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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
‘Blood Feud’ Over Duryea’s?

Attorneys for Marc Rowan, the billionaire investor who bought Duryea’s Lobster Deck in Montauk in 2014, and his neighbors in the Tuthill Road Association disagree sharply over jurisdiction.

May 23, 2019
Block Island Cable Revamp

With the first public statement hearing on the proposed South Fork Wind Farm’s Article VII application approaching, Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind and National Grid have been ordered to reinstall the transmission cables serving Orsted’s Block Island Wind Farm at their landfall site, Block Island’s Town Beach, after they became exposed.

May 23, 2019
C.P.F. Slowdown Continues

In April, for the fourth month in a row, revenues for the Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund were down from last year. Thus far in 2019, $23.94 million has been collected, over 24 percent less than in 2018, Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced on Tuesday.

May 23, 2019
Covert Recording Brings Tempest to Trustee Office

The Public Integrity Bureau of the Suffolk County district attorney's office has been notified of apparent electronic eavesdropping at the East Hampton Town Trustees' office in Amagansett, after The Star questioned the trustees on Monday about an audio recording that was apparently made surreptitiously.

May 16, 2019
To Bolster Horseshoe Crabs

A research project to test an alternative bait in Long Island bays could result in almost 100,000 fewer horseshoe crabs harvested, which would significantly bolster the breeding population, the East Hampton Town Trustees were told on Monday.

May 16, 2019
Affordable Housing Stimulus

In an effort to provide more affordable housing for year-round residents, the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday introduced a proposal to change minimum lot area requirements for detached affordable accessory structures.

May 16, 2019
Whose Woods Are These?

The arguments turned to the metaphysical on Tuesday when members of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife implored the East Hampton Town Board to ban hunting on one weekend day, with several speakers referring to the spiritual and healing qualities of nature.

May 9, 2019
Kabot Loses Indy Party Bid

Former Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot has lost a bid to force an Independence Party primary election against County Legislator Bridget Fleming ahead of the Nov. 5 election in Suffolk’s Second Legislative District.

May 9, 2019
East Hampton Town Board Supports Driver’s License Bill

The East Hampton Town Board is poised to adopt a resolution supporting the goals of proposed New York State legislation that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses.

May 9, 2019