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09/25/16 9:00am

COURTESY PHOTO Prospector, owned and operated by Shelter Island Yacht Club members, competing earlier this month in the waters off Sardinia, Italy during the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, which attracts sailors from all over the world.

Maritime history provides several examples of small places that punched above their nautical weight.

Venice, Genoa and Nantucket come to mind. Somehow, the skills and determination of those geographically small maritime powers allowed them to dominate vast oceans and control trade and industries. Their boats sailed far and wide in search of riches and glory. READ

09/24/16 12:00pm

PSEG cable project

In the past month we’ve heard a lot of different reasons the Village of Greenport should reject PSEG-Long Island’s plan to run a cable underneath Fifth Street and the nearby bay to Shelter Island. Some village residents have called the project, which aims to improve the reliability of electric service on the small island, a burden on their community.


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09/23/16 10:18pm
09/23/2016 10:18 PM

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The real Babylon is back.

If the Babylon High School football team’s 49-0 blowout of Bayport-Blue Point and 27-21 overtime defeat of Shoreham-Wading River (snapping the two-time defending Long Island champion’s 25-game win streak) wasn’t evidence enough, Greenport/Southold/Mattituck found out firsthand just how good the Panthers are on Friday night.