Tenzin Yignyen, a Tibetan Buddhist monk who has taught in the United States for 20 years, returned to the Ross School in East Hampton last week, where he constructed and later dismantled a sand mandala.
The Springs School facilities committee on Monday stopped short of recommending a bond referendum to finance a capital project, as it previously appeared poised to do, and instead introduced suggestions that will cost the school district money without proposing a way to pay for them.
Even as storm-force winds blew across Montauk last week, sending waves high up onto the downtown beach where a line of sandbags covered with excavated sand is slated for construction by the Army Corps of Engineers, project contractors set up shop with a trailer at Montauk’s Kirk Park parking lot.
A contingent hoping to see increased opportunities for affordable housing in East Hampton Town rallied at Town Hall on Tuesday to express support for a proposed project in Wainscott that has been decried by the Wainscott School Board.
A panel including Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone addressed environmental issues at a standing-room-only forum sponsored by Concerned Citizens of Montauk at the Montauk Firehouse on Sunday.
Foster Maer, the senior litigation counsel of LatinoJustice, a New York City civil rights organization, has written East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell asking for an investigation into Town Police handling of the death of 21-year-old Gabriela Armijos in September of last year.
The commisssioners of the Springs Fire District came under a barrage of fire at a hearing before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals Tuesday, concerning a cellphone tower erected behind the Springs Firehouse on Fort Pond Boulevard in April.
A drone crashed into a building and then landed on the sidewalk in Sag Harbor, erupting into flames.
Ross Pryce, 51, of Sag Harbor died while being airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital after his motorcycle collided head-on with a Mercedes-Benz on Saturday evening.