Year in Review: 10 Government Stories of 2011

Looking back at some of the year's local government headlines.

From local issues to national news, here are some of the government-related stories making headlines in Three Village in 2011.

  • Incumbent and were both re-elected to their posts in November.
  • Speaking of Lesko and Fiore-Rosenfeld, after Tropical Storm Irene hit, the two town officials through Three Village to survey the damage.
  • In the Village of Poquott, the community is tackling the issue of .
  • In the Village of Old Field, an independent engineering survey concluded that , and a German film company .
  • In Poquott and Old Field, both village officials and residents have noticed an .
  • When New York State legalized same-sex marriage in June, the Town of Brookhaven was among the first municipalities on Long Island to .
  • Brookhaven passed a 2012 budget that contains .
  • In November, first Lady Michelle Obama designated Brookhaven as a recognizing the town's effort in preserving special places and telling the nation’s story.


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