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07/16/19 2:00pm

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Around the country, people and towns are transitioning — often at a glacial pace — from traditional gas-powered cars to electric models.

According to the online publication City Lab, published by the Atlantic Monthly, “less than 2 percent of the vehicles Americans buy are electric. But within the next three decades, some automotive industry experts expect electric vehicles could make up the majority of U.S. and global car sales.” (more…)

06/15/19 11:00am

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Now that Shelter Island has an international reputation as “an exclusive Hamptons island” with “extremely picky locals,” Codger thinks it’s time to seize the narrative before Fox does it for us with even more spin and fake news. (Those quotes appeared in Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post and News Corp Australia online.)

According to the Foxification, picked up by Vanity Fair, the recent divisiveness on Shelter Island turns out not to be about short-term rentals (STRs), sewage or deer management, but about an HBO shoot.
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06/05/19 10:00am

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Former Dering Harbor Mayor Tim Hogue.

A former mayor of the Village of Dering Harbor sought Town Board intervention at Tuesday’s work session on issues involving the mooring field in Dering Harbor and parking at the Mildred Flower Hird Preserve. (more…)

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05/27/19 3:00pm

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The color guard leading the Memorial Day parade Monday included Shelter Island High School graduate Isabella Sherman, second from left, who has just completed her first year at Norwich University, The Military College of Vermont.

A perfect late spring morning of mild temperatures and high blue skies set the stage for the annual Shelter Island Memorial Day celebrations.

A parade stepped off from the Center Fire House on Monday, led by the High School band playing patriotic marches. A good group of Islanders of all ages turned out in the Center, ringing Wilson Circle to remember and honor the Island’s war dead, as well as their countrymen and women across the nation killed in action in America’s wars. (more…)