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09/01/14 8:00am
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School scores
To the Editor:
The Shelter Island UFSD prides itself on maintaining high standards for all of our students. We have spent the last several years collaborating with each other and the greater community to provide our students with additional academic and athletic opportunities. (more…)

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08/15/14 10:00am
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Bury the lines
To the Editor:
I am cautiously pleased that many Islanders, including members of the Town Board, are critically questioning the proposed electrical substation plans. The substation has to be looked at not for what it can do for PSEG, but rather for what PSEG will do for Shelter Island in return for permission to build it. (more…)

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08/08/14 10:00am
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From the supervisor

To the Editor:
A few clarifications for your readers of last week’s Reporter:

4-posters: Page 21 states that the town was able to increase the number of units deployed this year to 38 compared with last year’s 19 “ … through the help of funds from Mashomack Preserve and individual contributors.” (more…)

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08/04/14 8:00am
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Outrageous

To the Editor:
Despite the continued, and strongly voiced opposition to helicopter and aircraft traffic over residential areas on the East End, there seems to be very little political will to affect any significant change. (more…)

Featured Story
07/25/14 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | An aerial view of the PSEG substation in Jamesport, similar to one the power company wants to build on the Island.

COURTESY PHOTO | An aerial view of the PSEG substation in Jamesport, similar to one the power company wants to build on the Island.

Substation site option
To the Editor:

Our Town Board should insist on a thorough evaluation of a PSEG substation sited at the town Recycling Center.

The opposition expressed in public comments clearly indicates that the proposed location next to the Shelter Island Historical Society is unacceptable. However, to entirely reject a substation using the existing 69kV tie-line across the Island in favor of drilling another 13kV feeder is going in the wrong direction. (more…)