As the beat of the summer season begins this Memorial Day, live bands that have been booked for performances this season at many an East Hampton Town restaurant and bar could be silenced, depending on the outcome of a systematic license review being conducted by the town.
In a letter to the board dated May 19, Carol Konner, the principal owner of the Montauk Highway properties that the town wanted to rezone from highway business to a mix of commercial, retail, and residential, withdrew her support for the plan.
Safe Harbor Retreat, a California company that operates the Dunes, an in-house treatment center in East Hampton’s Northwest Woods has asked the United States Supreme Court to review a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decision rejecting its lawsuit claiming the Town of East Hampton has violated the federal Fair Housing Act.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has honored Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences for his research on Long Island’s water quality problems.
A comprehensive financial audit of LTV, the nonprofit organization that provides public access cable TV in East Hampton and is funded largely by the town, found no misappropriation of funds but pinpointed 19 financial practices that fell short.
An aquatic weed harvester that is to begin removing macroalgae from Georgica Pond this month is of concern to the East Hampton Town Trustees, who own and oversee many of the town’s waterways and bottomlands on behalf of the public.
The Long Island Commercial Fishing Association has joined the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission in the latter group’s motion to oppose the designation of an offshore marine monument in the Northeast Atlantic, which environmental groups support.
The need for seasonal work-force housing is a crisis that only a multifaceted approach will resolve, according to those who spoke yesterday at a breakfast symposium organized by the East Hampton Business Alliance.