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05/14/19 12:00pm

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The controversy over the short-term rental (STR) legislation takes many forms, with enforcing the law near the top of the debate.

The STR regulations have been on the books for more than two years, with a requirement that renters register with the town. (more…)

05/03/19 10:00am


Just the facts
To the Editor:
As a representative of the North Ferry Company, I want to correct some factual errors in Richard Krause’s April letter, “Why Not Here,” in last week’s Reporter. (more…)

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04/29/19 12:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO League of Women Voters of Shelter Island President Lois B. Morris with Supervisor Gary Gerth at the League-sponsored ‘State of the Town’ event at the Ram’s Head Inn on Sunday.

At Sunday’s 12th annual “State of the Town” luncheon, hosted by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island at the Ram’s Head Inn, Supervisor Gary Gerth discussed successes his administration has achieved since last April, and outlined challenges facing the Island. (more…)

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04/24/19 10:00am


What a difference seven days make.

After last week’s strong rebuke to the Town Board from several Island business owners over site plan review legislation for commercial operations, members agreed at Tuesday’s work session to back off the issue for 120 days. (more…)