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07/27/16 1:58pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Young residents from the St. Mary’s Road area had a front row seat at the Tuesday’s Town Board work session. Their parents are worried about the increased volume and speed racing through the neighborhood.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Young residents from the St. Mary’s Road area had a front row seat at Tuesday’s Town Board work session. Their parents are worried about the increased volume and speed racing through the neighborhood.

Residents on St. Mary’s Road came before the Town Board to say they were living with a dangerous situation that could turn tragic because of cars and trucks speeding through their neighborhood (more…)

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03/28/16 12:00pm
ILLUSTRATION GETTY IMAGE/iStock | For many here, housing has become impossible

ILLUSTRATION GETTY IMAGE/iStock | For many here, housing has become impossible

As co-chair with Hoot Sherman of the Shelter Island’s Community Housing Board, Mary-Faith Westervelt is a veteran of the housing wars.

She was already on the front lines when the Community Housing Law was passed by the Town Board in June 2008 and has seen it through several amendments over the years.

“We’ve tried many things,” Ms. Westervelt said. “The result is always the same.” (more…)