A public hearing Monday night at the Springs Firehouse, slated to discuss an environmental assessment of the new cell tower there, turned instead into a heated dispute over the tower’s aesthetics versus its utility.
Officials from East Hampton Village and the Amagansett Fire District had a sit-down two weeks ago with the chairman of the Springs Board of Fire Commissioners to express their concerns about how often other agencies have to respond to emergency calls in Springs.
A Montauk woman was critically injured Friday morning after being hit by an S.U.V. The victim, Mariana Guanga-Baculima, 32, was flown by helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital, where she was listed in critical but stable condition.
The 150-foot communications tower erected by the Springs Board of Fire Commissioners behind the firehouse on Fort Pond Boulevard will be the topic at a commissioners meeting on Monday night at 7 at the firehouse.