Town of Brookhaven

Officials Propose Car Counting To Weed Out Illegal Housing Near Stony Brook UniversityOfficials are proposing homeowners be allowed one car for each bedroom, plus one extra.
Neighbors Angered Over Squatters Who've Taken Refuge Inside Selden, N.Y. HomeResidents in one Suffolk County community want squatters gone. Neighbors say the town of Selden or the police should take action, but their hands may be tied.
Young Oysters Dispatched To Moriches Bay To Filter Polluted WaterThe struggling Long Island bay waters have been receiving some special help, courtesy of thousands of young shellfish.
Brookhaven Officials Hope To Sniff Out Stench ProblemOnce and for all, Brookhaven officials hope to pinpoint the source of the putrid stench that many believe is coming from a nearby landfill.
East Setauket Residents: New Construction Could Compromise GroundwaterResidents in East Setauket are upset over homes being constructed on vacant land. They are worried the cesspools attached to the homes may ruin the groundwater.
Suspicious Foul Odor Frustrates Teachers, Students At Long Island Elementary SchoolTeachers say they are getting sick in the classroom, as a result of a terrible odor. They think they know where the smell is coming from, but nothing has been done to fix the problem.
LI Residents, Officials Fed Up With Mulch Pile, Call For RegulationsMiddle Island residents are fed up with a giant pile of mulch that they say is stinking up the neighborhood.
Long Island Homeowners Say Insurance Won't Cover Flooding From Melting SnowSome homeowners in Shoreham, Long Island remained homeless Thursday, a day after melting snow banks flooded their homes so badly that the homes had to be condemned.
As Another Snowstorm Hits, Long Islanders Fed Up With WinterLong Islanders were saying "enough already" Thursday as yet another snowstorm hit the area, and some towns have also been hit with serious concerns about road salt shortages.
Town Of Brookhaven Begins Demolishing Vacant, Structurally Unsound HomesThe Town of Brookhaven on Long Island has begun demolishing vacant, structurally unsound homes.
Brookhaven Town Officials To Sue Over Contaminated LIRR YardTown of Brookhaven officials announced Tuesday that they will take legal action against the Long Island Rail Road to clean up a shuttered yard full of toxic chemicals in East Yaphank.
L.I. Officials Announce New BWI CrackdownThe Coast Guard reports 20 percent of all accidents on waterways are the result of alcohol impaired boaters.