The East Hampton Town Trustees endorsed two projects aimed at restoring Georgica Pond to health on Tuesday, telling the representative of a property owners’ association that an application to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for the larger project could be made in the trustees’ name.
The Long Island Environmental Voters Forum has endorsed David Calone, a businessman and former chairman of the Suffolk County Planning Commission, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for New York’s First Congressional District. The party’s nominee will oppose Representative Lee Zeldin, the Republican incumbent, who will seek a second term.
Southampton Town is taking on Uber, but unlike the Town of East Hampton, which adopted regulations last summer that made it nearly impossible for drivers with the nationwide ride-sharing service to operate here.
A study of East Hampton Town’s nonresidential properties, designed to help develop long-range plans for each of the town’s hamlets, will get underway in mid-March by a Massachusetts firm hired to coordinate the work.
While the weather may still be wintry, and we are only on the second page of the 2016 calendar, it is about this time that real estate agents begin the process of matching up landlords and tenants for summer rentals.
Two Democrats hoping to run for the House of Representatives in November articulated nearly identical views on First Congressional District, national, and international issues at a forum hosted by East Hampton Democrats.
A high tide during Monday’s snowstorm caused floodwaters from Gardiner’s Bay and Accabonac Harbor to inundate Gerard Drive in Springs and also caused flooding along Napeague Meadow Road on Napeague, where the water was two feet deep in places.
Two waterfront property owners received variances to replace existing houses at Tuesday’s session of the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals. One is at the Ditch Plain condominium complex in Montauk, the other in the Georgica Association in Wainscott.
Air quality problems in the pool area at the East Hampton Y.M.C.A. RECenter are to be addressed soon with a two-pronged approach, thanks to fund-raising by the Hampton Lifeguard Association and the center’s board of managers.