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  • The Suffolk County executive’s office has formally asked Suffolk County Comptroller John M. Kennedy Jr. to rescind the 1099 tax forms his office sent to homeowners who took advantage of a county grant program that helps pay for the installation of nitrogen-reducing septic systems.
  • On Tuesday, Mr. Cohen will be the moderator for the East End for Opportunity’s forum Driving in East Hampton: What You Need to Know, which will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at the East Hampton Library.
  • Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and environmental advocates blasted a deal that rolls back the timing and circumstances under which the industrial mine in Noyac has to close.
  • Homeowners in a Suffolk County grant program to defray the installation costs of nitrogen-reducing septic systems got an unwelcome surprise in recent weeks — 1099 forms to report it as income.
  • While opioids have dominated the fight against substance abuse in Suffolk County recently, the push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York has created a different challenge for parents and children.
  • The Springs School District is projecting a $1.067 million increase in its budget for the 2019-20 school year over this year, its business administrator, Michael Henery, told the school board during its second budget workshop meeting on Monday.
  • Construction of a ramp was completed this month to facilitate the loading of parcels onto post office vehicles. The change is meant to help staffers transport parcels to offsite locations for sorting, hopefully speeding up delivery times. 
  • Simmering tension in the Springs School community burst into public view at the last two public meetings of the district’s school board.
  • The smell of empanadas and home-cooked spare ribs wafts through the Sportime Arena in Amagansett.
  • Jay Schneiderman, the Southampton Town supervisor, took the microphone last week at Stories From Suffolk, a policy discussion forum featuring officials and experts involved in New York’s fight against opioid abuse, to describe a scenario familiar to everyone in the room.