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Southold Town Trustee Dredging Priority List 2010

At the July 21 Town Trustees meeting, Dave Bergen reported the following wish list for Suffolk County dredging. Note that neither Wickham or West Creek has permits in place so it is doubtful that they will have permits in time for the dredging window....

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Trustees Meeting of July 21

It was a busy night, with the Suffolk County Water Authority on the schedule for a wetland permit to install a water line from Dam Pond to Browns Hill in Orient.  About 20 opponents were on hand to speak against it and it was the...

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Annual Meeting July 17th 2010

Close to 150 Southold VOICE members, invited guests and observers filled the Town Recreation Center yesterday morning for our Annual Meeting, which is always a good networking event with fresh coffee and donuts, and keynote speakers offering an educational forum of particular interest to...

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Annual Meeting Saturday, July 17th

Do you wonder how your waterfront property is assessed, and what are the steps in the Trustee process? Are you confused? Join us for answers on Saturday, July 17th – 9 am at Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic.

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How many fish can you catch and keep?

‘Tis the season Whether you’re casting off the beach, fishing from your kayak, 14’ Starcraft or a 36’ Off-shore Grady White, you need to be concerned with what and how many fish you can catch/keep. (If you are that lucky.)

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Moorings in Richmond Creek

John Kramer took a ride with a SoutholdVOICE member who wanted to show him the situation in Richmond Creek. He, too, has been on the list for a permit to moor his boat for 8 years, just like the man he wrote about last month. The mooring area in Richmond Creek is a deep oval near the end of the entrance channel, big enough to moor at least 6 and maybe 8 boats. There are presently 2 moorings there, one occupied and one not. He spoke to Jill Doherty, Chairperson of the Trustees, about this and she said.....

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Riverhead Owners Draw a Line in the Sand

Adding to our current series of articles on beach battles, there's a lively conversation about beach access and waterfront property rights in neighboring Riverhead, as reported by RiverheadLocal.com in their artricle, "Dispute brews over beach access". While the article was written regarding an issue...

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Beach Battle Reaches U.S. Supreme Court

In April 2010, we published an article submitted by Dianne Castaldi about active property rights legal cases across the U.S. This follow up article is about a case that's now gone as far as the U.S. Supreme Court. The outcome of this case can...

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PEP Talk nets $10,000 for East Marion project

Thirteen months ago, April 2009, we first reported on the Peconic Estuary Program initiative for Hashamomuck Pond. A Fall update followed, and now PEP has awarded the Gardiners Bay Estates Homeowners Association a $10,000 grant to restore Spring Pond. The objective is to stop...

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