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03/20/19 2:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO A 130-foot boat under construction in Maine, destined for the North Ferry fleet this summer.

By early summer, North Ferry will have a new 130-foot boat in its fleet, a planned upgrade since one vessel, the 50-year-old-plus Islander, is out of service and possibly not worth repairing, according to Stella Lagudis, general manager of the Heights Property Owners Corporation. The corporation owns North Ferry. (more…)

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03/20/19 12:00pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Presbyterian Church.

Representatives from Shelter Island Presbyterian Church, struggling to deal with a solution to the drinking water problems in their building, appealed to the Town Board at Tuesday’s work session for help in dealing with the Suffolk County Department of Health Services. (more…)

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03/20/19 8:00am

TARA SMITH PHOTO Trainer Jenna Mercurio with Nila at the aquarium Friday.

The Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead is gearing up to welcome the newest member of its family: a baby California sea lion. (more…)

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03/19/19 4:30pm

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Last summer flowers grew beside the nitrogen-reducing septic system on Susan Cincotta’s Midway Road property.

Town Engineer John Cronin’s call for action sounded— again — to the Town Board to address septic issues affecting water, particularly in the Center. (more…)