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Governor Signs East End Housing Fund Act

Word of the Peconic Bay Community Housing Fund Act’s passage was cheered by East Hampton Town officials this week. Next, a referendum.

Oct 14, 2021

Supervisor Candidates Clash Again

Twice on LTV this week, East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and Councilman Jeff Bragman, his opponent in the Nov. 2 vote, sharply criticized each other on several topics as both described a town in a near-existential crisis.

Oct 14, 2021

Police & Courts

The East Hampton Town Police Department’s bomb squad was called in last Friday afternoon when an intact World War II explosive device was found in the sand on Sammy’s Beach. Three Mile Harbor was closed as the squad investigated the ordnance, reporting that it was ultimately “detonated and destroyed without incident.”

Oct 14, 2021

In recent weeks, the East Hampton Town Police Department has received enough reports of items missing from vehicles to call them “a string of larcenies.” In most of the incidents, the cars were unlocked and parked in people’s driveways.

Oct 14, 2021

A felony driving while intoxicated charge confronts a Wainscott man, who, police said, was under the influence of alcohol when they stopped him last Thursday in East Hampton.

Oct 14, 2021

Government

A week after Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc presented East Hampton Town’s tentative 2022 budget, he has proposed a modification that would see a regrading of almost 100 town employees and commensurate wage increases averaging 5 percent.

Oct 14, 2021

Residents who use the long-term lot off Lumber Lane are finding the daily charge too costly, Mayor Jerry Larsen said.

Oct 14, 2021

By a margin of 80 percent to 5 percent, commenters said the status quo at East Hampton Airport is unacceptable.

Oct 14, 2021

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island, and the North Fork will host a debate between the candidates for East Hampton Town supervisor and, separately, one among candidates for town board on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. via Zoom.

Oct 14, 2021

Long Island Books

Arts

After Larsen, a LongHouse Divided

Less than a year after Jack Lenor Larsen's passing, there have been shakeups and bad feelings between board members and some of the donors and staff of the LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton, which Larsen founded and intended to be his legacy.

Oct 14, 2021

Kelcey Edwards's two careers, filmmaker and art curator, come together in "The Art of Making It," her new documentary about artists struggling to find success.

Oct 14, 2021

A fall group show at Eric Firestone, Nivola and Steinberg at the Drawing Room, Aatchim at Harper's, Franklin Engel at Kramoris, an architecture talk, and more

Oct 14, 2021

"Native Gardens," set to open the Hampton Theatre Company's new season, takes on racism, privilege, and generational conflict, but with humor.

Oct 14, 2021

Food

Cheers Greet Springs Brewery Plan

The owners of a new locally made beer business are seeking to convert a longtime auto repair shop in Springs into a brewery and taproom with outdoor seating.

Oct 14, 2021