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Public discussion held regarding boater parking

On Monday, May 2, the Brightwaters board of trustees held their monthly meeting. The board made a motion to consider the approval of the proposed sub-division “Windsor Estates in the Village …

State Sen. Alexis Weik today announced that she has introduced legislation to provide homeowners with a one-time rebate for home heating oil costs that have soared in the past year amid raging …

The village has begun the restoration of the gazebos at the head of the canal. The restoration project includes new electric, power washing, painting, carpentry, masonry and stucco. Last summer, the …

Four baby cygnets hatched on Earth Day in Brightwaters, where they aresure to fully enjoy themselves in the lakes.

Each week, reporter and history-lover Mariana Dominguez visits a historical location on Long Island. This week she visited the Scully Estate in Islip, which is part of the Suffolk County …

On Saturday, April 24, Keep Islip Clean (KIC) held their 33rd annual Brook Street wetlands cleanup in Islip.  The group had a beautiful day and over 30 volunteers donated their time. KIC’s …

Most people traveling from Long Island to Buffalo take a short plane ride or endure the brutally long eight-hour car ride. Instead of those options, Brightwaters resident Mario Fiore will be biking …

On Earth Day, April 22, Suffolk County Legis. Steve Flotteron and members of the West Islip football team got to work at a cleanup at Sagtikos Manor. The cleanup, which featured the Quintal Group as …

On beaches and in parks, green spaces and backyards across Long Island—and around the world—countless friends and neighbors came together last week to mark the annual Spring celebration …

Spring is the time of year usually associated with cute animals like bunnies, chicks, and ducklings. Unfortunately, some people purchase chicks and ducklings and underestimate the amount of work …

On Wednesday, April 6, the Climate Action Council (CAC) held a hearing at Brookhaven Town Hall, seeking public input for its draft-scoping plan, which includes a series of environmental goals meant …

On Monday, April 11, the Village of Brightwaters hosted a community public safety meeting at the Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library. The meeting was attended by New York State Sen. Phil Boyle, Suffolk …

The Brightwaters Board of Trustees held a meeting on April 4, during which they held a public hearing on the 2022-23 preliminary budget as well as on repealing and replacing two local laws. The …

On Wednesday, March 16, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation held a public comment period and virtual public meeting regarding the area surrounding the former Dzus Fastener …

There is a lot of disagreement with where shepherd’s pie comes from, but there is no doubt that it is a favorite in Ireland. Of course, while it is a regular dish in many traditional Irish …

On Monday, March 7, the Brightwaters Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting, during which they held a public hearing regarding 225 Howells Road in the village. Currently, Brightwaters …

On World Wildlife Day, March 3, PSEG Long Island celebrates the strong return of the local osprey population and continues preparing for the upcoming breeding season by inspecting known nesting …

The dredging of Browns River has not occurred in approximately 17 years, making the waterway unnavigable at times and causing safety issues. Before any dredging project can begin, the site where the …

A winter storm dropped more than 23 inches of snow on Long Island Friday night into Saturday, leaving local residents with a Sunday filled with digging out or playing in the snow. The National …

Despite the bad predictions the south shore came out relatively unscathed from Tropical Storm Henri as the storm trended eastward. Below is an update on reopenings and remaining watches in effect for …

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