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East End Could Receive Energy from First U.S. Offshore Wind Park

A 200 megawatt wind farm under development in the Atlantic Ocean could soon be providing power for the East End. Deepwater Wind, which won a federal lease last July to develop the project on the outer continental shelf 30 miles east of Montauk, announced yesterday it has applied to the Long Island Power Authority to supply the power to the energy grid on Long Island.  Read more...


East Hampton Rally Planned on PSEG Line

PSEG’s plan to continue working on a seven-mile long overhead transmission line project in East Hampton while exploring the possibility of eventually running the line underground isn’t sitting well with the East Hampton community.  Read more...


Farmers Market Planned for Mattituck

The corner of Love Lane and the Main Road could be the home to a new farmers market this spring. Danielle LaScala, who owns the Mattituck Florist, is teaming up with farmers Gene and Maryann Krupski of Mar-Gene Farms on Soundview Avenue in Mattituck to create a Friday afternoon market beginning May 9.  Read more...

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Cutchogue Landfill Wins Solar Project

After years of stalled solar energy proposals for Southold Town’s capped Cutchogue landfill, Southold Town is now in the solar business. Town Supervisor Scott Russell announced Wednesday morning that “the Town of Southold landfill has been chosen by PSEG Long Island as the site for the development of a 12 acre, 2,000 kW ground mount solar photovoltaic system...  Read more...


Good Ground Park Gets an Architect

It’s been more than a decade since the Town of Southampton purchased the 36-acre site known as Good Ground Park behind a pocket park on Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays.On March 25, the town hired landscape architects MKW+Associates of Rutherford, NJ to design a revitalization and expansion of the park, including an amphitheater and playground for kids on the site, which is next door to and behind Squiretown Restaurant.  Read more...


Southold Reopens Goldsmith Jetty Discussion

For years, people who have been concerned about the health of Goldsmith Inlet, on the Long Island Sound in Peconic, have attempted to remain neutral about the effect the one jetty to the west of the inlet has on the health of the inlet. Residents who live to the west of the jetty in Peconic Sound Shores insist it should remain in place, protecting their waterfront homes as sand builds up to the west of the jetty.  Read More...

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