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12/20/17 12:00pm
Councilman Paul Shcpherd at Tuesday’s Town board work session.

Councilman Paul Shcpherd at Tuesday’s Town board work session.

Occupants of seven households are slated to get a late Christmas present on December 28 when the Town Board expects to approve their applications for grants of up to $15,000 to offset the cost of installing nitrogen-reducing septic systems. (more…)

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12/13/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Bob DeStefano Jr.

COURTESY PHOTO Bob DeStefano Jr.

Shelter Island’s next town attorney will be Bob DeStefano Jr.

Mr. DeStefano, who recently resigned as chairman of the Shelter Island Republican Party, managed Supervisor-elect Gary Gerth’s successful bid for the town’s top office in November. (more…)

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11/08/17 2:00pm

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There’s a disconnect between the Town Board and the Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board, leaving in limbo those interested in obtaining Community Preservation Fund (CPF) money for rebates to offset costs upgrading septic systems. (more…)

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05/17/17 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO  Suggested one-hour parking spots would be against the fence and just past the gate as Route 114 curves down to Bridge Street.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Suggested one-hour parking spots would be against the fence and just past the gate as Route 114 curves down to Bridge Street.

A plan to create more one-hour parking spaces for Bridge Street businesses was met with approval by four Town Board members, skepticism from one and outright dismissal from a member of the audience.

Angelo Piccozzi, representing his family’s businesses on Bridge Street along with six others who petitioned the board to approve the new spaces, presented the idea at the Tuesday work session. Mr. Piccozzi outlined a plan that would create six one-hour parking spaces on the east side of Route 114 as it curves up the hill across from the gas station. (more…)