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06/24/19 12:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO

An update on the Town Engineer’s initiatives and an Island water quality and quantity update were some of the subjects discussed at the Water Advisory Committee’s meeting on June 17. (more…)

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03/18/19 4:30pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Life is ever changing. And the Island is changing — in some ways for the better, but in other ways, long-time residents would be quick to say, for the worse.

Ride along Route 114 heading south from North Ferry, and while the initial impression is positive, as you head up past Piccozzi’s gas station and continue south, it’s not long before you encounter views that Supervisor Gary Gerth and his predecessor, Jim Dougherty, have characterized as less than appealing. Mr. Dougherty, when he was in office, said the main thoroughfare of the Island had become “an eyesore.” (more…)

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03/09/19 3:00pm

Margaret Carroll

Margaret Carroll of Dallas, Texas and formerly Shelter Island Heights, died November 19, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer, her family said. She was 95.

Margaret was predeceased by her husband Bill of 53 years and is survived by her children, Laure Carroll of Los Angeles, Liam Carroll of New York City and Shelter Island, and Kerry Radford of Texas; she is also survived by four grandchildren.

12/07/18 10:00am

JUNE SHATKEN PHOTO
A recent painting Ms. Shatken created by pouring watercolors.

Two Island artists, June Shatken and Katherine Hammond, will open their studios to the public on Saturday, December 15, from 1 to 4 p.m. They invite art lovers to visit their studios where their art will be on exhibit and for sale. 

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