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05/09/17 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Traffic on Wiggns Street waiting to board North Ferry in Greenport,

JULIE LANE PHOTO Traffic on Wiggns Street waiting to board North Ferry in Greenport,

It will still take another week to 10 days until long North Ferry lines — and the waiting time for motorists — return to some kind of normalcy, according to Board of Education President and North Ferry mechanic Thomas Graffagnino. (more…)

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04/17/17 10:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The Beatles signed a contract to stay together for 10 years, but split up just three years later in 1970. (more…)

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03/28/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO James Welch has the go-ahead for variances necessary to adding a porch to his house and moving air conditioners from their present location to another location on his property.

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James Welch has the go-ahead for variances necessary to adding a porch to his house and moving air conditioners from their present location to another location on his property.

The Zoning Board of Appeals made short work in approving variances for Heights resident James Welch to make changes to his property at 2 Sylvan Place. (more…)

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03/15/17 2:00pm
KRYSTEN MASSA PHOTO Greenport Village Board candidates all favor a $1 per vehicle fee to offset wear and tear to roads leading to North Ferry. At a Monday night forum at Floyd Memorial Library, they are (from left) incumbent Julia Robins, challenger Paul Kreiling and incumbent Mary Bess Phillips.

KRYSTEN MASSA PHOTO Greenport Village Board candidates all favor a $1 per vehicle fee to offset wear and tear to roads leading to North Ferry. At a Monday night forum at Floyd Memorial Library, they are (from left) incumbent Julia Robins, challenger Paul Kreiling and incumbent Mary Bess Phillips.

Despite Tuesday’s brutal weather, among the early signs that spring is on the horizon is renewed talk from Greenporters about a $1 per car fee for vehicles using North Ferry. (more…)

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03/15/17 12:00pm
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Rain, and not much snow, fell on the Island all day Tuesday.

JOHN CLARE PHOTO Rain, and not much snow, fell on the Island all day Tuesday.

“Thank God it wasn’t snow.”

Those were the words of Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. whose crews were, nonetheless, kept busy throughout Tuesday’s storm that he estimated dropped 2 to 3 inches of the white stuff before freezing rain turned it to slush. (more…)