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06/06/18 2:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Dickerson Creek, where it begins to flow into an endangered salt marsh. This marsh, on town-owned land off Midway Road will begin to get an infusion of saltwater from a new culvert.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Dickerson Creek, where it begins to flow into an endangered salt marsh. The marsh, on town-owned land off Midway Road, will begin to get an infusion of saltwater from a new culvert.

Because of new Highway Department equipment and the Town Board creating a capital budget plan, work has begun on permanent repairs in some areas where only temporary fixes were affordable in the past. (more…)

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01/06/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Other people’s money
To the Editor:
Mr. James Luke makes a point in his letter re: rising Shelter Island taxes (“Captive,” December 22). The school taxes are up 6.2 percent with a declining student population. The Board of Education has some tough challenges there and I wish them luck. (more…)

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07/22/15 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Highway Department workers on St. Mary's Road Monday morning.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Highway Department workers on St. Mary’s Road Monday morning.

A detailed study has given the condition of Shelter Island roads a passing grade.

But another conclusion of the study is that if steps aren’t taken soon to upgrade the 53 miles of town roads, the cost to redeem them when they go wrong could be astronomical. (more…)