05/25/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island style on display at The Stand Mercantile, a new boutique at the Island Boatyard.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island style on display at The Stand Mercantile, a new boutique at the Island Boatyard.

It will be a summer of discovery for locals and visitors to Shelter Island with new restaurants opening and old favorites sporting fresh menus, plus new businesses alongside tried and true destinations with innovative takes on merchandise and presentation. (more…)

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05/22/17 10:05am
CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC |

CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC |

High nitrate content in a well tested in the Center led to a press release by Supervisor Jim Dougherty on Friday, suggesting that Center residents “may want to consider having their own wells tested for water quality as high nitrate levels affect the quality of drinking water.”

According to Cornell University Cooperative Extension, an excess level of nitrates is especially harmful to infants and young children and “indicate[s] the possible presence of other more serious residential or agricultural contaminants, such as bacteria or pesticides.” (more…)

05/11/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, MAY 11

Ceremonial ribbon cutting, to celebrate the start up of Sylvester Manor Educational Farm’s innovative wastewater treatment system. Elected officials will be on hand. 11 a.m., Sylvester Manor. Follow the signs to the site. (631) 749-0626. (more…)

05/04/17 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Flying Goat at the Shelter Island Country Club's clubhouse.

JULIE LANE PHOTO  | The Flying Goat at the Shelter Island Country Club’s clubhouse.

WATCH THE PONIES  AT THE GOAT

On Saturday, May 6, don your Derby hat, join the fun and cheer for your favorite horse while watching the running of the 143rd Kentucky Derby at the Flying Goat at the Shelter Island Country Club. The new restaurant will be serving mint julips and southern food. The party kicks off at 5 p.m. (more…)

04/20/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, APRIL 20

Homemade lava lamps, a youth craft project. 3 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Soccer Clinic, for grades 2 to 6. Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3 to 4 p.m., Fiske Field through June 13. Offered by Colonial Sports Group and sponsored by Shelter Island Recreation Soccer. $120 per player/$200 per family. Register with Garth at Town Rec office or call (631) 749-0978 after 4:15 p.m.  (more…)