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04/18/19 5:12pm

STRINGER NEWS PHOTO Shelter Island Police Department officers on Oak Tree Lane in Silver Beach March 19, 2018.

Two days after the one-year anniversary of Reverend Canon Paul Wancura’s death, the Suffolk County Police Department is re-releasing it’s notice of the $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer or killers of the Island resident. (more…)

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04/17/19 10:00am

COURTESY PHOTO A 130-foot boat under construction in Maine, destined for the North Ferry fleet this summer.

North Ferry is seeking rate hikes.

Bridg Hunt, general manager of the ferry company, told the Town Board at its Tuesday work session that the request for a rate increase is before the Suffolk County Legislature, which has jurisdiction over rates. A decision is expected in the coming weeks. (more…)

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04/17/19 8:00am


Kristian Clark had an idea to turn his property at the corner of Manwaring Road and Route 114 from a farm stand into what he describes as a “wine stand” for tastings.

He didn’t anticipate problems for the new venture until he ran into a thicket of bureaucracy stemming from a local law passed two years ago mandating a site plan review. (more…)

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04/15/19 10:00am


In the wake of an April 3 decision by the Deer & Tick Committee to reject a proposal for the town to burn open spaces to control ticks, Supervisor Gary Gerth said the Fire Department would begin training for residents to have controlled burns on their properties. (more…)