Category | Government

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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East Hampton Town Adopts Formula Business Law

Posted on 23 September 2014

After almost six months since the first public hearing on the matter, the East Hampton Town Board adopted a local law on Thursday, September 18, which will require new chain stores to go through a special permitting process.

Voter Registration Drive

Posted on 17 September 2014

The League of Women Votes of the Hamptons will register voters at 12 sites across the East End on Tuesday, September 23, which is the third annual National Voter Registration Day.

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Tick Talk

Posted on 17 September 2014

Everyone’s favorite topic, ticks and the diseases they spread, will be the subject of a panel discussion sponsored by the Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center at Southampton Hospital at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Saturday morning.

West Nile Finding

Posted on 17 September 2014

Another good reason to be happy that summer is almost over: Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken reported this week that 28 more mosquito samples taken earlier this month tested positive for the West Nile virus, including one that was found on Shelter Island.

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Archaeological Survey Sought for Eastville House

Posted on 17 September 2014

The increasing number of teardowns in Sag Harbor has become something of a hot-button issue. But last week, the discussion was expanded to include what do about a house that is literally collapsing onto itself.

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