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07/28/15 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Water Advisory Committee member.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Water Advisory Committee member.

There were no surprises with the most recent gauging of water levels in Shelter Island’s test wells.

That’s according to Ken Pysher, who compiles United States Geological Survey information for the town’s Water Advisory Committee. Nine test wells are up and four are down for the period June 18 to July 16. (more…)

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06/24/15 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO |  The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session discussed a new housing restrictions for  certain communities.

COURTESY PHOTO |
The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session discussed a new housing restrictions for certain communities.

Protecting the availability of water and its quality by putting new zoning restrictions on certain areas of the Island was discussed at Tuesday’s Town Board work session.

A committee of Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Peter Reich and Town Attorney Laury Dowd presented a proposal for the new restrictions on a so-called “fragile zone ” overlaying the present Near Shore overlay zone. (more…)

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08/08/14 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

From the supervisor

To the Editor:
A few clarifications for your readers of last week’s Reporter:

4-posters: Page 21 states that the town was able to increase the number of units deployed this year to 38 compared with last year’s 19 “ … through the help of funds from Mashomack Preserve and individual contributors.” (more…)

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06/23/14 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO |  Irrigation Committee Consultant John Benvegna has finished his draft report to the committee.

JULIE LANE PHOTO |
Irrigation Committee Consultant John Benvegna has finished his draft report to the committee.

In his draft report to the Shelter Island Irrigation Committee, consultant John Benvegna isn’t recommending an outright ban on existing automatic irrigation systems on Shelter Island. (more…)