On Monday, federal and state environmental officials announced 36 grants totaling $2.57 million to local government and community groups aimed at improving the health and ecosystem of the Long Island Sound.
The John Steinbeck Waterfront Park is one step closer to becoming a reality, as the Sag Harbor Planning Board on Tuesday granted a lot line modification.
Plans to renovate a house at 11 Carver Street in Chatfield’s Hill have split the neighborhood into factions — two sides who have written volumes of letters and signed petitions either favoring or opposing the project.
The East Hampton Town Board is considering buying the former Child Development Center of the Hamptons building on the property the town owns on Stephen Hands Path at less than a third of the price the building was appraised for just over two years ago.
Creating a CCA here would allow the town’s consumers to band together to seek energy from renewable sources or at better rates from energy suppliers other the PSE&G. The alternative energy would be supplied over existing LIPA transmission lines.
Revenues for the Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund are up 3 percent for the first 10 months of 2018 over first 10 months of 2017, New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. reported on Tuesday.
The Southampton Town Board authorized a major reorganization of town departments last week when it adopted a final 2019 operating budget that totals about $102.65 million, up 3.3 percent from the current budget.
Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni got an earful of blowback and angst from the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee Monday over the Town Board’s push for new regulations to guide how the CACs operate.
A three-member quorum of the Sag Harbor Zoning Board of Appeals — down in membership due to the resignation of a board member and an alternate member — last Tuesday indicated favorable opinions, via straw polls, of variance requests by Temple Adas Israel and Sen restaurant.
Residents of Bay Avenue in Noyac are dealing with excess water during storms and high tides, and they have appealed to the Town of Southampton for help.
There are things the board has no authority to require, commented Mr. Parker, “but there are things we cannot allow.”
Sag Harbor’s Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review scored well in an audit conducted by the New York State Historic Preservation Office, whose analysts concluded the board “meets standards” in five out of six areas, with one deficiency — “legislation” — for which it is not solely to blame.
At this time of year, when brown leaves are blowing everywhere in heaps, hundreds of North Haven residents who live in private communities scratch their heads when they see village worker Glenn Ficorilli with his vacuum truck picking up leaves piled along the community’s relatively few public roads.
The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees have announced it has increased its commitment to purchase offshore wine energy from the South Fork Wind Farm, a 15-turbine wind farm proposed 30 miles east of Montauk.
The renovation of the old Ponquogue Bridge fishing piers is now complete and open to the public, Southampton Town officials announced late last week.