BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS
The Island was jam-packed with fun events last week as the Green Expo, the Seventh Annual Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race and the 55th Annual Art Show and Craft Fair all took place over the weekend.
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To the Editor:
I would like to make three points on the issue of short-term rentals (STR). First, earlier this summer, the Town Board presented a “clarification of language” on the STR law passed last year by a vote of four to one.
This clarification indicated, among other things, penalties for those who did not abide by the law. The audience for this reading and hearing was huge with the great majority for the law passed last year and its enforcement. The problem then, and now, was that there is no enforcement of the law on the books. (more…)
Team work making the dream work at Crescent Beach.
The sands of Crescent Beach, nudged constantly by the rolling waves of Peconic Bay and pounded by the feet of sun worshippers, responded compliantly to the creative forces of local artisans in the First Annual Sandcastle Contest on Sunday. Shaped into spiky towers, sturdy forts and even a giant turtle, the entries reflected the imaginations and skills of the teams building them. (more…)
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Aidan and Brennan McFadden enjoy sparklers while waiting for the fireworks to begin.
The 61st annual Shelter Island Fireworks on Saturday, July 7 went off without a hitch, with hundreds of people gathering on Crescent Beach with their families to eat, drink, and be merry before the fireworks at 9 p.m.
Beach goers can get creative at Crescent Beach using sand as a medium.
The Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce has announced its first annual Sandcastle Building Contest that will take place on Crescent Beach on Sunday, July 8, at 1 p.m.