Hermine is the first significant storm to affect Montauk since completion of the Army Corps project in April, and the damage done by this relatively minor storm has raised concerns about the future of the project.
Nineteen people were charged with violations of the town code when The East Hampton Town Code Enforcement Department, working with the Building Department, fire marshals, and town police, executed a search warrant at 13 Beech Hollow Court in Montauk at 6 a.m.
The real estate market in the Hamptons is down so far this year, and so are revenues for the Peconic Bay Regional Community Preservation Fund, but East Hampton Town is bucking the trend.
The center of Amagansett, and how it will look in the future, is in the spotlight as East Hampton Town moves forward with a plan to expand the hamlet’s municipal parking lot.
A pilot program testing new septic waste management technologies is under way, as researchers, environmentalists, and public officials across the region have targeted nitrogen pollution from wastewater as the cause of continued and increasing problems with the quality of ground and surface waters.
Based on the recommendation of an East Hampton Town committee on affordable housing, the town board is considering legalizing the creation of apartments in detached structures on residential properties, such as garages.
Two new, full-size maps depicting some 213 miles of trails within the Town of East Hampton are now available, after a comprehensive effort across several town departments that included trudging along just about every inch of the trails, through woodlands and meadows, cliffside and shore.
Revenues from the Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund are down nearly 6 percent for the first seven months of 2016 as compared to 2015.
Hillary Clinton, who reportedly took in $52.3 million in contributions last month, will look to grow her presidential campaign fund during a visit to the South Fork this week.