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02/06/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO A North Ferry boat.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
A North Ferry boat. Once in Greenport, some Islanders have no further transportation.

You can’t get there from here.

At least that’s the way it seems for Shelter Islanders who don’t have private transportation to the North and South forks or New York City. (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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03/29/16 8:00am
PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO | Greenport Village Trustee Doug Roberts has proposed a plan to establish a new revenue stream for road repairs by charging drivers traveling to Shelter Island on North Ferry an extra fee.

PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO | Greenport Village Trustee Doug Roberts has proposed a plan to establish a new revenue stream for road repairs by charging drivers traveling to Shelter Island on North Ferry an extra fee.

The Greenport Village Board is pressing on with an idea to charge North Ferry a per-car fee for its Greenport-Shelter Island traffic. In a split vote at its meeting Thursday night, the board solicited outside opinions from lawyers after the village’s own attorney suggested against levying the fee. (more…)