A proposed expansion of the community oyster garden that was launched in Three Mile Harbor last year took a step forward on Monday when the East Hampton Town Trustees voted unanimously to put in motion a process that would double the size of that garden while establishing another in Hog Creek.
Wilson Fabian Guanga has made his home in Montauk for 23 years. He has been in a detention facility in Bergen County, New Jersey, since being picked up on Jan. 27 by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency officers, and on Tuesday a hearing will be held in Manhattan at which a judge will decide whether he can remain in the United States or be deported.
The judge presiding over the case of Sean P. Ludwick, who is facing six felony charges including vehicular manslaughter for the 2015 accident in Noyac that killed his passenger, Paul Hansen, has rejected motions made by the defense to dismiss the charges.
East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. echoed announcements by the East Hampton and Southampton Town governments in stating that the village government will not allow or authorize its personnel to become federal deputies in order to carry out immigration enforcement activities.
The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a hearing on Tuesday on an application from Adam Lindemann to build a 450-square-foot pool, a patio, and a pergola on the more than five-acre compound in Montauk that once belonged to Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey. The work requires Z.B.A. approval, including a variance to build closer than 100 feet to wetlands, the minimum distance prescribed by town code.
Amber Waves Farm, a not-for-profit educational farm that runs a 150-member community supported agriculture program in Amagansett, has purchased the farmland on which it has operated for the last eight years, as well as the attached Amagansett Farmers Market, from Margaret de Cuevas.
This wasn’t just any old Facebook jibber-jabber. It had to do with feminism, with Sag Harbor School District residents divided about President Trump, with so-called pussy hats being renamed cat hats, and with First Amendment rights and social media zeal.