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08/06/18 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Demand  enforcement
To the Editor:
I would like to make three points on the issue of short-term rentals (STR). First, earlier this summer, the Town Board presented a “clarification of language” on the STR law passed last year by a vote of four to one.

This clarification indicated, among other things, penalties for those who did not abide by the law. The audience for this reading and hearing was huge with the great majority for the law passed last year and its enforcement. The problem then, and now, was that there is no enforcement of the law on the books. (more…)

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06/26/18 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The annual Shelter Island Fireworks show is July 7, 2018.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The annual Shelter Island Fireworks show is July 7, 2018.

With only a little under two weeks until the 61st annual Shelter Island fireworks show, fundraising efforts are still under way.

A rite of passage for children and a beloved tradition for adults, the annual pyrotechnics caps off a leisurely day of beaching, barbecuing with family and friends on Crescent Beach under the light-splashed night sky. (more…)