06/04/15 4:35pm

A federal judge said Wednesday she needs more time to rule on a challenge to laws that would restrict flights into and out of East Hampton’s airport.

Judge Joanna Seybert originally said she would rule on the challenge by Monday, but now has extended that until June 26, according to a press release from the East Hampton Town Board. (more…)

06/01/15 1:25pm
PSEG construction on Shelter Island. (Credit: Shelter Island Reporter, file)

PSEG construction on Shelter Island. (Credit: Shelter Island Reporter, file)

In a unanimous vote, the Shelter Island Town Board passed legislation Friday afternoon banning electrical substations on the island. 

This now places the responsibility on the power company, PSEG, to construct an underwater cable from the North Fork — an effort that failed spectacularly two years ago — to the Island that will ensure reliable backup electricity.  (more…)