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Nader Ghermezian and Stuart Bienenstock at Monday's public hearing.

Triple Five Lays Out its Tech Pitch for EPCAL

3D printed rocket engines, MagLev trains and composite helicopter blades are among the technologies pitched as potential tenants of an industrial park proposed by developers Triple Five Real Estate One, LLC for the Enterprise


Westhampton Beach

Westhampton Beach Gets Green Light to Hook Up to Gabreski Sewer Plant

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signed legislation this past weekend to authorize an agreement with the Village of Westhampton Beach to connect its business district and two condominium complexes to the county’s wastewater treatment


On June 16, Luminati Aerospace executives cut a ribbon ceremonially opening Plant 6 at the former Calverton Grumman Plant.

Public Filled With Questions for Prospective EPCAL Buyers, Hearing to Continue March 13

Editor’s Note: The continuation of this hearing was rescheduled to Monday, March 19 at 6 p.m. at Pulaski Street School, due to snow on March 13. Members of the public were filled with questions for


East Hampton Hamlet Study Downtown Montauk Phase 2

Coastal Retreat is a Highlight of East Hampton Hamlet Study Plans

Strategic retreat from the coastline in Montauk is one of the most notable components of a series of hamlet studies presented to the East Hampton Town Board Feb. 6. Over the past two years, planning


Southold's Town Beach entrance on Jan. 16.

With Southold & Suffolk Skeptical, Erosion Tax District May Be Needed for Hashamomuck Cove

Representatives of Southold Town and Suffolk County are skeptical of either agency playing a role as the local partner in a $14.6 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to shore up Hashamomuck Cove,


State Assemblyman Fred Thiele

Fred Thiele Proposes Community Housing Loan Fund

New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele has introduced new legislation in the State Assembly that would authorize the Towns of East Hampton, Southampton, Riverhead, Shelter Island, and Southold to establish Community Housing Revolving Loan


David Lys Appointed to East Hampton Town Board

The East Hampton Town Board voted 3-1 Jan. 18 to appoint town zoning board member David Lys, an advocate for beach access and the Amagansett Lifesaving Station, to a seat on the town board. Mr.


East Hampton Town Board members Jeff Bragman, Sylvia Overby, Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez at the board's Jan. 2 organizational meeting.

In East Hampton: Van Scoyoc Pledges Action on Environment, Opioids & Housing

New Democratic East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc pledged to work on drinking water safety, protect the town from climate change and honor the town’s history, while meeting the needs of residents impacted


Riverhead Town Assessor Laverne Tennenberg, Councilwoman Catherine Kent, Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith, Councilwoman Jodi Giglio and Highway Superintendent George "Geo" Woodson at the inauguration New Year's Day.

Riverhead Inaugurates First Female Town Supervisor

Riverhead Town Inaugurated its first-ever female town supervisor Jan. 1, in a packed ceremony at Pulaski Street School. Laura Jens-Smith, who upset four-term incumbent town supervisor Sean Walter in November’s election, will be the town’s


Laura Jens-Smith and Catherine Kent at the Blue Duck Bakery on Main Street in Riverhead.

Bringing Back Riverhead: Laura Jens-Smith & Catherine Kent Share Priorities for the New Year

When new Riverhead Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith takes office January 1st, she will not only be the first female supervisor in the town’s history — she will also be a member of the first female


On June 16, Luminati Aerospace executives cut a ribbon ceremonially opening Plant 6 at the former Calverton Grumman Plant.

Riverhead Board Votes To Go Ahead On Luminati Hearing

The Riverhead Town Board voted 3-2 Tuesday evening to hold a public hearing January 17 on whether a new partnership known as Calverton Aviation & Technology LLC, a joint venture to be formed by


An artist's rendering of the proposed 50-unit workforce housing complex in Greenport.

Fifty-Unit Affordable Housing Complex Planned for Western Greenport

A 17-acre plot of land that has been the subject of much public debate for decades could soon become the site of 50 new affordable rental units if a project proposed by Conifer Real


Sunset in the vineyards, Jamesport

Southold Nixes New Winery Code

After nearly five hours of testimony from farmers and vineyard owners Dec. 5, Southold Town has withdrawn a controversial new measure to define use regulations for wineries in residential zoning districts. The code amendment was


A proposal for "The Hills at East Quogue"

The Hills at Southampton PDD Fails in Long-Awaited Vote

The Southampton Town Board did not reach the supermajority vote it needed to pass The Hills at Southampton Planned Development District in East Quogue Tuesday afternoon. The proposal, which has been the subject of controversy


County Executive Steve Bellone | courtesy photo

Bellone Wants Suffolk To Stand Up To Trump on Tax Bill

Both houses of Congress have already approved sweeping changes in the nation’s tax code, and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone is now asking Long Islanders to push President Donald Trump to reconsider aspects of


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