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09/14/18 2:00pm
MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Early morning light  in Dering Harbor.

MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Early morning light in Dering Harbor.

The Dering Harbor street known as Shore Road has officially been changed to Harbor Lane. At the Village Board meeting on September 8, the Board approved the change, which followed a survey of residents and a public hearing. (more…)

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11/11/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO It’s another delay at the Suffolk county Courthouse for Shelter Island carters.

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It’s another delay at the Suffolk county Courthouse for Shelter Island carters.

If you’ve ever dealt with the legal system, you know wheels of justice often grind slowly. That’s the case for two Shelter Island carters who have been locked in battle over who’s entitled to use what name when doing business here. (more…)

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05/07/14 8:13am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board met in work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty and Councilman Ed Brown. Councilman Peter Reich was absent.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board met in work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty and Councilman Ed Brown. Councilman Peter Reich was absent.

A group of high school seniors and their teacher, Brian Dolger, attended the Town Board work session Tuesday to get a close up view of how their government operates.

Near the end of the meeting  — one of the quicker work sessions — Supervisor Jim Dougherty said, “Brian, we should have your men and women in every week, we’re so well-behaved up here.” (more…)

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04/16/14 10:46am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Town Board continued its discussion on licensing commercial waste haulers.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Town Board continued its discussion on licensing commercial waste haulers.

Everyone who is paid for a job hauling away waste material — even one person in a pickup truck who occasionally takes away trash — should be under the same regulations as large hauling companies.

That’s the opinion of Jon DiVello, owner of Shelter Island Environmental Services (SIES), who attended the Town Board work session Tuesday and joined its discussion on licensing commercial haulers. (more…)