06/26/15 2:48pm
06/26/2015 2:48 PM
(Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)

(Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)

Should a volunteer who spends weeks each year helping to set up Greenport events be compensated? Or would that open the door for other volunteers across the Village to get paid?

That was the question at the heart of a split vote decision at the Greenport Village Board meeting Thursday night.

In a 3-2 vote, the board rejected a motion proposed by Trustee Doug Roberts to pay longtime ‘Dances in the Park’ volunteer Diane Mulvaney $1,200 to fill a new events coordinator position created for the weekly event.  (more…)

06/17/15 6:00am
06/17/2015 6:00 AM
A scene from Greenport’s Dances in the Park. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

A scene from Greenport’s Dances in the Park. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

Get your groove on this summer as Greenport’s annual music and dance series “Dances in the Park” returns to Mitchell Park on July 6.

Mitchell Park, located on Front Street, is a popular tourist destination with a marina, carousel, the camera obscura display and even a skating rink in the winter.

Dances in the Park will showcase a different band and genre every Monday night from July 6 to August 31.

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