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02/23/18 12:00pm

OBIT_Rose

Thomas George Morritt
Thomas George Morritt, a resident of Shelter Island for more than 20 years, died on February 16, 2018 after a brief illness at his Florida home. His wife of 63 years, Bettianne, was by his side. (more…)

12/27/17 11:00am

OBIT_Rose

There are a couple of old sayings that sum up our feelings when important people in our lives pass away.

The ranks are thinning, you will hear, as well as that the cemeteries are filled with irreplaceable people. Both statements are true and untrue, since every day people pick up a fallen standard. (more…)

Featured Story
07/13/16 4:30pm
Courtesy Photo Benjamin I. Dyett Jr. with 569, the Etchells that brought him to Shelter Island.

Courtesy Photo
Benjamin I. Dyett Jr. with 569, the Etchells that brought him to Shelter Island.

It may surprise Islanders who know him as a chilled-out sailor that Benjamin I. Dyett Jr., with his ever-ready laugh, is an authority on work. (more…)