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It has come to our attention that a story on changes in a proposed septic system upgrade for the Center that appeared on the front page of the July 18 Reporter, while factually correct, was read by some as a criticism of local and Suffolk County officials. (more…)
The way to win friends in the area of Bootleggers Alley and Nostrand Parkway is to demonstrate a means of improving water quality for them.
That message was voiced by Councilman Jim Colligan at Tuesday’s Town Board work session to Southampton attorney Bailey Larkin, representing Seth and Bonnie Harris. (more…)
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After more than three years of planning and seeking grants to offset expenses, the project to install a nitrogen-reducing septic system at Legion Hall that would also serve one-third of the Shelter Island School building, has been abandoned.
Town officials said Suffolk County Department of Health Services requirements made the plan impossible.
An even larger project, that could serve several public buildings in the Center, is now under discussion. Town and school officials hope financial grant sources will smile on the revised plans and provide funding. (more…)
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is investigating whether a local business is pumping out water from concrete trucks at one of its locations and possibly creating a toxic situation. (more…)
An update on the Town Engineer’s initiatives and an Island water quality and quantity update were some of the subjects discussed at the Water Advisory Committee’s meeting on June 17. (more…)