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11/11/15 8:00am
Shelter Island Town Councilman Ed Brown is stepping down at the end of the year. (Credit: Reporter file photo)

Shelter Island Town Councilman Ed Brown is stepping down at the end of the year. (Credit: Reporter file photo)

With the 2015 election now in the books, ask any Shelter Island political leader about the most significant challenge facing the town and you’re likely to get the same answer: replacing Councilman Ed Brown, who has resigned his seat effective December 31.

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09/03/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Deer & Tick Committee Chairman Mike Scheibel finds agreement among members for a budget that would increase spending on culling of the herd.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Deer & Tick Committee Chairman Mike Scheibel finds agreement among members for a budget that would increase spending on culling of the herd.

After much debate and some rancor in the past year, the Deer & Tick Committee made it clear at its September meeting Wednesday morning that it’s ready to emphasize culling the herd in its budget request for 2016. (more…)

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04/17/15 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO ZBA member Patricia Shillingburg wants to keep the proposed fee structure, not lower numbers as the Town Board has suggested.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
ZBA member Patricia Shillingburg wants to keep the proposed fee structure, not lower numbers as the Town Board has suggested.

The Zoning Board of Appeals is standing firm on its call for fee hikes despite some Town Board members who are suggesting that the proposed increases are too high. (more…)