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05/22/18 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Sunset from the Sunset Beach Hotel.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO  Sunset from the Sunset Beach Hotel.

Sunset Beach Hotel defines a certain kind of Shelter Island summer — millionaires’ yachts anchored off Crescent Beach, sunbathing, people watching, celebrity spotting, complicated cocktails and dancing by strobe or moon light.

And for some of Sunset Beach’s neighbors, summer also means window-rattling amplified music with sledgehammer bass lines at all hours of the night. (more…)

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05/11/18 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTOS Illegally cut trees off Menhaden Lane.

JULIE LANE PHOTOS Illegally cut trees off Menhaden Lane.

The investigation into dozens of illegally cut trees on both sides of Menhaden Lane is continuing, according to Supervisor Gary Gerth.

He announced that Suffolk Country officials are continuing to investigate the devastation done to cedar, cherry, locust and other trees on land owned by the county, but through which the town maintains access. (more…)

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03/13/18 4:21pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO

Late this afternoon Shelter Island Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. said the nor’easter was beginning to wind down after dropping what he estimated was 10 inches of snow on the Island. He had heard a report of a lager amount of snow, noting that these were anecdotal reports. (more…)

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03/09/18 8:00am
COURTESY TOWN OF SHELTER ISLAND A chart of results from the Deer & Tick survey released last October.

COURTESY TOWN OF SHELTER ISLAND A chart of results from the Deer & Tick survey released last October.

For the second month in a row, members of the Deer & Tick Committee tried to answer a question: Should Animal Control Officer Beau Payne spend part of his work hours hunting, especially during the February-March so-called “nuisance hunt” permit season? (more…)

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03/02/18 11:19am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO PSEG crews work to clear the damage from a tree uprooted by high winds at the corner of Smith Street and Route 114 this morning.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO PSEG crews work to clear the damage from a tree uprooted by high winds at the corner of Smith Street and Route 114 this morning.

According to the PSEG website, the Island has experienced no power outages so far from the nor’easter battering the East End.

Police Chief Jim Read said the power company’s “support has been great.” (more…)