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06/22/16 10:00am
Airbnbs have proliferated on Shelter Island over the past two summers.

Airbnbs have proliferated on Shelter Island over the past two summers.

The Shelter Island Town Board is looking to its neighbors on the North and South forks and New York State for guidance in developing legislation aimed at airbnbs — unregulated short term rentals — without infringing on property owners’ rights. (more…)

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05/31/16 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Attorney John Bennett showed the Zoning Board of Appeals the layout for a proposed expansion of John Sieni’s storage space business that nearby residents complained would be a detriment to the neighborhood.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Attorney John Bennett showed the Zoning Board of Appeals the layout for a proposed expansion of John Sieni’s storage space business that nearby residents complained would be a detriment to the neighborhood.

Is John Sieni’s proposed expansion of a storage facility on Route 114 a “passive use” of the site or a disturbance to neighbors that will get worse if the Zoning Board of Appeals approves his application? (more…)

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01/15/16 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO A common sight, especially in the summer months, of traffic backed up in Greenport leading to North Ferry boats.

JULIE LANE PHOTO |  A common sight, especially in the summer months, of traffic backed up in Greenport leading to North Ferry boats.

Following a period of discontent on the part of Greenport officials with North Ferry’s traffic routing and wear and tear on roads, the Southold Transportation Commission is waiting for a report from the village before it schedules a meeting with representatives of both sides.

Commission Chairman Neboysha Brashich said Monday that Greenport officials have promised to submit a “white paper” — a detailed report on a single issue — by the end of the month describing steps taken by the village to deal with problems. (more…)

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08/07/14 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Stella Lagudis is the new general manager of the Shelter Island Heights Property Owners Corporation.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |
Stella Lagudis is the new general manager of the Shelter Island Heights Property Owners Corporation.

There’s a new face at the helm of the Shelter Island Heights Property Owners Corporation.

Stella Lagudis takes over from veteran Julie Ben-Susan, who is still on the job this summer, assisting in the transition to her hand-picked successor. (more…)