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06/01/18 12:01pm
COURTESY PHOTO This map of walkable trails and open space and preserved lands is available on the town’s website at ShelterIslandTown.us/OpenSpace.

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This map of walkable trails and open space and preserved lands is available on the town’s website at ShelterIslandTown.us/OpenSpace.

It may be raining today, but the Lions Club roadside cleanup scheduled for Saturday morning is on — rain or shine — and the weatherman is currently offering to cooperate. (more…)

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08/16/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Happiness at the Shelter Island Fire Department's  Chicken Barbecue last year.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Happiness at the Shelter Island Fire Department’s Chicken Barbecue last year.

What! You haven’t purchased your tickets yet for the 54th Annual Shelter Island Fire Department Chicken Barbecue?

You better hurry. This year, for the first time, only 2,000 tickets will be sold, according to barbecue committee chairman Brian Lechmanski. (more…)

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05/31/16 8:22am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Memorial Day 2016 on Shelter Island

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Memorial Day 2016 on Shelter Island

Soaked flags, their colors gleaming in the gray day, fluttered heavily in the wind and rain on Memorial Day.

The Brownie troop took shelter from the steady downpour in the opened doors of the Center firehouse and the Boy Scouts were under the protection of Chase Bank’s drive-thru across the street.

Both groups stepped off in good order for the Shelter Island Memorial Day parade at precisely 10 a.m. (more…)