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President of the Board of Directors of the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center Kelly Surerus appealed to the Town Board Tuesday for help in funding the preschool.
It won’t be official until the Town Board votes at its March 1 meeting, but members unanimously agreed at Wednesday’s work session to allot $10,000 from the town’s contingency fund to support the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center. (more…)
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Councilman Paul Shepherd
Councilman Paul Shepherd leaned forward, his elbows on the table, his face covered with his hands.
He remained in that position for about two minutes as his colleague, Councilman Jim Colligan, spoke at Tuesday’s Town Board work session. (more…)
Services Shelter Islanders depend on from the federal government, such as Social Security checks, are unaffected by those federal agencies that aren’t functioning with the normal contingent of workers. (more…)
Town Engineer John Cronin, presenting a 17-point “Pure Water Action Plan” to the Town Board at its Tuesday work session, told members that it was the first “concerted effort to start looking more carefully at water issues.” (more…)
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Illegally cut trees off Menhaden Lane.
Over the next several days, leading to the New Year, the Reporter will be posting our annual Year In Review series of important stories from 2018.
In a brutal environmental crime, Suffolk County officials and the Shelter Island Police Department have remained mum about an ongoing investigation into several acres of trees off Menhaden Lane that were destroyed in January. (more…)