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  1. Island CPF revenues lag for first eight months of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Community Preservation Fund receipts for the first eight months of 2018 are up for most East End towns. But not for for Shelter Island.

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  2. Check the tide, here comes the brideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Rebekah and Abraham met and fell in love on Shelter Island and worked together at Vine Street Cafe during the summers of their courtship. Their wedding on the first day of fall was warm and sunny, but more to the point, marine conditions were perfect, since the bride arrived in an Island-made boat that was borrowed and blue.

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  3. Shelter Island still lagging in CPF revenuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Shelter Island Community Preservation Fund revenues showed a slight recovery from the negative numbers it has reflected in 2018, but the town's revenues for the first seven months of the year are still down by 38.4 percent, bringing in $690,000 this year compared with $1.12 million for the same period in 2017. The CPF money represents a 2 percent tax paid by property buyers with funds used primarily to purchase farmland or open spaces.

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  4. Island CPF numbers continue to declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    The Community Preservation Fund numbers for the first six months of this year show a decline of 41.6 percent in revenues for Shelter Island. The five month reading showed a 41.3 percent decline.

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  5. Easton Porter meets Ram Island neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    JULIE LANE PHOTO Ram's Head Inn co-owner Linda Eklund and Easton Porter representative Michael Donovan responded to neighbors' questions Wednesday about proposed renovations at the Inn. Close to 20 Ram Island residents got answers to some of their concerns on Wednesday about projected Ram's Head Inn renovations.

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  6. New bookstore/gallery debuts in the HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Many Shelter Islanders look forward to summer as an opportunity not only to relax, but to relax while simultaneously - and usually, slowly - bettering their brains with books. Finley's Fiction, a new bookstore located across the street from the Chequit's White Hill Cafe hopes to help patrons do exactly that by offering a carefully-curated selection of new releases, literary classics and beach reads.

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  7. Assemblyman unloads on PSEGRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Politicians in Albany are no longer going to stand for PSEG "Spin Doctor" routine, according to Assemblyman Fred Thiele . PSEG officials recently stated they are "pleased" with their most recent customer satisfaction rating by J.D. Power - a rating which, when examined, indicates that among large utilities in the East Region, PSEG is in next to last place, only 2 points ahead of Appalachian Power.

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  8. A snapshot of of Shelter Island's real estate marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    What a number of Island real estate professionals called "shocking" was news that the Community Preservation Fund numbers - a good indicator of sales - for the first five months of 2018 were down by 41.3 percent from the same time last year, while numbers for the CPF on most of the East End are increasing. That means that Shelter Island, which brought in $800,000 from CPF revenues for the first five months of 2017, netted only $470,000 for those months this year.

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  9. Assemblyman working on bike lane options for the IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    When summer ends, many riding on two or four wheels around Shelter Island breathe a little easier that no one has been killed or seriously injured on Route 114. And just as many travelling that stretch of state road from North to South ferries can recall some close calls.

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  10. As Zeldin campaign hosts kick-off fundraiser, Democrats counter with own rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Congressman Lee Zeldin and Democratic challenger Perry Gershon of East Hampton will be at competing events in Smithtown Thursday night as the race for the 1st Congressional District begins. A Zeldin for Congress Campaign Kick-Off rally is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Smithtown Elks Lodge.

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  11. Town Attorney seeks advice on policing short-term rental violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Town Attorney Bob DeStefano Jr. sought advice from the Town Board at its Tuesday work session about enforcing the short-term rental law. While police can respond to noise complaints, Mr. DeStefano wanted suggestions on who should be handling calls from residents reporting their neighbors for renting their houses more often than the law allows.

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  12. Perry Gershon prevails in Democratic primary; will challenge Lee ZeldinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Voters in the 1st Congressional District chose Perry Gershon to be the Democratic candidate to face two-term incumbent Congressman Lee Zeldin at the polls in the midterm elections this November. An East Hampton businessman who has worked in commercial real estate, Mr. Gershon, 56, won 35.5 percent of the vote in the five-person primary.

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  13. Five Democratic candidates vie for chance to challenge ZeldinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    COURTESY PHOTO Democrats will go to the polls Tuesday to choose a candidate to run against Congressman Lee Zeldin, above, in November Five candidates are gearing up for the Democratic primary June 26, vying for the nomination to challenge incumbent Congressman Lee Zeldin in November for a seat in the House of Representatives. They've spoken at candidate forums all around the 1st Congressional District, including one at the Hellenic Snack Bar in East Marion in February.

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  14. Shelter Island firefighters respond to boat blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    On Friday, June 8, the Shelter Island Fire Department extinguished a boat fire near Gardiners Island with the help of units dispatched by the Coast Guard and the East Hampton Police Department. After receiving a call for assistance from the Coast Guard at about 2:30 p.m., one boat captain, two fire chiefs and two Search & Rescue-certified Coast Guard members - all members of the SIFD - responded in 15 minutes using a department boat, which was "not bad time at all," according to Shelter Island Fire Chief Anthony Reiter.

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  15. Shelter Island Police Department blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Those named in arrest reports or receiving police summonses have not been convicted of a crime. In court, the charges against them may be reduced or withdrawn or the defendants may be found not guilty.

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  16. Community Housing Board processing the facts and figuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Members of the Community Housing Board have been doing their homework, identifying possible sites for affordable - or community - housing, although they haven't targeted any specific site for possible development. Member Abby Dress released statistics at the May 31 meeting at Town Hall she'd received from town assessors showing there are 2,447 residences on the Island.

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  17. Codger column: GodspeedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Codger is not religious, but since the era of Pastor Bill he has regarded the Presbyterian Church as a moral center of the Island, a house of good works. Stephen Fearing was 26 when he became the latest caretaker of that house and next month, at 30, he and his wife, Tricia, will be leaving for a new congregation in Lexington, Kentucky.

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  18. Island lags other East End towns in CPF revenuesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Every East End town except Shelter Island is showing increases in Community Preservation Fund revenues for the first four months of 2018. Numbers released today by Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. show a decline here of 26.7 percent from the same period last year.

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  19. AT&T Wireless service out on IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    A number of AT&T Wireless customers have said they have had no service on Shelter Island and in some parts of East Hampton since late Monday afternoon. The Reporter learned from an AT&T customer who was finally able to use a land line to reach her carrier that the antenna that picks up signals at the Recycling Center is down and the company predicts service will be restored to wireless AT&T customers by midnight Friday if not sooner.

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  20. Island lags in first quarter CPF $Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Shelter Island Reporter

    It has been a slow start this year for Shelter Island real estate sales that generate Community Preservation Fund money used to purchase open space land and provide money for water improvement projects. The Island will receive $370,000 in CPF money for the first quarter of 2018, down by 14 percent from the $430,000 money received for the same period last year.

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