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03/29/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Shelter Island Country Club will have a new eatery, The Flying Goat, and financial reforms for the 2017 season, according to a report presented to the Town Board Tuesday.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Shelter Island Country Club will have a new eatery, The Flying Goat, and financial reforms for the 2017 season, according to a report presented to the Town Board Tuesday.

A new group of officers on the Shelter Island Country Club’s (SICC) board of directors reported to the Town Board Tuesday on plans to overcome serious financial problems.

According to a report presented to the board, membership revenue for the club at Goat Hill last year was down 25 percent over 2015, greens fees were off 18 percent, bar sales took a 40 percent hit and the total income of the club was down 34 percent. (more…)

03/25/17 11:00am

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Criteria the town is on course to meet in its quest for a New York State grant by being named a “Clean Energy Community” with the top municipal winner receiving $100,000 and other communities as much as $50,000 (more…)

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03/08/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Supervisor Jim Dougherty.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Supervisor Jim Dougherty.

After months of ugly confrontations over crafting short-term rental (STR) regulations, culminating in a Town Board work session a week ago that descended into an obnoxious shouting match, Supervisor Jim Dougherty said Tuesday he was seeking to “heal the wounds in our community a bit.” (more…)

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01/18/17 12:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Quinn Karpeh, town assessor and Green Options Advisory Committee member, addressing the Town Board Tuesday on completing requirements for Shelter Island to become designated by the state as a “Clean Energy Community.”

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Quinn Karpeh, town assessor and Green Options Advisory Committee member, addressing the Town Board Tuesday on completing requirements for Shelter Island to become designated by the state as a “Clean Energy Community.”

The Town Board is looking to replace major portions of Congdons Creek Dock to be ready by Memorial Day. (more…)