As community pushes back, Montauk Chamber extolls traditional pleasures
A hue and cry from Montauk residents earlier about noise, traffic, and rowdy late-night crowds, as well as illegally overcrowded nightspots and share houses, resulted in an increase in enforcement efforts. Doug Kuntz

Site plan will be required for any large changes

Village representatives defend their work to maintain state of the beaches

Peter Jennings in 1990

The Rev. Steven Howarth said that the reconstruction of Scoville Hall, the Amagansett Presbyterian Church’s parish hall, is on schedule for a December completion. Christopher Walsh

Unable to make bail, Carlos Julian Ramirez of East Hampton was still in jail as of yesterday, charged with felony drunken driving after rear-ending a BMW on Montauk Highway Saturday night. T.E. McMorrow

When the Sag Harbor Fire Department arrived at 7 Peconic Avenue in Noyac last Thursday, the house was already destroyed by fire, Chief Thomas Gardella said. Michael Heller photos
After the bulk of the fire was out, firefighters got a much needed water break. From left, Will McMahon, Kevin O'Brien Jr., Kevin O'Brien Sr., and Ed Deyermond.

Vicki Littman, right, and her daughter, Maria, with the apples that represent donations earmarked for the East Hampton Food Pantry.

An organizer of an alleged summer share house at 37 Kettle Hole Road in Montauk is facing East Hampton Town charges that he improperly added multiple sleeping quarters, engaged in prohibited partial occupancy, and failed to get proper approvals. Hampton Pix