Coastal Resilience Southold

Southold To Embark on Coastal Resiliency Plan

Pictured Above: Hashamomuck Cove as seen from the end of Soundview Avenue after a storm in the winter of 2018. Southold Town is embarking this coming year on a Coastal Resiliency Preparedness Action Plan, after former Town Supervisor Scott Russell included $100,000 to start work on the plan in his 2024 budget adopted this fall. The town, at the far easternmost reach of the North Fork, has a lot of
Housing Southold

Southold Accepts Ownership-Based Carroll Avenue Housing Proposal

Pictured Above: The Peconic property where Southold Town has accepted a proposal to build affordable housing. The Southold Town Board has accepted a proposal from Georgica Green Ventures and Housing Initiatives LLC to build 32 units of ownership-based housing at a five-acre site currently owned by the town on Carroll Avenue in Peconic. The board voted 4-2 at its Dec. 19 meeting to approve two resolutions — to accept the proposal
Government Southold Top Stories

Hochul Signs Deer Hunting Pilot Bill for Southold

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed a bill to create a Southold pilot deer management program in the works since the summer of 2022. The bill enables a pilot program allowing the DEC and Southold Town to allow Certified Nuisance Wildlife Specialists to engage in culling of deer in certain areas within Southold Town where the town has found they "have become a nuisance, destructive to public or private
Margaret Steinbugler and Theresa Dilworth outside Town Hall Dec. 11.
Business Community Government Southold

Southold Doesn’t Mince Words in its Distaste for Tax Breaks for “The Enclaves”

Pictured Above: Margaret Steinbugler and Theresa Dilworth outside Town Hall Dec. 11. Only one member of the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency board came out to Southold to hear what residents had to say about $2.7 million in tax breaks the agency is considering for the proposed luxury resort hotel "The Enclaves" on the Main Road in Southold at a hearing Monday, Dec. 11, but if the other members of
Community Development Southold

Suffolk County IDA to Hold Southold Hearing on Tax Breaks for The Enclaves

Pictured Above: The site of the proposed luxury hotel "The Enclaves" on the Main Road in Southold. After much public backlash against the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency's approval two months ago of $2.7 million in tax breaks for the proposed $44 million luxury hotel The Enclaves proposed on the Main Road in Southold, the Suffolk IDA will hold a local public hearing on the proposal next Monday, Dec. 11
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Government Housing Southold

Public is Receptive to Southold Housing Plan

Pictured Above: David Levy addressed the Town Board. When an overflow crowd spilled into the Southold Town Board meeting room Tuesday evening and the only public hearing on the agenda was on the town's Community Housing Plan, board members anticipated a contentious evening. What they got instead was a series of thoughtful comments and encouragement from the community. East End Towns whose voters agreed last November to enact a .5
Last green corner, Mattituck
Government Southold

Southold Votes Yes on Eminent Domain, Comp Plan, Plum Island Ferry Zoning

Pictured Above: The Mattituck corner that has been slated for a hardware store. The Southold Town Board exerted its authority over land use within the town in several major ways Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 8, adopting resolutions to take a controversial Mattituck property slated for development of a hardware store through eminent domain, adopting a Comprehensive Plan that's been in the works for a decade, and rezoning the Plum Island ferry
Sunrise, New Suffolk
Government Southold

Community Focuses on Next Actions as Southold Nears Comp Plan Adoption

The refrain from community leaders was clear when the Southold Town Board held a Zoom public hearing on the adoption of its Comprehensive Plan Update Aug. 25: The community is ready, willing and able to assist in implementing its goals. Environmental leaders, in particular, called for the creation of an Environmental Advisory Committee to work to implement environmental recommendations and the goals of New York State's Climate Smart Communities program.
New Suffolk Beach, Southold
Community Southold

Southold Releases Summer Beach & Recreation Rules

Southold Town will be limiting beach access to residents only this summer, will not be opening up beaches to swimming before June 27, and will only be opening a limited number of pickleball and tennis courts at town parks, the town announced on Thursday, May 21. Effective May 21, beach, road end and boat ramp use continues to be restricted to “Residents Only," according to the town. All vehicles must
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Arts Music Southold

Honoring A Composer Whose Life Was Twisted by Nazi Germany

The Custer Institute Observatory in Southold will play host to an innovative solo viola concert of works by a Jewish composer whose work was dramatically altered by Nazi Germany, “The Raphael Project,” on Oct. 12 at 7 p.m.  Violist Gregory K. Williams, the principal violist of the Berkshire Opera Festival, and Assistant Principal Violist of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra will perform. Günter Raphael (1903-1960)
Respect & Civility Candlelight Vigil
Announcements Southold

Southold to Host Respect & Civility Candlelight Vigil

[caption id="attachment_29568" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Respect & Civility Candlelight Vigil[/caption] Southold Town and the town's Anti-Bias Task Force Committee are inviting the community to gather together in a candlelight vigil for respect and civility on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 3:30 p.m. at Silversmith's Corner across from the Southold IGA. The organizers say they plan "to join together in solidarity with the right of all people to be respected for who they