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03/07/19 4:30pm

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The beautiful and famous could be heading to Shelter Island for a film shoot in May if — and it’s a big if — the Town Board can work out logistics.

HBO has put in a request to shoot here for three nights in May for a limited series called “The Undoing,” starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant. (more…)

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03/04/19 12:00pm

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Councilman Paul Shepherd at the March 1 Town Board meeting.

Something unprecedented happened at the March 1 Town Board meeting, at least in the memory of Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar, who has served in that office for more than 40 years. (more…)

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11/06/18 10:00am

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Resident Bob Fredericks told the Town Board last week it’s ‘ludicrous’ to budget without a firm handle of the town’s fund balance.

Islanders had an opportunity Wednesday to weigh in on the proposed $12.9 million budget the Town Board has crafted for 2019.

But one resident — Bob Fredericks from Hay Beach — wasn’t waiting until the official public hearing to let the board know he thinks more money could have been taken from the town’s fund balance to avoid having to raise taxes at all. (more…)

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06/08/18 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Happy summer!

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Happy summer!

Okay visitors — and year-rounders with faulty memories — here’s the skinny for those in bikinis. (more…)

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09/14/17 8:00am
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The political wisdom that election season begins after Labor Day is not quite true for Shelter Island — the kick off is always a bit later than the first Monday in September. (more…)