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Hundreds of Montauk residents gathered Tuesday morning at the Montauk Firehouse to vent their fury over the anarchic party scene that has overwhelmed their hamlet this summer.
An incident early this month in which two dogs that swam in Fort Pond in Montauk experienced subsequent gastrointestinal illness is raising questions about the water body’s ecological wellness and whether or not a monitoring program should be implemented.
East Hampton Town’s Public Safety Division reported last week that the Ordinance Enforcement Department had opened cases on 1,076 alleged code violations during the first half of 2015, up from 621 cases opened during the first six months of...
Complaints about garbage cans and trash on the beaches brought East Hampton Village officials to a meeting of the town trustees on Tuesday, with the village beach manager defending Main Beach, which is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s finest, and one of the trustees defending her unilateral action to tag cans on the beaches for removal.
The East Hampton Town Republican Party will launch its campaign for the Nov. 3 election at a party from 6:30 to 9 tonight at East Hampton Point restaurant.
“What benefit does a year-round resident get for the diminution of quality of life?” asked Jeanne Frankl. “What does the town get in tax revenue?”
Hundreds of residents gathered at an East Hampton Town Board meeting at the Montauk Firehouse on Tuesday to express their concern about unwanted changes in the hamlet.
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A hearing before the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday on a management plan for a town nature preserve on Napeague, which abuts Dolphin ­Drive on its western edge, rekindled a debate over parking on Dolphin Drive.