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East End

Schools

All School Budgets Pass But Tuckahoe; Sag Harbor to Buy Stella Maris

All of the East End’s school budgets passed Tuesday, with the exception of the proposed budget for the Tuckahoe School, which failed in a 146-145 vote. The Tuckahoe School can now either chose to operate on a contingency budget next year or put the budget up for another vote. If it fails a second time, the district must adopt a contingency budget.

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Plum Island

In Congress

Zeldin's Plum Island Bill Passes House

The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed a recent amendment to Congressman Lee Zeldin’s bill to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder.

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Riverhead

Environment

DEC, Fishermen Cull Bunker from Peconic River to Avoid Another Fish Kill

The Department of Environmental Conservation and Riverhead Town are partnering to harvest some of the over-abundant menhaden in the Peconic River, in an attempt to decrease the likelihood of a massive fish kill like the one that occurred at this time last year.

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Riverhead

Civics

Civic Groups Demand Meeting Agendas from Riverhead

Riverhead Town has long been a stand-out among its East End peers for its lack of availability of meeting agendas before town board meetings, and this week, civic groups are demanding that the town do a better job of providing advance copies of its meeting agendas to the public.

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East End

En Español

OLA, Attorney General to Host Bilingual Meetings on Wage Theft

OLA of Eastern Long Island has been contacted by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office to assist with a series of presentations and workshops on Wage Theft and Worker’s Rights.

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Mattituck

Theater Review

Scoundrels are Stealing Hearts

The North Fork Community Theatre has long excelled at elaborate musical productions, and the theater has again pulled out all the stops in its new production of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” which opened last weekend to packed houses.

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LI Sound

EPA Hearings

EPA To Hold Hearings on Dredge Spoil Dumping Plans

The EPA has published a new proposed rule designating a dredge spoil disposal site off of New London — not far from the shores of Southold Town — as a preferred site in the Long Island Sound, to the dismay of many East End environmentalists.

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