The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals gave the green light to plans by the Montauk Historical Society to adorn with cellphone antennas the concrete fire control tower that sits next to the Montauk Point Lighthouse.
The town will pay $2.1 million for the 1.1-acre commercially zoned property on Montauk Highway using the community preservation fund and a $300,000 donation from the Friends of Georgica Pond Foundation.
East Hampton Village officials are taking a second look at Ronald Perelman’s application to legalize the construction and alteration of multiple structures at the Creeks, his 58-acre estate on Georgica Pond, following the submission of new maps, surveys, drawings, and a landscape plan.
Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island company that plans to construct the South Fork Wind Farm approximately 36 miles east of Montauk, has asked East Hampton Town for easements allowing it to land the offshore installation’s transmission cable at Beach Lane in Wainscott.
At last week’s East Hampton Village Board meeting, Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. declared that the “handwriting is on the wall” regarding the likelihood of legislation to rein in the use of leaf blowers.
The Hampton Theatre Company, coming off one of its greatest successes with this fall’s production of “Clever Little Lies,” now takes on edgier and more challenging material with “Venus in Fur,” which opened last Thursday in Quogue.
It’s Martin Luther King Day, Noyac Bay is refrozen, and it’s 29 degrees out, mostly gray. I’m inside, warm and cozy. Our individual histories are marked in different ways, storms, wars, frigid winters, hot summers, presidential elections and a variety of local events, births, graduations, weddings, promotions, firings, divorces, and deaths. Our most calamitous times on Long Island are the result of hurricanes and northeasters.
The East Hampton High School boys basketball team not only was fun to watch in last Thursday’s game here with Kings Park, but — more to the point in its coach Dan White’s opinion — East Hampton won, by a score of 63-53.