07/10/19 4:30pm

SUSAN CAREY DEMPSEY PHOTOS
Cheesing with cheese. Reeve Andrew displays a wide variety of cheeses at the King Andrew cheese wagon.

The roadsides are blooming with summer’s bounty 

The farm stands of Shelter Island have sprung to life.

In the wake of a spring that seemed determined to hold back the summer season, with frequent and heavy rains curtailing outdoor human activities, they were also soaking into the ground, benefiting some crops while inhibiting others. By last weekend, the stalls at the Havens Farmers Market on the Shelter Island Historical Society’s grounds were filled with flowers and plump vegetables, in contrast to the sparse supplies when they opened on Memorial Day weekend.  (more…)

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09/14/18 2:00pm
MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Early morning light  in Dering Harbor.

MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Early morning light in Dering Harbor.

The Dering Harbor street known as Shore Road has officially been changed to Harbor Lane. At the Village Board meeting on September 8, the Board approved the change, which followed a survey of residents and a public hearing. (more…)

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06/20/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Village of Dering Harbor Mayor Betsy Morgan

COURTESY PHOTO Village of Dering Harbor Mayor Betsy Morgan

Voters in Dering Harbor elected Betsy Morgan mayor on June 19 and re-elected Trustees Karen Kelsey and Patrick Parcells. The slate had run unopposed. There were four blank ballots cast and one write-in vote for Mayor John T. Colby, who was not seeking re-election. (more…)