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12/09/19 4:30pm

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

Debating the scheduling of meetings for 2020, the Deer & Tick Committee became entangled last week in what meetings might be vital because of changing strategies.

Police Chief Jim Read has been an advocate of fewer meetings than the current once a month schedule. (more…)

11/26/19 8:00am

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Acres of land make up the Mildred Flower Hird Preserve where Esther Hunt cut the ribbon last week opening the Dering Harbor site for public use (more…)

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11/20/19 12:00pm

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Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams.

“That was easy,” Councilman Paul Shepherd said at a special meeting Tuesday of the Town Board after passing the town’s 2020 budget. It drew laughs from his colleagues and the audience. (more…)

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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08/21/19 12:00pm

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Complaints about barking dogs are ongoing and the Town Board is studying revisions to its Town Code to deal with the problem.

The problem surfaced at a board meeting last month when neighbors of a residence in the Center, which houses up to 14 dogs at a time, said they have been afflicted by dogs howling at all hours of the day and night. (more…)