East Hampton Town announced on Tuesday that it expects to temporarily "deactivate" East Hampton Airport at the end of February and then reopen it four days later as "a new, publicly owned private-use" facility.
With in-person classes hanging in the balance, the Springs School Board adopted a five-day return rule for kids and employees out on Covid-19 quarantine or isolation — a distinct departure from the 10-day rule maintained by several nearby school districts. Another controversial Covid policy, known as test-to-stay, was under discussion in Sag Harbor, Montauk, and Springs this week.
The developers of the South Fork Wind farm have announced that Haugland Energy Group of Melville will install the underground ducts for the onshore transmission line and head up the project’s connection facility here, leading to more than 100 union jobs, they said.
The temporary communications tower, or "cell on wheels" that the East Hampton Town Board agreed last month should be placed at Maidstone Park in Springs until a permanent emergency communications tower is constructed elsewhere in the hamlet now appears headed to Gann Road.
A woman called police Sunday morning to report seeing, by the side of Stephen Hand’s Path near Cedar Street, a large black garbage bag containing what looked to be “a person, or human remains.” A potentially gruesome situation turned out to be rather routine.
The East Hampton Town Board’s plan to enact restrictions on operations at East Hampton Airport, announced in Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc’s State of the Town address last week, appears to have done little to alleviate the concerns of residents on the South and North Forks.
Wi-Fi connectivity at East Hampton Town’s public beaches and new informational signs using QR codes that beachgoers could scan with their smartphones to be directed to the town’s website were among the recommendations issued by the town’s Beach, Parks, and Recreation Recovery and Advisory Group on Tuesday.
It was right before Memorial Day last year when the Sag Harbor resident's book "The Lost Boys of Montauk" was released. Among the positive responses were starred reviews for the exhaustively researched story of a local tragedy dating back to the 1980s.