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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.

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.

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…)

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06/29/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | An aerial view of Plum Island.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | An aerial view of Plum Island.

A new Senate bill would prevent Plum Island from being sold to the highest bidder and pave the way for ownership of the mostly undeveloped parcel to be transferred to a federal environmental agency. (more…)