Leave it to beavers: Mystery solved at Pine Plains Beach


PINE PLAINS — Though the beach was open for the summer, Pine Plains residents were confounded by the news that the swimming lane ropes were being cut every few nights.

Earlier in the summer, Pine Plains Recreation Director Catherine Prentice reported to the Pine Plains Town Board that somebody was cutting the ropes at the beach. While distraught by the news, both town and beach personnel decided to wait the issue out to see if it was a prank.

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