East Hampton Town’s proposed purchase of two waterfront lots on Squaw Road in Springs, 1.6 acres in all, and the removal of two houses there so that the land can be returned to its natural condition, has aroused opposition.
The tangled issues of a public restroom, the scarcity of parking, a hamlet study, a proposed rental registry, and the creation of a transportation hub occupied the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee at its meeting on Monday.
Two applications before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals brought out strong opposition during public hearings on Aug. 4, in a session that seemed to raise questions that remained unanswered.
In an effort to address a dangerous situation caused by patrons of the Surf Lodge parking along South Edgemere Street and then walking alongside and sometimes in the road, the East Hampton Town Board voted Thursday to ban parking on the west side of the road from north of the club to Elwell Street.
State lawmakers have approved a bill that would extend the life of the Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund and would allow the five East End towns to seek approval from voters to use a portion of it for water quality improvement projects.
Less than a month after two dogs that swam in Fort Pond in Montauk experienced gastrointestinal illness, the State Department of Environmental Conservation reported a persistent bloom of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, in the pond and cautioned...