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Ferries Are Running and Abilis Will Run the Island Beach Concession Stand

Abilis is currently awaiting the arrival of equipment, refrigeration and permits to open the Island Beach concession stand. As soon as the equipment arrives and they get the all-clear, Abilis staff and program participants will be on the ferry out to the island to start preparing food for beach-goers. Continue Reading →

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Zero-Waste Dinner Raises Awareness of Food Waste Management

The dinner, prepared by local area celebrity chefs, was 100% waste-free, with every component, from cookware to table centerpieces, either digestible or able to be repurposed. The event raised awareness about food waste, and collected over $50k to benefit local nutrition programs, including one at Kids in Crisis. Continue Reading →

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Hopes Diminish for a Supermarket in North Street Shopping Center

View of Back Country Market and Café

Up in Banksville, the Back Country Market & Cafe has opened! The owners of the renovated North Street Shopping Center still can’t find a supermarket to fill the former IGA space. They sought a P&Z zoning change that would increase FAR and add options for types of businesses for the space. Continue Reading →

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