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03/06/15 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO |  Jim Dougherty with his dog, K.J. — the white bit of fur wedged next to his left hip — at home on Shelter Island.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO |
Jim Dougherty with his dog, K.J. — the white bit of fur wedged next to his left hip — at home on Shelter Island.

There is a difference between getting into other people’s business, and seeing to the People’s business, a distinction that Jim Dougherty appreciates.

In his years as a litigator, mergers and acquisitions professional, community leader and now as Shelter Island Town Supervisor, Jim has inserted himself into the heart of controversy like a seafood fork in a split lobster and pulled out the prize. (more…)

09/07/14 12:00pm
KARL GROSSMAN

KARL GROSSMAN

The most refreshing candidate for New York governor in decades was on the East End last week.

Zephyr Teachout is challenging incumbent Andrew Cuomo in a primary this coming Tuesday to decide who will be the Democratic nominee for governor. (more…)