For Greenport native Chris Hamilton, the 29th Annual East End Maritime Festival signals the celebration of his heritage, and will also give him a platform for speaking about environmental issues that are close to his heart.
He will serve as the 2018 Grand Marshal and will lead the parade on Saturday through Greenport Village.
“I’m happy to be able to represent my community. I’ve lived here pretty much my whole life,” Mr. Hamilton said. “To be able to represent Greenport, it’s an honor to do that.” READ
A former East Hampton attorney who pleaded guilty to stealing over $500,000 from an Orient woman’s estate in April was sentenced Tuesday on all eight charges he was facing, including identity theft and grand larceny. READ
After hearing a presentation on the potential dangers of offshore drilling on the North Fork, Southold Town officials are considering a resolution opposing it.
A representative from Oceana, an international ocean conservation advocacy group, presented its findings about the risks of offshore drilling, including potential harm to local jobs and tourist attractions, during Tuesday’s Town Board work session. READ
Kerriann Otaño and her fiancé, Dane Suarez, spent two years planning every detail of their perfect wedding. Ms. Otaño would walk down a long walkway from the house they rented for their bridal party onto North Topsail Beach on the North Carolina coast. (more…)
Five people spoke in support of Eastern Front Brewing Co. at a public hearing before the Southold Planning Board Monday evening. The Mattituck brewery is seeking site plan approval to reopen its Main Road tasting room.
“I own property here in Mattituck and I’m totally in favor of this application, so I hope you guys will take it into consideration,” said resident Mike Hughes. READ