A unique Mattituck tradition that dates back two decades may be on its last legs.
On Monday morning, Mattituck High School principal Shawn Petretti waited outside the school as students began arriving by bus and car, as usual. He feared the school’s annual Tractor Day tradition might have reached its end. (more…)
At 6:40 a.m. Friday morning, Matthew Wells left his 1985 Chevy K10 truck at home, opting instead to drive his family’s John Deere tractor — which tops out at 13 miles per hour — to attend one of his final days at Mattituck High School.
“You have to leave early,” said the 18-year-old senior, who lives in Mattituck. “That’s the problem.”