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02/17/19 3:00pm

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Two former town councilmen have weighed in on the Town Board’s efforts to confront a crisis. Ed Brown, in an appearance before the Town Board two weeks ago, and Peter Reich, in a letter to the editor this week, are questioning the plans to upgrade the Island’s septic systems to state-of-the art, nitrogen-reducing structures.
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12/31/18 10:00am

There are a couple of old sayings that sum up our feelings when important people in our lives pass away.

The ranks are thinning, you will hear, as well as that the cemeteries are filled with irreplaceable people. (more…)

12/16/18 11:00am

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Asking the questions
If you were paying attention three years ago — or even further back — you would’ve heard impassioned discussions on a weekly basis coming from Town Hall about how Shelter Island was on a doomed flight path toward “Hampton-ization.”

Fueling the journey were bloated houses springing up, a cause for concern that had been debated for years with seemingly no resolution. (more…)