04/12/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School

All three incumbent candidates for the Board of Education are seeking re-election to three-year terms this May.

Alfred Brigham Sr., Linda Eklund and Elizabeth Melichar will face competition from at least one other candidate. The top three vote-getters will be elected to the board. (more…)

02/15/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Academic Administrator Jennifer Rylott greeting students filing into school.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Academic Administrator Jennifer Rylott greeting students filing into school.

The shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut that took the lives of 20 children and six adults on December 14, 2012 shook the nation.

Other gun-realted horrors have been revisited on campuses and other sites since then. One affect of the shootings has been the need to re-examine and shore up security measures. (more…)

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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…)

10/18/16 4:23pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Students celebrated Board of Education members for their service with banners, letters and framed art work at Monday night’s meeting.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Students celebrated Board of Education members for their service with banners, letters and framed art work at Monday night’s meeting.

A previously agreed pact with the Shelter Island Faculty Association and the building and grounds unit to switch health insurance carriers will result in a savings of $111,500 in premiums beginning in January. (more…)