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04/04/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

The Shelter Island Town Board last Friday unanimously adopted an email policy requiring that all such communications be retained for a minimum of six years and that hard copies of documents relating to deeds and decisions be permanently retained. (more…)

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02/21/17 8:00am
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Dawn, Congdons Creek.

JOHN CLARE PHOTO Dawn, Congdons Creek Dock.

For the first time in weeks, the words short-term rentals weren’t uttered during a Town Board meeting February 17.

Wayne and Donna King waited patiently while the Town Board addressed a number of routine matters before taking their turn at the podium not to save themselves money, but to help other Island baymen. (more…)

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01/04/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Amber Brach-Williams being sworn into office by Judge Mary_Faith Westervelt before joining her colleagues on the Town Board.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Amber Brach-Williams being sworn into office at Town Hall Tuesday by Judge Mary-Faith Westervelt before joining her colleagues on the Town Board.

A question about future plans resulted in Supervisor Jim Dougherty saying Tuesday he intends to seek re-election. (more…)

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10/27/16 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. with secretary Debra Speeches, made an unsuccessful bid for raises for both to exceed the 2 percent given to other town employees.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. with secretary Debra Speeches, made an unsuccessful bid for raises for both to exceed the 2 percent given to other town employees.

The Town Board is proposing a $10.77 million budget representing a 5.7 percent increase in spending over last year. (more…)