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County preserves 16 acres along Peconic River

Just over 16 acres on the Peconic River on West Main Street will be preserved as parkland following the approval by the Suffolk County Legislature, which authorized the purchase for $1.14 million in a unanimous vote Tuesday.

Pandemic’s hot real estate market drives East End preservation tax revenues to historic high

Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund's revenues in 2020 — $139.42 million —were higher than any other year in the preservation program's 22-year history.

Calverton manufactured home community sold to Chicago company for $16.8 million

Foxwood Village, a 244-unit manufactured home community in Calverton, has been sold for $16.8 million to Chicago-based Hometown America, one of the...

Hot real estate market driven by COVID ‘exodus’ sets record in land preservation tax collection

An 'exodus' of city dwellers to the East End caused record-setting collections of the 2% real estate transfer tax in the first eight months of 2020, according to Assemblyman Fred Thiele.

Residential evictions in N.Y. banned till Jan. 1

State protections for tenants more expansive than federal rule, prevents eviction for nonpayment that pre-dates COVID crisis.

Suffolk lawmakers set to vote on requiring advanced septic systems for new construction

New homes built in unsewered areas of Suffolk County next year will be required to have innovative nitrogen-reducing wastewater systems rather than traditional septic systems as of next July, if a proposed amendment to the Sanitary Code is approved by county legislators.

Railroad Avenue building sold, slated for revitalization

The Railroad Avenue building that housed a bar that lost its liquor license last year following a slashing and a double shooting has been sold and is slated for renovation.

Polish Town Civic looking to sell its pavilion site

The Polish Town Civic Association hasn't been making much use of its "Polonaise Park" in recent years and has decided its time to shed the costs of taxes and maintenance on the 1.3-acre property. Photo: Denise Civiletti

Homeside Florist site being purchased by Mattituck builders

Mattituck builders Paul Pawlowski and Kenneth Ballato are buying the former Homeside Florist & Greenhouses site on the corner of Main Road and Cross River Drive in Riverhead.

State’s moratorium on evictions and foreclosures extended to Aug. 20

No proceedings to evict a tenant or foreclose on a mortgage may be instituted in New York until after Aug. 20, under a new executive order signed by the governor yesterday. The order also bans late fees on rents in arrears and gives tenants the option of using their security deposits to cover rent due.
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