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Cell Tower Proposed for Springs Chapel

A proposal from AT&T to build a freestanding 50-foot-high structure at St. Peter’s Chapel on Old Stone Highway in Springs, to house cellphone antennas and associated equipment, was discussed at a meeting of the East Hampton Town Planning Board.

Aug 1, 2019
First Look at Sag Harbor Steinbeck Park Plans

Southampton Town’s purchase of 1.25 acres in Sag Harbor Village that is to become the John Steinbeck Waterfront Park was finalized on July 24 and later that day the public got its first look at conceptual plans for the park.

Aug 1, 2019
Youth Saving the Planet, a Forum Monday at Guild Hall

“The Youth Climate Movement Could Save the Planet,” on Monday at 7 p.m., will be the first in the 2019 Hamptons Institute series of topical panel discussions at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

Aug 1, 2019
A Look Back at Old Man Jarvis’s Store

Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection

Aug 1, 2019
Barefoot Wedding in the Water

Elizabeth Halliday and Roderic Randolph Richardson were married last Thursday. The barefoot wedding took place in the water, along the foreshore of Havens Beach in Sag Harbor. Kathleen Mulcahy, the newly elected mayor of Sag Harbor and longtime friend of the groom, officiated, her first such wedding.

Susan Wood Richardson, the groom’s stepmother, hosted an intimate gathering in Amagansett preceding the nuptials, and Alice and John Tepper Marlin, family friends, hosted the wedding reception at their house in Springs after the ceremony.

Aug 1, 2019
Nature Notes: Whales, Ho!

The dead adult humpback whale towed to the Montauk ocean beach last week is just one of several humpbacks that we have been reading about this year in the local newspapers. There have been many sightings offshore and even in Great South Bay and other estuarine water bodies.

Aug 1, 2019
Dead Humpback Whale Found Off Montauk

The whale was towed to a beach in Montauk where the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society will perform a necropsy.

Jul 26, 2019
Neil deGrasse Tyson Says Science Is Not ‘an Evil Empire’

Neil deGrasse Tyson, the decorated astrophysicist, author, and host of television shows and podcasts, has been credited with sparking public interest in science — and keeping people’s attention on it — over the last few decades. He will speak at the Spur in East Hampton Friday night.

Jul 25, 2019
Montauk Lighthouse Tower Gets a Makeover

Visitors to the Montauk Lighthouse may not notice it yet, but a tower restoration expected to cost just shy of $1.1 million is in its early stages this summer, as the Montauk Historical Society committee that oversees the national historic landmark works to raise the money to complete the project by 2021.

Jul 25, 2019
Dominy Shops Will Rise From the Dust

The newly restored Dominy family woodworking and clock shops will return to their original site on North Main Street soon after Labor Day, said Robert Hefner, East Hampton Village’s director of historic services, who is supervising their restoration, as well as the reconstruction of the Dominys’ timber-frame house, which will serve as an adjacent exhibition space.

Jul 25, 2019