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08/11/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Shame
To the Editor:
Whoever took down our turtle signs (“Slow Down, turtle crossing,” August 3) for the second time, on the causeway leading to Little Ram … shame on you. (more…)

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02/24/15 12:04pm
JULIE LANE PHOTOS Jon DiVello discussed his recent takeover of the residential and commercial operations on Shelter Island that were previously handled by Dan Binder.

JULIE LANE PHOTOS
Jon DiVello discussed his recent takeover of the residential and commercial operations on Shelter Island that were previously handled by Dan Binder.

And then there was one. But maybe not for long.

With the battle between Jon DiVello’s Shelter Island Environmental and Dan Binder’s Shelter Island Sanitation settled in December 2014 by a buyout of Mr. Binder’s household and commercial refuse operation, customers are now served by one carter. But that may change.

Skip Norsic is silent about his plans, but the Southampton-based Emil Norsic & Son, has filed a permit application to be a garbage hauler on the Island, according to Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. (more…)

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01/03/15 3:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The residence on Charlie's Lane that spurred an ongoing debate on house sizes in 2014.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The residence on Charlie’s Lane that spurred an ongoing debate on house sizes in 2014.

In addition to major and ongoing issues this year, there were a number of other stories that consumed attention of town officials and residents.

House sizes
Following an uproar from some residents concerned about the impact of large scale houses some feared would adversely affect the environment, the Town Board has begun a discussion about what if any steps should be taken to limit building sizes. (more…)

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12/19/14 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Carter Dan Binder says goodbye to legal battle.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Carter Dan Binder says goodbye to legal battle.

Exactly a year to the day after a summons and complaint were filed in Suffolk County Civil Supreme Court charging that carter Dan Binder was purposely trying to mislead customers about who was handling pickup and disposal of their refuse, the case ended with a whimper in the same court on Tuesday. (more…)

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12/09/14 12:00pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Dan Binder has sold half his carting business to his competitor.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Dan Binder has sold half his carting business to his competitor.

After more than a year of wrangling in court, carters Dan Binder and Jon DiVello have reached an out of court settlement in which Mr. Binder has agreed to sell about half of his business — the home pickup service — to Mr. DiVello. (more…)