Category | Government

National Register Nomination

Posted on 25 September 2014

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. this week announced the New York State Board for Historic Preservation recommended adding Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island and 21 other properties, resources and districts to the state and National Registers of Historic Places.

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Wind Partnership Announced

Posted on 25 September 2014

The offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind announced on Wednesday it will join with Stony Brook University to launch a research initiative on the renewable energy source.

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Bagging Plastic

Posted on 25 September 2014

The Southampton Town Board will schedule a public hearing on a proposed plastic bag ban during the first week of December, Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst announced at a Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee meeting on Monday.

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Fight to Stop CVS Rages on in Bridgehampton

Posted on 24 September 2014

Although contractors began clearing the proposed site for a CVS Pharmacy in Bridgehampton last week, Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee members donning anti-CVS pins on Monday seemed encouraged by the possibility an alternate site could be found for the store.

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Thiele, LaValle Go After PCP on Utility Poles

Posted on 24 September 2014

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and State Senator Kenneth LaValle have introduced legislation that would prohibit the future use of utility poles treated with pentachlorophenol (PCP) and calls for the posting of warnings to inform people about the dangers of contact with PCP on existing poles.

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Solar Developer Chosen

Posted on 24 September 2014

The East Hampton Town Board on Thursday, September 18, authorized options for the lease of three town properties for solar array development to a California-based company. SunEdison, which has offices all over the world, responded to the town’s request for proposals to lease town-owned land for renewable energy facilities.

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Taking Aim at Airport Noise

Posted on 24 September 2014

The East Hampton Town Board unanimously adopted a resolution on Thursday, September 18, to put in regulations at East Hampton Airport in order to curtail an ongoing and increasing noise problem.

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ARB Seeks Middle Ground on Eastville Project

Posted on 24 September 2014

The Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review on Monday okayed plans to demolish what is remaining of a house at 11 Eastville Avenue and replace it with a new one, over the objections of neighbors and preservationists who sought a full-scale archaeological survey of the site.

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Legion Celebrates Post’s Brick and Mortar Anniversary

Posted on 24 September 2014

Robert Browngardt, a past commander of the Chelberg-Battle Post #388, didn’t pause when asked Monday for his favorite memory of the Sag Harbor American Legion.

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Meet the Candidates Night Becomes One-Man Show

Posted on 24 September 2014

What was supposed to be a meet the candidates night with U.S. Representative Tim Bishop and his Republican challenger, Lee Zeldin, sponsored by the Noyac Civic Council Tuesday night, instead turned out to be a one-man show featuring Mr. Bishop.

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