A study of the East Hampton Airport commissioned and paid for by airport users and businesses, has deemed the facility a “vital transportation asset” for East Hampton and an “economic engine” for the East End
Fred Overton, a Republican with Independence and Conservative Party backing, was joined in victory by a Democratic newcomer, Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, while Larry Cantwell, the Democrat who ran unopposed, cruised to a win as town supervisor.
Michael S. Bonnet, a registered sex offender who is accused by federal agents of trafficking in child pornography, is being held without bail, facing a possible sentence of 15 years in federal prison if convicted.
Thomas Ravenel, a former South Carolina state treasurer who had reportedly been contemplating a primary challenge to Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, said after his appearance Thursday in East Hampton Town Justice Court that he does not see a political future for himself in the Palmetto State.
As East Hampton waits for a report from the Army Corps of Engineers on potential beach restoration projects for downtown Montauk, the question of what to do about the beach at Ditch Plain, where erosion last winter and spring wore the surface down to rock, has taken center stage