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09/19/14 10:00am
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Rentals? No problem
To the Editor:
Without hearing my complete thoughts, it would be very easy to misconstrue the points I was trying to make in the article that was on the cover of the Reporter (“Floating financial fixes,” September 11), so I would like to set the record straight. (more…)

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09/11/14 2:00pm

 

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Questions of balance
To the Editor:
Can someone explain the sudden late summer installation of “No Parking” signs at Menhaden Lane? Also what is the definition of “the high water mark” when it comes to police enforcement?

Where is the balance, legal and practical, between the common good and individual privilege? If access to public property is allowed to be reduced without a tough challenge, is it a collective loss?
CONRAD POWER
Shelter Island (more…)

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09/08/14 10:00am
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Things held dear
To the Editor:
In my position, there is considerable risk in engaging the “Editorial Tar Baby,” but I feel the need to clarify what was, and was not said at the work session that was written about in last week’s scorching editorial (“Showing respect, August 28). (more…)

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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…)