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An Electric Runabout Plugs Sustainability

One may not need a sleek, luxurious lake runabout to attract attention to energy sustainability programs, but it certainly seemed to help on Saturday, when members of Southampton Town’s sustainability committee signed up residents for free home energy audits and solar evaluations at Sag Harbor’s annual Harborfest event.

Sep 12, 2019
Suffolk to Ban Balloon Releases

The efforts of Susan McGraw Keber of the East Hampton Town Trustees to persuade the Suffolk County Legislature to enact a ban on the intentional release of balloons paid off on Sept. 4, when that body voted unanimously to do so.

Sep 12, 2019
Offshore Wind Open House

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority will host an open house to discuss the state’s efforts to advance offshore wind on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Southampton High School.

Sep 12, 2019
Suffolk Majority Leader Backs Goroff for Congress

Legislator Kara Hahn, the majority leader of the Suffolk County Legislature, has endorsed Nancy Goroff in her bid for the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District next year.

Sep 12, 2019
Schultz Abandons Presidential Bid

Howard Schultz, the former chairman and chief executive of the Starbucks chain and a part-time resident of East Hampton Village, has abandoned his independent campaign for president.

Sep 12, 2019
For Gershon, 10 ‘Town Halls’

Perry Gershon, who seeks the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District next year, has announced a series of events called the “Restore American Values Tour: 10 Town Halls in 10 Months.”

Sep 12, 2019
On High Alert For Hackers

Given a recent spike in cyberattacks on municipal governments and school districts across the country, local officials are on high alert about the security of their computer systems.

Sep 5, 2019
On High Alert For Hackers

Given a recent spike in cyberattacks on municipal governments and school districts across the country, local officials are on high alert about the security of their computer systems.

Sep 5, 2019
New Incentives for Septic Swaps

East Hampton Town is moving toward modifications to its rebate program for septic system replacements in an effort to spur residents to replace aging or failing sanitary systems with new, low-nitrogen models and improve ecologically degraded waterways in the process.

Sep 5, 2019
Tim Ryan Makes a Campaign Visit to East Hampton

On Aug. 28, Representative Tim Ryan of Ohio brought his long-shot bid for the Democratic Party’s nomination for president to East Hampton, where for around two hours he spoke on topics both conventional and esoteric.

Sep 5, 2019