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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…)

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10/29/19 10:00am

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One of the affordable houses constructed on Bowditch Road in the mid 1990s.

The Community Housing Board is exploring three scenarios that could bring what is called “perpetually affordable” rentals to Shelter Island. (more…)

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01/24/18 12:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Jim Preston, center, chairman of the nonprofit Shelter Island Emergency Ambulance Foundation, with EMT Mark Kanorvogel, left, presenting a check for $55,000 to Supervisor Gary Gerth at the Town Board work session Tuesday. The funds will go to pay for a second ambulance, which Mr. Preston said has been paid for entirely with cash.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Jim Preston, center, chairman of the nonprofit Shelter Island  Ambulance Foundation, with EMT Mark Kanorvogel, left, presenting a check for $55,000 to Supervisor Gary Gerth at the Town Board work session Tuesday. The funds will go to pay for a second ambulance, which Mr. Preston said has been paid for entirely with cash.

At its Tuesday work session, the Town Board decided to tweak the town code in two places.

Building Permit Examiner Lori Beard Raymond told the board that a merger regulation in the code is outdated and should be “reviewed and reconsidered.” (more…)