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04/28/15 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO |  Water Advisory Committee Chairman John Hallman.

JULIE LANE PHOTO |
Water Advisory Committee Chairman John Hallman.

“Believe it or not, there’s a lot of politics on the Island.”

John Hallman’s comment to the Hay Beach Property Association Saturday at St. Mary’s Church drew laughter. But it was a theme that echoed throughout the presentations he and Town Engineer John Cronin  made about water quality. (more…)

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04/28/15 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Hay Beach Property Association members got a lesson about what’s critical about Shelter Island’s water supply Saturday from retiring Water Advisory Committee Chairman John Hallman (left) and Town Engineer John Cronin.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Hay Beach Property Association members got a lesson about what’s critical about Shelter Island’s water supply Saturday from retiring Water Advisory Committee Chairman John Hallman (left) and Town Engineer John Cronin.

Town Engineer John Cronin said he tries to avoid politics.

Speaking to the Hay Beach Property Association Saturday at St. Mary’s Church along with John Hallman, Mr. Cronin acknowledged there’s clearly a need for septic system upgrades on Shelter Island. But it’s being hindered by elected officials at all levels trying to avoid being responsible for tax hikes. (more…)