Week In Review: Town Talks Farmstands for Shellfish, Not Oyster Bars

In other top news, the debate over leashing dogs on the beach continued; the Piping Plover closes its doors.

Here's a look at the top headlines on the North Fork over the past week.

Police & Fire

Cops: Man Charged With DWI in Greenport: Police said the defendant was parked on the sidewalk.

: A woman allegedly used her mother's debit card to charge a room.

: Men allegedly stole cable, had heroin.

Cops: Man Charged With DWI in Southold: Police said the defendant was stopped for failure to maintain lane.

: Although the case involving Peconic teen Ashley Murray, who was missing for 11 days before she returned home, remains open, police said no charges have been filed.


Dog Leash Vote Tabled: Community Meeting Planned: After a public hearing Tuesday, a community meeting will be scheduled to discuss the ongoing debate over whether or not dogs should be leashed on Southold beaches.

Town Talks Farm Stands for Shellfish -- But Not Oyster Bars: The future of aquaculture in Southold Town was on the table.

Trustee Reminds Residents Of Brush Pickup Guidelines: It's almost time for brush pickup in Greenport.

North Fork Legislator Krupski Aims to Keep Constituents Informed: Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski has put out a newsletter to inform residents.

Former Candidate To Bring Business Owners' Concerns to Board: Bill Swiskey brought his ideas for a part-time traffic control officer, as well as ways to address litter in the village, to the Greenport board of trustees.

Relief Offered For Homeowners Impacted By Sandy: Southold Town residents are urged to fill out an application to see if they are eligible for assistance.

: The Southold town board is poised to limit the number of bike and race events that take place on area roads; for-profit events could be nixed.


New Owners for Front Street Station in Greenport: The Sailor family, who ran DoLittle's in Mattituck for years, will be taking over the Greenport eatery.

Piping Plover Cafe Closes Doors: After a series of unfortunate life events, owner Ken Myers decided to close, but is still catering full-time.

Long Island Wine Council Taps Social Media To Ask About 'Bud Break': Long Island Wine Council turns to social media.

North Fork Winemakers Team Up: Lieb Cellars Merges With Premium Wine Group: News from area wineries.


Experts: 5 Signs Your Teen Could Be Using Club Drug 'Molly': What parents should look out for.

Watch: Climb To The Top of Horton Point Lighthouse: Watch a video about a local treasure and then, pay a visit.


: Parents are urged to vote and let their voices be heard.

Shelter Island School District Set To Receive More School Aid: Additonal state aid slated for Shelter Island.

New Curtain Adds Professional Pizzazz to Greenport Stage: A new curtain will add a touch of Broadway to the stage at Greenport schools.


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