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Why aren’t creeks in Suffolk County being dredged?

According to an article by Bill Bleyer in Newsday, Suffolk County had plans to dredge 23 creeks, inlets and rivers to remove built-up sand that restricts access to open water, but the plans got stuck in bureaucratic mud. Apparently the environmental studies required by...

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Stormwater Runoff

Stormwater Information Contributed by the Discussion Group What is stormwater? Stormwater is water from rain or melting snow that doesn’t soak into the ground but runs off into waterways. It flows from rooftops, over paved areas and bare soil, and through sloped lawns while...

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Membership

Southold VOICE covers all the towns in Southold, from Laurel, to Mattituck, New Suffolk, Cutchogue, Peconic, Southold, Greenport, East Marion and Orient. At the first meeting on May 19th, our membership was divided roughly into 10 Working Groups according to location. However, the Organizing...

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Navigation Hazard

Dave Bergen reports that the Coast Guard has removed and not yet replaced, the ROCK BUOY ON THE WEST SIDE OF ROBINS ISLAND. SOMEONE PUT A FLOATING PINK JUG TO MARK THE AREA OF THE ROCK BUT STAY CLEAR OF THAT AREA, ONE SAILBOAT...

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Mooring Rights

From Dave Bergen of the Town Trustees. “The Town Board is now taking the lead in using what the Trustees have completed to date, and developing their own plan. They ran the meeting last night. I was offered limited opportunities for input. They are...

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