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12/13/17 2:00pm
MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Dawn breaking over Dering Harbor.

MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Dawn breaking over Dering Harbor.

After considerable go-round, the Village of Dering Harbor officially licensed a row of holly trees planted along the backyard of a property that has been at the center of the community’s debate over hedges and other forms of “living fences.” (more…)

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12/06/17 2:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO From left, Building Department employee Mary Ellen McGayhey, website developer Louise Clark and town IT Committee member Craig Wood at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, giving a presentation of the town’s new website.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO From left, Building Department employee Mary Ellen McGayhey, website developer Louise Clark and town IT Committee member Craig Wood at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, giving a presentation of the town’s new website.

The Town of Shelter Island recently got a makeover.

Well, at least it’s website did. (more…)

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12/05/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone at a recent press conference

COURTESY PHOTO | Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone at a recent press conference

County Executive Steve Bellone, in a Monday morning conference call with local reporters, called the federal tax bill a “potential catastrophe” for Long Island. (more…)

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11/27/17 8:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Hay Beach resident Gordon Gooding addressing the Town Board at the November 18 public hearing on a law to grant rebates to homeowners upgrading septic systems,

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Hay Beach resident Gordon Gooding addressing the Town Board at the November 18 public hearing on a law to grant rebates to homeowners upgrading septic systems,

The Town Board unanimously passed a resolution — with two members absent — on November 18 to grant rebates to homeowners upgrading their septic systems or cesspools to approved nitrogen-reducing systems. (more…)