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Melville Contractor Chosen for Wind Farm’s Onshore Work

The developers of the South Fork Wind farm have announced that Haugland Energy Group of Melville will install the underground ducts for the onshore transmission line and head up the project’s connection facility here, leading to more than 100 union jobs, they said.

Jan 14, 2022

Where Now Town COW?

The temporary communications tower, or "cell on wheels" that the East Hampton Town Board agreed last month should be placed at Maidstone Park in Springs until a permanent emergency communications tower is constructed elsewhere in the hamlet now appears headed to Gann Road.

Jan 13, 2022

Police & Courts

A woman called police Sunday morning to report seeing, by the side of Stephen Hand’s Path near Cedar Street, a large black garbage bag containing what looked to be “a person, or human remains.” A potentially gruesome situation turned out to be rather routine.

Jan 13, 2022

Last week’s storm didn’t leave large piles of snow, but it was still enough to cause a couple of accidents on local roads.

Jan 13, 2022

East Hampton Town police charged a registered sex offender last week with failing to notify the authorities of a change in his address within 10 days of moving, as is required by state law.

Jan 13, 2022

Government

The Sag Harbor Village Board launched an affordable housing initiative this week that will focus on "zoning, collaboration, and program administration."

Jan 13, 2022

The East Hampton Town Board’s plan to enact restrictions on operations at East Hampton Airport, announced in Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc’s State of the Town address last week, appears to have done little to alleviate the concerns of residents on the South and North Forks.

Jan 13, 2022

A bill to enable municipalities, school districts, and other public entities to continue meeting virtually during the Covid-19 pandemic has passed both the New York State Assembly and Senate.

Jan 13, 2022

Wi-Fi connectivity at East Hampton Town’s public beaches and new informational signs using QR codes that beachgoers could scan with their smartphones to be directed to the town’s website were among the recommendations issued by the town’s Beach, Parks, and Recreation Recovery and Advisory Group on Tuesday.

Jan 13, 2022

Arts

Amanda Fairbanks Keeps Her Head Above Water

It was right before Memorial Day last year when the Sag Harbor resident's book "The Lost Boys of Montauk" was released. Among the positive responses were starred reviews for the exhaustively researched story of a local tragedy dating back to the 1980s.

Jan 13, 2022

The composer Carter Burwell discusses the challenges and rewards of creating the score for Joel Coen's "The Tragedy of Macbeth."

Jan 13, 2022

Along with her artwork, Elaine de Kooning's house and studio have been recognized for their historic importance.

Jan 13, 2022

A documentary by Jeremy Dennis at the Parrish, new shows at Keyes, Drawing Room, Grenning, and Folioeast, plus Syd Solomon in Chelsea

Jan 13, 2022

Food

Breadzilla Has Been Sold

Breadzilla, the ever-popular and long-for-sale Wainscott bakery, sandwich, and gourmet shop, finally found a buyer.

Jan 13, 2022

News for Foodies 01.13.22

A regional meal service to help keep on track for new year's diets, Sylvester Manor's farm opens its summer C.S.A., and healthy cooking classes.

Jan 13, 2022