As part of its efforts to reduce energy consumption during peak electricity demand, the Town of East Hampton has installed energy-saving LED (light-emitting diode) fixtures and “smart” thermostats at town buildings.
After a consultant conducting hamlet studies for East Hampton Town delivered an update to the town board on Tuesday, the board decided that each hamlet should have its own public hearing, the first of which may be held as soon as next month.
Code violations issued in the Town of East Hampton fell by roughly 100 in the first six months of 2018 over last year, the town’s public safety director told the town board on Tuesday, and a crackdown on out-of-town taxi companies is largely responsible, he said.
A 31-year-old Shelter Island woman was arrested near the beach at Barcelona Neck in East Hampton last Thursday morning after police said they found pills and marijuana in her white beach bag, which was inscribed with the word “STASH.”
Brian Z. France, the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, was arrested on Sunday night in Sag Harbor Village on drunken driving and drug charges.
The derelict structure that once housed the Swamp, for decades a landmark disco and gathering place for the gay community — as well as having been, in later years, the popular Star Room nightclub — was torn down late last week.
Humans are mammals. We Homo sapiens can carry on conversations in hundreds of different languages, keep legible diaries, write histories, sing, act, take tests, practice various vocations, go to schools and universities, indulge in marriage ceremonies and funerals. We are complicated and talented mammals, but in the final analysis, mammals.
The East Hampton Town Police Department, along with the town’s Ordinance Enforcement Department, building inspectors, and fire marshals, executed the warrant at 38 Railroad Avenue shortly after 6 a.m. on Sunday, according to a release issued by the town.
Several different species of sharks are frequent visitors to our local waters. Everything from the lowly dogfish to the king of the seas, the great white, seems to make an annual visit at one point or another to South Fork beaches.