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06/28/18 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Town Attorney Bob DeStefano Jr. sought advice from the Town Board at its Tuesday work session about enforcing the short-term rental (STR) law.

While police can respond to noise complaints, Mr. DeStefano wanted suggestions on who should be handling calls from residents reporting their neighbors for renting their houses more often than the law allows. (more…)

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06/05/18 2:03pm
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REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Town Board members agreed at their May 30 work session that Shelter Island will adopt the Cornell Local Roads Program of standards for maintenance purposes.

It’s not necessary to reinvent the wheel when Cornell has done the work that applies to upkeep on what are mostly considered low-volume roadways, Town Engineer John Cronin said. (more…)

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05/22/18 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Sunset from the Sunset Beach Hotel.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO  Sunset from the Sunset Beach Hotel.

Sunset Beach Hotel defines a certain kind of Shelter Island summer — millionaires’ yachts anchored off Crescent Beach, sunbathing, people watching, celebrity spotting, complicated cocktails and dancing by strobe or moon light.

And for some of Sunset Beach’s neighbors, summer also means window-rattling amplified music with sledgehammer bass lines at all hours of the night. (more…)