In the Media

The East Hampton Town Trustees this week said that wind farm developer Ørsted is “reneging” on a critical component of the agreement reached with local officials that allowed the South Fork Wind Farm power cable to be brought ashore in Wainscott. Members of the Trustees said this Monday that Ørsted
In 2023, the five candidates receiving the most votes will serve a four-year term and the remaining four successful candidates will serve a two-year term. Thereafter, elections will continue on a biennial basis, but with fewer candidates up for re-election and all elected trustees serving a four-year term.  “I’m so
From Monday through Sept. 3, the East Hampton Town Trustees will allow license holders to power for soft clams, also called steamers, in Hog Creek and Napeague Harbor. Photo by Jon M. Diat. The East Hampton Town Trustees approved a special season and designated areas for harvesting soft clams by
Lake Montauk “is essentially a closed system, which only provides one exit and entry to the environment,” said Tim O’Rourke, a Montauk fisherman. Photo by Russell Drumm. At their first in-person meeting in 16 months, the East Hampton Town Trustees heard from Tim O’Rourke, a Montauk fisherman, who sought their
Part of the rationale for resuming traditional meetings, said Francis Bock, the trustees’ clerk, is that “when you have in-person meetings, you tend to have more public contribution, engagement.” There was just one caller to Monday’s meeting, he said. “I know some board members would like to get started.” Read


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