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02/26/14 8:11am
AMBROSE CLANCY 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.

AMBROSE CLANCY 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 pass a resolution to set a public hearing on extending the moratorium banning certain irrigation systems through December 31. (more…)

02/25/14 4:04pm
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | The 2014  Shelter Island varsity boys basketball team.

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | The 2014 Shelter Island varsity boys basketball team.

Mark it down: Saturday, February 15, 2014 a dream came true for Shelter Island’s High School boys varsity basketball program. (more…)

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02/25/14 10:42am

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REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Farmers at work at Sylvester Manor. Executive Director Cara Loriz addressed the Irrigation Committee on the Manor farm's methods.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Farmers at work at Sylvester Manor. Executive Director Cara Loriz addressed the Irrigation Committee on the Manor farm’s methods.

The Irrigation Committee got a lesson at its February 20 meeting on how Sylvester Manor’s farm operation employs irrigation to limit water consumption while providing for the needs of its crop. (more…)