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Glynis Berry, executive director of Peconic Green Growth, a small non-profit concerned with water quality, gave a PowerPoint presentation on the Island’s septic systems to the Town Board work session Tuesday.
A crisis is in the making and we’re at a tipping point because of antiquated systems, Ms. Berry said, and the discharge of nitrogen into our ground water, creeks, ponds and bays. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Supervisor Jim Dougherty reported on town finances at Tuesday’s Town Board work session.
At Tuesday’s Town Board work session, Supervisor Jim Dougherty described Shelter Island’s financial condition as “very grave” and continuing “to deteriorate.” (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Ken Pysher has recently reported on the status of Shelter Island’s test wells.
In a surprising turn of events, five test wells that gauge water levels on Shelter Island are still going down even during a very rainy and snowy season. (more…)
Since Mary and I moved to the Island more than a year go, many things, all good, have happened.
But one thing ended after we arrived. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | To curb owners from renting their properties solely for destination weddings, the Town Board discussed special permits for tents over a certain size.
On Tuesday the Town Board returned to the issue of individuals using private property for commercial purposes. (more…)