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08/30/19 2:00pm


Library tennis tournament
To the Editor:
The Shelter Island Library Tennis Tournament, originally started in the 1990s by the Jerry Berner family, returned for the second year in a row last Saturday.

I want to thank the people whose hard work brought about this fun event that also raised funds for the library. (more…)

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08/28/19 12:00pm

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While information about improving water quality on Shelter Island has been shared at public forums and the annual Green Expo, a major event is planned by The Nature Conservancy to train leaders on ways to address the problem. (more…)

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08/20/19 2:00pm


At the Aug. 10 Dering Harbor Board of Trustees meeting, Patrick Parcells, the trustee who has been working with the Suffolk County Water Authority on revamping the village’s water system, provided an update. (more…)

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06/24/19 12:00pm


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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06/19/19 10:00am


Dering Harbor elections were held on Tuesday, June 18.

Current trustees Ari Benacerraf and Clora Kelly were re-elected, receiving 34 votes each. Three write-in votes were recorded, two in the name of John T. Colby III and one listing John T. Colby, Jr.

Village voters came out to support a proposed change for future elections, moving them to the Friday of Memorial Day weekend to enable as many voters as possible to participate.

The vote on the referendum was 34 votes Yes, and 3 votes No. (more…)