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07/31/19 9:29am

SUSAN CAREY DEMPSEY PHOTO Work began Wednesday morning on renovating the North Ferry building at the dock on Shelter Island .

When North Ferry officials announced their intent to schedule a morning boat leaving Shelter Island at 5 a.m. weekdays, a questioner wanted to know when the small building at the edge of a North Ferry dock would get a facelift. (more…)

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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07/03/19 4:30pm

MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Dawn at North Ferry

Early risers can now depart Shelter Island for Greenport an hour earlier as a new 5 a.m. ferry officially began service Monday for weekday travelers. (more…)

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06/26/19 2:00pm
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06/17/19 11:00am

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Heights Property Owners Corporation General Manager Stella Lagudis, North Ferry General Manager Bridg Hunt and Supervisor Gary Gerth heard from residents at Town Hall June 12 that convinced them to schedule an early boat to Greenport.

Plans call for a 5 a.m. ferry to leave Shelter Island weekdays beginning July 1 to connect with the 5:25 a.m. Long Island Rail Road train heading west from Greenport on weekdays. (more…)