution incorporating the amended law into the Town Code passed by a vote of 4-1. (more…)

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06/06/19 4:30pm

South Ferry CEO Cliff Clark (left) and Chief Operating Officer Nicholas Morehead outlined major aspects of the requested fare hike that will benefit Islanders at a meeting at Town Hall June 5.

With a recommendation from its Budget Review Office, the Suffolk County Legislature is expected to approve South Ferry’s requested rate hike on June 18. That was the announcement from South Ferry officials at a June 5 meeting at Town Hall called to answer questions from the public.

Except the public was nowhere to be seen. (more…)

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06/05/19 12:00pm


Town Board members spent most of the Tuesday work session discussing a draft of a handbook to set procedures for how committees, boards, councils and groups are expected to conduct business. (more…)