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04/24/17 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

On Friday, after nearly 18 months of debate,  the Town Board voted to regulate short-term rentals (STRs) on Shelter Island.

In an expected four to one vote, with Supervisor Jim Dougherty casting the lone “no vote,” the Island joins the other East End towns in putting restrictions on STRs. (more…)

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12/12/15 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The Shelter Island junior varsity boys basketball team on the break in a victory over the Ross School Monday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |
The Shelter Island junior varsity boys basketball team on the break in a victory over the Ross School Monday.

As we enter the holiday season, a new year of Shelter Island School girls and boys winter sports is under way. This includes the Shelter Island boys varsity and JV basketball teams.

On the sidelines this year are returning Head Coach Jay Card and assistants Ian Kanarvogel, Jimbo Theinert, Jim Colligan and Peter Miedema. (more…)

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11/11/15 8:00am
Shelter Island Town Councilman Ed Brown is stepping down at the end of the year. (Credit: Reporter file photo)

Shelter Island Town Councilman Ed Brown is stepping down at the end of the year. (Credit: Reporter file photo)

With the 2015 election now in the books, ask any Shelter Island political leader about the most significant challenge facing the town and you’re likely to get the same answer: replacing Councilman Ed Brown, who has resigned his seat effective December 31.

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