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This Week in Pictures — 3.30.14

There’s something to these weeks of waiting for spring. They test your faith in the process of renewal. The peas planted on St. Patrick’s Day shrivel with the plummeting temperatures, or get washed out


Good Ground Park

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


Goldsmith Inlet

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


An artist's rendering of one of Deepwater Wind's turbines.

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


The capped Southold Town landfill on Cox Lane, where Northville Industries is proposing a power plant.

Cutchogue Landfill Wins Solar Project Award

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


PSEG President David Daly at a recent meeting in East Hampton

East Hampton Rally Planned on PSEG Lines

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. The


The Mattituck Florist is looking to start a farmers market this spring.

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


This Week In Pictures — 3.23.14

Open your eyes and open up a fresh season. We pealed off winter (at least for the moment) this week, for just a few days’ glance at the beauty in store for us as


North Fork Bob when he was tagged in Cutchogue in 2010 | courtesy Rob Bierregaard

Will North Fork Bob Make It Home in Time to Nest?

In the four years since then-youngster osprey North Fork Bob was fitted with a satellite location transmitter at the North Fork Country Club in Cutchogue, he’s spent his late winter chilling in Venezuela, taking


Kevin McAllister

Kevin McAllister Speaks Out on Being Fired as Baykeeper

One day after word broke that he was no longer the Peconic Baykeeper, Kevin McAllister says he was broadsided with allegations that he had an inappropriate relationship with a staff member a year-and-a-half ago,


New Suffolk Waterfront Marina Gets the Go-Ahead from Southold Trustees

When members of the New Suffolk Waterfront Fund came to the Southold Town Trustees Wednesday night to pitch their plan to rebuild the long-decaying marina at their property in downtown New Suffolk, they said


One of the Cihaneks' goats, Mozart, gets to work munching greens in Pennsylvania | Green Goats photo

Goats Will Glean in the Long Pond Greenbelt

The Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt have spent more than nine years trying to keep invasive weeds out of the 40-acre Vineyard Field behind the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton, which


Downtown Riverhead

Riverhead to Host Community Sessions on Downtown’s Future

Consultants who are working on an ongoing study of improving the vitality of downtown Riverhead are looking for public input next week on the community’s vision for downtown Riverhead. Two meetings will be held on


Terence Brockbank, Diana Marbury, Krista Kurtzberg, Ben Schnickel and Matthew Conlon in "The Foreigner" at Hampton Theatre Company | Tom Kochie photo.

“The Foreigner” is Innocent, Magical Fun

The first thing you’ll probably hear about Hampton Theatre Company’s new production of “The Foreigner” is that it’s pretty darn funny. That’s quite true, but what you might not hear about this gem of a


This Week in Pictures — March 16, 2014

As we wait with bated breath for the thermometer to steadily stay above freezing, faint glimpses of spring can be found on the shoreline and in the fields. Anxious farmers are beginning to plow


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