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Authors Night at 555 Approved Despite Objections

A debate over the East Hampton Library’s annual Authors Night fund-raiser highlighted a schism on the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday, with one member siding with Amagansett residents who oppose holding the two-day event in their hamlet.

Apr 25, 2019
Sandy Spit Off Gardiner’s Island Off Limits

There is “absolutely no doubt” that the shoal system and foreshore of Gardiner’s Island, like the island itself, is privately owned, an expert has told the East Hampton Town Trustees.

Apr 25, 2019
Sand Land and D.E.C. Taken to Court

Thirteen advocacy groups negotiate a two-week delay in the permit approval to expand the use of the Noyac mine.

Apr 20, 2019
New Eyes and Ears for the Peconic Bays

Pete Topping spent seven and a half years as a bay management specialist with the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery before being hired four months ago as the new Peconic Baykeeper, a clean-water advocate for Long Island’s Peconic and South Shore bays.

Apr 18, 2019
Tesla Wants Montauk

Representatives of Tesla Motors and a company with which it has partnered presented a refined proposal to install an array of electric vehicle charging stations in Montauk to the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday.

Apr 18, 2019
Z.B.A. Ponders 56 Oceanfront Pilings

Lily Pond Lane owners watch proceedings and worry over their own views.

Apr 18, 2019
After a Battle, Gardiner’s Bay Is Back

A 1956 mapping mistake is corrected, following a decade-long effort.

Apr 18, 2019
School-Contractor Saga Ends

The long, winding, and expensive disagreement between the East Hampton School District and Sandpebble Building has ended.

Apr 18, 2019
Best Place to Live? Not Here

Not a single East End town made the top 100 in’s 2019 list of Best Places to Live in America — or even the top 350 Best Places to Live in New York State.

Apr 18, 2019
‘Fusion’ Ticket Goes Down in Flames

In a tersely worded statement issued Tuesday afternoon, the East Hampton Town Republican Committee announced that it had been unable to persuade G.O.P. county leadership to let candidates who are not registered Republicans appear on the party’s line in the Nov. 5 election.

Apr 18, 2019
cat Cat Ops Target Feral Colonies Near You

ARF’s network of Operation Cat volunteers provides food, water, and shelter for more than 1,000 cat colonies on the East End, ranging in size from two to 30 cats. The ­caretakers tend to the colonies with at least one daily visit. 

Apr 16, 2019
Judge Puts Duryea’s Deal on Hold

The settlement was invalid because the town board did not vote on a resolution authorizing it before it was finalized, according to a statement from the town on Friday.

Apr 12, 2019