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04/15/14 10:00am

 

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Supervisor Jim Dougherty, center, with high school students and teacher Peter Miedema, third from right, before the ‘State of the Town’ address at the Ram’s Head Inn Sunday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |
Supervisor Jim Dougherty, center, with high school students and teacher Peter Miedema, third from right, before the ‘State of the Town’ address at the Ram’s Head Inn Sunday.

The state of the Town of Shelter Island is currently in solid shape, but there are financial hazards in the road ahead. (more…)

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04/10/14 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Zoning Board of Appeals told an agent for Alexander Lemond of 94 Gardiners Bay Drive that he will either have to buffer his generator to contain its noise or move it to another area on the property.

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The Zoning Board of Appeals told an agent for Alexander Lemond of 94 Gardiners Bay Drive that he will either have to buffer his generator to contain its noise or move it to another area on the property.

 

Alexander Lemond of 94 Gardiners Bay Drive has a decision to make — either hire a sound engineer to develop a plan to mask noise from a generator or move the generator. (more…)

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04/09/14 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Numbers for the deer harvest are up, but may be deceiving.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Numbers for the deer harvest are up, but may be deceiving.

The numbers are encouraging.

But don’t read too much into the fact that about 350 deer were killed between October 1, 2013 and March 31 this year, an increase of about 125 from last year’s total. (more…)

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04/09/14 8:51am

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Town Board discussed licensing commercial waste carters.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Town Board met to discuss several issues at its work session Tuesday.

Shelter Island has taken a step toward licensing commercial carters who take solid waste and recyclable materials off-Island. (more…)

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04/07/14 10:31am
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. has introduced legislation that puts property owners on the spot for damage caused by bamboo.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. has introduced legislation that puts property owners on the spot for damage caused by bamboo.

“Running bamboo” might be stopped in its tracks.

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I-Sag Harbor)has introduced a bill in the Assembly that would penalize property owners who plant out-of-control-bamboo that causes damage. (more…)