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“It might have been a bright blue day, but rainclouds had to come this way,” sang a sometime resident of Amagansett, Paul McCartney. “They're watering everything that they can see.”
East Hampton Town police are investigating the death of an Amagansett man in an accident on Windmill Lane in that hamlet early Saturday morning. Erik D. Payne, 25, was declared dead on the scene by investigators.
East Hampton Town Lt. Christopher M. Hatch may be getting ready to retire, but he’s still plenty busy over the next few weeks as he makes the final preparations for the annual Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick’s Day parade.
The battle over an alcohol ban at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett intensified on Tuesday when Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell and Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc visited a meeting of the East Hampton Town Trustees.
A change to town laws that is under discussion would allow personal watercraft such as Jet Skis, which have been banned from East Hampton Town harbors, to be launched from designated ramps throughout the town and traverse the harbors in order to get to open waters, where they are unrestricted.
The church’s outreach efforts are not limited to its large and diverse congregation; rather, they are extended to anyone residing in the greater East Hampton area.
The amount the department agreed to pay was based on the profit it believed it had made from a high six-figure investment into Distinctive Ventures L.L.C. in 2006 or 2007.
The East Hampton Village Board would like to reduce the default speed limit in the village from 30 to 25 miles per hour.
East Hampton Town this week got the go-ahead to designate as historic and preserve a house believed to be the sole surviving dwelling of the Montaukett Tribe, moved long ago from tribal land at Montauk’s Indian Field to a parcel on Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton.