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08/05/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session discussed an incident between a woman and a police officer one night last month.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session discussed an incident between a woman and a police officer one night last month.

The Town Board, after questions from a resident at Tuesday’s work session, reiterated their position that there were no racial issues involved with an encounter between a police officer and a woman at South Ferry on the night of July 18. (more…)

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07/08/15 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Ben Jones at the Pridwin Hotel June 16, being congratulated by EMS Director Jack Thilberg, on receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award for 30 years of service.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Ben Jones at the Pridwin Hotel June 16, being congratulated by EMS Director Jack Thilberg, on receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award for 30 years of service.

The Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services awards and recognition celebration was held at the Pridwin Hotel on June 16.

In attendance were EMS squad members, Town Board members, the EMS advisory Committee and Suffolk County and New York State representatives. (more…)

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07/01/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Summer Building Department intern Kiera Nissen, working on implementation of the newly minted irrigation law, gave the Town Board a summary Tuesday of progress she’s made.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Summer Building Department intern Kiera Nissen, working on implementation of the newly minted irrigation law, gave the Town Board a summary Tuesday of progress she’s made.

35-2.

No, it’s that’s not a Shelter Island Bucks baseball score blowout. Rather, it’s the number of permits that have been approved to use existing irrigation systems versus two that have been denied because of tests revealing excessive chloride levels. (more…)

06/12/15 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Peter Reich

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Peter Reich

Peter Reich
It was with sadness that we learned that Peter Reich wouldn’t run for re-election to the Town Board. In a farewell letter to his constituents, Mr. Reich cited his health, the belief in term limits and more time devoted to his business and with people close to him as reasons to bow out of public life. (more…)