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09/26/16 4:30pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Action from a Shelter Island volleyball match on September 16. Top to bottom, Sarah Lewis, Nicolette Fasco and Julia Labrozzi. In gray shirt, Melissa Frasco

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Action from a Shelter Island volleyball match on September 16. Top to bottom, Sarah Lewis, Nicolette Fasco and Julia Labrozzi. In gray shirt, Melissa Frasco

Third time’s the charm? Three strikes and you’re out? Whatever the expression, Shelter Island varsity volleyball is doing the math. (more…)

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09/26/16 2:17pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Community Preservation Fund, collects taxes on real estate sales to spend on open space acquisitions.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Community Preservation Fund, collects taxes on real estate sales to spend on open space acquisitions.

Community Preservation Fund revenues continue to trend down for the first eight months of 2016.

The five East End towns, which  benefit from the fund that collects a 2 percent tax from buyers of properties in any of those municipalities, have realized a total of $61.53 million  compared with $64.55 million for the same period in 2015. (more…)

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09/26/16 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Heavy rains haven’t yet made for recovery from drought conditions on Shelter Island, according to Water Advisory Committee members Ken Pysher (left) and Gregory Toner.

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Heavy rains haven’t yet made for recovery from drought conditions on Shelter Island, according to Water Advisory Committee members Ken Pysher (left) and Gregory Toner.

The rain may have beenconstant some days in the past several weeks and it did make a dent in well water levels, but given the drought conditions this summer, readings are still low. (more…)

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09/26/16 10:00am
COURTESY GRAPHIC Results of a poll taken by the town’s Green Options Advisory Committee asking Shelter Islanders about a Suffolk County-wide ban on single use, plastic bags

COURTESY GRAPHIC Results of a poll taken by the town’s Green Options Advisory Committee asking Shelter Islanders about a Suffolk County-wide ban on single use, plastic bags

Not fair
To the Editor:
Twice in the last issue of the Reporter, it was stated that 80 percent of Shelter Islanders were in favor of banning bags at markets or paying for bags at markets. In an effort to clarify that statement, it was based on a survey prepared by “green advocates” and offered to Shelter Islanders. (more…)