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06/04/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Not again
To the Editor:
I live on Island View Lane in Greenport and lived through the horror of filth, noise and disruption to myself and family in the failed attempt by Bortech to pull the cable from Shelter Island under the bay to Greenport. What was supposed to be a short project lasted throughout the entire summer, then failed.

I find it most disturbing that those residents on Shelter Island who would benefit from the increased power, don’t want their pristine roads sullied by putting in a substation for their benefit. (more…)

04/21/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Side by side at last year’s Gift of Life fund raiser, Susan Binder (left) and Kathleen Lynch will likely be side by side on the Board of Education after the May 19 vote.

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Side by side at last year’s Gift of Life fundraiser, Susan Binder (left) and Kathleen Lynch will likely be side by side on the Board of Education after the May 19 vote.

Barring a write-in candidate, Susan Binder and Kathleen Lynch will be elected to Shelter Island’s Board of Education on May 19. (more…)

01/16/15 12:00pm
JOANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Social worker Jennifer Olsen is offering her services without cost to Shelter Island residents in a ground-breaking program funded through the town’s 2015 budget.

JOANN KIRKLAND PHOTO
Social worker Jennifer Olsen is offering her services without cost to Shelter Island residents in a ground-breaking program funded through the town’s 2015 budget.

In a firm commitment to the community — meaning putting its money where its mouth is — the Town Board allocated funds for a town social worker in its 2015 budget. (more…)

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01/13/15 4:30pm
JOANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Social worker Jennifer Olsen is offering her services without cost to Shelter Island residents in a ground-breaking program funded through the town’s 2015 budget.

JOANN KIRKLAND PHOTO
Social worker Jennifer Olsen is offering her services to Shelter Island residents in a ground-breaking program funded through the town’s 2015 budget.

In a unique town program, social worker Jennifer Olsen will be working about 12 hours a month this year helping Shelter Island families resolve problems by connecting them with resources specific to their needs. (more…)