James Brooks and Charolotte Park's Springs studio, now owned by East Hampton Town, is in a state of dire disrepair. David E. Rattray

Walkable, workable, safer from sea level rise
Consultants working on hamlet plans for East Hampton Town envision a downtown Montauk in which businesses have relocated landward from breach areas and filled in gaps in present development, while beaches and dunes are rebuilt. Dodson and Flinker, L.K. McLean Associates, RKG Associates, Fine Arts and Sciences

Jay-Z, Beyoncé could lose view to project by noted architect Richard Meier
Add this to Jay-Z’s 99 problems.
Jay-Z and Beyoncé, who bought a house Briar Patch Road in East Hampton last year, object to a house and swimming pool planned on an adjacent property that their attorney says will block their view of the preserved field that both properties abut. David E. Rattray

Bridgehampton Main Street, which could be included in a new historic district with limits on exterior changes to storefronts. David E. Rattray

A steel barn on farmland in Amagansett built in 2016 sits vacant while several legal wrangles are worked out. David E. Rattray

Company says 911 calls fail, vast area in Northwest cut off from service
AT&T had hoped to install flat antenna panels on the windmill at Iacono Farm in East Hampton; the town denied the request. Carissa Katz

A three-year rate increase approved in 2015 by the Long Island Power Authority's board will result in a cumulative 7.3-percent increase in the delivery portion of LIPA bills. Carissa Katz

One of two Little League fields at a town-owned site in East Hampton, where a new emergency medical facility has been planned. David E. Rattray