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03/12/19 8:49am

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Update: Since the Reporter posted this story earlier the Shelter Island Republican Committee completed its filings for 2016 expenses and contributions and has partially filed the same information for 2017.with the New York State Board of Elections. The committee had expenses of $$10,252.47 and contributions  of $7,360 for 2016. Numbers filed so far for 2017 show expenses of $4,811.54 and contributions of $5,010, but more numbers are to be filed for the rest of the 2017 data and for 2018, according to Amber Brach-Williams, party treasurer.

On Thursday, March 14, Ms. Brach-Williams said the party was completely up to date with its filings.

The original story is below. (more…)

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01/16/19 8:00am

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Councilman Paul Shepherd

Councilman Paul Shepherd leaned forward, his elbows on the table, his face covered with his hands.

He remained in that position for about two minutes as his colleague, Councilman Jim Colligan, spoke at Tuesday’s Town Board work session. (more…)

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12/04/18 12:00pm

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New construction at the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens House on South Ferry Road. Most of the new construction will be below ground and will be open to the public in June.

Repairing, redoing and updating an old house is always a voyage of discovery, with the past often brought into vivid relief, providing answers and, as often as not, more questions.

That was the case when architect William Pedersen and builder Chris Fokine began work to bring the Shelter Island Historical Society’s home, the 18th century Havens House on South Ferry Road, into the 21st century. (more…)