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Former Supervisor Explains Origin of Wind Farm Support

“This is about us,” the speaker told a gathering in East Hampton last Thursday. “There’s a global issue, which we’re all aware of, but East Hampton is going to change dramatically if we don’t turn this around and start doing the right thing.”

Jun 6, 2019
Twelve Want Spots on Democratic Trustee Ticket

Twelve candidates, one of them a Republican, will square off for the nine positions on the Democratic ticket in the primary election on June 25 to choose the Democratic slate for East Hampton Town Trustee.

Jun 6, 2019
Fusion Party Line May Be Mostly Blank

Missed deadline knocks candidates off ballot.

Jun 6, 2019
Fort Pond Montauk Montauk's Fort Pond Water Rated ‘Harmful’

Concerned Citizens of Montauk has made an urgent request for money to help pay for a trial project to improve water quality in Fort Pond.

Jun 6, 2019
Wind Farm Gets Its Hearing

The New York State Department of Public Service will hold informational forums and public statement hearings on a component of the proposed South Fork Wind Farm on Tuesday at the Emergency Services Building in East Hampton.

Jun 6, 2019
East Hampton Airport Parts of East Hampton Airport Added to State Superfund Registry

Portions of East Hampton Airport and the surrounding area have been named to a state Superfund list in an ongoing crisis caused by chemical contamination of groundwater.

Jun 5, 2019
An Eco Smorgasbord at Fair

The Eco Fair scheduled for Saturday on the grounds of East Hampton Town Hall, the town’s first-ever such event, will happen amid a steady drumbeat of dire predictions of climate-related threats to coastal communities, including sea level rise and more extreme weather.

May 30, 2019
Locals Join in Global Climate Strike

In solidarity with Friday’s Global Climate Strike, in which citizens of more than 100 countries demanded action on the looming climate crisis, around 45 people gathered outside Southampton Town Hall, where members of the group Drawdown East End and others urged adoption of policies outlined in “Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming,” commonly referred to as Project Drawdown.

May 30, 2019
Maidstone Ball Field Repaired

Weeks after the baseball field at Maidstone Park in Springs was severely damaged by a vandal, rendering it unusable and disrupting the East Hampton Little League season, the field has been repaired.

May 30, 2019
Wind Farm Critics Step Up Efforts

As offshore wind moves toward reality along the Mid-Atlantic and New England coastline, its critics have stepped up the effort to prevent or at least alter its implementation.

May 30, 2019
Town Board Supports Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented

As it had indicated earlier this month, the East Hampton Town Board resolved last Thursday to support the goals of proposed New York State legislation that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses.

May 23, 2019
Borsack to Run for East Hampton Village Mayor

Barbara Borsack, who became the first woman elected to the East Hampton Village Board in 2000, is hoping to be the first woman elected village mayor in 2020.

May 23, 2019