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09/16/19 4:30pm

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Some 30 Islanders, including representatives of the local Girl Scouts, attended a New York State sponsored emergency preparedness meeting at Town Hall on Sept. 14. Capt. Joshua Tavares of the National Guard conducted the program. (more…)

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09/09/19 12:00pm


Town Attorney Bob DeStefano Jr. is drafting a resolution for the Town Board’s consideration at its Sept. 20 meeting on a controversial building application. (more…)

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08/14/19 10:00am

Courtesy Photo Some property owners will soon be filing paper work with the town.

The Town Board is working to bring into compliance an undisclosed number of projects that were completed without receiving certificates of occupancy (CO). (more…)

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08/08/19 4:30pm


There won’t be another vote on Shelter Island’s short-term rental law (STR) — at least not in the foreseeable future — despite a charge that the law passed by the Town Board is “invalid.”

The charge came from Kathryn Klenawicus, a staunch foe of the STR law, who maintains the legislation is invalid because it is “materially different” from what was discussed at a public hearing on June 14 in advance of the vote. (more…)

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08/05/19 4:30pm

The entrance to the Marcello Masonry lot at 13 North Ferry Road.

Marcello Masonry owner Robert Marcello has been cited by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for failing to have proper DEC authorizations for activities at the company’s site at 13 North Ferry Road. (more…)