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Clean Water, Air and Jobs Act passes

The 2022 Statewide Ballot Proposal, proposition No. 1, passed with overwhelming numbers with 69.1 percent of the vote or over 2.9 million yes votes to the 1.2 million no votes on Tuesday, Nov. 8. As …

The Suffolk County Republicans held their election night celebration at Stereo Garden in Patchogue. Primed for a night of big wins, the venue displayed bold, graphic signs of Republican candidates …

Tuesday turned out to be a long but rewarding night for Democrats as Kathy Hochul was victorious for the New York State Governor seat, in the most anticipated race of the evening, with 52.73 percent …

To address and combat the impact of climate change and damage to the environment, the “Clean Water, Clean Air, and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act of 2022” authorizes the sale of state …

Election Day will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Visit https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/ to find your local polling place. Or register to vote at: https://www.ny.gov/services/register-vote. NEW …

Brookhaven Town supervisor Ed Romaine recently released the $328.6 million 2023 tentative budget with a 1.92, or 10.52 per year, percent tax raise, remaining below the tax cap and reducing debt by 36 …

The Town of Brookhaven held a public hearing to discuss the commission’s proposed map on Thursday, Sept. 29, to amend Chapter 27 entitled “Procedures for Ballot Propositions Proposing …

The Town of Brookhaven has taken into account suggestions made by this publication in an editorial suggesting better implementation of the redistricting maps. As per Brookhaven Town code, town …

On or about Sept. 8, Suffolk County officials determined that the county’s systems had been affected by a cyberattack. The attack has disrupted legislator emails, postponed the date of civil …

(Mariana Dominguez contributed  to this story) The Suffolk County Department of Public Works is seeking to replace the existing Smith Point Bridge with a new, high-level fixed bridge …

Town of Brookhaven residents voted to pass seven referendums on Aug. 9 for the special-use districts that fund the not-for-profit ambulance companies in the Town of Brookhaven to modify the existing …

Due to the new New York State congressional maps, many local residents are now in District 2 rather than District 1. Communities that were formerly in CD 1 and are now in CD 2 include Medford, …

As per Brookhaven Town code, the lines must be redistricted every 10 years, after council districts were formed in 2000. The requirement, according to town officials, ensures equal representation as …

  Suffolk County district attorney Ray Tierney wants ShotSpotter back. He’s calling for its installation in nine communities where gun violence is up: North Amityville, Huntington …

Former federal and state prosecutor Dave Calone announced his candidacy last week to be the next Suffolk County executive. Current county executive Steve Bellone is term limited and will leave office …

The New York SAFE Act prevents criminals and the dangerously mentally ill from buying guns, cracks down on illegal guns and bans only the most dangerous assault weapons. The legislation includes …

Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement after winning the Republican Primary for Governor of the State of New York: “I commend all of the candidates in this …

Suffolk County Legislator Jim Mazzarella (3rd District, Moriches) recently honored Mastic resident Kevin Meyer as the 3rd Legislative District’s 2022 Irish American of Distinction. In 2019, …

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