JULIE LANE PHOTO
Maria Caccese makes her case against the revisions proposed to the town’s dog law at last Friday’s Town Board meeting.
Although a handful of residents turned up at last Friday’s Town Board meeting to cite their opposition to the revisions of the dog law, the Town Board Tuesday agreed they will put the proposal to a vote at their Nov. 1 meeting, inserting two words. (more…)
Because the proposed 2020 Shelter Island Town budget will pierce the state-imposed 2% tax cap on spending, the Town Board unanimously passed a resolution at its meeting Friday to override the limit. (more…)
Town Board members agreed there needs to be a thorough discussion of house sizes and their impact on water resources and neighbors’ concerns. But that won’t happen now as they voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve the application for a special permit allowing Seth and Bonnie Harris to demolish structures on two lots and build one major house and a second accessory structure that will together provide 11,000 square feet of living space on Bootleggers Alley and Nostrand Parkway. (more…)
SHELTER ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY COURTESY PHOTO
Adolph Schwarzmann built a cottage in a section of Dering Harbor known as Germantown in the 1890s.
A Dering Harbor “cottage” built in the 1890s by a magazine publisher and attributed to Stanford White was razed by a grocery-store heiress in 1963. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Fans and athletes of all ages were at last year’s 19th annual Shelter Island 5K race, which raises money for research to fight cancers that affect women.
The ever-energetic Mary Ellen Adipietro is about to oversee her 20th year at the helm of the Shelter Island Fall 5k Run/Walk set for Saturday, Oct. 19, at 11 a.m. (more…)