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LaLota Introduces Bill to Make Plum Island a National Monument

New East End Congressman Nicholas LaLota introduced his first piece of legislation March 14, the Plum Island National Monument Act, under which Congress could protect the island from development by making it a National Monument. National Monument status can be conferred either by Congress or by the President under the 1906 Antiquities Act. “For years, Plum Island has been an important piece of Suffolk County. After years of uncertainty, Congress
Last green corner, Mattituck
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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