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Though passengers have been few in the first days of the South Fork Commuter Connection, the coordinated rail and bus system designed to alleviate traffic congestion, East Hampton and Southampton Town officials expect more passengers as the weather warms and traffic worsens.
The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals will consider a controversial construction project in Montauk’s Hither Hills neighborhood when it meets on March 19 and 26, one that its critics say will set a dangerous precedent if completed according to plans.
The East Hampton Independence Party has chosen David Gruber, who lost a primary Democratic challenge to Councilman David Lys last year, as its 2019 candidate for town supervisor, and Bonnie Brady and Betsy Bambrick its candidates for town board.
With the enthusiastic endorsement of their lessees, the East Hampton Town Trustees on Monday moved nearer to codifying a significant change in the terms for the lots at Lazy Point, Amagansett, where residents own their houses but lease the underlying land.