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The Town of Islip is the last municipality needed to sign on to an agreement to restore 83 miles of coastline between Fire Island and Montauk Point to fight climate change.

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The town of Brookhaven has agreed to join a $1.5 billion federal project to protect Long Island against erosion and floods. It would include raising homes on the South Shore, from Fire Island to Montauk Point. Town officials wondered where residents would live during construction, but signed on anyway because the project has taken over 60 years to get funding.

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Voters are going to the polls Tuesday for party primary elections in town elections across Long Island.

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The New York Civil Liberties Union wants the state Assembly to stop efforts to establish a town code enforcement bureau in Oyster Bay. The civil court bureau would dole out misdemeanors for things like grass that grows taller than eight inches.

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On Long Island, the East Hampton Airport Air Traffic Control Tower will ban helicopter and seaplane pilots from requesting special treatment in weather with poor visibility.