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01/10/18 12:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board work session on Tuesday. From left, Supervisor Gary Gerth, Councilman Jim Colligan and Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams. Not shown, Councilmen Paul Shepherd and Albert Dickson.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board work session on Tuesday. From left, Supervisor Gary Gerth, Councilman Jim Colligan and Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams. Not shown, Councilmen Paul Shepherd and Albert Dickson.

One Town Board member outlined specific goals at Tuesday’s work session to achieve in 2018 and his colleagues enthusiastically agreed — except for Councilman Paul Shepherd. (more…)

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01/05/18 4:30pm
PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION

Asked what spurred her decision not to run for four more years on the Shelter Island Town Board after serving 16 years, Christine Lewis said: “Always leave them laughing.”

It was a typical response from Ms. Lewis — witty, wise and self-deprecating.

Her service to Shelter Island is in no way typical. Her spirit, intelligence and dedication to making this a better place for everyone, young and old and all income levels, made her the conscience of the Town Board and beloved among her constituents. (more…)

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01/04/18 11:47am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Police Chief Jim Read, who is Shelter Island's emergency Management  Coordinator.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Police Chief Jim Read, who is Shelter Island’s Emergency Management Coordinator.

As of 11 a.m. PSEG was reporting five outages on the Island due to the storm, but the power company didn’t give locations. (more…)