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01/14/15 12:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Shelter Island Town Board in work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty and Councilman Ed Brown. Councilman Peter Reich was absent. Councilman

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Shelter Island Town Board in work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty and Councilman Ed Brown. Councilman Peter Reich was absent.

Supervisor Jim Dougherty said essential financial and environmental figures are favoring Shelter Island. (more…)

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01/06/15 12:00pm

 

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Road crews won't be fighting this kind of weather today, but future snow storms like the one above might find the Highway Department short on equipment.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Road crews won’t be fighting this kind of weather today, but future snow storms like the one above might find the Highway Department short on equipment.

Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. and his team are ready for snow today and tonight. But he worries about  future, more intense storms that could challenge efforts to keep Island roads clear and safe. (more…)

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01/05/15 2:00pm
KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS  PHOTO | Aircraft at the East Hampton Airport.

KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO | Aircraft at the East Hampton Airport.

The East Hampton Town Board did nothing, and action was taken.

What seems like a contradiction actually means that East Hampton has gained control over its airport and can address the issue of helicopter’s buzzing East End communities. This power was gained by not applying for grants from the Federal Aviation Administration in the new year. (more…)

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12/10/14 12:00pm

 

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board met in work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Peter Reich and Councilman Ed Brown.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board met in work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Peter Reich and Councilman Ed Brown.

The question of regulating how big a house should be on Shelter Island was on the agenda again at Tuesday’s Town Board work session. (more…)

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12/09/14 3:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO |  Supervisor Jim Dougherty presenting a proclamation to Gertrude Bourne at Friday’s Town Board meeting.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Supervisor Jim Dougherty presenting a proclamation to Gertrude Bourne at Friday’s Town Board meeting.

Gertrude Bourne was honored by her community Friday for nearly three decades of service to Island seniors. First appointed to the Senior Citizens Council in 1986, Ms. Bourne resigned last week. (more…)