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07/23/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO A similar public restroom, shown above, is slated to be installed at Volunteer Park.

COURTESY PHOTO
A similar public restroom, shown above, is slated to be installed at Volunteer Park.

The construction sounds emanating from Volunteer Park on Bridge Street this week are related to the installation of the long-delayed bathroom that could be ready for use by the weekend. (more…)

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04/24/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO A similar public restroom, shown above, is slated to be installed at Volunteer Park when county officials give the go-ahead.

COURTESY PHOTO A similar public restroom, shown above, is slated to be installed at Volunteer Park when county officials give the go-ahead.

Shelter Island has moved a step closer to installation of a new bathroom at Volunteer Park.

Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. and Town Engineer John Cronin attended a hearing April 19 in Yaphank with Suffolk County Department of Health Services officials to appeal an earlier decision that has been blocking installation because the unit, partially paid for with Suffolk County money, is not linked to a septic system. (more…)

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01/30/18 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Getting our share
To the Editor:
Cable TV franchise fees are governed by Section 622 of the Federal Cable Act.

Under Section 622, municipalities are entitled to a maximum of 5 percent of gross revenues derived from the operation of the cable system for the provision of cable services.

I suggest that a predicate for a new agreement be that Shelter Island demand the full 5 percent from Cablevision.
SCOTT A. ROBBINS
Shelter Island (more…)

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12/04/17 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Better direction on water
To the Editor:
Thank you for writing clearly about my position on the rebate program for septic systems here on Shelter Island (“One resident says plan is shortsighted, ineffective,” November 23).

Obviously, we need a broad, townwide plan that addresses the complete issue of water quality and not just free rebates and a lot of talk. (more…)