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09/01/17 12:00pm
BRIAN HAKLISCH PHOTO Aerial photo of the former St. Gabriel’s property soon to be an upscale housing development on the shores of Coecles Harbor.

BRIAN HAKLISCH PHOTO
Aerial photo of the former St. Gabriel’s property soon to be an upscale housing development on the shores of Coecles Harbor.

By a vote of 4-0 with one member absent, the Planning Board approved the final subdivision of “Pandion Landing,” the luxury residential development slated to rise on the shores of Coecles Harbor where St. Gabriel’s Retreat Center once stood. (more…)

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08/01/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Greg Toner, left, outlined a draft of regulations being created to guide the Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board in making recommendations to spend Community Preservation Fund revenue. Member Mark Mobius listened to the presentation.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Greg Toner, left, outlined a draft of regulations being created to guide the Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board in making recommendations to spend Community Preservation Fund revenue. Member Mark Mobius listened to the presentation.

The newly-minted Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board is moving nearer to seeking applications for grants to assist Islanders installing advanced waste water treatment systems that lower nitrogen levels in discharges. (more…)

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06/25/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO You may safely wash your hands, but don’t refill a water bottle for drinking at the rest rooms at Crescent Beach, advises Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
You may safely wash your hands, but don’t refill a water bottle for drinking at the rest rooms at Crescent Beach, advises Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr.

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has declared drinking water at Crescent Beach to be unsafe.

A recently released report on tests done at the public water facility at the beach last June states: “The physical condition of the water supply facilities did not meet acceptable sanitary standards.” (more…)