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09/13/19 2:16pm

SUSAN CAREY DEMPSEY PHOTO The remains of a fire-gutted boat Thursday morning.

Update: More information has been reported by the Shelter Island Fire Department on the boat fire Thursday.

Firefighter David Porello said crews were on the scene and the fire was extinguished 11 minutes after receiving the call at 10:06 a.m.

After the fire was under control, firefighters dragged it to shallow water to “ensure all flames were extinguished,” Mr. Porello said.

Below is the original story with additional photos.

A fire broke out about 10 a.m. Thursday on a boat docked at 50 Westmoreland Drive, according to the Shelter Island Police Department (SIPD). (more…)

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09/11/19 2:00pm

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At Tuesday’s Town Board work session, discussions covered an upgrade for senior transportation, setting a schedule for meetings on the 2020 budget, safety signs for bicyclists, tweaking the code for building permits and even, depending on your sense of humor, a brilliant or awful pun. (more…)

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08/21/19 12:00pm

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Complaints about barking dogs are ongoing and the Town Board is studying revisions to its Town Code to deal with the problem.

The problem surfaced at a board meeting last month when neighbors of a residence in the Center, which houses up to 14 dogs at a time, said they have been afflicted by dogs howling at all hours of the day and night. (more…)

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07/10/19 10:00am

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Barking, howling, yelping, whining — constantly — for years.

That’s what neighbors of a residence in the Center, that houses up to 14 dogs at a time, say they have been afflicted with, and they brought their case to Tuesday’s Town Board work session. (more…)