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08/06/18 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Demand  enforcement
To the Editor:
I would like to make three points on the issue of short-term rentals (STR). First, earlier this summer, the Town Board presented a “clarification of language” on the STR law passed last year by a vote of four to one.

This clarification indicated, among other things, penalties for those who did not abide by the law. The audience for this reading and hearing was huge with the great majority for the law passed last year and its enforcement. The problem then, and now, was that there is no enforcement of the law on the books. (more…)

07/27/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO James Monatgue flashing some power at the charity cricket match last year at the field next to the Island Boatyard .

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO James Monatgue flashing some power at the charity cricket match last year at the field next to the Island Boatyard .

The story of one of the signature community events of the Shelter Island summer began in England. (more…)

07/20/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A 2015 Shakespeare performance on the lawn at Sylvester Manor.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A 2015 Shakespeare performance on the lawn at Sylvester Manor.

SHAKESPEARE AT THE MANOR

Bringing dynamic arts programming to Shelter Island is a vital part of the mission at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm and since 2009, “Shakespeare at the Manor” has been a cornerstone in the Manor’s commitment to encourage deeper connections to culture and place. (more…)

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01/11/17 4:30pm
Courtesy Photo Jim Preston (center), head of the non-profit Shelter Island Ambulance Foundation, and Detective Sergeant Jack Thilberg, the Town’s director of Emergency Medical Services, (right) present $85,000 check to Supervisor Jim Dougherty toward the purchase of a future new ambulance.

Courtesy Photo
Jim Preston (center), head of the non-profit Shelter Island Ambulance Foundation, and Detective Sergeant Jack Thilberg, the Town’s director of Emergency Medical Services, (right) present $85,000 check to Supervisor Jim Dougherty toward the purchase of a future new ambulance.

The Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services team takes pride in quickly responding to medical emergencies and rapidly getting patients to the area hospital that best suits their needs — despite being surrounded on all sides by water. (more…)