With beach erosion in Montauk now designated an emergency and the Army Corps of Engineers ready and willing to begin beach reconstruction here — and foot the bill for it — the project, which could have a long-lasting and wide-ranging impact on the nature of Montauk and its ocean shore, is at the fore for both town officials and the community
Two coastal experts speaking on Saturday at a Concerned Citizens of Montauk forum about options for rebuilding and protecting the Montauk shore unequivocally advised against placing hard structures on the beach
When Eric Steel read an obituary in The New York Times for Megan Boyd, a Scottish woman whose expertise at tying fishing flies earned her a British Empire Medal from Queen Elizabeth, he cut it out and pinned it on his bulletin board.
A Showtime film crew that received a permit to film in a number of East Hampton Town locations after meeting with Supervisor Bill Wilkinson to outline its plans prompted an angry outcry this week from Amagansett’s Beach Hampton neighborhood
The project is included in a federal effort known as the Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Plan, which has been five decades in the making, with federal funding of the proposed projects therein a perennial question.
The East Hampton Town Board voted unanimously on Tuesday night to enact an overnight curfew at East Hampton Airport, from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., and to extend that curfew from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. for planes that fall into a "noisy aircraft" category.
An electric-vehicle charging station, newly installed at East Hampton Town Hall, will be unveiled at 9 a.m. Friday at an event sponsored by the town board and the Natural Resources Department. The public has been invited.
The station is in front of the police annex at the town hall campus on Pantigo Road. It use will be demonstrated, using electric vehicles provided by Buzz Chew Chevrolet and Tesla Motors, whose representatives will be on hand to answer technical questions.
East Hampton Town will provide trash bags and gloves to volunteers pitching in on Saturday for the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup Day.
Individuals and groups have been invited to collect trash on any beach. Participants will be asked to fill out an Ocean Conservancy data collection form, which the town will provide, to record the type of debris found. The information will be used by the organization to identify debris “hotspots” and issues, raise awareness, and help communities adopt policies that will contribute to cleaner oceans.
A dynamic trio of East End songstresses, Nancy Atlas, Caroline Doctorow, and Inda Eaton, rocked a sold-out Bay Street Theatre on Saturday night for "Way Out East," the East Coast precursor to an upcoming mini-tour out west.