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03/22/17 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board at its work session Tuesday. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Deputy Supervisor Chris Lewis, Councilman Jim Colligan and Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams. Supervisor Jim Dougherty was absent.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board at its work session Tuesday. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Deputy Supervisor Chris Lewis, Councilman Jim Colligan and Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams. Supervisor Jim Dougherty was absent.

The town is considering hiring a fire marshal and adding another employee to the building department.

The topics were discussed in a private — or executive — session after the public work session Tuesday, but were not listed as reasons for closing the doors to the public. (more…)

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03/17/17 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The 'de-watering' project at the Shelter Island Historical Society construction site.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The ‘de-watering’ project at the Shelter Island Historical Society construction site.

The water in a recently created pond next to the Shelter Island Historical Society headquarters on Route 114 has been tested and given a clean bill of health. (more…)

03/17/17 8:00am
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Irish eyes. Fiddler Haley Richardson performing last year on St. Patrick's Day at the Presbyterian Church.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Irish eyes. Fiddler Haley Richardson performing last year on St. Patrick’s Day at the Presbyterian Church.

A man took a seat at The Dory on Bridge Street the other evening and asked Jack for a Jameson’s. The man on the stool next to him said, “You like the Irish, same as me,” pointing to his drink.

“I do,” the newcomer said, and noting the man’s accent, added, “Whereabouts did you call home over there?” (more…)

03/15/17 8:00am

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Max William Verwymeren was born on Sunday, March 12 to parents Sara (nee Hashagen) and Nicholas Verwymeren of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Max joins siblings Lucy, 5 ,and Sam, 3.  Proud grandparents are Lisa Shaw and Tom Hashagen of Shelter Island and Paul and Trish Verwymeren of Winnipeg.

Extra-proud great grandmothers are Cora Verwymeren and Beth Kathler, also of Winnipeg.