Government

The Hampton Hopper has renewed a contract with the Town of East Hampton to provide free bus service in parts of Montauk this summer. Durell Godfrey

“Significant damage to the bluff trail”
Erosion has carved into the trail in Rheinstein Park, just west of Ditch Plain and has caused significant damage to the bluff trail at Shadmoor, just west of that. Judy D'Mello

The Block Island wind turbines were visible at dawn on Monday from the ocean beach in Montauk. Jane Bimson

A 900,000-gallon water reservoir is to be built on a water authority parcel of land off Cross Highway in Amagansett. David E. Rattray

Kenneth Schwenk has proposed nine house lots on land he is an owner of in Sagaponack. Jamie Buffalino

Brendon Henry Kristen Asher

“This is a big, if I can use the word, ugly subdivision of farmland.”
A proposal to subdivide and develop a 41-acre parcel of farmland in Sagaponack just west of East Hampton Town raised concerns from the town planning board during a recent discussion of the proposal. T.E. McMorrow

Expands severely disabled veterans’ access to health day care

“What we don’t have at the lighthouse and the surrounding areas is reliable cellphone coverage,”
Following a public hearing held last week, the East Hampton Town Planning Board will soon decide on a proposal to mount nine flat cellphone-signal antennas on the fire tower next to the Montauk Lighthouse. T.E. McMorrow

‘Weak’ rental registry code fails its first trial
A jury found James Henry, a tenant in Northwest Woods, not guilty of violating East Hampton Town’s rental registry law. After the verdict was announced, he posed with his girlfriend and housemate, Katlyn Albrecht, and his attorney, Lawrence Kelly. T.E. McMorrow