REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Town Board continued its discussion on licensing commercial waste haulers.
Everyone who is paid for a job hauling away waste material — even one person in a pickup truck who occasionally takes away trash — should be under the same regulations as large hauling companies.
That’s the opinion of Jon DiVello, owner of Shelter Island Environmental Services (SIES), who attended the Town Board work session Tuesday and joined its discussion on licensing commercial haulers. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | North Ferry headquarters. The company has applied to Suffolk County for rate increases.
The North Ferry Company has applied to the Suffolk County for a rate increase, the first since 2011. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A night scene at an Island Beach Blast.
An end-of-summer Island institution is officially cancelled for this year and, after nearly 30 years, may be history. (more…)
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Supervisor Jim Dougherty, center, with high school students and teacher Peter Miedema, third from right, before the ‘State of the Town’ address at the Ram’s Head Inn Sunday.
The state of the Town of Shelter Island is currently in solid shape, but there are financial hazards in the road ahead. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Town Board met to discuss several issues at its work session Tuesday.
Shelter Island has taken a step toward licensing commercial carters who take solid waste and recyclable materials off-Island. (more…)