Featured Story
10/27/17 10:00am
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A disaster waiting?
To the Editor:
Two weeks ago, another emergency was declared at the aging and faltering Dominion Millstone Nuclear Power Plant, just 17 miles from Shelter Island. The plant was evacuated until the explosive hydrogen gas was vented. (more…)

Featured Story
10/02/15 2:00pm
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Why ban the bags?
To the Editor:
The Reporter’s September 24 editorial, “Ban the bags,” should remind us of the need to revisit this issue as it applies to Shelter Island. Before considering the pros and cons, just think of the volume of products sold at BJ’s and Costco, all of which are carried away without the use of any bag provided by the business. And what has happened? No meltdown that’s for sure. (more…)

Featured Story
09/18/15 10:00am
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Party politics
To the Editor:
It’s curious that Supervisor Jim Dougherty, in the Reporter article last week (“A world apart on issues,” September 10), comparing our positions on a range of issues, said that “after the election, there are no more Democrats or Republicans, just Shelter Islanders.”

It is my view that we are Shelter Islanders all of the time. (more…)