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07/29/15 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

Fearing that drones with cameras could intrude on residents’ privacy, the Suffolk County Legislature voted Tuesday to ban drone use over county public beaches during the summer and require operators to get permits to fly the devices in county parks. (more…)

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07/29/15 10:56am
COURTESY PHOTO |  The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session discussed private fireworks shows and defining a single family residence.

COURTESY PHOTO |
The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session discussed private fireworks shows and defining a single family residence.

After hearing concerns from the community at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, the members let an applicant know there would be no fireworks to celebrate her birthday. (more…)

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07/28/15 10:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Dering Harbor Village elections once again is attracting controversy.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Dering Harbor Village hall.

Only a handful of residents attended the third Dering Harbor Architectural Review Board meeting on Saturday, July 18 to discuss the house proposed for 1 Dering Woods Lane, submitted by the Dering Woods Lane LLC.

At a previous meeting the board had agreed it needed more time to review the revised plans and to hear back from the building inspector about the changes, which he subsequently approved. (more…)

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07/22/15 4:30pm

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

The first order of business at the Saturday, July 18 Board of Trustees meeting was to get the Village of Dering Harbor organized — an annual event held each July that sets out who’s who, and who will be doing what for the municipality in the year ahead. (more…)

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07/22/15 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Highway Department workers on St. Mary's Road Monday morning.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Highway Department workers on St. Mary’s Road Monday morning.

A detailed study has given the condition of Shelter Island roads a passing grade.

But another conclusion of the study is that if steps aren’t taken soon to upgrade the 53 miles of town roads, the cost to redeem them when they go wrong could be astronomical. (more…)