Dan Farnham, who recently was named as the Old Montauk Athletic Club’s male athlete of the year, winces when you repeat to him Caroline Cashin’s declaration that he is the best mountain biker out here.
Detectives are investigating a “suspicious” fire that broke out in an office building in the East Hampton Indoor Tennis complex on Saturday morning — the second one at the complex this year — during a weekend in which several other strange incidents occurred there.
The Suffolk County Water Authority and the Town of East Hampton announced on Friday the imminent completion of the installation of approximately 45,000 feet of water main in Wainscott, an effort to provide public water to the hamlet after numerous private wells were discovered to be contaminated with perfluorinated chemicals.
The 300 or 400 people who participate annually at the Main Beach Polar Bear Plunge, like the smaller throng who join the Wainscott one at the end of Beach Lane at 2:30 on New Year’s Day, say they show up for a variety of reasons: Because it’s fun. Because it’s there.
At its final meeting of 2018 last Thursday, the East Hampton Town Board authorized a bond resolution for the purchase of the former Child Development Center of the Hamptons building on Stephen Hand’s Path and voted to schedule a hearing on the proposed acquisition of property on Route 114 in Sag Harbor for affordable housing.
One month after the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act was introduced in the House of Representatives, Senators Chris Coons, Democrat of Delaware, and Jeff Flake, a retiring Republican of Arizona, followed suit in the Senate.
Brendan Wirth, a part-time officer with the East Hampton Village Police Department, was designated a full-time officer on Friday. At its final meeting of the year, the village board and Chief Michael Tracey held a brief ceremony to welcome Officer Wirth to full-time status.
East Hampton Town is set to buy a 4.2-acre parcel off Route 114 just outside Sag Harbor to build 20 to 30 units of affordable housing, and that is just one of a number of projects afoot to alleviate a critical shortage here.
The new 11,000-square-foot market features a pizza oven, a lobster tank, two kitchens, an expansive display case for prepared foods, a dining area, wire shelving filled with snacks, condiments, and sundries, and a farm stand’s worth of fresh produce.