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08/22/14 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Yesterday’s Town Board gadfly today sits on the other side of the table. In 1994, he made waves when he resigned from the ZBA, charging it was acting politically.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Yesterday’s Town Board gadfly today sits on the other side of the table. In 1994, he made waves when he resigned from the ZBA, charging it was acting politically.

50 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK

The Beatles arrived in San Francisco for their second U.S. trip playing to 14,300 fans in Washington State and vowing to stay together until death do them part (more…)

08/22/14 10:00am
CARRIE MILLER PHOTO |  Hippy Hive HoneyBee Cooperative member Sarah Shepherd (left), who has been keeping bees for about five years, will be at Shelter Island’s Green Expo Saturday, August 23 to explain the importance of the bees in our food supply.

CARRIE MILLER PHOTO |
Hippy Hive HoneyBee Cooperative member Sarah Shepherd (left), who has been keeping bees for about five years, will be at Shelter Island’s Green Expo Saturday, August 23 to explain the importance of the bees in our food supply.

Environmental problems are significantly worse than when Tim Purtell was a summer kid on Shelter Island.

But he suspects peoples’ awareness has improved in recent years and that gives him hope for a reversal when it comes to saving his beloved Shelter Island. (more…)

08/21/14 10:44am

In a story posted yesterday,”Shelter Island Town Board work session report,” and in print today, on a public meeting and a Building Department’s investigation of complaints about an unsafe structure on a North Menantic property, the resident said errors were made.

The structure is not “rodent infested,” the resident said, and the issue has come to light due to a neighbor’s harassment.

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08/20/14 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board in work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty and Councilman Peter Reich. Present but not shown in the photo is Councilman Ed Brown.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board in work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty and Councilman Peter Reich. Present but not shown in the photo is Councilman Ed Brown.

At Tuesday’s Town Board work session the board discussed issuing a notice to the owners of 61 North Menantic for an unsafe outbuilding on the property. (more…)