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01/03/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Supervisor Gary Gerth (top) was sworn into office Tuesday afternoon by Justice Court Judge Mary-Faith Westervelt as Veronica Kaasik held a bible.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Supervisor Gary Gerth (top) was sworn into office Tuesday afternoon by Justice Court Judge Mary-Faith Westervelt as Veronica Kaasik held a bible.

The Town Hall meeting room was packed Tuesday afternoon as Supervisor Gary Gerth was sworn in along with incumbent Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams and newly-elected Councilman Albert Dickson. (more…)

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12/06/17 2:00pm
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.

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…)

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11/09/17 4:30pm
REPORTER PHOTO Craig Wood

REPORTER PHOTO Craig Wood challenged the Town Board on the lack of a written capital budget.

With some last minute adjustments, the Town Board Tuesday adopted a 2018 budget of $11.6 million that represents a 3.9 percent change in spending from the current year’s spending plan.

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10/16/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Action now on environment
To the Editor:
The front page news story in the October 5 Suffolk Times about local algae blooms seemed quite relevant to Shelter Island in many ways. The map that accompanied the story, showing numerous impacted areas (including perhaps three quarters of our shoreline) made the article even more meaningful. Not shown was Fresh Pond, which has certainly been affected and has received some attention. (more…)