05/23/19 4:30pm

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By Susan Carey Dempsey & Julie Lane

The awnings are unfurled, extra ice is piled high, shops are bursting with new inventory and summer staffers are reporting for work. The unofficial kickoff to the long-awaited summer season is here.

Here’s a guide to restaurants and shops around the Island that will be welcoming shoppers and hungry customers for Memorial Day Weekend. (more…)

05/09/19 8:00am

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Marie Eiffel’s Market will be offering endive reset pastries as an alternative to flowers on Mother’s Day.

Lots of Island restaurants and shops will be open in time for Mother’s Day. Here’s a selection of special features being planned to honor Mom on her day. Restaurant reservations are advisable. 

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06/04/18 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Some of the volunteers gathering inside the Center firehouse Saturday before heading out to collect trash.

COURTESY PHOTO Some of the volunteers gathering inside the Center firehouse Saturday before heading out to collect trash.

More than 135 volunteers joined an Island-wide roadside cleanup, organized by the the Lions club Saturday morning, ridding the Island of more than 1,000 pounds of debris. (more…)