Representatives from Tesla Motors, the California manufacturer of electric cars, made a pitch to the East Hampton Town Board Tuesday for a charging station to be situated in the municipal parking lot at Kirk Park in Montauk. The board expressed interest in the idea, but was less enthusiastic about the location.
The East Hampton Library’s upcoming Authors Night fund-raiser, to be held next month on an Amagansett field bought by the town with community preservation fund money, dominated a meeting of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee.
As part of an effort to bring more business to East Hampton Village’s commercial district, the director of the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce had a plan for a weekly event. Officials refused to give him the go-ahead.
No doubt about it, it was hot and humid last week. Nobody needed to hear it formally from a weatherman, or from Capt. Obvious for that matter. Hot is just hot. Just poking your head outside the house was enough for many people, before tightly closing the door to stay cool in air-conditioned comfort.
A recent study of the impact of sea level rise on coastal communities in the continental United States predicted that, by the year 2045, billions of dollars of East End real estate will be at risk of severe flooding.
Energized by a 75-percent increase in turnout over the 2016 primary election, more than 200 East Hampton Democrats held what they called a “unity” rally for Perry Gershon, the party’s nominee to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District, at the Springs residence of John and Alice Tepper Marlin.
Rose Brown and Arthur Graham, who received the most votes in the June 19 election for two seats on the East Hampton Village Board, were sworn in at the board’s organizational meeting on Tuesday. Ms. Brown is a newcomer to the position, while Mr. Graham was re-elected after serving the final year of the late Elbert Edwards’s term.