Government

Also in study: a new look for Wainscott
In downtown Montauk, the town is considering a program that would allow the downtown to remain where it is, while also adapting to a rising sea level by moving some businesses away from the shoreline. David E. Rattray

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., center, was joined by a delegation in support of Montaukett recognition last week.

Mysterious signs cite no authority but prohibit public access
Rod Richardson cleaned debris from Hicks Island as part of the townwide Shoreline Sweep organized by Dell Cullum on Saturday. Restricted access to the island means more trash, Mr. Richardson told the East Hampton Town Trustees. Rod Richardson
Rod Richardson

East Hampton clergy aim to educate, organize, mobilize in election lead-up
Onida Coward Mayers, Gregorio Mayers, the Rev. Walter Silva Thompson, Louis Myrick, and Diana Walker
Onida Coward Mayers, Gregorio Mayers, the Rev. Walter Silva Thompson, Louis Myrick, and Diana Walker announced VoteHamptonNY, a nonpartisan initiative, at Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton last Thursday. Christopher Walsh

A ‘stubborn’ veteran of Legislature from Shirley
Kate Browning Durell Godfrey

Christopher Gobler
Christopher Gobler delivered an upbeat assessment of the waters in and around the Town of East Hampton to the town trustees on Monday. Christopher Walsh



Town officials on Friday announced that they had revoked a license agreement with Fly Blade, which offers scheduled and charter helicopter flights to East Hampton Airport. Durell Godfrey