John Keeshan and other Montauk residents implored the Town Board to do away with new lighted crosswalk signs that they say are far too bright and clash with the hamlet's quaint downtown.
Town officials say that the lighted crosswalk signs that were installed in Montauk as part of a state-funded program to increase pedestrian safety are too tall and flash for too long or when pedestrians are not in crosswalks.
Michael Wright on Sep 10, 2019
Residents of Montauk and East Hampton Town both said they were unhappy with how new lighted crosswalk signs in the hamlet turned out. Town officials said they are pressuring the... more
Suffolk County and the Group for the East End have partnered in a new effort to boost participation in the septic replacement incentive programs offered by the county and East End towns. The Group and the county have launched a new website, cleanwatercash.org, that offers detailed information about the low-nitrogen septic systems the county allows to be installed and the programs through which residents can have most or all of the costs covered through grant funding. The site contains a link to a full list of quotes of purchase and installation costs for all the advanced treatment systems now available ... by Michael Wright
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton and AT&T Wireless have revived a proposal to put cellular antennas on the site of St. Peter’s Chapel on Old Stone Highway in Springs. Rather than concealing the antennas in a new steeple atop the church building itself, as had been proposed in 2015, the two entities have now proposed constructing a 50-foot-tall “campanile” structure at the back of the chapel building. The small chapel is owned by St. Luke’s and used mainly in the summer months. In a letter to the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals, St. Luke’s pastor the ... 19 Nov 2019 by Michael Wright