A packed house of parents aired their grievances at a three-hour meeting of the East Hampton School Board on Nov. 20, the night before the start of the Thanksgiving holiday. Nearly all the impassioned comments concerned the new limits on Middle School field trips and extracurricular activities.
For the second time this year, the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals wrestled with a request for a variance that would allow the owners of a bayfront house on Lazy Point in Amagansett to construct a 147-foot stone revetment.
Scallop season opened in town waters on Monday with a healthy crop from Napeague Harbor providing local markets with the much-anticipated plump nuggets that many on the East End associate with Thanksgiving.
Faced with increasing concerns about collisions between cars and deer, diseases that can be transmitted by ticks that deer carry, and the toll that grazing deer take on farmers’ fields and home plantings, the East Hampton Town Board has been reviewing a draft deer management plan.
Several residents and their representatives spoke both for and against East Hampton Village’s plan to designate two dozen houses and a windmill as timber-frame landmarks at a village board meeting on Friday.