The recent sale of a group of commercial and residential properties on Main Street in Sag Harbor has left the shopkeepers who lease space in the buildings worried about being priced out of business by rising rents.
Saturday morning dawned bright and clear. After a week of rain and wind, the sight of the sun was a welcome relief. It was a glorious morning to take in the chill of the early fall season and do a local fishing trip.
"Most of us think of human trafficking as something that’s happening across foreign borders. But it’s happening right here, right under our noses — sex trafficking, labor trafficking," said Paula Bess Smith, a Shinnecock activist helped organize a seminar on the problem last week.
Schenck Fuels Services, a family-owned East Hampton company that has provided oil supply and home heating services to residents of the town since 1902, was sold on Friday to the Star Group, a publicly traded corporation based in Stamford, Conn.
Kilkare, the iconic 1879 house dramatically moored atop a 3.42-acre swath of bluff and dunes on the Georgica oceanfront in Wainscott has hit the market again with a different real estate agent and a notably amended listing.
The East Hampton Town Board agreed last Thursday to issue bonds through which it will spend up to $200,000 for a map, plan, and report, including a cost estimate, of the proposed creation of a beach erosion-control district in downtown Montauk.
The South Fork commercial fishing industry remains opposed to Deepwater Wind’s proposed offshore wind farm, and now several hundred Wainscott residents have opened another hostile front, this one specific to the Rhode Island company’s preferred cable-landing site, the ocean beach at the end of Beach Lane in their hamlet.
Thursday from 7 to 9, there will be a program for the larger community, offering an overview of the problem “to help participants gain an increased awareness and understanding of how this crime occurs in our community,” according to a release.
The Suffolk County Board of Elections has certified the Sept. 13 Democratic Party primary election results, with East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys defeating his challenger, David Gruber, 61 percent to 39 percent.
The East Hampton Town Trustees’ Largest Clam Contest, an early-autumn tradition that celebrates the bounty of the town’s waterways, drew a crowd to the grounds of the trustees’ offices at the Lamb Building in Amagansett on Sunday.