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04/27/15 12:00pm

 

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Supervisor Jim Dougherty delivering the 8th annual State of the Town address at the Rams Head In Sunday, hosted by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Supervisor Jim Dougherty delivering the 8th annual State of the Town address at the Rams Head In Sunday, hosted by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island.

The state of the Town of Shelter Island is “good.”

That was Supervisor Jim Dougherty’s assessment, speaking at the eighth annual “State of the Town” address Sunday, a luncheon at the Rams Head Inn hosted by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island. (more…)

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04/24/15 2:00pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Dering Harbor Village Hall.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Dering Harbor Village Hall.

The Dering Harbor Village Board has approved an increase in its 2015-16 budget of 1.9 percent – from $318,680 budgeted in 2014-15 to $324,800 — or a difference of $6,120.

The vote followed a public hearing on Saturday morning, April 21 in Village Hall at which Mayor Tim Hogue reviewed the proposed budget, line by line, for the six residents who attended. He said the budget remained relatively flat for the coming year with some exceptions. (more…)

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04/22/15 12:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The entrance to 13 North Ferry Road.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The entrance to 13 North Ferry Road.

Tuesday at its work session, the Town Board turned to an agenda item —“Uses allowed in a business zone.”

The discussion was spurred by a dispute at 13 North Ferry Road, owned by Dan Calabro. (more…)

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04/17/15 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO ZBA member Patricia Shillingburg wants to keep the proposed fee structure, not lower numbers as the Town Board has suggested.

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ZBA member Patricia Shillingburg wants to keep the proposed fee structure, not lower numbers as the Town Board has suggested.

The Zoning Board of Appeals is standing firm on its call for fee hikes despite some Town Board members who are suggesting that the proposed increases are too high. (more…)