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A Battle Brews on Toilsome

Residents of Toilsome Lane showed up in force at the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals meeting last week to discuss the Toilsome Farm Brewing Company proposed at the site of a long-vacant furniture warehouse.

Jan 20, 2022

South Fork Wind Over the Final Hurdle

The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management approved the South Fork Wind farm's Construction and Operations Plan on Wednesday, the final federal approval needed for the project's construction to commence.

Jan 20, 2022

Police & Courts

When a man with a gun took a rabbi and three members of his congregation as hostages at the Beth Israel Congregation in Colleyville, Texas, on Saturday — a situation that the hostages survived, but the gunman did not — ripples of resolve ran through Jewish houses of worship here.

Jan 20, 2022

A 20-year-old from Springs was lucky to avoid injury, East Hampton Town police said, following an early-morning accident on Jan. 8 in which she was charged with driving while intoxicated.

Jan 20, 2022

Multiple people at Main Beach reported seeing two flares go up over the water last Thursday afternoon, followed by airplanes flying over. An officer used binoculars to investigate, but could find nothing suspicious.

Jan 20, 2022

Government

The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has announced a Feb. 23 auction for six lease areas totaling 488,000 acres in the New York Bight, a portion of the Atlantic Ocean off New York and New Jersey, for wind development.

Jan 20, 2022

The East Hampton Town Board discussed on Tuesday a change to the town code that would allow up to four single-family residences per acre in affordable housing overlay districts.

Jan 20, 2022

After an uneventful public hearing at the Jan. 12 East Hampton Town Planning Board meeting, approval of Wainscott Chapel’s first bathroom in over 100 years looked to be a foregone conclusion. When the construction of the bathroom is complete, East Hampton Town will say goodbye to its last fully functioning outhouse.

Jan 20, 2022

The Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Planning will hold an informational meeting for prospective applicants interested in applying for a lease under the county’s Shellfish Aquaculture Lease Program in Peconic Bay and Gardiner’s Bay on Feb. 3 at 6 p.m.

Jan 20, 2022

Arts

The Art of One's Time

Sara Cochran, the Sag Harbor Church's chief curator, discusses her deep engagement with contemporary art and ideas.

Jan 20, 2022

A virtual Drawdown Festival features three days of talks, films, and workshops confronting climate change.

Jan 20, 2022

The Parrish Art Museum names a new deputy director and launches an exhibition of works by Larry Rivers, Jane Freilicher, Saul Steinberg, and others.

Jan 20, 2022

Zoe Hitzig, a poet and author of "The Mezzanine," will read from and discuss her work at the Watermill Center.

Jan 20, 2022

Food

Vegan, Your Way

Two recent books illuminate the benefits of vegan and plant-based cooking without being rigid or prescriptive.

Jan 20, 2022

News for Foodies 01.20.22

Long Island Restaurant Week for winter, new hours and a break for Carissa's Bakery, and Gurney's offers a new brunch option in Montauk.

Jan 20, 2022