Mr. Cuomo brought his lawyer to assure fishermen that both he and Attorney General Schneiderman were prepared to sue the United States Department of Commerce unless the federal approach to managing the harvest of fluke, or summer flounder, in New York State is changed.
A growing number of families rent properties in Sag Harbor during the off-season so that their children can attend the public schools there. Many of them close their houses in neighboring districts for the winter; some keep them open to return on occasional weekends.
The Town of East Hampton is set to give its approval to a $41 million plan that calls for dredging the navigational channel into Montauk Harbor and to deposit sand on beaches along Block Island Sound to the west to build a new public beach.
Though slow to catch on, many agents now recommend that sellers stage their properties — both indoors and out. “Stagers are worth their weight in gold,” said Judi Desiderio, founder of Town and Country Real Estate.
The issue of a public restroom in Amagansett — which has become something of an inside joke despite years of discussion — was abruptly pushed to the front burner when a land-use consultant announced that Randy Lerner has proposed a building that would house two unisex restrooms and a retail space.