Months after Suffolk County began targeting short-term rental owners, county Comptroller John Kennedy is expected to explain how the hotel-motel tax is enforced at an upcoming meeting in Riverhead. READ
The debate over whether Riverhead and Southold towns should ban single-use plastic bags may soon be over. READ
Suffolk County officials announced Thursday that newly approved legislation will help farms and businesses upgrade aging fuel tanks with larger, state-of-the-art systems.
A commercial slaughterhouse in Yaphank may soon be open for use by local livestock farmers.
After his fellow legislators rebuffed an effort last year to hold more meetings on the East End, Legislator Al Krupski, with the assistance of recently sworn-in Legislator Bridget Fleming, successfully negotiated to hold two committee meetings in Riverhead Town, his office announced Tuesday. READ
Is an effort by Suffolk County to tie funding for certain projects to attendance at a quarterly regional planning meeting an effort to get everyone on the same page, or strong arming by big government? READ
Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski has a new target in the ongoing fight to protect the area’s waters: county parks.
Tuesday is Election Day nationwide and voters in Riverhead Town will be asked to choose a supervisor, two council members, two assessors and a town justice. They’ll also pick a county executive and legislator.