The Public Service Commission of the New York State Department of Public Service has announced an informative forum and public statement hearing on the proposed South Fork Wind Farm to be held on June 11 at the Emergency Services Building in East Hampton.
Undaunted by the failure last month to place several candidates on the Republican Party ballot in the Nov. 5 election, members of the East Hampton Town Republican Committee, the East Hampton Independence Party, and the East Hampton Reform Democrats are moving to formalize the unity ticket they hoped to create by forming the EH Fusion Party.
A Wainscott resident and candidate for the East Hampton Town Trustees has proposed to that body and to the town board a pilot project intended to mitigate the harmful algal blooms that have beset Wainscott Pond in recent years.
Just as the Democratic Party’s process to select a candidate to challenge President Trump next year intensifies, with 20 declared candidates so far and the first debate set for next month, Democratic and Republican officials are wasting no time in focusing on New York’s First Congressional District.
A debate over the East Hampton Library’s annual Authors Night fund-raiser highlighted a schism on the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday, with one member siding with Amagansett residents who oppose holding the two-day event in their hamlet.
The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons has invited the public to hear East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys and Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni, the newest members of their respective town boards at a forum on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton.
The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will mark National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday by distributing voter registration forms and absentee ballot applications in English and Spanish in South Fork communities. T
A mosquito collected in East Hampton has tested positive for West Nile virus, James Tomarken, the Suffolk County health commissioner, announced on Friday. The sample, taken between July 23 and 29, is the first collected in East Hampton to test positive for the virus this year.