Shelter Island doesn’t own Reel Point and so what should its involvement be to protect it from erosion?
It’s a question town officials have grappled with, finally concluding, on the advice of Town Attorney Bob DeStefano Jr., that if taking no action threatens properties around Coecles Harbor, public money could be spent to protect them. (more…)
MARTIN BURKE PHOTO First light over Coecles Harbor from the end of Burns Road.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is calling for a bright, sunny day with a high temperature of 39 degrees and winds from the west at 10 to 17 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear, with the temperature dropping to about 21 degrees and the wind shifting slightly to the north at 7 to 15 mph, according to the NWS.
Taxes are the talk of the nation these days, with Congress passing legislation that President Trump and Republican members of congress are calling a “tax reform” bill that runs to about 1,100 pages. At least one senator admitted he hasn’t read the bill, but will vote for it anyway.
Commend him for his honesty. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO From left, Building Department employee Mary Ellen McGayhey, website developer Louise Clark and town IT Committee member Craig Wood at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, giving a presentation of the town’s new website.
The Town of Shelter Island recently got a makeover.
Well, at least it’s website did. (more…)