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03/15/17 12:00pm
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Rain, and not much snow, fell on the Island all day Tuesday.

JOHN CLARE PHOTO Rain, and not much snow, fell on the Island all day Tuesday.

“Thank God it wasn’t snow.”

Those were the words of Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. whose crews were, nonetheless, kept busy throughout Tuesday’s storm that he estimated dropped 2 to 3 inches of the white stuff before freezing rain turned it to slush. (more…)

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03/13/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO A storm is bearing down on the East End.

COURTESY PHOTO A storm is bearing down on the East End.

The winter storm bearing down on Shelter Island Tuesday may switch over to rain for brief periods tomorrow afternoon, causing the National Weather Service (NWS) to cancel the blizzard watch. (more…)

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11/30/16 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Clean Energy Community Coordinator William Achnitz told the Town Board Tuesday how to compete for what could be as much as a $100,000 non-matching grant.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Clean Energy Communities Coordinator William Achnitz told the Town Board Tuesday how to compete for what could be as much as a $100,000 non-matching grant.

It’s highly competitive, but with quick action, Shelter Island would have a chance to qualify for a New York State grant of up to $100,000 by being named a “Clean Energy Community,” (more…)