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10/04/17 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Town Hall.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Town Hall.

The Town Board began budget meetings with department chiefs and committee leaders Wednesday.

The meetings are scheduled to continue on Thursday, October 5, and Friday, October 6 and Wednesday, October 18, according to a schedule released by Supervisor Jim Dougherty. (more…)

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09/27/17 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Water Advisory Committee member Peter Grand told his colleagues Monday night he would communicate their wishes to the United States Geological Survey officials that the town’s primary interest is related to the quality of drinking water.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Water Advisory Committee member Peter Grand told his colleagues Monday night he would communicate their wishes to the United States Geological Survey officials that the town’s primary interest is related to the quality of drinking water.

Problems with water in Dering Harbor have members of the Water Advisory Committee (WAC) concerned, but without the ability to influence a solution. (more…)

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09/14/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

The political wisdom that election season begins after Labor Day is not quite true for Shelter Island — the kick off is always a bit later than the first Monday in September. (more…)

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08/29/17 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board in session August 25. From Left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Jim Colligan, Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams and Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar. Not shown, Councilwoman Chris Lewis.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board in session August 25. From Left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Jim Colligan, Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams and Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar. Not shown, Councilwoman Chris Lewis.

Supervisor Jim Dougherty announced at the August 25 Town Board meeting that the town has sent a lawsuit over its short-term-rental (STR) legislation to its municipal insurer for review. The suit had been served on the town two days before. (more…)