REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Irrigation Committee Chairman Thom MIlton addressing the town board Tuesday. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty and Councilman Ed Browne. Not seen, Councilwoman Chris Lewis. Councilman Peter Reich was absent.
The Town Board is expected to vote unanimously on Friday to set a public hearing to extend the moratorium banning automatic irrigation systems The town’s Irrigation Committee has also received a delay to present a final report to the Town Board on its findings and recommendations from the beginning of February to mid-July . (more…)
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | The 2014 Shelter Island varsity boys basketball team.
A reporter covering the Shelter Island-Greenport boys varsity basketball matchup for the Suffolk County Class D Championship last Saturday was impressed by the crowd at Longwood High School in Middle Island. He asked someone, half-jokingly, if the entire Shelter Island population was in the stands. (more…)
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To the Editor:
After living in the Village of Dering Harbor for 12 years, I decided to see what the micro-village government actually does for the $10,000 in extra annual taxes I pay, so I attended 17 of the last 22 monthly Board of Trustees meetings in order to see what really is going on. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Movies at the Library keeps the loving coming beyond V-Day with a screening of”Romancing the Stone.”
This one’s just for fun. A “rom-com” as it’s called in the business (aka romantic comedy) well suited to the proximity of Valentine’s Day. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. wants the town to begin hauling its own municipal solid waste.
If you had an annual expense of paying a provider for an essential service that had grown at a 15.45 percent clip in less than five years, and was projected to go up another 15 percent in two years, you’d look for another solution. (more…)