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03/26/19 4:30pm

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Imagine the day when you have to get off Shelter Island and there are no ferries.

No, North or South ferries are not going out of business. But the two companies are planning measures to deal with climate change that is already affecting the Island. (more…)

03/04/19 4:30pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO A happy — and generous— crowd of revelers attended the 19th Annual Gift of Life Celebration at the Ram’s Head Saturday night.

Like a bright candle, the 19th Annual Gift of Life Celebration drew Islanders out of hibernation on Saturday, March 2, to help this worthy cause. Music, drinks and light fare were served up at the Ram’s Head Inn, where folks caught up with neighbors they hadn’t seen for a while. (more…)

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01/23/18 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Officials participating in the January 20 clean water forum at the school auditorium. From left, seated, Deputy Suffolk County Deputy Executive   Peter Scully, Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board Chairman Mark Mobius,Town Engineer John Cronin. Standing, form left,  Brokerage Manager Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty Catherine Debackere, Mashomack Preserve Director Jeremy Samuelson.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Officials participating in the January 20 clean water forum at the school auditorium. From left, seated, Deputy Suffolk County Deputy Executive Peter Scully, Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board Chairman Mark Mobius and Town Engineer John Cronin. Standing, from left, Brokerage Manager Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty Catherine Debackere and Mashomack Preserve Director Jeremy Samuelson.

Some 30 people attended a January 20 community forum on Shelter Island water quality in the school auditorium. It was the second in a series sponsored by Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International realty and the Nature Conservancy’s Mashomack Preserve. (more…)

01/05/18 8:00am
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Jeremy Samuelson, director of Mashomack Preserve.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Jeremy Samuelson, director of Mashomack Preserve.

The shape of Shelter Island is changing. The impacts will be felt on our roads, utility infrastructure, drinking water and building lots — especially near the shore. We should know what to expect and plan accordingly. (more…)