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07/29/15 10:56am
COURTESY PHOTO |  The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session discussed private fireworks shows and defining a single family residence.

COURTESY PHOTO |
The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session discussed private fireworks shows and defining a single family residence.

After hearing concerns from the community at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, the members let an applicant know there would be no fireworks to celebrate her birthday. (more…)

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08/20/14 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board in work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty and Councilman Peter Reich. Present but not shown in the photo is Councilman Ed Brown.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board in work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty and Councilman Peter Reich. Present but not shown in the photo is Councilman Ed Brown.

At Tuesday’s Town Board work session the board discussed issuing a notice to the owners of 61 North Menantic for an unsafe outbuilding on the property. (more…)

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03/07/14 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Get real on tower
To the Editor:
I attended last Monday’s Fire Commissioners meeting on Mr. Mooney’s cell tower (“Residents pack cell tower meeting,” February 27). The Commissioners identified three communication needs:

1. Shorter term improvement to the Fire and Police department low band radio systems;
2. Longer term (3 to 5 years) conversion from low band to the high band radio system;
3. Elimination of residential cellphone dead zones on the north end of Shelter Island. (more…)

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02/26/14 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | To curb owners from renting their properties solely for destination weddings, the Town Board discussed special permits for tents over a certain size.

COURTESY PHOTO | To curb owners from renting their properties solely for destination weddings, the Town Board discussed special permits for tents over a certain size.

On Tuesday the Town Board returned to the issue of individuals using private property for commercial purposes. (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…)