Asked what spurred her decision not to run for four more years on the Shelter Island Town Board after serving 16 years, Christine Lewis said: “Always leave them laughing.”
It was a typical response from Ms. Lewis — witty, wise and self-deprecating.
Her service to Shelter Island is in no way typical. Her spirit, intelligence and dedication to making this a better place for everyone, young and old and all income levels, made her the conscience of the Town Board and beloved among her constituents. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Supervisor Jim Dougherty at the Ram’s Head Inn Sunday giving the ‘State of the Town’ address
The need to replace aged septic systems on the Island could surpass the crisis of tick-borne diseases as a priority on Shelter Island.
That’s according to Supervisor Jim Dougherty, who spoke to more than 100 people Sunday at the Ram’s Head Inn for the annual State of the Town address, sponsored by the Shelter Island League of Women Voters. (more…)
Community Housing Board (CHB) Co-chairwoman Mary-Faith Westervelt and Councilwoman Chris Lewis, liaison to the CHB, hope a March 27 forum at Town Hall on the housing issue will create interest and momentum. (more…)