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01/09/19 12:00pm

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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…)

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12/04/18 10:00am

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Water Advisory Council member Greg Toner said the latest well water levels pose no concerns.

With voluntary water conservation efforts on Shelter Island continuing to be in effect,  level heights at test wells for the month of October are above or near normal, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The latest readings reveal no causes for concern, according to Greg Toner, who crunches the USGS numbers for the town’s Water Advisory Committee.

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09/19/18 8:00am
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At the Town Board’s Tuesday work session, Town Attorney Bob DeStefano Jr. said that the town and Altice USA — formerly Cablevision — had reached an agreement. (more…)

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08/22/18 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Hofstra student Anastasia Yankopoulos outlined her study of Shelter Island water issues for the Town Board awhile back, comparing problems and possible solutions to Cape May, New Jersey.

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Hofstra student Anastasia Yankopoulos outlined her study of Shelter Island water issues for the Town Board earlier this summer, comparing problems and possible solutions to Cape May, New Jersey.

What can town officials learn from Cape May, New Jersey about improving water quality?

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