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05/03/16 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Developer Richard Hogan (left) discusses his concept for a community dock to serve homeowners who buy lots at the former St. Gabriel’s site. Looking over the conceptual proposal at Monday night’s Waterways Management Advisory Council are (from left) Marc Wein, Mike Anglin and Alfred Loreto.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Developer Richard Hogan (left) discusses his concept for a community dock to serve homeowners who buy lots at the former St. Gabriel’s site. Looking over the conceptual proposal at Monday night’s Waterways Management Advisory Council are (from left) Marc Wein, Mike Anglin and Alfred Loreto.

There’s no pending dock application yet, but developer Richard Hogan got some advice from the Waterways Management Advisory Council (WMAC) Monday night about what might hold water as he considers “a concept” for a community dock in Coecles Harbor.

His planned development for five houses on the shores of Coecles Harbor calls for a single community dock that remains his preference. But he has had inquiries from potential buyers of lots about their putting in their own docks. (more…)

05/01/16 8:00am
BARBARA ELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Saving our most precious natural resource continues to be a battle.

BARBARA ELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Saving our most precious natural resource continues to be a battle.

In an effort to reduce the amount of nitrogen getting into bays and other water bodies and to protect groundwater, Suffolk County Legislator Bill Lindsay (D-Holbrook) has introduced a measure aimed at reducing the application of fertilizer. (more…)

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04/29/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming.

COURTESY PHOTO Legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming.

The Suffolk County Legislature is set to host its first round of committee meetings on the East End in decades, according to Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski, who represents the North Fork. (more…)

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04/27/16 4:30pm
 COURTESY PHOTO | Rendering of a proposed additions to the Shelter Island Historical Society Haven’s House, which would include a new building to house a storage vault, classroom and display space.

COURTESY PHOTO | Rendering of  proposed additions to the Shelter Island Historical Society Haven’s House, which would include a new building to house a storage vault, classroom and display space.

The Shelter Island Historical Society’s (SIHS) ambitious $1.7 million building project is expected to receive a special permit by the Town Board May 3 to proceed. (more…)

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04/27/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | The Town Board and a union are nearing agreement on a labor pact.

COURTESY PHOTO | The Town Board and a union are nearing agreement on a labor pact.

The Shelter Island Town Board and the Civil Service Employees Association are nearing completion of a new contract that is to be retroactive to January 1 and will continue through December 31, 2018. (more…)