Vinnie Grimes is the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s person of the year. Montauk Chamber of Commerce

Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. Morgan McGivern

Craig Macnaughton
Craig Macnaughton

Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Dept. Google Maps
Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Dept.
Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Dept.

Long vulnerable, Bishop is out after 12 years
State Senator Lee Zeldin won a decisive victory . Morgan McGivern

Airport consultants describe potential flight restrictions
Noise from East Hampton Airport flights consistently exceeded the town’s standards in 2013, Les Blomberg of the Noise Pollution Clearinghouse reported last week. Right, Ken Lipper, a former New York City deputy mayor, told the East Hampton Town Board to forge ahead with airport-use restrictions to reduce noise. Morgan McGivern Photos

Former foghorn site would be a museum about the ocean and its wave riders
A historic building next to the Montauk Lighthouse will one day be the home of the Oceans Institute, a surf museum.

Robust scallop season ahead, but poachers feared
Scallop season opened in state waters on Nov. 3 and will open in East Hampton Town waters on Monday. Above, a shucker at work on the 2012 harvest. Russell Drumm

After a 2011 denial, Broadview Association returned with a scaled-down plan

Tom Muse of the Eastern Long Island Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation criticized an Army Corps of Engineers plan to place sand bags along the downtown Montauk oceanfront during a meeting of the hamlet’s citizens advisory committee on Monday. Janis Hewitt