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Renovations at the library began in May.
Originally aiming for a late August completion date, it’s now estimated that construction at the Shelter Island Library, started in the spring, will conclude in early October, according to Library Director Terry Lucas.
Work on a new roof began in May and a new front entrance has been under construction this summer. (more…)
ILLUSTRATION GETTY IMAGE/iStock | Affordable housing is back in the news on Shelter Island.
In an effort to ensure all segments of the population are aware of efforts to provide affordable, community housing rentals on the Island, the Community Housing Board (CHB) began an outreach to seniors last week. (more…)
NICOLE SMITH PHOTO Suffolk County Historical Society unveils 10 Towns exhibit
The late 1800s featured a lot of change for the country — President James A. Garfield was assassinated, skyscrapers rose throughout cities, electric lighting became more prominent, the Great Blizzard immobilized the East Coast and Coca-Cola was created. (more…)
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A stop sign is expected to be erected shortly on the roadway at the southern part of Waverly Place where it meets Grand Avenue,
STOP in the name of safety. (more…)
TIM GANNON PHOTO Fifth Street Beach in Greenport, where a proposed underground cable project is slated to begin to bring another source of electrical power to Shelter Island.
The Greenport Village Board had been prepared to give PSEG Long Island control over an environmental review of the power authority’s underground cable proposal between Fifth Street in Greenport and Shelter Island Heights.
But during the Village Board’s meeting Thursday night, members made a unanimous decision to become the lead agency after residents expressed concerns about the cable project. (more…)