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11/14/19 12:00pm

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Placing permethrin-soaked rollers onto a feeding stand of a 4-poster unit.

As the debate over the efficacy of 4-posters continues to rage on Shelter Island, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has put forth a new regulation that appears likely to decide the issue for municipalities. (more…)

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11/05/19 10:00am

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION
Candidates for supervisor and Town Board seats. Front row, from left, Marcus Kaasik, Supervisor Gary Gerth and Mike Bebon. Back row, from left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Councilman Jim Colligan, Gerry Siller and Julia Romanchuk Weisenberg.

Gary Gerth for supervisor
Two fine public servants are vying for the job of supervisor on Tuesday.

Democrat Gerry Siller, a local businessman, former town supervisor and former member of the School Board, is dedicated to making the Island a better place.
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10/25/19 12:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO

Despite a hiccup at the outset, the Petry brothers have won their bid to renovate The Pridwin Hotel, a project that has been a long time coming. The planned renovations of the building will bring the hotel up to current standards, improve water usage and septics, thanks to an agreement to use a nitrogen-reducing I/A (Innovative/Alternative) system to deal with wastes. (more…)