08/14/16 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO  Governor Andrew Cuomo

COURTESY PHOTO
Governor Andrew Cuomo

Shelter Islanders as well as other residents of Suffolk County and New York State will soon be getting higher utility bills.

The state Public Service Commission (PSC) last week approved, despite strong opposition, a $7.6 billion bailout of aging nuclear power plants in upstate New York that their owners have said are uneconomic to run without government support. (more…)

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08/08/16 4:30pm
KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO The Miss Nancy fishing boat moves through Greenport Harbor.

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO
The Miss Nancy fishing boat moves through Greenport Harbor.

The commercial season for Atlantic bluefish in New York State will remain open after it appeared the season would end about three months earlier than usual. (more…)