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10/25/16 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Town engineer John Cronin and BJ Ianfolla were the panel Sunday at the school auditorium for a public discussion of the referendum on the ballot November8 to alter the Community Preservation Fund.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Town Engineer John Cronin and Town Assessor BJ Ianfolla were the panel Sunday at the school auditorium for a public discussion of the referendum on the ballot November8 to alter the Community Preservation Fund.

Would you take a portion of funds from a wildly successful open space preservation program and use it for water quality improvement projects?

That’s what voters are being asked to approve on a ballot referendum on November 8. (more…)

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07/06/16 12:00pm
TIMES REVIEW FILE PHOTOS Democratic rivals Anna Throne-Holst and David Calone are seperated by 29 votes before the counting of absentee ballots.

TIMES REVIEW FILE PHOTOS Democratic rivals Anna Throne-Holst and David Calone are seperated by 29 votes before the counting of absentee ballots.

Thursday, July 7, the Suffolk County Board of Elections is expected to count more than 1,790 absentee ballots cast in the Democratic primary race between Congressional hopefuls Anna Throne-Holst and Dave Calone.

Unofficial results from the Suffolk County Board of Elections showed Ms. Throne-Holst held a lead of 29 votes. Just under eight percent of the 1st District’s 136,464 registered Democrats voted on primary night. (more…)

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12/28/15 2:00pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Quinn Karpeh

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Quinn Karpeh

Quinn Karpeh was a Shelter Island “summer kid” before he knew that his future would demand his full time presence here. But his love of the Island from childhood and his recent election to public office as an assessor clinched the deal on staying.

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11/03/15 11:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Two Democrats elected to the Town Board Tuesday night. Jim Colligan, left, won his bid for a Town Councill seat and Supervisor Jim Dougherty was re-elected for a fifth term

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Two Democrats elected to the Town Board Tuesday night. Jim Colligan, left, won his bid for a Town Councill seat and Supervisor Jim Dougherty was re-elected for a fifth term.

Democratic Supervisor Jim Dougherty won re-election Tuesday night for a fifth term, defeating former supervisor Republican Art Williams with 60.5 percent of the vote.

With 264 absentee ballots still to be counted, according to election officials, Mr. Dougherty tallied 610 votes to 394 for Mr. Williams, or 39 percent of votes cast. (more…)

07/26/15 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Voting inspector Tim Bohen assists a voter at the Shelter Island School  last November.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Voting inspector Tim Bohen, right. assists a voter at the Shelter Island School last November.

I was speaking to Trina Milesi at the Suffolk County Board of Elections last week. She’s still looking to train election inspectors from Shelter Island.

There are classes in August in Southold, Riverhead and East Hampton. And if you can’t make a class, she’ll work out on-the-job training. (more…)