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09/06/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Police Chief Jim Read told the Town Board Tuesday that Shelter Island has a reliable emergency preparedness plan in place.

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Police Chief Jim Read told the Town Board Tuesday that Shelter Island has a reliable emergency preparedness plan in place.

Whether Shelter Island gets hit with remnants of Hurricane Irma or a future storm, Police Chief Jim Read believes the town is prepared. (more…)

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08/29/17 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board in session August 25. From Left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Jim Colligan, Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams and Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar. Not shown, Councilwoman Chris Lewis.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board in session August 25. From Left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Jim Colligan, Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams and Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar. Not shown, Councilwoman Chris Lewis.

Supervisor Jim Dougherty announced at the August 25 Town Board meeting that the town has sent a lawsuit over its short-term-rental (STR) legislation to its municipal insurer for review. The suit had been served on the town two days before. (more…)

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08/28/17 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Craig Wood addressing the Town Board Friday on proposed site plan review legislation.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Craig Wood addressing the Town Board Friday on proposed site plan review legislation.

At a public hearing Friday on proposed legislation to set up a site plan review process for commercial businesses, only one resident questioned the Town Board on proceeding. But it was enough for the board to leave the hearing open for written comments only for three weeks as the board weighs its decision. (more…)