The East Hampton Town Trustees gave formal support on Monday to a state bill that would grant the Village of Sag Harbor authority over waterways beyond the present 1,500-foot boundary, expanding its jurisdictional reach into areas that fall within East Hampton Town.
Led by a team of planning consultants, a town-wide project that will bring residents, business owners, and officials together to shape the future of East Hampton’s commercial areas got under way this week.
Mindful of the density and scarcity of parking in the neighborhood, the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals took a long look at a proposal to alter a pre-existing nonconforming residence and make several additions to a .3-acre parcel on Friday.
Coastal Living magazine has included Main Beach in East Hampton Village in its first March Madness Beach Bracket, modeled after the college basketball playoff brackets, in a competition called the Best Beach in America 2016. Voting is open at coastalliving. com/beachbracket.
Renewable Energy Long Island, a nonprofit organization that advocates a transition from fossil fuels, will host a forum on wind energy on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the East Hampton Middle School.
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.
Neither a six-week delay nor an Election Day shakeup could dampen spirits at the East Hampton Town Trustees' 25th annual Largest Clam Contest, to which a few hundred members of the community flocked on Sunday.