The Riverside traffic circle is expected to be reconfigured, though it’s not sure when. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Funding that had been slated to reconfigure the Riverside traffic circle is now in danger of being diverted next year. But a movement is afoot to keep that money in place.
The infrastructure project is one that some say is critical to the hamlet’s future, particularly at a time when other efforts are in the works to improve quality of life in the economically distressed area of Southampton Town. (more…)
Bridget Fleming, Jay Schneiderman, and Anna Throne-Holst.
A game of political musical chairs is taking place in Southampton Town.
Where the public servants will end up, nobody knows — however where they’re trying to end up is becoming evident. (more…)
The Riverhead Town Board held a public hearing on the proposed zoning for the Enterprise Park at Calverton Wednesday evening, and on proposed weight limits for Twomey Avenue in Calverton, which residents say large oil trucks have been using.
The board was also expected to vote on a resolution to hire Cushman and Wakefield, a large commercial real estate firm, to market EPCAL for the town.
The board interviewed Cushman and Wakefield and another firm, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, last Thursday. (more…)
A Plum Island preservation advocacy group told the Southold Town Board Tuesday it intends to move forward with a lawsuit against two federal agencies it alleges have failed to protect endangered species living there. (more…)
Over 100 members of the public attended an informational meeting on Friday night about a proposed garbage district. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
“For everybody to get up here and say the same things over and over again is ridiculous.”
So said Mike Brewer, a former president of the Flanders, Riverside, and Northampton Community Association at Friday night’s public informational meeting about a garbage district that has been proposed in the three hamlets.
Mr. Brewer said at the meeting that he’s unsure where he lies on the proposal, but said residents should let it go to a public vote.
But Mr. Brewer found himself in the minority on Friday night, where most of the 30 or so people who spoke at the meeting already had their minds made up. They were opposed to the idea, though some did support the proposal.
A helicopter at East Hampton Airport. (Credit: Kyril Bromley/The East Hampton Press, file)
The Town of East Hampton has agreed to hold off implementing its historic airport restrictions to allow a federal judge to rule on a lawsuit challenging the new regulations.
U.S. District Court Judge Joanna Seybert in Islip said Monday she’ll decide within three weeks whether the town can control access to its airport. (more…)
The current view of the downtown pass-through. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Drivers may no longer be able to enter the Chase bank parking lot from Peconic Avenue and then come out on West Main Street, near Maryhaven, once the Peconic Crossing apartment complex is built. (more…)
Town Highway Superintendent Gio Woodson says his department should be in charge of sign permits. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Fed up with his crews picking up signs for public office on public property, Riverhead Highway Superintendent George Woodson asked the Town Board to give his department the authority to issue political sign permits.
But that proposal was rejected by the board majority. (more…)