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06/29/16 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Highway Department workers on St. Mary's Road last summer. More state money is on the way for road improvements.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Highway Department employees on St. Mary’s Road last summer. More state money is on the way for road improvements.

Thanks to the efforts of Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor), Shelter Island will be receiving a $28,100 check to be used for road paving. (more…)

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06/29/16 10:20am
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REPORTER FILE PHOTO

After hearing from residents for two weeks in a row about serious problems associated with airbnbs — unregulated short term rentals — the Town Board heard another story at Tuesday’s work session.

Two residents told the board that short-term rentals were an economic lifeline to many individuals and a large part of the financial well being for the entire Island. (more…)

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06/28/16 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Traffic on Wiggns Street last summer.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Traffic on Wiggins Street last summer.

The Greenport Village Board is unlikely to move forward with a proposal to restore two-way traffic to Wiggins Street, Mayor George Hubbard Jr. said at June 23 Village Board meeting.

The board has, however, scheduled a public hearing on a new short-term proposal to address North Ferry traffic congestion. (more…)