04/18/17 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Supervisor Jim Dougherty is the lone vote on the Town Board against a 14-day minimum for short-term rentals.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Supervisor Jim Dougherty will give the 10th annual State of the Town address on April 23 at the Ram’s Head Inn.

 

The League of Women Voters of Shelter Island will host its 10th annual State of the Town luncheon on Sunday, April 23 at the Ram’s Head Inn, it was announced last week by the league president, Lois B. Morris.

Town Supervisor Jim Dougherty will update Islanders on where the town stands fiscally, and address key issues facing the Island. Mr. Dougherty, who is chairman of the East End Supervisors and Mayors Association, will also review challenges and opportunities the Island shares with its neighbors. (more…)

02/09/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Presbyterian Church

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Presbyterian Church.

INSPIRATIONAL SINGING

Linda Bonaccorso will perform “Songs of Faith and Inspiration,” an afternoon of contemporary Christian music, gospel and hymns. The music takes place on Sunday, February 12 at 3 p.m. at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Refreshments will follow. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. For more information, call (631) 749-0805. (more…)

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10/25/16 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Town engineer John Cronin and BJ Ianfolla were the panel Sunday at the school auditorium for a public discussion of the referendum on the ballot November8 to alter the Community Preservation Fund.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Town Engineer John Cronin and Town Assessor BJ Ianfolla were the panel Sunday at the school auditorium for a public discussion of the referendum on the ballot November8 to alter the Community Preservation Fund.

Would you take a portion of funds from a wildly successful open space preservation program and use it for water quality improvement projects?

That’s what voters are being asked to approve on a ballot referendum on November 8. (more…)

08/11/16 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Creekside concerts continue at Sylvester Manor with a performance by the Freewheel Trio, a contemporary string band out of Denver, Colorado Bring the family with blankets or low-profile chairs, tote a picnic or sample offerings from the on-site food and beverage trucks, and watch the sun go down while listening to world-class music on Sunday, August 14, starting at 5 p.m.

COURTESY PHOTO Creekside concerts continue at Sylvester Manor with a performance by the Freewheel Trio, a contemporary string band out of Denver, Colorado. Bring the family with blankets or low-profile chairs, tote a picnic or sample offerings from the on-site food and beverage trucks, and watch the sun go down while listening to world-class music on Sunday, August 14, starting at 5 p.m.

PERLMAN MUSIC PROGRAM
This is the final weekend of this summer’s Works in Progress concerts at the Perlman Music Program. Students of the program’s summer music school present classical masterworks at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 12, and Saturday, August 13. The performances are free and open to the public. The Perlman Music Program is located at 73 Shore Road. Alumni performances begin August 19. Virtuoso society members may reserve seats for these events by calling (212) 877-5045. For more information, visit perlmanmusicprogram.org. (more…)

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04/19/16 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The League of Women Voters of Shelter Island hosted the ‘State of the Town’ luncheon at the Ram’s Head Inn Sunday, April 16. From left, League Membership Chair Patricia Lutkins, Secretary Phyllis Gates, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Treasurer Kathleen Minder and President Lois B. Myers.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The League of Women Voters of Shelter Island hosted the ‘State of the Town’ luncheon at the Ram’s Head Inn Sunday, April 16. From left, League Membership Chair Patricia Lutkins, Secretary Phyllis Gates, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Treasurer Kathleen Minder and President Lois B. Morris.

Three dominant themes were touched on by Shelter Island Supervisor Jim Dougherty during his “State of the Town” address on April 17 — preventing tick-borne illnesses, keeping taxes low and water quality. (more…)