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10/27/14 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO | The Town Board discussed Tuesday extending an irrigation law moratorium.

COURTESY PHOTO | The Town Board is close to finalizing the 2015 budget.

The Shelter Island Town Board settled on a tentative $9.9 budget for 2015 Friday, with $7.73 million to come from property taxes.

That represents a 5.9 percent increase over the $7.29 million that was raised from taxes to support the current year’s budget. (more…)

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10/27/14 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | All smiles at Town Hall Monday with word that a state assistance program will bring funds to the Highway Department. From left, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr., Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. and Supervisor Jim Dougherty.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | All smiles at Town Hall Monday with word that a state assistance program will bring funds to the Highway Department. From left, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr., Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. and Supervisor Jim Dougherty.

Assemblyman Fred Thiele (I-Sag Harbor) was at Town Hall Monday morning to announce that  $125,000 in funds for road resurfacing would be coming from the state.

The money is part of the “Community Capital Assistance Program” that would be used for Island roads.