Optimum Customers: Your Newsday access has been extended until Oct 1st. Enroll now to continue your access.

60° Good Evening
60° Good Evening
Long IslandSuffolk

Fishers Island school district


3 to 9 p.m. at Fishers Island School gym.


The district proposes a $3,656,049 budget for 2015-16, a 2.18 percent decrease from the current $3,737,597. The local tax levy would decrease 1.38 percent, from $3,228,221 to $3,183,792.

The state's tax-cap limit is 1.38 percent, so a simple majority vote will be required to approve the budget.

The teachers will receive a contractual increase of 1 percent, plus a step increase of about 3 percent. An elective oceanography course and music programs would be added.

District website:



posed. Sara McLean resigned from the school board in December. The vacancy will be filled by a write-in candidate. Terms are three years.

Latest Long Island News

Important message for Optimum customers

Your Newsday digital access is changing as of 10/1

You recently received an email from Optimum’s parent company, Altice USA, informing you that Altice will no longer offer free Newsday digital access with Optimum's online service. Through an exclusive trial offer for Optimum customers, Newsday is pleased to extend your digital access at no cost until the end of the year.

I understand, no thanks