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Town Wants Ideas for New Senior Center

On Friday, May 20, town officials will meet at the existing senior citizens center with current users of the building and staff as well as representatives of the town's Human Services Department and the architectural firms designing the new facility. The public has also been invited to a listening session in the main meeting room at Town Hall on May 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

May 12, 2022

Eversource Looks to Sell Its Wind Farm Assets

Eversource, the Boston and Hartford-based energy company that is a partner with the Danish energy company Orsted in the South Fork Wind farm and other projects, may sell all or part of its offshore wind assets.

May 12, 2022

Police & Courts

A mysterious "foaming chemical" was observed on the shoulder of Montauk Highway in Amagansett on the afternoon of May 3. By the time they arrived, the officers could not locate the spill.

May 12, 2022

Three people were charged with driving while intoxicated in the last week.

May 12, 2022

A glider flying too low over the beach led police to search areas near Napeague Lane, Atlantic Avenue, and Indian Wells on the morning of April 25, but the glider was not found.

May 5, 2022

Government

If voters approve a .5-percent real estate transfer tax in a referendum on the ballot in November, East Hampton Town will have what Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc on Tuesday called "perhaps the most important tool" to address the scarcity of affordable housing. 

May 12, 2022

A group working on implementation of the Wainscott hamlet study took a close look at the possibility of burying the power lines on Montauk Highway when it met last week. 

May 11, 2022

While the East Hampton Town Board is preparing for a hearing next Thursday on written procedures to make "hybrid" meetings permanent, the East Hampton Town Trustees held a hearing on Monday and afterward unanimously adopted their own written procedures for the use of video conferencing to conduct their meetings.

May 11, 2022

The East Hampton Town Trustees voted on Monday to accept the proposal from Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University's School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences for his lab's 2022 water quality monitoring program, and also accepted his proposal for a sediment survey of Accabonac Harbor.

May 11, 2022

Villages

Photos: East Enders Rally to Save Roe v. Wade

With the United State Supreme Court poised to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, which has protected abortion rights for nearly 50 years, hundreds of East Enders took to the streets of downtown Riverhead on Saturday to make their opinions heard.

May 16, 2022

A Rally for Roe in Riverhead Saturday

After the news broke that the United States Supreme Court, in a leaked draft of a decision, is poised to overturn the landmark case Roe v. Wade, several community organizations came together to organize a rally in support of abortion rights in Riverhead on Saturday.

May 12, 2022

Many Goings-On in Gansett

A pollinator garden is soon to be installed in Amagansett, on the ocean side of Bluff Road between Hand and Meeting House Lanes, just west of the East Hampton Town Marine Museum, the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee learned Monday as it got an update on a variety of things happening in the hamlet.

May 12, 2022

Arts

Play About Suicide Spreads Awareness at Apt Moment

"Right Before I Go," conceived by Stan Zimmerman, directed by Valerie diLorenzo, and starring a host of well-known local actors, will be staged at LTV Studios in Wainscott on Saturday and May 21. The production, which aims to "break the silence and create discussion," is also a fund-raiser for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

May 12, 2022

A new documentary by Markie Hancock tells the story of the founding of the Retreat and the ongoing but underreported incidences of domestic violence on the East End.

May 12, 2022

Beating the odds, three Long Island filmmakers sell their self-produced comedy special to Netflix.

May 12, 2022

An Andy Warhol "Marilyn" painting that sold for $195 million on Monday set up a week of anticipated auctions, including paintings by Pollock and de Kooning expected to net healthy sums in Christie's auction on Thursday.

May 12, 2022

Food

Points East, West, and Beyond

New restaurants in Springs, Southampton, and Hampton Bays are coming from the owners of EHP Resort Marina, a.k.a. East Hampton Point.

May 12, 2022

News for Foodies 05.12.22

Former Harbor Bistro chef is now at Bostwick's, Roberta's is coming to Montauk, Rita Cantina in Springs and Duryea's in Montauk are open, Springs Brewery has a new beer, and more.

May 12, 2022