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A sandbag seawall being built to armor the downtown Montauk ocean shore will be completed, East Hampton Town officials insisted Monday, despite a swell of vehement protest that arose after work by the Army Corps of Engineers got under way early this month.
East Hampton police cars and fire engines, and a large group that gathered at the Hook Mill, helped welcome Army Reserve First Lt. Elizabeth Mamay back from Afghanistan.
East Hampton Town has dropped a charge against the manager of the Surf Lodge on Edgemere Street in Montauk for putting up a sign without consulting with the town’s architectural review board, according to the manager’s lawyers.
The Springs School District has launched a second search for an architect and engineer, along with a new search for a construction management company, to help it deal with what many people say is an overcrowded and aging school building.
After nearly 20 years with the East Hampton Town Police Department, Lt. Austin McGuire, known A.J., is leaving for a new position as Sag Harbor Village’s next police chief. Starting in January, Lieutenant McGuire will take over from Chief Tom Fabiano, who announced his retirement in September.
Caffeine junkies can take comfort in the fact that the Starbucks Coffee Company’s East Hampton location will reopen tomorrow, after an interior expansion and renovation project prompted its closure for almost nine weeks.
Seven years after Larry Rivers’s 16-foot-tall “Legs” sculpture first strode onto Janet Lehr and Vered’s Sag Harbor property, a State Supreme Court justice has ruled that the legs must split.
Charline Spektor is ready to move on. “I’m leaving and I’m making every effort to see that the keys are in someone else’s pocket when I do so,” said Ms. Spektor, the owner of BookHampton.
The mental competence of a man accused of murdering his father earlier this year in their Manhattan apartment is at issue this week in the Centre Street courtroom of New York State Supreme Court Justice Melissa Jackson.
The original Amagansett schoolhouse was moved to the campus of the modern-day Amagansett School on Sept. 19, and ever since the ribbon-cutting ceremony, the school's administration has been working on turning it into a museum.
A sandbag seawall being built to armor the downtown Montauk ocean shore will be completed, town officials said Monday, despite a swell of vehement protest and opposition that arose after beach excavation and pile driving for wooden access walks got under way early this month.
Neither a six-week delay nor an Election Day shakeup could dampen spirits at the East Hampton Town Trustees' 25th annual Largest Clam Contest, to which a few hundred members of the community flocked on Sunday.
The Tyler Project has changed the date of its upcoming fund-raiser walk for awareness and prevention of suicide to Saturday, Nov. 28.