07/19/19 4:30pm

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My dog Mabel is a canine archaeologist.

She’ll dig in the yard, stick her snout as far into her test-hole as she can shove it, snort violently, and then dig even more furiously. I think she’s on to something, because the archaeologists who dug up the yard at Sylvester Manor (“Uncovering the enduring past,” July 4) a couple of weeks ago were also having the time of their lives, and were as proud of the ring, spoon, pipe stem and miscellaneous other artifacts they found as Mabel is of that sharp brownish thing she had in her mouth. (more…)

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05/02/18 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

The town expects to ink a deal with SBA Communications for that Florida-based cell tower company to purchase the cell tower at the Recycling Center for $2.2 million. (more…)

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04/04/17 2:00pm
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REPORTER FILE PHOTO

The Shelter Island Town Board last Friday unanimously adopted an email policy requiring that all such communications be retained for a minimum of six years and that hard copies of documents relating to deeds and decisions be permanently retained. (more…)

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06/20/16 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO They served side by side in the Building Department for years. Brother and sister Bill Banks and Mary Wilson shared a moment of cake-cutting at their retirement party last Friday at Town Hall.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO They served side by side in the Building Department for years. Brother and sister Bill Banks and Mary Wilson shared a moment of cake-cutting at their retirement party last Friday at Town Hall.

Shelter Island Town Hall staff held a festive retirement party for Building Inspector Bill Banks and Building Permits Coordinator Mary Wilson on Friday. (more…)