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Animal Control Officer Beau Payne, right, shared updated deer hunt statistics with members of the Deer & Tick Committee, including committee member Dr. Jim Bevilacqua at left.
The Deer & Tick Committee has declared the pilot Nuisance Wildlife Control Officers (NWCO) program a success and it’s expected to be expanded in 2019.
The program uses specially licensed local hunters who are paid for their efforts based on the number of deer they butcher. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
A group of Black Panthers led by Bobby Seale entered the California State Legislature openly armed to protest gun legislation aimed at denying them rights to carry guns to protect themselves and their neighborhoods. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Fire Commissioners met at the the Center firehouse to discuss cell tower proposals.
If opponents of a cell tower at the Manhansett Firehouse on Cobbetts Lane thought no news was good news, their hopes could be dashed by the latest word from Shelter Island Fire Commissioners. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Fire Commissioners met Monday night at the Center firehouse.
Shelter Island Fire Commissioners Monday night approved the purchase of a new rescue truck expected to cost about $200,000. (more…)