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08/20/18 4:30pm
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CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC

The Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board has received a report that the average level of nitrates in test wells around Shelter Island is 2.8 milligrams (mgs) per liter, while in the Center, the average is 5.78 mgs per liter. (more…)

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08/15/18 10:00am
ANNABELLE WOODWARD PHOTO Shelter Island Town engineering intern Andrei Oraseanu at Town Hall Tuesday.

ANNABELLE WOODWARD PHOTO Shelter Island Town engineering intern Andrei Oraseanu at Town Hall Tuesday.

Andrei Oraseanu, 23, the Shelter Island’s intern this summer in the office of Town Engineer John Cronin, gave a report of his work before the Town Board at Tuesday’S work session. Mr. Oraseanu’s time was dedicated to research and mapping all aspects of water on the Island and cataloguing information for the department and future interns. One of his accomplishments was gauging what would be needed to protect the pavilion at Wades Beach from traffic and recommending the handsome boulders that now ring the structure next to the parking lot.

The Reporter caught up with Mr. Oraseanu after his presentation. (more…)

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07/23/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO A similar public restroom, shown above, is slated to be installed at Volunteer Park.

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A similar public restroom, shown above, is slated to be installed at Volunteer Park.

The construction sounds emanating from Volunteer Park on Bridge Street this week are related to the installation of the long-delayed bathroom that could be ready for use by the weekend. (more…)

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06/05/18 2:37pm

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Town Engineer John Cronin just released the most recent water test results at the Senior Activities Center  building, which also houses two medical offices. In an email, Mr. Cronin reported:

“Results from the most recent round of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) water testing at the cited location find the continued presence of MTBE at a value of 13 parts per billion [one more part per billion than previous results] for both the Senior Center and Physician Offices.  These samples were taken last week by NYSDEC personnel. (more…)