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Work will be complete on the Army Corps of Engineers downtown Montauk beach project within days, but it remains to be seen what the changes on the beach will mean for the summer season, when throngs of locals and visitors head to the downtown shore for a day of sun, surf, and sand.
The breakup of the Sloppy Tuna ownership group has continued a sloppy downward spiral that began when the partners in the limited liability company, 148 South Emerson Associates, launched countersuits against each other early last year.
An overnight curfew on takeoffs and landings enacted at East Hampton Airport last summer had the hoped-for effect, consultants told the town board on Friday, not only quieting the hours during the curfew but curtailing the use of the airport by aircraft defined as noisy and reducing complaints about them.
East Hampton Town Sanitation Department Flooded
Groundwork for a study of the core commercial areas of each hamlet in East Hampton Town continued on March 16 with a Town Hall session focused on Springs and East Hampton.
The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals was in an Amagansett state of mind during its March 15 meeting, considering applications about two Beach Hampton properties.
The owner of a 28,000-square-foot oceanfront property on Surfside Avenue in Montauk was before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday seeking a permit for a 10-year maintenance program for a rock revetment on the property’s eastern border.
East Hampton Town will move to require advanced treatment of septic waste in its harbor areas in order to stem the release of nitrogen into surface waters where pollution from wastewater has been climbing.
The Army Corps of Engineers presented a plan for the Montauk Inlet on Tuesday that would combine dredging with a project to bolster the shoreline to the west.