State kills local regulation of ride-hailing services

Change was ill-timed, confusing, restaurateurs say
Paul Monte said changing the law regarding restaurants’ use of outdoor space just as the busy season begins was “awful” timing. Durell Godfrey

The lack of affordable work-force housing is considered a looming threat
Construction industry growth has driven recent job growth in East Hampton Town, according to an economic study that consultants prepared for the town. Durell Godfrey photos

Cast members from "Summer House," the first season of which aired over the winter, partied hard. This year, instead of a house on Napeague — which they called Montauk — they are setting up at a house in Water Mill.

Tom Ruhle of East Hampton Town’s Office of Housing and Community Development and the Rev. Steven Howarth pulled “winning tickets” during a home ownership lottery drawing on May 31 at East Hampton Town Hall. Christopher Walsh