Category | Government

LIPA Says No to Wind Farm

Posted on 23 December 2014

The plan for a proposed offshore wind farm 30 miles east of Montauk Point, which could have produced 20 percent of the East End’s electricity needs, was rejected by the Long Island Power Authority Board of Trustees on December 18.

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East Hampton and Southampton Towns Adopt Plastic Bag Ban

Posted on 23 December 2014

The days of choosing between paper and plastic are officially numbered here on the East End, as the town boards in both East Hampton and Southampton this week voted on Thursday, December 18, to ban single-use plastic bags by Earth Day of 2015.

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Condo Plan for Schiavoni Building Put on Hold

Posted on 17 December 2014

The former G.F. Schiavoni Plumbing warehouse on Jermain Avenue, which has been vacant for several years, has most recently served as a tableau for graffitti artists who have painted it with a giant pink whale, the word FREEDUM and a number of tags.

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ARB Okays Hand House Restoration

Posted on 17 December 2014

A plan to renovate the historic Captain David Hand House on Church Street in Sag Harbor was given the green light by the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review on Thursday, December 11.

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Noyac Civic Council Makes Plans For 2015

Posted on 17 December 2014

A road committee, CPR training, new seat cushions and good news are just four things that the members of the Noyac Civic Council will have to look forward to in 2015.

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East Hampton Wins $250,000 Grant for Coastal Planning

Posted on 12 December 2014

The Town of East Hampton was awarded a $250,000 grant by the State on Tuesday to develop a Coastal Assessment and Resiliency Plan (CARP).

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Southampton Planners Present Comprehensive Water Protection Plan

Posted on 10 December 2014

Local officials, planners and members of the Urban Harbors Institute held two public workshops last week, about the first draft of Southampton’s Water Protection Plan.

Housing Trust Closes on Cottages

Posted on 10 December 2014

The Sag Harbor Community Housing Trust Inc. announced this week that it had finalized the purchase for $1.25 million of The Cottages, a nine-unit rental development on Route 114 just outside Sag Harbor Village.

Questions for Proposed Plastic Bag Ban

Posted on 10 December 2014

A bid to have Sag Harbor Village join a regionwide ban on most single-use plastic shopping bags received is first major pushback on Tuesday night at a public hearing before the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees.

Measure Would Restore Drinking Water Money

Posted on 10 December 2014

Legislation sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman to make sure federal and state reimbursements are properly returned to the Suffolk County Drinking Water Protection Program was approved unanimously at the December 2 meeting of the County Legislature.

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