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10/19/17 8:00am
A look at the ongoing monitoring of St. Mary’s Road traffic through the years

A look at the ongoing monitoring of St. Mary’s Road traffic through the years

Councilwoman Chris Lewis addressed her colleagues at Tuesday’s Town Board work session to “pull together a loose end.”

The issue was the concern of some St. Mary’s Road residents about unsafe traffic conditions. (more…)

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10/18/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Town Hall

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Shelter Island Town Hall

Supervisor Jim Dougherty Tuesday provided one of the largest outstanding costs to the 2018 budget — employee benefits that will total $3.1 million, $168,317 more than in the current budget. (more…)

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10/11/17 2:02pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Warehoused 4-poster units waiting for deployment in the field.

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Warehoused 4-poster units waiting for deployment in the field.

At the candidates forum for office seekers held Sunday at the school auditorium, Gary Gerth, candidate for supervisor, asked incumbent Supervisor Jim Dougherty why the results of a survey asking residents questions related to deer and tick issues would not be released until after Election Day.

Mr. Dougherty said, “I’m ready to go.” (more…)

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10/11/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Highway Superintendent and Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. and secretary Debra Speeches presented their 2018 budget request to the Town Board this week.

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Highway Superintendent and Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. and secretary Debra Speeches presented their 2018 budget request to the Town Board this week.

With hearings on the 2018  budget under way at Town Hall, numbers have not yet been totaled, but if every request from town entities are granted, spending will rise considerably. (more…)

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10/09/17 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Chairman of the Community Preservation Fund Advisory Board Gordon Gooding won Town Board approal Friday for the acquisition ofan open spaces waterfront lot on Congdon Road near the town dock.

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Chairman of the Community Preservation Fund Advisory Board Gordon Gooding won Town Board approal Friday for the acquisition of an open spaces waterfront lot on Congdon Road.

Shelter Island will soon add to its preserved land, spending $800,000 for a 0.95-acre site at 46 Congdon Road. (more…)