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  1. Shelter Island Editorial Reporter Editorial: Action on clean waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Coming into focus At a recent social event, Councilman Jim Colligan was speaking informally to some constituents about the glacial pace government normally employs. Mr. Colligan said that the present Town Board is prepared to change that.


  2. Tent Week at the Shelter Island LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Festivities kick off with an all-star mystery author panel moderated by Shelter Island writer, Matthew Quinn Martin. Featured are T.L. Costa ; Jenny Milchman ; Charles Salzberg ; and Kenneth Wishnia .


  3. Residents tell Town Board the good side of airbnbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    After hearing from residents for two weeks in a row about serious problems associated with airbnbs - unregulated short term rentals - the Town Board heard another story at Tuesday's work session. Two residents told the board that short-term rentals were an economic lifeline to many individuals and a large part of the financial well being for the entire Island.


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

    Jun 27, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Italian race car driver Giuseppe Farina, the winner of the first Formula One Championship in 1950, died in an automobile accident at the age of 59 while driving in the French Alps. Convinced it was not the intention of the U.S. Supreme Court's 1965 reapportionment decision that its one-man, one-vote edict filter down to the county level, supervisors from the five East End towns decided to appeal a decision that stripped them of their voice in the county.


  5. A budding scientist blossoms on Shelter IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    She will graduate from the Shelter Island High School this Saturday, a gifted student, budding scientific researcher and student leader, all qualities she possessed before she moved to the Island three years ago but which hadn't blossomed into accomplishments. From kindergarten through 9th grade she attended school in Southold, and to hear her tell it, moving to the Island to finish high school was a positive turning point in her young life.


  6. What's Happening on Shelter islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Fred Ogar will be an exhibitor at the Shelter Island Historical Society's Antique and Classic Car Show on Saturday, June 25. Commencement exercises for the Shelter Island High School graduating class of 2016 will be held on Saturday, June 25 at 2 p.m. Mollie Strugats will be leading a senior citizens trip to the Tanger Mall in Deer Park on Thursday, June 30. The bus will leave Shelter Island at 7:45 a.m. The cost for the bus is $5 round trip. Call 749-1456 for information.


  7. Town Board weighs water protection propositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Voters could be deciding in November whether to allow up to 20 percent of Community Preservation Fund revenues to be used for water quality projects rather than land acquisition. A draft explaining the program approved by the state is on the town website at , along with possible language for two propositions that could be on the November ballot: a The first would extend the life of the 2 percent transfer tax buyers of East End properties pay that reverts to each town for purchasing land to be preserved.


  8. Fire Department working to resolve serious dispatching problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    For at least two months, not all Island firefighters are getting paged on emergency calls. For example, only three responded to a Saturday night page, according to Fire Chief Greg Salahian.


  9. What's Happening on Shelter IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    On Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m. artist-faculty member Paul Katz coaches chamber ensembles in a free master class concert at the Clark Arts Center on the Island. Master class concerts will also be offered at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 13 with Joel Smirnoff, Tuesday, June 14 with Kim Kashkashian and Wednesday, June 15 with Don Weilerstein.


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

    May 23, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Athlete Zola Budd was born in South Africa, but represented Great Britain in the 1984 Olympics and her native country in the 1992 Olympic Games. Fifty years ago, there was a proposal on the table from the Southold Fire Department to handle Shelter Island's fire dispatching services.


  11. What's Happening on Shelter Island May 19, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Stephen Barney, Jr. is the author of "The Barneys of Flushing Meadows," a book that details lives of family members who lived between 1800 and 1940, including his great-grandparents who in 1850 were employees of the Nicoll family on Shelter Island. Mr. Barney will speak about his family as part of Friday Night Dialogues at the Library on May 20 at 7 p.m. Next up at Friday Night Dialogues will be Marilyn Weigold, author of "Peconic Bay: 4 Centuries of History," who speaks on May 27 at 7 p.m. The board of the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce has been working with Shelter Island Graphics to create an improved map for the summer season.


  12. Suffolk Closeup: A water pollution solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    In an effort to reduce the amount of nitrogen getting into bays and other water bodies and to protect groundwater, Suffolk County Legislator Bill Lindsay has introduced a measure aimed at reducing the application of fertilizer. A moderate amount of fertilizer produces greener grass.


  13. Island CPF money continues to lagRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    COURTESY PHOTO Despite Island numbers lagging, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. is optimistic about Community Preservation Funds on the East End. While Community Preservation Funds for the first quarter of 2016 are up by 14.5 percent from what they were in the same period of 2015, Shelter Island is significantly lagging behind the other four East End towns.


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