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12/10/14 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Justice Court

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Justice Court

The following is a list of court cases adjudicated at the October 6 and October 20 sessions of Shelter Island Justice Court. The reports are compiled from information provided to the Reporter by the Court. Judge Helen J. Rosenblum was on the bench for these sessions. (more…)

12/04/14 2:00pm

Credit: Cyndi Murray CYNDI MURRAY PHOTO Scott Raulsome, the new owner of Burton’s Books in Greenport.

In the day and age where it seems bookstores are going the way of flip phones and 8-track tapes, quitting your job to operate one of your own could be perceived as questionable decision. But that is not so, according to Scott Raulsome, who recently purchased Burton’s Bookstore in Greenport. (more…)

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11/29/14 2:00pm
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO Look carefully. This is where you should be this winter when gardening thoughts come to mind. See you there.

CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO
Look carefully. This is where you should be this winter when gardening thoughts come to mind. See you there.

All around me, I hear complaints about how early it gets dark and so I write the following in an attempt to convince you how wonderful the dark really is. When it’s dark, you can’t work outside — isn’t that lovely? (more…)

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10/22/14 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Justice Court

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Justice Court

The following is a list of court cases adjudicated at the August 25 session of Shelter Island Justice Court. The reports are compiled from information provided to the Reporter by the Court. Judge Helen J. Rosenblum was on the bench for this session. (more…)

05/01/14 2:30pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | At the The Town Board work session Tuesday Supervisor Jim Dougherty voiced two green ideas that might be a good fit for Shelter Island.From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Mr. Dougherty and Councilman Ed Brown.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | At the The Town Board work session Tuesday Supervisor Jim Dougherty voiced two green ideas that might be a good fit for Shelter Island.From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Mr. Dougherty and Councilman Ed Brown.

In a wide ranging discussion at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, topics as varied as ZBA ordered setbacks and World Falun Dafa Day were aired.

But two items brought up by Supervisor Jim Dougherty, touched on briefly but with a promise for more depth later, could be two building blocks to ensure the Island is a green and safe fortress for future generations. (more…)