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06/08/15 10:54am
JULIE LANE PHOTO For the third successive year, generators were sent to Shelter Island Monday morning to ensure electrical service should the link to Southold go down this summer. There were 14 trucks from Phillips Electric carrying the generators across on North Ferry.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
For the third successive year, generators were sent to Shelter Island Monday morning to ensure electrical service if the link to Southold goes down this summer. There were 14 trucks from Phillips Electric carrying the generators across on North Ferry.

For the third successive summer, generators are being placed on Shelter Island while debate continues about how to address power issues here. (more…)

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06/04/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Not again
To the Editor:
I live on Island View Lane in Greenport and lived through the horror of filth, noise and disruption to myself and family in the failed attempt by Bortech to pull the cable from Shelter Island under the bay to Greenport. What was supposed to be a short project lasted throughout the entire summer, then failed.

I find it most disturbing that those residents on Shelter Island who would benefit from the increased power, don’t want their pristine roads sullied by putting in a substation for their benefit. (more…)

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03/24/15 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Long Island's power company

COURTESY PHOTO | State Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. says he’s seeking more transparency from Long Island’s power company.

While PSEG-LI pushes ahead with an effort to gain an increase in charges to its customers based on hikes in transportation costs, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) continues his campaign to force the utility to reveal more financial information. (more…)