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06/05/17 12:00pm
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REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Elected leaders say they aren’t giving up their fight against helicopter noise despite the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) decision last month to reject a petition by Southold Town requesting that the controversial North Shore route be reconsidered.

Southold argues in its petition that the FAA did not give the town its right of notice and opportunity to be heard before extending the route to August 6, 2020 and requested it mandate a South Shore route for flights to and from the South Fork. (more…)

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03/30/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | The Town Board met in work session Tuesday.

COURTESY PHOTO |
The Town Board met in work session Tuesday.

At its work session Tuesday, the Town Board discussed requiring all commercial property owners to formally submit plans for development — a process called site plan review. Shelter Island is the only municipality on the East End lacking one. (more…)

09/25/15 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Our columnist sings the praises of certain guests from off-Island. who

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Our columnist sings the praises of certain guests from off-Island.

On Tuesday after Labor Day a refreshing breeze swept across Shelter Island. It puffed in through the windows, lofting my living room curtains like the exhalation of 2,500 tired and grateful people at the end of a long, profitable ordeal. Summer was over, school was in session, and no one was wait-listed for a weekend room in my house. (more…)

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09/11/15 8:00am
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JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

September 11, 2001
To the Editor:
We should never forget the tens of thousands of troops who went to war, those who lost their lives, and those who were wounded and forever scarred.

We should never forget that they did so to defend our democracy.

We should never forget our politicians who so often flagrantly disregard that very democracy for their own agendas and gain. (more…)

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07/13/15 10:00am
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Straight facts on ticks
To the Editor:
It saddens me to see letters in the Reporter that attack the actions and deliberations of the Deer & Tick Committee. (more…)