“We have people come to us for all different reasons,” Kristy LaMonda, an organizer of the annual community Thanksgiving dinner at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church, said this week, “and what I’ve found is the need people feel to volunteer is almost bigger than the needs of the people who need the food sometimes.”
As East Hampton Town moves rapidly toward code changes that would make it more difficult for hotels to add bars and restaurants, at least one town councilman is suggesting that the proposal does not go far enough.
Protesters gathered at the windmill on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor on Thursday afternoon in support of Robert Mueller, the special counsel named by the Department of Justice to investigate Russia's involvement in the 2016 federal election.
Orsted, Denmark's largest energy company and the world's largest offshore wind developer, has completed the acquisition of Deepwater Wind from the D.E. Shaw Group. The $510 million transaction was announced last month.
Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman said Thursday he is not ready to concede the race for Suffolk County comptroller, even though his incumbent opponent, John M. Kennedy Jr., declared victory on Tuesday night.
The East Hampton Village Board grappled last Thursday with how to implement a proposed restriction on the use of gas-powered leaf blowers, and approved a draft of a law prohibiting storeowners from keeping their doors open when a cooling system is operating.
A full house greeted officials of the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and Deepwater Wind at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett on Monday as the bureau took comments on Deepwater’s construction and operations plan for the 15-turbine wind farm it proposes to construct and operate approximately 35 miles from Montauk.
To date, public hearings on the hamlet studies, conducted by the consultants Peter Flinker of Dodson and Flinker, a Massachusetts consulting firm, and Lisa Liquori of Fine Arts and Sciences, a former town planning director, have drawn mixed reviews.
Citing strong interest, the Town of East Hampton is continuing the Solarize East Hampton campaign that affords residential and commercial property owners a discounted price on solar panel installation beyond the original Oct. 31 sign-up deadline.
WLNG 92.1 FM, the quirky Sag Harbor radio station that became famous for its reverb sound and oldies music, its stubborn defiance of consultants’ bleak view of its unique format, and for surviving a battering from Hurricane Sandy to keep airing live reports, seems poised to hurdle yet another challenge.