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09/07/18 8:00am
EMILY LINDEN PHOTO Daybreak over West Neck Creek.

EMILY LINDEN PHOTO Daybreak over West Neck Creek.

The Gary Gerth administration, which has made transparency with the public a priority, got tripped up Tuesday, taking advice from a project manager handling an application for a dock installation in West Neck Creek. (more…)

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08/31/18 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams tells her colleagues she will ask Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board members about providing money for a salt water intrusion study.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams tells her colleagues she will ask Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board members about providing money for a salt water intrusion study.

The Town Board is exploring ways to provide water to those who don’t have reliable wells and those who need nitrogen-reducing septic systems to protect the water they have.

At the board’s Tuesday work session, members said they’re aware of residents who have drilled wells on town property to have potable water. (more…)

08/24/18 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The public meeting room of Town Hall.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The public meeting room of Town Hall.

There’s a communication problem among various appointed town committees and the elected Town Board that is causing confusion among residents about the status of important issues.

James Humes, an author and presidential speech writer, summed up the reason for government’s left hand not knowing what its right hand is doing, when he wrote, “The art of communication is the language of leadership.” (more…)

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08/22/18 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

The Town Board expects to look at a draft resolution that would authorize Fire Marshall Arthur Bloom, Town Attorney Bob DeStefano Jr., and Animal Control Officer Beau Payne to issue summonses for code violations. (more…)