JOHN CLARE PHOTO Dawn, Congdons Creek.
To the Editor:
The Town Board stumbled in raising Congdons Creek docking fees with scant notice, to help pay for Public Works Department 2017 budget requests to upgrade the dock, and then subsequently attempting to lessen the impact for commercial baymen with a lesser increase. (more…)
Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.
Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) announced his support for legislation pending in the New York State Assembly to revise the School Tax Relief Program (STAR) meant to offer tax relief to seniors. (more…)
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO Beautiful birds brightening an Island view.
These male cardinals — and one interloper — were spotted brightening a winter tree recently outside the Mashomack Preserve’s Visitor’s Center.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
A deer brushing against a permethrin-soaked post as it feeds at a 4-poster unit. State funds could be on the way to maintain the program.
Supervisor Jim Dougherty has informed the Town Board there could be state money flowing to the town for the battle against tick-borne diseases. (more…)
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Daybreak Monday at the Silver Beach lagoon.
Monday will have a sunny start on Shelter Island with clouds increasing throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). (more…)