The South Fork Peak Savers Program, which encourages energy efficiency through reduced consumption, is offering a new program that would reduce peak electricity demand and save money, the East Hampton Town Board was told on Tuesday.
The owners of Brass and Burl, an online store for high-end furniture and home décor, are planning a showroom on part of the Franklin Triangle, a wedge-shaped property between Skimhampton Road and Montauk Highway in East Hampton.
East Hampton Town police arrested an apparent drunken driver in the early morning hours on Saturday in Springs. An officer saw a 2016 Ford F-250 heading south on Three Mile Harbor Road near Fort Pond Boulevard when the driver failed to signal turning left around 2:50 a.m., according to a report.
A law requiring low-nitrogen septic systems for all new residences, for existing buildings — including commercial ones — that expand their floor area by 25 percent, and for nonresidential properties that require site plan review was adopted by the Sag Harbor Village Board on March 12.
A 2018 jury trial and verdict concluding that the Town of East Hampton was responsible for erosion west of the jetties at Montauk Harbor was overturned on Friday, when a judge granted the town's motion to dismiss the lawsuit, overruling the $356,000 in damages awarded to seven property owners.
Some Montauk residents acknowledged positive recommendations in the ongoing hamlet study, while the town board agreed that a planned retreat and relocation of oceanfront structures requires further study.
As part of an effort to restore the Deacon David Hedges house in Sagaponack, which was built in 1775 by a descendant of one of East Hampton’s founding families, the owners are seeking variances from the Sagaponack Village Zoning Board of Appeals to build a second structure on the property.