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10/24/16 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Sweet Tomato’s can keep its porch despite the fact that it encroaches on Heights Property Owner Corporation property by a few inches.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Sweet Tomato’s can keep its porch despite the fact that it encroaches on Heights Property Owner Corporation property by a few inches.

The Zoning Board of Appeals is trying to stop what has become a war between some applicants and the Building Department. (more…)

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10/03/16 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO But for a few inches, Sweet Tomato’s wouldn’t need a variance, but its porch oversteps its front setback requirements because of a faulty survey.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
But for a few inches, Sweet Tomato’s wouldn’t need a variance, but its porch oversteps its front setback requirements because of a faulty survey.

Sweet Tomato’s owner Mary Rando is hoping the Zoning Board of Appeals will help her retain the existing front porch despite the fact that it’s 6 inches over the property line. (more…)

05/27/16 10:00am
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO Nautical-themed tablewear and candles at Dabney Lee.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO Nautical-themed tablewear and candles at Dabney Lee.

With Memorial Day weekend typically marking the beginning of the summer season on Shelter Island, 2016 is less about new businesses than returning businesses. (more…)

04/18/16 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Goat Hill grief
To the Editor:
My response to the April 7 letter to the editor about the situation at the Shelter Island Country Club (“New leadership for Goat Hill”) is: good grief! And I was not the only person taken aback.

How could this possibly happen? Perhaps it is now time for the county or state to take over this historical gem. It’s such a travesty. Apparently, the golf course itself is a total disaster. The clubhouse is in pretty good shape from what I have been told. (more…)