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A public comment period on the Army Corps of Engineers' plans for shore protection projects from Fire Island to Montauk Point, originally set to end on Sept. 29, has been extended to Oct. 19.
Hermine is the first significant storm to affect Montauk since completion of the Army Corps project in April, and the damage done by this relatively minor storm has raised concerns about the future of the project.
Responding to a report of 2015 Dodge Charger with flashing emergency red and white lights forcing cars off the road in Montauk on Sunday afternoon, East Hampton Town police arrested a Brooklyn man, Krishna L. Parihar, on charges of impersonating an officer.
Beaches throughout East Hampton are closed to swimming as Tropical Storm Hermine moves up the coast.
The real estate market in the Hamptons is down so far this year, and so are revenues for the Peconic Bay Regional Community Preservation Fund, but East Hampton Town is bucking the trend.
A pilot program testing new septic waste management technologies is under way, as researchers, environmentalists, and public officials across the region have targeted nitrogen pollution from wastewater as the cause of continued and increasing problems with the quality of ground and surface waters.
David Geffen’s request to allow extensive alterations to his two-acre oceanfront property, all seaward of the coastal erosion hazard area line, drew pointed questions and skepticism from the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday.
Sydney, 15, a part-time resident of Bridgehampton, has collected about 5,200 signatures on a petition via the website Change.org that asks the Boy Scouts of America to adjust its charter and join the ranks of international youth scouting organizations that are coed.
In the weeks after the public got word that the Sag Harbor School District had not yet voted to extend its superintendent’s contract past its June 2017 expiration date, parents and residents made it clear to the school board during the public comment sessions of its meetings that they wanted the superintendent to stay.