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01/24/17 10:11am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Ram's Head Inn is for sale for acool $11.995 million.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The Ram’s Head Inn is for sale for acool $11.9 million.

At the same time Ram’s Head Inn owners Linda and James Eklund are preparing to sell the property they have owned and operated for 37 years, they are also preparing to reopen the business this spring. (more…)

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01/06/17 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Loren Reich

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Loren Reich

Loren Reich was a well-paid, internationally-traveling executive based in Manhattan, when she decided she was ready to move to the Island full-time in 2005, after years of coming out weekends. She saw an ad for an executive assistant position and when she got a call from the man doing the screening he had a warning. The position involved working at a laboratory run by U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the study of animal diseases. (more…)

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08/30/16 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Renovations at the library began in May.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Renovations at the library began in May.

Originally aiming for a late August completion date, it’s now estimated that construction at the Shelter Island Library, started in the spring, will conclude in early October, according to Library Director Terry Lucas.

Work on a new roof began in May and a new front entrance has been under construction this summer. (more…)

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05/10/16 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Roofers at work atop the Shelter Island Library last week.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Roofers at work atop the Shelter Island Library last week.

Braving rain and wind last week, intrepid roofers were atop the Shelter Island Library removing old shingles and preparing the building for a new roof, part of renovations by Reich/Eklund Construction. (more…)

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12/07/15 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |  Preserve Director Mike Laspia outside the Mashomack Manor House that will undergo major renovations over the next six months.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |Mashomack Preserve Director Mike Laspia outside the Manor House that will undergo major renovations over the next six months.

Perhaps some residents noticed the recent announcement that the holiday celebration at the Mashomack Preserve Manor House would be cancelled.

While disappointing, the cause is one for celebration that has been two years in the planning.

The Manor House, previously called Bass Creek Cottage, is closed for renovations to bring the building up to code and preserve its long-term viability. (more…)