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03/28/17 10:00am

 

JULIE LANE PHOTO James Welch has the go-ahead for variances necessary to adding a porch to his house and moving air conditioners from their present location to another location on his property.

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James Welch has the go-ahead for variances necessary to adding a porch to his house and moving air conditioners from their present location to another location on his property.

The Zoning Board of Appeals made short work in approving variances for Heights resident James Welch to make changes to his property at 2 Sylvan Place. (more…)

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03/27/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.

COURTESY PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.

Ironically, on the same day that most Shelter Islanders experienced a brief power outage while Silver Beach residents were out for close to two hours, came word from Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) that he is cosponsoring a bill to create a dedicated state fund  to install underground utility lines across the state. (more…)

03/27/17 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Board of Education President Thomas Graffagnino

JULIE LANE PHOTO Board of Education President Thomas Graffagnino

Between 1986 and 2017, eight different people have sat in Shelter Island School superintendent’s chair, with one serving two different terms.

If an immediate full-time successor is named by September to replace outgoing Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik as the Board of Education hopes, that will make nine, averaging approximately three years each. (more…)

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03/27/17 12:00pm
TIM GANNON PHOTO At a March 23 meeting of the Greenport Village Board, resident Sarah Duffy Edwards asked for more details on PSEG’s construction plans for a Greenport-Shelter Island cable project.

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At a March 23 meeting of the Greenport Village Board, resident Sarah Duffy Edwards asked for more details on PSEG’s construction plans for a Greenport-Shelter Island cable project.

Shelter Island and Greenport continue to work on separate contracts with PSEG that, if signed, will approve a cable project running under the bay from Fifth Street in Greenport to the Heights. (more…)