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06/05/18 2:37pm

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Town Engineer John Cronin just released the most recent water test results at the Senior Activities Center  building, which also houses two medical offices. In an email, Mr. Cronin reported:

“Results from the most recent round of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) water testing at the cited location find the continued presence of MTBE at a value of 13 parts per billion [one more part per billion than previous results] for both the Senior Center and Physician Offices.  These samples were taken last week by NYSDEC personnel. (more…)

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04/17/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Forest Ranger Bryan Gallagher, left, receiving a prestigious firefighting award at Brookhaven National Laboratory, presented by John Pavacic, executive director of the Central Pine Barrens Commission.

COURTESY PHOTO Forest Ranger Bryan Gallagher, left, receiving a prestigious firefighting award at Brookhaven National Laboratory last October, was also recently honored by the state Department of Environmental Conservation.

Shelter Island resident and long-time forest ranger Bryan Gallagher is among 40 of his colleagues to receive the Director’s Commendation Award presented by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for his work with the New York Wildfire and Incident Management Academy.

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04/04/18 12:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board at its Tuesday work session. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Gary Gerth, Councilman Jim Colligan, Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams and Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board at its Tuesday work session. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Gary Gerth, Councilman Jim Colligan, Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams and Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar.

Shelter Island has an opportunity to become $2.2 million richer.

At Tuesday’s Town Board work session, Supervisor Gary Gerth said he had been approached by a Florida cell tower company offering to buy the town’s tower at the Recycling Center for the multi-million dollar amount. (more…)