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“I’m of a certain age. It’s getting harder to do it physically. My bandwidth is getting narrower." The managing partner of the Old Mill Inn said in an interview today she is planning to get back to writing.
Representatives of the Oysterponds Historical Society and the Orient Association asked the town board to consider supporting the acquisition of the landmark 1835 church, but town officials are reluctant to commit.