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07/23/18 10:00am
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REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Suggestions for bike lanes
To the Editor:
I recently read the Reporter’s article on the bike lane issue (“Safer biking?” July 5).

The article ended by asking for Assemblyman Thiele to hear community suggestions. As we are depending on our failing political system and current politicians, I think we should address our new commuter bike lanes with Shelter Island community labor. (more…)

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07/24/17 12:00pm
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REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Clarifying the position
To the Editor:
I would like to clarify my position regarding nonresident commercial harvesting inside town waters and a few other things in the Reporter article last week (“Shell fisherman seeks nonresident restrictions,” July 13). (more…)

Featured Story
07/13/16 10:00am
Airbnbs have proliferated on Shelter Island over the past two summers.

Airbnbs have proliferated on Shelter Island over the past two summers.

Cooler heads prevailed at the Town Board work session when the contentious issue of airbnbs —unregulated short-term rentals booked over the Internet — was once again on the agenda.

The issue has drawn fire from residents who maintain that “party houses” are proliferating on the Island due to the short-term Internet bookings, with loud music and drunken and obnoxious behavior occurring day and night in once peaceful neighborhoods. (more…)