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Better direction on water
To the Editor:
Thank you for writing clearly about my position on the rebate program for septic systems here on Shelter Island (“One resident says plan is shortsighted, ineffective,” November 23).
Obviously, we need a broad, townwide plan that addresses the complete issue of water quality and not just free rebates and a lot of talk. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Codger at home with Crone (a ka a Lois B. Morris) and Cur (Milo) at their West Neck Road home.
Cur is ailing.
The canine cardiologist has confirmed the vet’s diagnoses of pulmonary hypertension and congestive heart failure, which may be slowed but can’t be reversed or cured. Cur may have a year. (more…)
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Megan Hergrueter with her work. The white and black vessel is an example of a raku technique — applying horsehair to red-hot pottery to create a singed effect.
The week leading up to Shelter Island’s ArtSI open artist studios event, Megan Hergrueter had her hands full. As in full of clay. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Justice Court
“Perhaps the town should put more pressure on the [county] health department” to get a permit allowing installation of a new bathroom facility at Volunteer Park, said Sag Harbor attorney Mary Whelan. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Dory owner Jack Kiffer outside his bar and restaurant.
Just before the Town Board adjourned its work session Tuesday, Jack Kiffer, owner of The Dory, entered the meeting room and handed papers to Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar announcing that after six years of delaying providing public bathroom facilities, he will sue the town. (more…)