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10/29/19 10:00am

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One of the affordable houses constructed on Bowditch Road in the mid 1990s.

The Community Housing Board is exploring three scenarios that could bring what is called “perpetually affordable” rentals to Shelter Island. (more…)

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02/05/19 2:00pm

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Shelter Island real estate professionals are unanimous in their optimism about the 2019 market.

Coming out of 2018, with a steep downturn in Community Preservation Fund (CPF) revenues of 44.6 percent from 2017, they see an upswing as deals that closed late in 2018 begin to flow through the pipeline to give a boost to the first quarter of this year.

Money for the CPF comes from a 2-percent tax buyers pay when purchasing East End properties and is used as a concrete market indicator of sales and revenues. (more…)

09/13/18 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island’s 9/11 Memorial on North Ferry Road, Tuesday, September 11, 2018.

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Shelter Island’s 9/11 Memorial on North Ferry Road, Tuesday, September 11, 2018.

Our country was changed forever on September 11, 2001, and in the aftermath of the terrible events of that day there has been nothing glorious — except the inspiring deeds of individuals in service to others. (more…)

09/08/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island Fire Department members at the 9/11 memorial on the Center firehouse grounds, September 11, 2016 Sunday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island Fire Department members at the 9/11 memorial on the Center firehouse grounds, September 11, 2016.

Our country was changed forever on September 11, 2001, and in the aftermath of the terrible events of that day there has been nothing glorious — except the inspiring deeds of individuals in service to others. (more…)