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04/10/18 10:01am
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO After the March 2 nor’easter, this view of Reel Point shows waves that have carved out extenisve sections, something Waterways Management Advisory Council Chairman John Needham called ‘alarming.’

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO After the March 2 nor’easter, this view of Reel Point shows waves that have carved out extenisve sections, something Waterways Management Advisory Council Chairman John Needham called ‘alarming.’

Three town officials met at Reel Point recently with Melanie Cirillo, the Peconic Land Trust’s (PLT) director of conservation planning, to secure a commitment on the next step to save the spit of land — owned by PLT — that extends into Coecles Harbor from the southern tip of Big Ram Island. (more…)

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12/06/17 2:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO From left, Building Department employee Mary Ellen McGayhey, website developer Louise Clark and town IT Committee member Craig Wood at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, giving a presentation of the town’s new website.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO From left, Building Department employee Mary Ellen McGayhey, website developer Louise Clark and town IT Committee member Craig Wood at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, giving a presentation of the town’s new website.

The Town of Shelter Island recently got a makeover.

Well, at least it’s website did. (more…)

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07/25/16 2:00pm
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO Several interested parties visited Reel Point in February to asses damage. Far left, Town Engineer John Cronin, Fourth form left, Department of Public works Commissioner Jay Card Jr.

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO Several interested parties visited Reel Point in February to assess damage. Far left, Town Engineer John Cronin. Fourth from left, Department of Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr.

The town is partnering with the Peconic Land Trust (PLT) to study methods of improving, or even saving, one of the Island’s most important waterways. (more…)