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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…)

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10/16/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Councilman Paul Shepherd told his Town Board colleagues this week that there’s a need to tackle road repaving with town money and not just depend on grants.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Councilman Paul Shepherd told his Town Board colleagues this week that there’s a need to tackle road repaving with town money and not just depend on grants.

The magic number is now 4.4 percent. That’s the tax increase Town Board members are looking at as of their last budget meeting Wednesday morning, with decisions yet to be made on some big ticket items. (more…)