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07/03/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The remains of the Artemus Ward boathouse that was destroyed by amateur fireworks in July 1995.

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The remains of the Artemus Ward boathouse that was destroyed by amateur fireworks in July 1995.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission was established. (more…)

07/02/15 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Thomas Graffagnino was elected president of the Board of Education Wednesday night.

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Thomas Graffagnino was elected president of the Board of Education Wednesday night.

The man who just two years ago chose not to seek re-election, but continued to serve after a write-in campaign, was all smiles Wednesday night as he was elected president of the Board of Education. (more…)

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07/01/15 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Deer & Tick Committee needs to stop “tiptoeing” around the possibility of bringing in sharpshooters to cull the herd, member Jim Colligan told his colleagues Wednesday.

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The Deer & Tick Committee needs to stop “tiptoeing” around the possibility of bringing in sharpshooters to cull the herd, member Jim Colligan told his colleagues Wednesday.

While Shelter Island Town budget talks won’t start until the fall, the Deer & Tick Committee anticipates asking for a funding increase from $100,000 to $120,000. (more…)

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07/01/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Summer Building Department intern Kiera Nissen, working on implementation of the newly minted irrigation law, gave the Town Board a summary Tuesday of progress she’s made.

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Summer Building Department intern Kiera Nissen, working on implementation of the newly minted irrigation law, gave the Town Board a summary Tuesday of progress she’s made.

35-2.

No, it’s that’s not a Shelter Island Bucks baseball score blowout. Rather, it’s the number of permits that have been approved to use existing irrigation systems versus two that have been denied because of tests revealing excessive chloride levels. (more…)