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Oyster Bay Town

Digging Day: Shellfish harvesting in a 2,500-acre section of Hempstead Harbor resumes today after a 40-year ban on commercial and recreational shellfishing. The area once was considered too polluted for harvesting clams and oysters. To see developments from the first day of digging, check Paul LaRocco’s Twitter updates @paullarocco.


Summer Hires: The Riverhead town board meets today at 2 p.m. at Town Hall (200 Howell Ave.). Among the resolutions to be considered are several to hire 10 youths for summer recreation programs. Check Mitchell Freedman’s Twitter updates @eastwatch.

Huntington Station

AvalonBay Action: The Suffolk County Planning Commission meets today at noon at the Riverhead County Center (Griffin Building, Legislative Auditorium) to consider the revised AvalonBay multifamily housing development proposed for Huntington Station. Check Deborah Morris’ Twitter updates @dsvmorris. 

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