Former Representative Tim Bishop wasted no time at the East Hampton Library on Saturday in answering the question he had posed in the title of his talk — “The U.S. Congress: Is the Branch Still Broken?”
Barry Rosenstein, the founder of Jana Partners, a multibillion-dollar hedge fund, who reportedly paid $147 million for properties on Further Lane in East Hampton Village, was granted variances from the village zoning code.
An incident early this month in which two dogs that swam in Fort Pond in Montauk experienced subsequent gastrointestinal illness is raising questions about the water body’s ecological wellness and whether or not a monitoring program should be implemented.
Complaints about garbage cans and trash on the beaches brought East Hampton Village officials to a meeting of the town trustees on Tuesday, with the village beach manager defending Main Beach, which is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s finest, and one of the trustees defending her unilateral action to tag cans on the beaches for removal.
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service will close most of the beach above the mean high tide line at the National Wildlife Refuge west of Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett and the Jessup's Neck peninsula at the Morton National Wildlife Refuge in Noyac from April 1 through Aug. 31.
Registered Democrats who hope to see Senator Bernie Sanders on the ballot in New York State's April 19 presidential primary have been asked sign two petitions at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor before 5 p.m. on Tuesday.
A standing-room-only crowd including many of the South Fork's musicians packed into Crossroads Music at Amagansett Square on Saturday night for a free concert that served as an informal send-off for the store, which will close at year's end.
Edwin L. Sherrill, a native son of East Hampton who served on the village board for 33 years, was honored by that board on Thursday morning when a plaque renaming the Main Beach pavilion in his honor was unveiled.