A $4 million purchase of an additional layer of development rights
A portion of Wainscott farmland for which a deal has been struck to assure that it is planted with food crops in perpetuity. David E. Rattray

Resort wants 16 seats; planning board members worry it may ‘get out of hand’
A proposal to add a 16-seat restaurant at the Hero Beach Club in Montauk is drawing mixed reactions from the East Hampton Town Planning Board. T.E. McMorrow

Biddle Duke

AT&T wants to install cell phone antennas on a building at the Montauk Lighthouse. The problem is that they are banned at historic sites. Jane Bimson

At a press conference last month, Representatives Lee Zeldin, center, Peter King, left, and Tom Suozzi, right, and other state and local officials and business interests highlighted their concerns about the proposed tax bill.

Properties would pay annually based on output
Montauk's oceanfront motels would contribute as much as $250,000 each if a new central sewage plant is built, under a town proposal Jane Bimson

Leonard Ackerman, representing Ronald Perelman, asked the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals to look favorably on his client's application to legalize several structures at the Creeks. Christopher Walsh

Jeanne Frankl, second from right, a co-chairwoman of the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee, watched Election Night results at Rowdy Hall. Ms. Frankl said this week she is pleased with the Democrats’ strong showing in November, but hopes a greater percentage of people will see the importance of voting in local elections. Durell Godfrey