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$55 Million for Energy Storage

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on July 3 announced $55 million for commercial and residential energy storage projects on Long Island. 

Jul 11, 2019
Wind Farm Proposal Prompts 'Deep Dive Into Data'

At the request of the East Hampton Town Trustees, the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has engaged consultants to evaluate existing studies of potential effects of electromagnetic fields on fish species as part of its environmental studies program. That evaluation could lead to a field study, a trustee reported to his colleagues on Monday. 

Jul 11, 2019
Nancy Goroff Stony Brook Chemist Will Seek Democratic Nomination for Congress

Nancy Goroff, chairwoman of the university's chemistry department, aims to face Representative Lee Zeldin next year on the Democratic ticket.

Jul 9, 2019
Prime Fireworks Observation Posts Are Off Limits

Access to Little Albert's and Fresh Pond beaches will be closed Saturday night to protect nesting piping plovers.

Jul 6, 2019
Officials Cheer High Court Census Decision

The United States Supreme Court delivered a setback to the Trump administration last Thursday when it rejected the administration’s contention that adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census was solely intended to help the Justice Department enforce the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Jul 3, 2019
Ina Garten Hosts a Party for Elms Party

Barbara Borsack, a member of the East Hampton Village Board who is running for village mayor in 2020, held a kickoff party for her campaign on Sunday at the home of Ina Garten, the celebrity chef and cookbook author.

Jul 3, 2019
Sand Land’s Opponents Win an Appeal

A coalition of elected officials, civic organizations, and neighbors opposing the expansion of mining at Sand Land in Noyac celebrated another victory when the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court on Friday put a hold on the mine’s ability to dig deeper.

Jul 3, 2019
East Hampton Town Hall East Hampton Town Hall Demolition Nears

Work to prepare for the demolition of East Hampton’s former Town Hall, which has stood empty for years, is expected to be completed in the next three weeks.

Jul 3, 2019
East Hampton Town Hall generator Emergency Generators for Peak Power Periods

East Hampton Town's emergency generators will be used to offset high demand for electricity on the South Fork. Officials agreed to a deal with PSEG-Long Island on Tuesday.

Jul 3, 2019
Kathleen Mulcahy New Sag Harbor Village Mayor Takes Over

Kathleen Mulcahy was sworn in as mayor of Sag Harbor Village at the village board’s organizational meeting on Monday following an upset in the June 18 election when she defeated Sandra Schroeder, the two-term incumbent.

Jul 3, 2019