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Plumb is Highest Bidder on Little Gull

Newsday reports name of Connecticut businessman who's about to own Little Gull Island.

The owner of Plumb Products machine tool company in Woodbury, Conn., is the highest bidder on Little Gull Island, a federally owned island with a historic lighthouse from 1869 that the General Services Administration put up for auction in October.

Newsday reports that Fred Plumb bid the high bid of $381,000 on the island, located about eight miles east of Orient Point. GSA spokesman Patrick Sclafani said that the GSA has accepted the bid and anticipates closing on the deal in the next several weeks.

Read the full Newsday report here.

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Ted Webb December 16, 2012 at 04:51 PM
I hope Mr. Plumb understands all of the ramifications of preserving and maintaining this historic Southold Town landmark. Ted Webb, past chair, Bug Light Committee of East End Seaport Museum & Marin Foundation.

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