Wheels of justice often grind slowly – Fishermen Catch Department of Environmental Conservation Refunds, Finally

More than six months after the State Department of Environmental Conservation agreed to cut two checks to return to aggrieved fishermen the price of seized assets,the checks have arrived. On Friday, Sidney Smith, a dragger fisherman from Greenport, received a check in the amount of $8,333.05, and the Lester family of baymen from Amagansett, received $202.25.  Read more