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04/29/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming.

COURTESY PHOTO Legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming.

The Suffolk County Legislature is set to host its first round of committee meetings on the East End in decades, according to Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski, who represents the North Fork. (more…)

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04/27/16 4:30pm
 COURTESY PHOTO | Rendering of a proposed additions to the Shelter Island Historical Society Haven’s House, which would include a new building to house a storage vault, classroom and display space.

COURTESY PHOTO | Rendering of  proposed additions to the Shelter Island Historical Society Haven’s House, which would include a new building to house a storage vault, classroom and display space.

The Shelter Island Historical Society’s (SIHS) ambitious $1.7 million building project is expected to receive a special permit by the Town Board May 3 to proceed. (more…)

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04/27/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | The Town Board and a union are nearing agreement on a labor pact.

COURTESY PHOTO | The Town Board and a union are nearing agreement on a labor pact.

The Shelter Island Town Board and the Civil Service Employees Association are nearing completion of a new contract that is to be retroactive to January 1 and will continue through December 31, 2018. (more…)

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04/25/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), center, announced a new initiative to make Plum Island a protected wildlife refuge and park.

COURTESY PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), center, announced a new initiative to make Plum Island a protected wildlife refuge and park.

A bill aiming to stop the federal government’s proposed sale of Plum Island to the highest bidder is expected to be approved by the House of Representatives’ Homeland Security Committee on Thursday, opening the door for an eventual vote by the entire House, according to East End Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley). (more…)

04/20/16 10:04am
COURTESY PHOTO | The Town Board met in work session Tuesday.

COURTESY PHOTO | The Town Board met in work session Tuesday.

A nearly four decades old Shelter Island institution is in danger of becoming just a memory.

That was the message Kelly Surerus, a board member of the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center, brought to Tuesday’s Town Board work session packed with supporters. (more…)