After being without a permanent pastor for nearly two years, Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton officially welcomed its new pastor, the Rev. Walter Silva Thompson Jr., with three days of special events culminating with an installation service on Saturday.
With time running out before the busy summer season, an $8.4 million sandbag project planned for the Montauk oceanfront has been postponed. East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell said on Thursday that the United States Army Corps told him that work could begin in October.
Supporters of the Breakwater Yacht Club packed the meeting room at Sag Harbor Village Hall and spilled out onto the stairs Tuesday night to press the board on why the community sailing center’s lease was not being renewed.
The lure of waterfront living, the stratospheric value of most South Fork real estate, and fear that a catastrophic weather event could destroy it all were starkly illustrated at Tuesday’s meeting of the East Hampton Town Trustees.