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11/08/19 4:30pm

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Island scallopers heading out from Congdon Creek at sunrise.

Scallops — or the lack of them — were on the minds of attendees at the Nov. 6 Town Board work session. (more…)

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03/08/19 2:00pm


The Shelter Island Republican Committee has announced their slate of candidates for the November election, with a top vote-getting incumbent absent from the list. (more…)

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01/29/19 10:00am

Jeffrey Davoli from AVZ brought good news to the Town Board at the January 23 work session, announcing that the latest audit shows the town in good fiscal health.

“The town is being operated under fiscally responsible means.”

That’s the single sentence summary CPA Jeffrey Davoli gave to the Town Board at last week’s work session, after outlining the audit of accounts for 2017. (more…)

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09/13/18 8:00am
COURTESY ART Artist rendering of a proposal for 48 Lake Drive.

Artist rendering of a proposal for 48 Lake Drive.

Some news emerged in the controversy surrounding a proposal to use the town’s open space preservation money to buy a .54 acre developed lot on Fresh Pond.

At a September 7 public hearing before the Town Board, it was revealed that the Peconic Land Trust has become involved as a potential contributor to the purchase; a new assessment by the town has been made; and an artist’s rendering of a plan by an architect for the property has been distributed. (more…)