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Three Vie to Oppose Rep. Lee Zeldin

Candidates slam him, and Trump, at debate at LTV’s studios in Wainscott, where here was a standing room-only crowd.

Feb 20, 2020
185-Foot AT&T Tower a Go, Scoville Hall Additions Considered

An application from AT&T to build a cellphone tower in Northwest Woods was approved by the East Hampton Town Planning Board.

Feb 20, 2020
'See-Through' House in Springs Goes Dark

The owner of a 10,000-square-foot house at 145 Neck Path in Springs has agreed to pay a $32,000 fine to the Town of East Hampton after using the house last summer for parties.

Feb 20, 2020
Wind Farm Plan Is Paused

The move coincides with the departure of Clint Plummer, who was Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind’s vice president for development.     

Feb 20, 2020
Gershon Hits the Talkhouse

The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett will host a town hall-style event with Perry Gershon, who is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District, on March 8.

Feb 20, 2020
Private-Well Survey Results Are In

The sample area spans land between Three Mile Harbor Road and Accabonac Road, bounded by Copeces Lane to the north and Floyd Street to the south.

Feb 20, 2020
Political Briefs 02.20.20

East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc, Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, and Shelter Island Supervisor Gerry Siller have endorsed Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni’s bid for the New York State Senate seat.

Feb 20, 2020
Pedal Plan Pushback in Montauk

One week after the principals of a bike-sharing company pitched the East Hampton Town Board on a trial program in Montauk this spring and summer, current and former owners of bicycle shops were among those pushing back on the idea. 

Feb 13, 2020
Profit, Potential in Cannabis Field

Hemp farmers and other members of  New York State’s emerging cannabis industry weighed in on the crop’s economic potential and the prospect of marijuana legalization at a forum in Sag Harbor on Saturday.     

Feb 13, 2020
Montauk Businesses Support Wastewater Plan

Sewerage for downtown would let store owners convert upper floors to affordable housing for seasonal workers.

Feb 13, 2020
Septic Tax Surprise Hits Homeowners­ Again

Employees of the Town of East Hampton, as well as owners of newly installed low-nitrogen septic systems, were struck by scenes of startling déjà vu last week.

Feb 13, 2020
Thiele Appointed to Rules Committee     

New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has appointed Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. to serve on the Assembly Standing Committee on Rules.     

Feb 13, 2020