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06/28/18 4:30pm
DEBBIE WEAVER PHOTO Not many fish, but our columnist and his party were happily surrounded by a group of inquisitive seals near Gardiners Island.

DEBBIE WEAVER PHOTO
Our columnist and his party were happily surrounded by a group of inquisitive seals near Gardiners Island.

I am not even going to mention how lousy the fishing continues to be because it is not my fault that the weather has been so totally uncooperative for the better part of two weeks.

So there. Glad I didn’t mention it. (more…)

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06/11/18 2:00pm
Reel Point

Reel Point

With a hurricane season that could be here by August or September, the Town Board has told Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. to push consultants to produce a design plan and estimate of the amount of materials needed to shore up Reel Point. (more…)

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05/07/18 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Soren Dahl, at right, assigned by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to assist local officials in developing plans to protect eelgrass beds, responded to questions from bayman Tom Field at a May 2 meeting at Town Hall.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Soren Dahl, right, assigned by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to assist local officials in developing plans to protect eelgrass beds, responded to questions from bayman Tom Field at a May 2 meeti ng at Town Hall.

If a February meeting between baymen and members of the Town Board resembled an angry tango, the May meeting was a sweet waltz with few missteps and most trying to dance to the same tune. (more…)

04/12/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Sandy Baxter’s prize-winning 2017 daffodils.

COURTESY PHOTO | Sandy Baxter’s prize-winning 2017 daffodils.

DAFFODIL DAYS 

Spring is here, and so is the Garden Club of Shelter Island’s Daffodil Expo which will be held at the Shelter Island Library from Monday, April 16 through Saturday, April 21. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and the show is open to the public.

Come and see a selection of wild and wonderful daffodils, many of which have been American Daffodil Society show winners. Garden Club members and the public are encouraged to bring their own daffodils in for display.  (more…)