Government

Springs and Wainscott residents voice development hopes and fears
In Wainscott, residents said they hope that a “community identity” can be created along the Montauk Highway commercial strip. Joanne Pilgrim

Skepticism on proposed limits despite an increase in four-wheel traffic
A resident of Springs told the East Hampton Town Trustees that the small beach just inside Three Mile Harbor is dangerously crowded with vehicles on some summer days. Durell Godfrey

Some say war on mayhem is ‘war on music’
Crowds came by land and by sea to hear Willy Nelson play at the Surf Lodge in June of 2013. The spot will start the summer without a music scene after the New York State Liquor Authority found that it is not categorized as a live music venue under its license classification. Jane Bimson

After Carol Konner, the principal owner of the Montauk Highway properties that the town wanted to handle as a planned development district, withdrew her support, the town board withdrew the application. Doug Kuntz

Lawyer says the town violated Fair Housing Act
East Hampton Town contends that the Dunes needs a special permit to operate an in-house treatment center in a residential neighborhood. Its lawyer disagrees. Morgan McGivern

The Dunes operates in residential Northwest Woods
Morgan McGivern

Access points irk as Army Corps exits downtown
Stairways that have replaced sand paths to the downtown Montauk beach could cause difficulty not only to the disabled but to beachgoers laden with gear or carrying children, a Montauk hotel owner has said. Joanne Pilgrim
Sand was washed off concrete pavers laid by the Army Corps of Engineers at the foot of South Edison Street in Montauk during recent rains; town officials are asking for them to be replaced with surfacing that is safer to traverse. Thomas Bradley Muse


Doug Kuntz