Piles are being driven for wooden access walks that will traverse the sandbag seawall being built on the downtown Montauk beach.
Protestors took to the windy downtown Montauk beach on Sunday to protest the Army Corps's ongoing work.
Bonnie Brady of Montauk was led off the beach by an East Hampton Town police officer on Monday morning.T.E. McMorrow
Bonnie Brady was led away in handcuffs Monday morning.T.E. McMorrow
Protestors are asking for a sand-only project.Durell Godfrey
Work continued on the seawall sandbag project at the beach Monday morning.T.E. McMorrow
Part of the work being done on the Montauk beach.T.E. McMorrow
East Hampton Town police officers arrested three more protestors who tried to stop work on the beach in Montauk on Friday morning.
Contractors drove heavy equipment along the shore beside a handful of people who went around safety fencing onto the beach.Joanne Pilgrim
A supporter of the people arrested Friday snapped a photo as police drove them away. Joanne Pilgrim
Eight protestors had been arrested as of yesterday for refusing to leave the work zone where contractors have excavated dunes and are digging up sand.
A crowd of protesters assembled near the Army Corps’s dune excavation on Sunday. Doug Kuntz
James Katsipis, an organizer of the protests, was arrested on Friday for disorderly conduct.Morgan McGivern
Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, center, flanked by Town Councilwoman Sylvia Overby and Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc, with Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez at far right, faced a crowd of seawall opponents at a town board meeting in Montauk at Tuesday.Joanne Pilgram
To express opposition to the Army Corps of Engineers sandbag seawall now being installed along the downtown Montauk beach, surfers took to the water on Sunday morning joined by a line of supporters on shore numbering several hundred. Joanne Pilgrim
People at Tuesday’s meeting displayed their wishes in signs, urging the board to stop the project.Morgan McGivern
Kurt Fuchs and Bella Ornaf waited Tuesday morning for their arrests on the Montauk beach, part of an ongoing protest of the Army Corps's sandbag seawall project.T.E. McMorrow
The Montauk Playhouse Community Center was packed Tuesday morning for a town board meeting.Morgan McGivern
Lisa Spellman, who flashed a peace sign, and Bess Rattray, were arrested on disorderly conduct charges Monday morning.
The Montauk oceanfront work zone on Monday morning, where contractors were excavating sand and placing steel structures into the ground for the Army Corps of Engineers reinforced dune seawall project. Joanne Pilgrim
East Hampton Town police officers arrested two women who refused to leave the construction zone.Joanne Pilgrim