At the recent public hearing on a law to authorize town-funded rebates for homeowners who upgrade cesspools or conventional septic systems to nitrogen-reducing systems, Gordon Gooding said the resolution was shortsighted and would prove to be ineffective. (more…)
This isn’t nagging — well, maybe just a little.
Take it as a gentle reminder: We’re using this space, as we did in September, to ask Reporter readers to nominate candidates for our Person of the Year issue coming in January. (more…)
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Racing for their lives
Who will win Shelter Island’s 16th annual 5K Run/Walk this coming Saturday?
Here’s something that’s more than a hunch — a guarantee that the clear winners will be nonprofit organizations battling breast cancer. (more…)
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In a press release Thursday morning, Supervisor Jim Dougherty switched course and said results of the deer and tick survey conducted by the town would be given to the public before Election Day and not after, as originally planned.
In his statement, Mr. Dougherty said the change was made after reading an editorial in the October 12 Reporter. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The start of Saturday’s annual Duck Race in Chase Creek.
If Shelter Islanders were to count their blessings this week, the categories would have to include food, art, ducks and staring at the sun. (more…)