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12/04/18 12:00pm

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New construction at the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens House on South Ferry Road. Most of the new construction will be below ground and will be open to the public in June.

Repairing, redoing and updating an old house is always a voyage of discovery, with the past often brought into vivid relief, providing answers and, as often as not, more questions.

That was the case when architect William Pedersen and builder Chris Fokine began work to bring the Shelter Island Historical Society’s home, the 18th century Havens House on South Ferry Road, into the 21st century. (more…)

02/07/14 9:02am
Shelter Island School students, teachers and school personnel were evacuated this morning to the American Legion Hall.

Shelter Island School students, teachers and school personnel were evacuated this morning to the American Legion Hall.

A false fire alarm at Shelter Island School sent students, teachers and school personnel to the American Legion Hall just before 8 a.m. this morning. (more…)