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04/18/18 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO

JULIE LANE PHOTO

No one’s declaring “problem solved,” but for the first time in many years, instead of disagreements between residents of St. Mary’s Road and Town Board members, a plan is in the works to try to slow traffic through an area heavily populated by families with young children. (more…)

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12/13/17 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO State Department of Conservation official Soren Dahl, addressing the Town Board Tuesday on the health of the bay and harbor bottoms.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO New York State Department of Conservation official Soren Dahl, addressing the Town Board Tuesday on the health of the bay and harbor bottoms.

With gloomy environmental statistics and worse forecasts for future conditions, it’s rare to here some good news. But that was the case at Tuesday’s Town Board work session. (more…)

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11/14/16 4:30pm
BEVERELA WALZ Scallopers out on Coecles Harbor just after sunrise today, opening day for scallops in Island waters.

BEVERELA WALZ  Scallopers on Coecles Harbor just after sunrise today, November 14, opening day for scallops in Island waters.

The fall harvest is winding down on farms all over the East End. Grapes have been picked and are fermenting, pumpkins have been carved and apples have been turned into delicious pies and warm cider.

But for our local baymen and seafood lovers, another highly anticipated harvest has just begun — the opening of bay scallop season. Today is officially opening day for scallops on “inside waters” for Island baymen.

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