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01/17/18 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session. From left, Councilmen Albert Dickson and Paul Shepherd and Supervisor Gary Gerth. Not shown, Councilman Jim Colligan and Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session. From left, Councilmen Albert Dickson and Paul Shepherd and Supervisor Gary Gerth. Not shown, Councilman Jim Colligan and Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams.

The Town Board discussed at its Tuesday work session the issue of applications for outdoor assemblies and parties on public property during the summer months.

Police Chief Jim Read came to board to discuss an application submitted by Romanos Fessas for a 115-person clambake at the end of Shell Beach on an evening the weekend before the Fourth of July. (more…)

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01/08/18 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Dering Harbor Village Hall.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Dering Harbor Village Hall.

When three write-in candidates ousted the entire slate of incumbent trustees in the Village of Dering Harbor election in June the state’s smallest municipality went a bit bonkers. (more…)

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01/02/18 10:00am
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO At the last Town Board meeting of 2017, Councilwoman Chris Lewis and Supervisor Jim Dougherty received proclamations for their years of service to Shelter Island.

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO At the last Town Board meeting of 2017, Councilwoman Chris Lewis and Supervisor Jim Dougherty received proclamations for their years of service to Shelter Island.

Three departing public officials were honored during the last Town Board meeting of 2017 held on December 28. About 25 members of the public were present. (more…)

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12/20/17 12:00pm
Councilman Paul Shcpherd at Tuesday’s Town board work session.

Councilman Paul Shcpherd at Tuesday’s Town board work session.

Occupants of seven households are slated to get a late Christmas present on December 28 when the Town Board expects to approve their applications for grants of up to $15,000 to offset the cost of installing nitrogen-reducing septic systems. (more…)

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12/13/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Bob DeStefano Jr.

COURTESY PHOTO Bob DeStefano Jr.

Shelter Island’s next town attorney will be Bob DeStefano Jr.

Mr. DeStefano, who recently resigned as chairman of the Shelter Island Republican Party, managed Supervisor-elect Gary Gerth’s successful bid for the town’s top office in November. (more…)