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12/12/18 10:00am

REPORTER FILE PHOTO A deer feeding at a 4-poster stand. brushing against a post treated with a chemical, permethrin, that kills ticks.

Should the Deer & Tick Committee stick to its plans for 2019 or make adjustments during the year? (more…)

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12/05/18 8:00am

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Local officials are awaiting  a review of a plan Town Engineer John Cronin submitted to the Suffolk County Bureau of Drinking Water to deal with the discovery of high nitrate levels that make drinking water at Shelter Island Presbyterian Church dangerous.

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11/28/18 10:00am

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The Community Housing Board held a “Builders Roundtable” at Town Hall Monday evening, with Chairwoman Mary-Faith Westervelt, center. At left, builders Jim Olinkiewicz and Chris Fokine.

Town Hall was packed on Tuesday evening with Islanders from all walks of life assembled to listen to what was billed as the Community Housing Board’s “Builders Roundtable.” (more…)

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11/26/18 10:00am

Shelter Island Town’s Senior Nutrition Program is in jeopardy because of high nitrate levels in the drinking water at the Presbyterian Church where the program serves meals twice a week. (more…)

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10/31/18 12:00pm

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Volunteer Park’s new public bathroom is ready for its closeup with a ribbon cutting set for Thursday at 2 p.m.

After literally years of waiting and working through the permit process with the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, a ribbon cutting is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at the new unisex bathroom installed at Volunteer Park.

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