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08/22/16 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO A resident weighs in on the longstanding controversy surrounding Fresh Pond.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A resident weighs in on the longstanding controversy surrounding Fresh Pond.

Fresh Pond
To the Editor:
In an attempt to change the current impaired (polluted), non-contact classification of Fresh Pond, Shelter Island Town Attorney, Laury Dowd stated at a January 2016 public meeting that Fresh Pond is similar to Marratooka Lake in Mattituck. (more…)

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07/18/16 10:00am
PETER BOODY PHOTO | Bill and Mary Boeklen at home in May 2014

PETER BOODY PHOTO | Bill and Mary Boeklen at home in May 2014

The family of South Ferry Captain Bill Boeklen invites the community to a celebration of his life on Thursday July 21, 2016 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Shelter Island Youth Center in the American Legion Hall.

The family asks that visitors wear “comfortable Hawaiian attire” and bring a beach chair or a blanket to sit on.

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07/12/16 10:00am
CAITLIN PANARELLA PHOTO South Ferry Captain Nicholas Morehead, driving the Sunrise across Shelter Island Sound.

CAITLIN PANARELLA PHOTO South Ferry Captain Nicholas Morehead, driving the Sunrise across Shelter Island Sound.

On a recent sun-splashed afternoon, the captain’s seat of a ferryboat at the water’s edge on the south side of Shelter Island was as good as it gets, said South Ferry Captain and Chief Operating Officer Nicholas Morehead. (more…)

06/28/16 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Shelter Island High School class of 2016.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Shelter Island High School class of 2016.

Before the traditional turning of the tassels and tossing of their mortar boards into the air, there were awards to graduates Saturday and to graduates and other secondary level students Friday morning. (more…)