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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…)

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11/08/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Nightmare from the summer of 2013 when Bortech, a Long Island Power Authority subcontractor, failed in its attempt to run cables from Shelter Island to Greenport.

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Nightmare from the summer of 2013 when Bortech, a Long Island Power Authority subcontractor, failed in its attempt to run cables from Shelter Island to Greenport.

Just a week after resident Howard Johansen asked the Shelter Island Town Board why there had been no response from PSEG on power needs here, Supervisor Jim Dougherty at Wednesday’s work session said he would be meeting with utility company representatives Monday. (more…)

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10/22/14 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Highway Superintendent and Public Works Commissioner Jay Card answered last minute questions from Town Board members Tuesday as they worked to solidify their 2015 budget.

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Highway Superintendent and Public Works Commissioner Jay Card answered last minute questions from Town Board members Tuesday as they worked to solidify their 2015 budget.

Shelter Island taxpayers are likely to be looking at a 6 percent increase in spending based on budget modifications recommended by Town Board members in the past week. (more…)