At its Tuesday work session, the Town Board gave updates on several issues that have been before the public in recent weeks.
There seems to be movement on only one pressing concern — the erosion crisis at Reel Point — while the situations of limited availability of medical care on the Island and the criminal cutting of acres of trees off Menhaden Lane remain status quo. (more…)
Expanded medical services for Island residents could be in the works, according to Dr. Nathanael Desire. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO |Dr. Annthonette Desire can see Island residents who are hospitalized.
Supervisor Jim Dougherty announced today that Shelter Island has it’s own “hospitalist physician,” or a doctor who has hospital privileges and can treat and see patients when they’re hospitalized. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | The Town Board went down a check list of recommendations from the Irrigation Committee at its work session Tuesday.
The Town Board reviewed the Irrigation Committee’s final report, a product of 11 months worth of work, at Tuesday’s work session.
Councilman Paul Shepherd, who had been the board’s liaison to the committee, and Councilman Peter Reich have been tasked with gathering information to make recommendations of alterations or additions to the town code. (more…)
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Winthrop-University Hospital might still have an interest in providing services at the town-owned Medical Center, above.
Winthrop-University Hospital is still weighing options to expand its services here. (more…)