For Greenport native Chris Hamilton, the 29th Annual East End Maritime Festival signals the celebration of his heritage, and will also give him a platform for speaking about environmental issues that are close to his heart.
He will serve as the 2018 Grand Marshal and will lead the parade Saturday through Greenport Village.
“I’m happy to be able to represent my community. I’ve lived here pretty much my whole life,” Mr. Hamilton said. “To be able to represent Greenport, it’s an honor to do that.” READ