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Questions on a Vet’s Office and an Alleyway

The East Hampton Town Planning Board moved closer to approving plans for the Beckmann Commercial building in Montauk at its meeting last week. Dr. Molly is waiting to move in.

Feb 15, 2024

Boards Vie for Control Over Senior Center Review Process

By a vote of 4 to 2, the East Hampton Town Planning Board resolved at its Feb. 7 meeting to hire an attorney to advise it on whether or not to seek "lead agency" status on the town’s proposed new senior citizens center. The East Hampton Town Board has said it plans to take the lead on that review process.

Feb 15, 2024

Government

The New York State Division of Consumer Protection has notified all municipal government officials that a new law amending and clarifying the state’s existing credit card surcharge law went into effect on Sunday.

Feb 15, 2024

The East Hampton Town Trustees agreed to permit a new approach to eelgrass restoration in Napeague Harbor, and authorized funding it, when the group met on Monday.

Feb 15, 2024

In a first step toward a major overhaul of its zoning code, the East Hampton Town Board voted to revise the “purposes” section of the town code pertaining to zoning at its meeting last Thursday. The resolution marks the first concrete step in a process that began nine months ago with the board’s formation of the zoning code amendment work group.

Feb 8, 2024

New York State Senator Anthony Palumbo, who has represented the First Senatorial District since 2021, announced on Jan. 31 that he will seek a third term. He has at least one challenger: On Monday, former Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker announced her candidacy for the Democratic Party’s nomination for Mr. Palumbo’s seat.

Feb 8, 2024

Arts

Portrait of a Portraitist

Sag Harbor’s Jonathan Morse has worn many hats, including architect, real estate developer, and motorcycle and sailboat racer, but for the past 35 years he has focused on photography, especially portraiture, as well as art book publishing and fine arts printing.

Feb 21, 2024

The Church’s current print show highlights the art and craft of printmaking, focusing not only on the artists and printmakers of the South Fork, but displaying the tools, blocks, stones, plates, and states that go into the production of their work.

Feb 21, 2024

Appearing at The Church in Sag Harbor this weekend are D.J. Spooky, a multimedia artist, Bruce Wolosoff, a composer and pianist, and Dan Rizzie, a painter and printmaker.

Feb 21, 2024

“Look at the Book,” a new show at the Southampton Arts Center, features work by 33 artists and just as many different approaches to books and the written word.

Feb 21, 2024

Villages

For the Church and the Community

In the Rev. Jon D. Rodriguez, the East Hampton Presbyterian Church believes it has found a dynamic and engaged young leader for its pulpit for years to come.

Feb 15, 2024

Item of the Week: Isaac Plato’s Parsonage Work

This invoice from Isaac Plato (circa 1767-1832) is signed by both Plato and Abraham Parsons, who paid him on behalf of the East Hampton Town Trustees. The invoice is partly for “chestnut rails” for the East Hampton parsonage.

Feb 15, 2024

Sag Harbor to Welcome Cruise Passengers

The first cruise ship to call Sag Harbor a stop on its itinerary will moor in sight of Long Wharf in three months. Officials are looking to ease the way.

Feb 15, 2024

Food

Out of the Print Shop

The Church’s current print show highlights the art and craft of printmaking, focusing not only on the artists and printmakers of the South Fork, but displaying the tools, blocks, stones, plates, and states that go into the production of their work.

Feb 21, 2024

A Weekend at The Church

Appearing at The Church in Sag Harbor this weekend are D.J. Spooky, a multimedia artist, Bruce Wolosoff, a composer and pianist, and Dan Rizzie, a painter and printmaker.

Feb 21, 2024

Booked Up in Southampton

“Look at the Book,” a new show at the Southampton Arts Center, features work by 33 artists and just as many different approaches to books and the written word.

Feb 21, 2024

Bits and Pieces 02.22.24

LongHouse lecture with Michael Arad and Paul Goldberger, landscape therapy with Edwina von Gal, That Motown Band at Bay Street, drumming and jazz in Sag Harbor, new single from Taylor Barton, British invasion in Riverhead, grant application from East End Arts.

Feb 21, 2024