Government

Hero Beach says snacks for guests a necessity
The owners of the new Hero Beach Club motel in Montauk recently added daybeds and other features to an outdoor lounge on the property. A new town law will make it impossible for guests to order food and drinks. Jackie Pape





Majority nods to state and federal jurisdiction
Gulls at the Atlantic Ocean end of Georgica Pond. A blue-green algae bloom detected in the pond's water has led to a call for an emergency opening to allow it to drain and be refilled with seawater. David E. Rattray

Word on whether the Supreme Court will hear a case involving East Hampton Town’s attempt to restrict use of its airport — now blocked by a lower court — could come by the end of June. Durell Godfrey

Consultants target Wainscott and Montauk
Retreat from the downtown Montauk shore, with the oceanfront row of motels moved back to fill in gaps on the next street up and dunes taking their place, is among the recommendations in a draft plan for the hamlet. T.E. McMorrow