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11/24/14 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Chequit Inn and Restaurant fetched $3.35 million in a fall sale to new owners who might be revealed this weekend.

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The Chequit Inn and Restaurant fetched $3.35 million in a fall sale to new owners who might be revealed this weekend.

The new owners of the Chequit remain a mystery. But the price they paid to purchase the inn and restaurant and two related buildings has now been confirmed as $3.35 million. (more…)

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07/30/14 10:23am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. released the Community Preservation Fund numbers that still show Shelter Island lagging for the first six months of 2014.

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Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. released the Community Preservation Fund numbers that show the Island lagging for the first six months of 2014.

While most of the East End is continuing to recover from a downturn in Community Preservation Fund revenues that accrue from a tax paid by real estate buyers, Shelter Island is still stumbling, according to figures just released by Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor). (more…)

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02/12/14 10:46am

 

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board works session turned again to regulating rentals used for weddings. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, and Councilmen Peter Reich and Ed Brown.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board work session turned again to regulating rentals used for weddings. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, and Councilmen Peter Reich and Ed Brown.

For the second week in a row, the Town Board discussed what a homeowner can do with his/her property, especially when it comes to renting it. (more…)

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01/30/14 1:00pm

 

JULIE LANE PHOTO |  The ZBA approved a special permit to renovate this house at 54G West Neck Road.

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The ZBA approved a special permit to renovate this house at 54G West Neck Road.

As expected, the Zoning Board of Appeals Wednesday night approved a special permit for Andreas Hommert to renovate a house at 54G West Neck Road, but turned down a request to locate an air conditioning unit and generator in a lean-to attached to the back of the house. (more…)