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With time running out before the busy summer season, an $8.4 million sandbag project planned for the Montauk oceanfront has been postponed. East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell said on Thursday that the United States Army Corps told him that work could begin in October.
St. Thomas Chapel in Amagansett may become a base from which to build a year-round congregation serving the South Fork’s Latino community.
The test refusal movement has picked up momentum on the South Fork, with the number of students refusing to take the English language arts state tests in local schools this week up dramatically from last year.
The Suffolk County Water Authority hit an abandoned gas line, causing a gas leak while working on Toilsome Lane in East Hampton Village on Thursday morning.
A vote is expected on three measures restricting access to the East Hampton Airport, the first local regulations designed to reduce regional disturbance from flights and to target “noisy” aircraft, particularly helicopters.
The countdown is on for the Springs Mystery Art Sale .
The lure of waterfront living, the stratospheric value of most South Fork real estate, and fear that a catastrophic weather event could destroy it all were starkly illustrated at Tuesday’s meeting of the East Hampton Town Trustees.
Supporters of the Breakwater Yacht Club packed the meeting room at Sag Harbor Village Hall and spilled out onto the stairs Tuesday night to press the board on why the community sailing center’s lease was not being renewed.
As the trial of Jason Lee continued in Riverside on Wednesday, the prosecution turned its attention to his cellphone records on the morning of the alleged rape.