Georgica Pond will remain closed to crabbing until further notice, the East Hampton Town Trustees decided at their meeting on Tuesday, because of the persistent bloom of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, which appeared last month. Meanwhile, cochlodinium, or rust tide, which is toxic to shellfish and finfish but is not harmful to humans, has appeared in Three Mile Harbor.
Amagansett’s decades-old call for a public restroom in its town-owned parking lot behind Main Street, the existence of which would relieve not only tourists but the staff of the Amagansett Library, the business district’s only public facility, remains in limbo, but there may be other hope ahead.
Seventeen months after applying to the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals for permits and variances for a construction project, representatives for Loida Lewis, the widow of the first African-American billionaire, returned to make their case anew.
The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will observe National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday by distributing registration forms and absentee ballot applications in both English and Spanish at 10 sites between Montauk and Westhampton.
Coming home takes on greater significance when you spend a majority of your life on the road. For Judy Carmichael, a renowned stride pianist and, more recently, vocalist, coming home is particularly sweet when it affords an opportunity to perform at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.