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  • Susan Vorpahl, a daughter of the late Stuart Vorpahl, a former town trustee and town historian, will join two incumbents on the Republican ticket. Democrats will run five incumbents and three new candidates.
  • National Grid Generation plans to construct a five-megawatt battery facility on an undeveloped parcel on Cove Hollow Road in East Hampton.
  • A representative of the Rhode Island company that is planning a 15-turbine wind farm 30 miles off Montauk faced sharp questions from fishermen and other residents at the East Hampton Town Trustees meeting on Monday.
  • A fund-raising campaign is underway to assist Dell Cullum, an East Hampton wildlife removal specialist, anti-litter activist, and nature photographer who was injured on Friday while trapping raccoons at a house on Napeague.
  • A project started last fall to improve the water quality of Town and Hook Ponds in East Hampton should be expanded slightly, not only to be more effective but to set an example for residential property owners, a landscape architect told the East Hampton Village Board on Friday.
  • Yoonah Kim belongs to that class of musician, who through natural ability, the hard work of mastering their instrument, or, most likely, a combination of the two, is destined for greatness.
  • I think it was the poet Marvin Bell who advised my freshman English class as to overcoming writer’s block. “Lower your standards,” he said.
  • Village Green planting connecting the two rain gardens “should look like nature put it there . . . following the meandering path that the water created," a landscape designer said.
  • Pat Mansir, a first term East Hampton Town Trustee, resigned on Monday, expressing growing frustration with what she describes as the panel’s dysfunction.
  • The East Hampton Town Trustees scored a victory in State Supreme Court this month when a judge denied a request for summary judgment by an East Hampton Village resident who constructed a 166-foot-long rock revetment on the ocean beach in front of her house after her property was damaged during Hurricanes Irene in 2011 and Sandy the following year.

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