Government

“What we don’t have at the lighthouse and the surrounding areas is reliable cellphone coverage,”
Following a public hearing held last week, the East Hampton Town Planning Board will soon decide on a proposal to mount nine flat cellphone-signal antennas on the fire tower next to the Montauk Lighthouse. T.E. McMorrow

‘Weak’ rental registry code fails its first trial
A jury found James Henry, a tenant in Northwest Woods, not guilty of violating East Hampton Town’s rental registry law. After the verdict was announced, he posed with his girlfriend and housemate, Katlyn Albrecht, and his attorney, Lawrence Kelly. T.E. McMorrow

‘Underutilized’ 60 acres could get a new pavilion
Matthew Charron

This is part of a series of profiles of candidates running for the Democratic nomination in the First Congressional District.
David Pechefsky is one of six candidates for the Democratic Party nomination.

Several residents urged the East Hampton Town Board to purchase land atop the Stony Hill aquifer to preserve the town’s water supply. David E. Rattray­­­­

An oyster-garden program started two years ago in Three Mile Harbor will expand this year, allowing 40 "gardeners" to harvest half of the 1,000 oysters they tend from seed to maturity. Carissa Katz




Marketa Grant from East Hampton High School joined the Sag Harbor March for Our Lives on Saturday. Lisa Tamburini
The Sag Harbor rally was several hundred strong.Lisa Tamburini
In Sag Harbor, the Rev. Karen Ann Campbell of Christ Episcopal Church stood in the midst of 17 cardboard coffins bearing the names of the students and teachers killed last month in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting. The coffins were later moved to the church lawn.Durell Godfrey
Among the East Hampton students who traveled to the March for Our Lives in Washington were several who will be old enough to vote in the next election.Sutton Lynch
The shooting in Florida moved many young people to action and activism.Durell Godfrey Photos
Parents marched with young children and babies.Durell Godfrey
Sinead Murray, a student, helped organize the Sag Harbor march and also spoke to the crowd.Lisa Tamburini
Marchers in Sag HarborChristopher Walsh
Christopher Walsh