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03/27/19 10:00am

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Pamela Demarest appealed to the Town Board on March 22 not to change its zoning code, folding AA properties into the A designation that would affect side and front yard setbacks.

It’s back to the drawing board for a resolution aimed at changing AA zoning on Shelter Island to A zoning.

What appeared to be a settled matter weeks ago, with the Town Board’s inclination to take no action, has become a full-blown issue that resulted in a resolution to eliminate the AA residential zone. But after hearing from a few speakers at Friday’s Town Board meeting, members decided revisions were needed and a new public hearing will be held on April 12. (more…)

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02/27/19 8:00am

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The Shelter Island political season got off to an early start — eight months before Election Day — with the Shelter Island Democratic Committee announcing its 2019 slate of candidates for supervisor, Town Board members, and highway superintendent. (more…)

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03/06/18 4:30pm
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO After the March 2 nor’easter, this view of Reel Point shows waves that have carved out extenisve sections, something Waterways Management Advisory Council Chairman John Needham called ‘alarming.’

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO After the March 2 nor’easter, this view of Reel Point shows waves that have carved out extenisve sections, something Waterways Management Advisory Council Chairman John Needham called ‘alarming.’

Severe erosion resulting from a series of nor’easters have wreaked havoc on Reel Point. Waterways Management Advisory Council (WMAC) Chairman John Needham termed the damage done by the most recent storms as “alarming.” (more…)