As part of a fund-raising effort this year for the village’s flower baskets, Christmas wreaths, and other projects, the Ladies Village Improvement Society of Sag Harbor has created a contest inspired by last summer’s A.L.S. Ice Bucket Challenge.
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.
A dense bloom of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, has developed in Georgica Pond for the second consecutive year, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is warning about the dangers of exposure.
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.
The top guns of East Hampton Town government appeared Monday before the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee and a large group of residents to let them know what they are doing to combat the rowdiness that has taken over the hamlet since the Fourth of July weekend.