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Ken Walker can’t resist the seafood buffet.
As September signaled its arrival with a welcome cooling in temperature, the mayor and trustees of the Village of Dering Harbor hosted an end-of-summer cocktail party for residents on the grounds of Village Hall.
The gathering marked the close of a season and equally served to mark a softening in the atmosphere that had pervaded village relations in recent years. (more…)
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What’s in a name?
Actually, some confusion and annoyance, when two streets in quite different corners of a tiny island bear the same monicker. (more…)
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The Village of Dering Harbor is holding elections for Mayor and Trustees today.
Polls are open from noon to 8 p.m. at the Village Hall.
Deputy Mayor Betsy Morgan is running unopposed for Mayor.
Trustees Karen Kelsey and Patrick Parcells are running for re-election, also unopposed.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Dering Harbor Village Hall.
Trustees of the Village of Dering Harbor convened a special meeting on June 9 and passed two resolutions.
In the first, the board thanked Hap Bowditch for his service to the village as they accepted his resignation as operator of the Village water plant effective June 15. (more…)
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The Community Housing Board (CHB) wants a meeting with the Town Board to discuss goals and concrete measures of support it says is needed to provide affordable living quarters on the Island.
“Unless you have political will, nothing will happen,” said Chairwoman Mary-Faith Westervelt at the meeting March 22 of CHB, quoting former Councilwoman Chris Lewis on the issue.
“I’m kind of pushy — I like to get things done,” said Gerry Siller, one of the new members of the Housing Board and a former Shelter Island Town supervisor. (more…)