Skip to main content

Government

Montauk Wastewater Treatment Plant on Parkland?

A site near the former landfill in Montauk is promising as a potential location for a wastewater treatment plant to serve several locations in that hamlet, East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc said last week.

Jun 23, 2022
PSEG Cables Beneath Long Pond Greenbelt?

On Tuesday, PSEG will present plans to install a five-mile-long underground transmission line between that substation and the Buell substation on Cove Hollow Road in East Hampton starting in 2024. For three to five months, during the proposed construction period, a portion of the Long Pond Greenbelt would be closed.

Jun 23, 2022
Piping Plover Nest Is Destroyed

Piping plover posts and fencing at Maidstone Park in Springs were ripped out of the ground on June 15, perhaps resulting in the deaths of two plover chicks that had recently hatched there.

Jun 23, 2022
Town Appeals Airport Order

East Hampton Town has filed an appeal of the May 16 temporary restraining order granted to plaintiffs who sued to prevent the planned May 17 closure of East Hampton Airport and its reopening 33 hours later as a private airport with new restrictions.

Jun 23, 2022
It's Now a Three-Way G.O.P. Race in First District

The Aug. 23 Republican primary for the nomination to represent New York’s First Congressional District may have a third candidate following last week’s campaign announcement by Michelle Bond, who is the chief executive officer of the Association for Digital Asset Markets.

Jun 23, 2022
Delis and Takeout Get Outdoor Dining Consideration

The East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday discussed measures that would clarify the code with respect to outdoor seating for delicatessens and takeout restaurants. Outdoor string lighting also got a look.

Jun 23, 2022
Downtown Development Proposal Could Transform Sag Harbor

The day after the Sag Harbor Village Board passed a long-anticipated measure allowing for affordable work-force housing developments in the office district of the village, a 79-unit whopper was proposed. The project seeks to combine five parcels owned by several limited liability companies of which Adam Potter, the founder of the nonprofit Friends of Bay Street, is the principal.

Jun 23, 2022
Nitrogen Remediation Planned in Hog Creek

New wastewater management measures would make great strides toward reducing nitrogen in Hog Creek in Springs, Molly Graffam and Ron Paulsen of Cornell Cooperative Extension told the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday.

Jun 23, 2022
Early Primary Voting Is Underway

Early voting for the Tuesday primary started on Saturday and continues through Sunday at the Windmill Village 2 housing complex at 219 Accabonac Road East Hampton. In Southampton Town, early voting is at the Stony Brook Southampton campus at 70 Tuckahoe Road.

Jun 23, 2022
Springs General Store Seeks Liquor License

John Bennett, the owner of the Springs General Store, wants a license for on-site consumption of alcohol. The East Hampton Town Planning Board knew he was looking to sell wine from a building on the property, but not that he hoped to serve it there. “You’re trying to get an approval for one thing, but it’s morphing into something that we didn’t think was being applied for,” one member said.

Jun 23, 2022
NewTown Candidates Oust Graham in East Hampton Village

Voters handed East Hampton Village Mayor Jerry Larsen and his NewTown Party a big victory at the polls Tuesday, electing two political neophytes, Sarah Amaden and Carrie Doyle, who he handpicked, to four-year terms as village trustees over the incumbent Arthur Graham, who ran on the Fish Hooks Party. 

Jun 22, 2022
Hochul, Zeldin in the Lead in Governor's Race

Gov. Kathy Hochul and Representative Lee Zeldin are comfortably ahead of their respective challengers in the June 28 primary election for governor of New York, according to a poll conducted last Thursday and Friday and released on Monday.

Jun 16, 2022