Elected officials and environmental groups criticized an E.P.A. action plan that postponed the setting of drinking water standards for a group of synthetic chemicals including those that contaminated residential wells in Wainscott and are thought to have originated at East Hampton Airport.
East Hampton and Mark Rowan, the billionaire co-founder of a private equity firm who bought Perry B. Duryea & Son Inc., the fish market with dining on Fort Pond Bay in Montauk, have settled a lawsuit, ending several years of dispute.
Dan Gasby, the husband and business partner of B. Smith, the former restaurateur who has Alzheimer’s disease and has a history of going missing, sought permission from the East Hampton Town planning board on Feb. 13 to allow the couple’s property to remain overcleared of vegetation so Ms. Smith could have open space to walk outside.
In recognition of Black History Month, the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill and the Hamptons United Methodist Church in Southampton will screen “4 Little Girls: Moving Portraits of the American Civil Rights Movement” on Saturday with a performance of African dance and drumming.
“Aerobic exercise that these girls are participating in, plus all of the peer mentoring and adult mentoring they receive, increase self-efficacy in science and cognitive processes that improve academic achievement.”