A couple of months later than expected, but the Southampton Town Board has hired a new town attorney. Supervisor Jay Schneiderman’s pick, James M. Burke, was sworn in on Tuesday afternoon following unanimous approval by the board.
The stakes in the long-running duel between the Town of East Hampton and the owners of Cyril’s Fish House on Napeague were raised considerably this week when Justice Steven Tekulsky scheduled May 3 as the day to begin jury selection in a criminal trial of the ownership group
With a proposed work force housing development at 531 Montauk Highway in Amagansett raising questions about an influx of school-aged children and an increased tax burden, the Amagansett School Board will host an information session in the school gymnasium on March 19.
The Suffolk County Independence Party has endorsed Dave Calone, a businessman and former chairman of the Suffolk County Planning Commission, in his bid to represent New York’s First Congressional District.
East Hampton Town is redesigning its website, and is seeking photographs for it. The idea is that visitors to the website would get a look at landscapes, people, activities, parks, culture and art, nature and animals, and so on.
A system of autonomous power-generating stations at key locations in East Hampton could keep important buildings powered even if widespread power outages occurred while also saving money and using primarily clean technology.