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05/04/16 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board in work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Jim Colligan and Councilwoman Mary Dudley.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board in work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Jim Colligan and Councilwoman Mary Dudley.

The owner of the St. Gabriel’s property has set a deadline for the fate of the chapel that has been on the grounds for nearly eight decades. (more…)

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03/28/16 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO | REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Councilman Paul Shepherd hopes for a wetter than usual summer to maintain well water levels.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Councilman Paul Shepherd hopes for a wetter than usual summer to maintain well water levels.

Water levels in 12 of the town’s 13 test wells are higher than they were in February, Water Advisory Committee member Greg Toner said, releasing the latest report from the United States Geological Survey. (more…)

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03/03/16 12:00pm
ILLUSTRATION GETTY IMAGE/iStock | For many here, housing has become impossible

ILLUSTRATION GETTY IMAGE/iStock | For many here, housing has become impossible.

An eternally popular topic of conversation — usually among those of a certain age — is how the world is changing at head-spinning speed. The old wisdom that nothing is as permanent as change is especially true on Shelter Island, where even relative newcomers are witnessing their hometown being transformed seemingly season to season. (more…)