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11/08/17 10:04am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Steve Lenox on Sunrise Sunset heading out of Congdons Creek Monday at daybreak, opening day of the 2017 scallop season.

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Steve Lenox on Sunrise Sunset heading out of Congdons Creek Monday at dawn, opening day of the 2017 scallop season.

In fishing, as in real estate, it’s all about location, and on opening day of scallop season, there is no more appropriate or beautiful place to embark for prime scalloping spots than Congdons Creek, the heart of the Shelter Island scallop fishery since the 19th century. (more…)

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03/01/17 10:58am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board at its work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Jim Colligan, Councilwoman Amber-Brach-Williams and Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board at its work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Jim Colligan, Councilwoman Amber-Brach-Williams and Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar.

It turned ugly at Town Hall Tuesday.

During the Town Board’s work session a member used a crude term to describe cowardice and a resident, after accusing board members of “collusion,” and one in particular of hypocrisy, later from the audience told a person speaking at the podium to “sit down and shut up.” (more…)

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02/27/17 4:30pm
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Dawn, Congdons Creek.

JOHN CLARE PHOTO Dawn, Congdons Creek.

Appropriate revisions
To the Editor:
The Town Board stumbled in raising Congdons Creek docking fees with scant notice, to help pay for Public Works Department 2017 budget requests to upgrade the dock, and then subsequently attempting to lessen the impact for commercial baymen with a lesser increase. (more…)