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02/20/18 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Town Engineer John Cronin (center) told the Water Quality Board he anticipates the money the Public Works Department is seeking to complete the Wades Beach bathroom project is unlikely to change unless the Suffolk County Department of Health Services requires two parallel units instead of the one planned. Listening are Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. (left) and septic system installer Peder Larsen of Shelter Island Sand, Gravel & Contracting.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Town Engineer John Cronin (center) at a recent meeting of the Water Quality Board at Town Hall. Listening are Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. (left) and septic system installer Peder Larsen of Shelter Island Sand, Gravel & Contracting.

The Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board asked the Town Board to approve a $20,860 allocation to install a nitrogen-reducing septic system at Wades Beach. (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.

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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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09/06/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Police Chief Jim Read told the Town Board Tuesday that Shelter Island has a reliable emergency preparedness plan in place.

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Police Chief Jim Read told the Town Board Tuesday that Shelter Island has a reliable emergency preparedness plan in place.

Whether Shelter Island gets hit with remnants of Hurricane Irma or a future storm, Police Chief Jim Read believes the town is prepared. (more…)