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  • It's a watershed moment for the South Fork environment: A group of powerful residents on Georgica Pond has decided to battle back against pollution. But saving our water bodies won't happen without a might effort by us all.
  • A giant leap by the Long Island Power Authority toward a new energy infrastructure for the East End based on emission-free, renewable sources did not occur as expected yesterday.
  • The event will serve as a fund-raiser for the restoration, which includes specially made doors and windows that should arrive by the end of next month.
  • The East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals considered an application on July 8 for extensive variances and a wetlands permit to allow the substantial renovation of a house at 14 Hook Pond Lane, a narrow, private road that leads to the pond and services nine properties. The village is engaged in water quality remediation in the area, and the hearing drew concerns from several neighbors.
  • Previously housed in a 1970s Shasta trailer parked at Bhumi Farms in East Hampton, Caravan, a purveyor of prepared foods of genuinely local provenance, opened down the road at 137 Main Street in Amagansett just in time for the July 4 weekend.
  • The Long Island Power Authority has formally recommended to its board of directors a proposal from Deepwater Wind to construct a 90-megawatt, 15-turbine wind farm in federally leased waters approximately 30 miles east of Montauk.
  • Anna Throne-Holst was declared the winner of the June 28 Democratic Party primary election to represent New York’s First Congressional District after a count of approximately 1,800 absentee ballots gave her a 317-vote margin win.
  • Driftwood Shores residents have complained that their traditional use of the beach there has been questioned by new owners of a bayfront house who insist the public does not have legal access to the beach above mean high water.
  • It may turn out that Shahab Karmely and Kenneth Kuchin will prove the proverb correct and solve their longstanding dispute about a tennis court on Mr. Karmely’s property because at the end of a testy meeting of the East Hampton Village Board of Appeals on Friday, Mr. Karmely agreed to build and pay for a fence that will include soundproofing.
  • The Amagansett School Board now has two Patrick Bistrians serving as president and vice president.

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