02/21/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Like father, like daughter. Marcus and Johanna Kaasik clamming at a local creek on Sunday.

EDA KAASIK PHOTO Like father, like daughter. Marcus and Johanna Kaasik, 9, clamming at a local creek on Sunday.

Marcus Kaasik sent us a note, a photo and a reminder that clamming is one of Shelter Island’s great winter activities that the whole family can enjoy, while experiencing a tradition that has to be learned to pass along to the next generation.

Marcus and daughter Johanna, 9, had a ball Sunday and good luck  digging out the bivalves. (more…)

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02/21/17 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO| Shelter Island Justice Court.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO| Shelter Island Justice Court.

Michael Ballad of Sag Harbor — convicted in Shelter Island Justice Court of aggravated driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated as a first offense  and license plate, insurance and registration violations — is due to be sentenced on Monday. (more…)

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02/21/17 8:00am
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Dawn, Congdons Creek.

JOHN CLARE PHOTO Dawn, Congdons Creek Dock.

For the first time in weeks, the words short-term rentals weren’t uttered during a Town Board meeting February 17.

Wayne and Donna King waited patiently while the Town Board addressed a number of routine matters before taking their turn at the podium not to save themselves money, but to help other Island baymen. (more…)