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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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05/01/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Zach Vella listened to members of his team of architects and builders describe an ancillary project — this one in Shelter Island Heights — to his Herrmann’s Castle reconstruction at a recent ZBA hearing.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Zach Vella listened to members of his team of architects and builders describe an ancillary project — this one in Shelter Island Heights — to his Herrmann’s Castle reconstruction at a recent ZBA hearing.

This time it’s Vella-Clinton.

No, it’s not a lineup for a political team, but a second project Zach Vella wants to accommodate his family while the former Herrmann’s Castle on Shore Road is reconstructed. (more…)

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04/28/17 11:02am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO North Ferry passengers headng to Greenport would have a surcharge placed on their bill if the Greenport Village board gets its way.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO North Ferry passengers heading to Greenport will have a surcharge placed on their bill if the Greenport Village board gets its way.

The Greenport Village Board voted Thursday to send a letter to County Legislator Al Krupski (D-Cutchogue) asking that the legislature allow a “landing fee” for cars entering Greenport from the North Ferry the next time the ferry company goes before the legislature to seek a fare increase. (more…)

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02/06/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO A North Ferry boat.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
A North Ferry boat. Once in Greenport, some Islanders have no further transportation.

You can’t get there from here.

At least that’s the way it seems for Shelter Islanders who don’t have private transportation to the North and South forks or New York City. (more…)