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Vincent Novak asking the Town Board Tuesday to discuss his proposal to sell his property to the town in public rather than private.
The Town Board changed the lead item on its Tuesday work session agenda concerning a land preservation proposal two hours before the one o’clock meeting. The board moved the discussion from a public airing of the matter to an executive, or private, session. (more…)
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The view from Vincent Novak’s backyard overlooking Fresh Pond.
The Town Board could reverse a decision recommended by the Community Preservation Fund Advisory Board (CPF) not to purchase property on Fresh Pond. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTOS Illegally cut trees off Menhaden Lane.
Almost a month ago, resident Jean Lawless notified the community of a crime committed against all Shelter Islanders. Since then there has been no word on the progress of the investigation, only a few words from Supervisor Gary Gerth that he hoped restitution would be made. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Gordon Gooding.
Two town committees that are, in many ways, on the same page when it comes to improving water quality and preserving land, are in different chapters when it comes to handling debt service. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Joseph Denny, ready to hit the trail.
Shelter Island is full of hiking trails, but beyond the trail system at Mashomack Preserve, the location of many of the other public trails that dot the Island is not common knowledge.
Which is why Joseph Denny is setting out to change that. (more…)