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Gershon Talks Guns, Trump

Perry Gershon, an East Hampton resident who narrowly lost a bid to unseat Representative Lee Zeldin last year and plans to challenge him again next year, made pointed remarks about recent mass shootings in the country to supporters on Saturday.

Aug 15, 2019
Move to Lower Energy Costs

The Southampton Town Board has authorized Supervisor Jay Schneiderman to execute a contract with Joule Assets, a Katonah, N.Y., energy company, to serve as administrator of the town’s new “community choice aggregation” program.

Aug 15, 2019
Wind Cable’s Effects on Bony Fish ‘Negligible’

The exposure of bony fish including bluefish and striped bass to electromagnetic fields emanating from an offshore wind farm’s export cable would be rare and of negligible consequence, according to an evaluation by the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

Aug 15, 2019
20 Charges in ‘Boutique’ Springs Rental Case

The owner of a high-end rental house in Springs that East Hampton Town officials are trying to shut down appeared before an East Hampton Town justice this week along with the alleged house manager.

Aug 15, 2019
Fishing License Changes?

A review and potential changes to the New York State marine fisheries licensing system will be the subject of a meeting at East Hampton Town Hall on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Aug 15, 2019
Debate Zoning Change for Hospital’s East Hampton Satellite

With a new hospital farther west set to eventually replace Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, the effort to clear the way for an emergency-care facility in East Hampton is “an emergency itself,” Councilwoman Sylvia Overby said on Tuesday.     

Aug 8, 2019
Campaign Cash: Mayor Pete Gets South Fork Nod

Campaign reporting data compiled from the Federal Election Commission’s website had some surprising statistics this week. Since December, Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., has received more individual donations from Southampton to Shelter Island than any other presidential candidate, Democrat or Republican — ahead of President Trump by a double-digit margin.     

Aug 8, 2019
Expansion of Montauk Shores Units Opposed by Town Hall

As a debate ensues over a septic system at the Montauk Shores Condominiums mobile home community, a county agency is reviewing applications for redevelopment of two units there.    

Aug 8, 2019
Honey, honey Town Board Offers Support for Bees

A resolution supports legislation that would require notification to certified apiarists to attempt to relocate a “nuisance” bee colony or hanging swarm before pesticides are applied or other action taken that would damage or exterminate it.

Aug 8, 2019
Recommendations to Improve Septic Rebates

To spur East Hampton Town residents to replace aging or failing sanitary systems to improve ecologically degraded waterways, the town’s Water Quality Technical Advisory Committee has recommended several modifications to the town’s rebate program.

Aug 8, 2019