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07/17/18 8:00am
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The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has declared parts of Fresh Pond unsuitable for swimming.

Samples taken recently from the pond and sent to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for analysis have revealed the presence of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae blooms. (more…)

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06/27/18 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Dr. Scott Campbell

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Dr. Scott Campbell will be on hand for Thursday evening’s forum.

Shelter Island’s Deer & Tick Committee is sponsoring an educational forum Thursday evening at the Shelter Island School auditorium with three key speakers who will address issues concerning Islanders.

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06/25/18 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO New carbon filters were installed at the Senior Center last week that rid the building, which also houses two medical offices, of water contamination.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
New carbon filters were installed at the Senior Center last week that rid the building, which also houses two medical offices, of water contamination.

It’s official, you may now drink the water at the Senior Activities Center/Medical Building. (more…)

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06/18/18 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO New carbon filters were installed at the Senior Center this morning that will rid the building that also houses two medical offices of MTBE contamination.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
New carbon filters were installed at the Senior Activities Center this morning that will rid the building — which includes two medical offices — of water contamination.

Less than a month after town officials received word that water at the building that houses the Senior Activities Center and two medical offices was contaminated with MTBE — a gasoline additive that leeched into groundwater — workers from AquaFuture, Inc. installed a carbon filter that will once again provide potable water. (more…)