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07/21/16 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Village of Dering Harbor Mayor Tim Hogue.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Village of Dering Harbor Mayor Tim Hogue.

Enmity in a legal dispute over a proposed privet hedge erupted at the end of Saturday’s reorganization meeting of the Village Of Dering Harbor trustees as residents, the mayor and trustees clashed. There was shouting, door slamming and a call for the 13-term mayor to resign. (more…)

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07/21/16 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Dering Harbor Village Hall.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Dering Harbor Village Hall.

Village Reorganization
The Village of Dering Harbor had its annual reorganization meeting on Saturday, July 16.

The mayor and trustee voted on key appointments, acted on items of business and, after conducting a public hearing, put in place new regulations limiting the hours of for noisy construction projects in the Village. (more…)

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07/13/16 10:00am
Airbnbs have proliferated on Shelter Island over the past two summers.

Airbnbs have proliferated on Shelter Island over the past two summers.

Cooler heads prevailed at the Town Board work session when the contentious issue of airbnbs —unregulated short-term rentals booked over the Internet — was once again on the agenda.

The issue has drawn fire from residents who maintain that “party houses” are proliferating on the Island due to the short-term Internet bookings, with loud music and drunken and obnoxious behavior occurring day and night in once peaceful neighborhoods. (more…)