Montauk Weather Forecast
Detailed 5 day Forecast from NWS, for Montauk NY.
Montauk Point Lighthouse
The historic Montauk Lighthouse is known to mariners far and wide, and Montauk is the home port for a large fishing fleet, both commercial and recreational. For general information on sport fishing in Montauk, click here.
The East Hampton Star
Montauk is part of East Hampton Town. The East Hampton Start is East Hampton Town's local newspaper of record.
The East Hampton Independent
Another East Hampton Town newspaper.
The Federal Government funds a program called HEAP which provides one-time assistance. This is administered by the local Social Services office at 631-854-9700. The HEAP Hotline 1-800-342-3009. Visit the HEAP web site for more information.
SUFFOLK HEAP (SHEAP)
Suffolk HEAP, the Home Energy Assistance Program, provides energy assistance to low income and elderly households. HEAP is a seasonal program that starts in November and runs until the money is exhausted. Visit the SHEAP web site for more information and application forms.
Project Warmth, Long Island’s Energy Fund, has been administered by United Way of Long Island for the past 12 years. Project Warmth major sponsors are KeySpan and The KeySpan Foundation. LIPA is also a lead sponsor. Project Warmth is an opportunity for Long Islanders to help others in their communities who have heating emergencies and have nowhere else to turn. Project Warmth truly helps these families get back on track with their utility payments. Project Warmth also helps the families connect with other local resources that can lead to permanent solutions to their financial difficulties, including budget/debt counseling, supplemental food programs or job training services. The local application office is at 200 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton, NY (631-329-2429). NOTE: You must first apply for assistance from HEAP.
NY State DEC
Underground Heating Oil Tanks - A Homeowner's Guide. You probably know that an in-ground oil tank leak could be very unfortunate - not only for the environment, but for your pocketbook too. When an underground tank or pipe leaks, the cleanup can cost $20,000 or more. And if your homeowner's insurance policy contains a "pollution exclusion" clause, which many do, you could get stuck with the bill.