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.
There is a growing movement for states to bypass the federal government and enact policies consistent with the Paris Accord, under which nations pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with the goal of limiting an increase in the global average temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels.
A new building in a consolidated campus for East Hampton Town’s public offices took a step forward on Tuesday with a presentation to the town board by architects from L.K. McLean Associates of Brookhaven.
In November, the dredging by Suffolk County of a part of the harbor inside the stone breakwater caused some consternation among residents, who complained about the wet sand and muddy water‚ or dredged spoils, being pumped ashore for beach replenishment.
A former resident of East Quogue and a convicted sex offender, was taken from county jail to East Hampton Town Justice Court last Thursday to be arraigned on charges of burglary and possession of stolen property.
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.