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  1. Lawyers trade charges at Town Board meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    A routine town board meeting on Friday, March 27 took a turn for the dramatic during the discussion of the wetlands application for property at 4-D Peconic Avenue. Patricia Moore of Southold, the lawyer for the owners, accused an opposing attorney of raising "red herrings" to block the request.

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  2. DEC extends bay scallop seasonRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    There's a silver lining to the prolonged winter for local fishermen and seafood lovers: Bay scallop season has been extended an extra month to help area fishermen recoup losses contributed to the brutally cold weather. Drastically low temperatures caused East End water bodies to ice over for more than a month of the regular bay scallop season, preventing fishermen from harvesting in Peconic Bays since early February.

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  3. Column: It's time we clean up our actRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Compared to people living in western Long Island, those on the East End are in a better position to recognize the connection between the environment and the economy. The region also has a proven track record when it comes to protecting a way of life.

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  4. Editorial: Fighting the good fight against water pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Words such as "crisis" and "urgent" often lose their currency when they're spent by public officials as freely as sailors on sprees. But credit Supervisor Jim Dougherty for pursuing an end to a fully realized crisis confronting the Island's future in the form of polluted ground water and the waters that surround us.

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  5. CPF celebration to mark $1 billion since inceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    The Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund has brought in more than $1 billion to East End towns since its inception in 1999, according to Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. He announced a celebration of what's being called the "Billion Dollar Bash" at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead on Thursday, March 5, at 5 p.m. to mark the achievement. "The true measure of its success is not the level of revenue, but the more than 10,000 acres of land that have been protected" from development on the East End, securing "the rural character and historic sense of place in our communities," Mr. Thiele said about the Community Preservation Fund.

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  6. DiVello divulges carting transition processRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    JULIE LANE PHOTOS Jon DiVello discussed his recent takeover of the residential and commercial operations on Shelter Island that were previously handled by Dan Binder. With the battle between Jon DiVello's Shelter Island Environmental and Dan Binder's Shelter Island Sanitation settled in December 2014 by a buyout of Mr. Binder's household and commercial refuse operation, customers are now served by one carter.

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  7. Costello free on $50K bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    A Greenport man charged with vehicular manslaughter following a drunk driving crash that left a Peconic man dead is free on $50,000 bond. John Costello, 71, a dock builder who owns Greenport's Costello Marine and has done extensive work on the Island's waterfront over the years, pleaded not guilty to upgraded charges during his arraignment at the First District Courthouse in Central Islip Tuesday morning.

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  8. North Fork Advisory Board looks to add Shelter IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    JULIE LANE PHOTO New Shelter Island Director of Guidance Martha Tuthill wants to expand opportunities for job shadows, internships and mentoring to students here. What has morphed from a Southold School-Business Advisory Board into the North Fork Business Advisory Board is now ready to open its arms to Shelter Island students and business owners.

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  9. This week in Shelter Island historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    REPORTER FILE PHOTO Town Board members and County officials met on Shelter Island 20 years ago this month to try to rectify problems here that locals saw as county responsibilities. Fifty years ago, Supervisor Evans Griffing appealed to dog owners to keep their dogs on a leash until snow had melted.

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  10. Peconic County? Silver's resignation spurs new interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    It's been called a pipe dream. A myth. Insanity. Yet it's been talked about on the East End for over 50 years.

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  11. This week in Shelter Island historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    REPORTER FILE PHOTO Highway Department worker Jim Lenzer was at work 10 years ago clearing snow from the Blizzard of 2005 in the Center . Suffolk County Executive H. Lee Dennison 50 years ago appealed to East End municipalities to abandon talk of creating a separate Peconic County, saying "Succession is not the answer to anything."

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  12. Suffolk Closeup: Deadly millstone around our neck?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman is seeking to get county government to commission a study on the heating of waters of the Long Island Sound and Peconic Estuary by the two Millstone nuclear power plants in Connecticut. The facilities are just 18 miles across the Sound from the Island.

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  13. New eatery, 'The Vue' to open at Goat HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    JULIE LANE PHOTO Two of the three new managers of the Shelter Island Country Club's Vue restaurant sprucing up the place for an Easter weekend opening are Ian Weslek and Harry Brigham. The Shelter Island Country Club Board of Directors believes it has found a way to provide stability for its restaurant: hire three club members with complementary skills who are passionate getting it right.

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  14. Costello pleads not guilty to DWI misdemeanorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Shelter Island Reporter

    CARRIE MILLER PHOTO John Costello remains free on $250 bail after pleading not guilty Tuesday morning in Southold Justice Court to a misdemeanor DWI charge. Assistant District Attorney Elizabeth Miller told Judge Rudolph Bruer in Southold Justice Court Tuesday that John Costello's blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit of 0.08 at 0.17 when he was involved in crash that left one man fatally injured on December 6. Mr. Costello, 71, who owns Costello Marine in Greenport, is well known to Shelter Islanders who have hired his company for numerous marine contracting projects.

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  15. This week in Shelter Island historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Shelter Island Reporter

    REPORTER FILE PHOTO Long Island Lighting Company's $1.5 million Southold generating plant was designed 50 years ago to provide backup power to both the North Fork and Shelter Island. Singer-songwriter and the man known as the King of Soul, Sam Cooke, was killed in a still controversial shooting at a Los Angeles motel.

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  16. Island to benefit from conservation easementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Richard Hogan and Carron Sherry have contributed a conservation easement on property at Ward's Point that covers a formal Italian garden and a 100-foot buffer area along the property's shoreline bluff on Shelter Island Sound. The easement covers approximately 4.8 acres of the property.

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  17. Marine contractor arrested in fatal DWI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Shelter Island Reporter

    AJ RYAN, STRINGER NEWS SERVICE PHOTO Southold Police say this pickup truck driven by marine contractor John Costello was involved in Saturday night's fatal crash in Greenport. Mr. Costello is accused of driving while intoxicated and could face other charges.

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