09/18/19 12:00pm

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A small but determined group of parents implored the Shelter Island Board of Education Monday night to support an effort to delay implementation of a new state mandate requiring children to be immunized against a number of communicable diseases. (more…)

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09/04/19 4:30pm

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Although New York State has taken some steps to improve gender equality with respect to equal pay, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) is calling on his colleagues to fully close the gap between men and women in general, and a larger gap that exists for women who are African-American or Hispanic. (more…)

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07/17/19 10:00am

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After more than three years of planning and seeking grants to offset expenses, the project to install a nitrogen-reducing septic system at Legion Hall that would also serve one-third of the Shelter Island School building, has been abandoned.

Town officials said Suffolk County Department of Health Services requirements made the plan impossible.

An even larger project, that could serve several public buildings in the Center, is now under discussion. Town and school officials hope financial grant sources will smile on the revised plans and provide funding. (more…)