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On Thursday, June 30, the Village of Brightwaters hosted the first Walker Beach Family Fun Night of the year. The beautiful night featured tunes from Eric Henrickson and food from Chiddy’s …

Each week, reporter and history-lover Mariana Dominguez visits a historical location on the South Shore or attends a local lecture on historical topics. This week she decided to round up the best …

It was a beautiful day on Wednesday, June 29, for a small group gathered at Connetquot State Park’s hatchery to watch the Friends of Connetquot State Park Preserve receive a $41,000 matching …

The board approved the 2022 Storm Water Report, which is filed every year with New York State. The report details information such as what drains are clean and what streets are being sweeped. The …

The Suffolk County Water Authority is hoping to bring some attention to two taxpayer and water-quality protection bills in front of the state Legislature this session, which wraps in June. S956 …

Each week reporter and history-lover Mariana Dominguez visits a historical location on the South Shore or attends a historical lecture. This week she attended a lecture presented by the Islip Library …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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