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Licensed contractors whose trucks exceed a 12,000-pound gross vehicle weight limit could be exempt for 18 months from a new law designed to curb the parking of large commercial vehicles on residential lots, under a revised draft of the law.
Residents whose houses are on land leased from the East Hampton Town Trustees have criticizing a proposed increase in the annual fee of $1,500 per lot per year.
The Rev. Walter Silva Thompson Jr., pastor-elect of Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton and the keynote speaker at the church's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday, evoked King's message and urged others to follow his example.
Under watch of the state attorney general, East Hampton and five other Suffolk school districts have agreed to implement new policies and procedures aimed at increasing communication between parents of English language learners and school officials.
A Mercedes-Benz sport utility vehicle struck two poles after the driver reportedly fell asleep behind the wheel on Sunday morning.
Business owners and their representatives spoke out against proposed amendments to the East Hampton Village lighting code during a hearing on Friday. Discussions will continue until early next month.
Three schools to the west are dealing with threats on Thursday. While East Hampton police have been made aware of the situations in Southampton and Riverhead, Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo said there are no threats in East Hampton.
At their first meeting of 2015, East Hampton Town Trustees pondered whether to transfer the lease of a tenant at Lazy Point, Amagansett, whose house is threatened by erosion, as well as larger questions about Lazy Point leases.
Neighbors of a new house on Mill Hill Lane showed up at 2015’s first meeting of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals Friday to air some criticism of it.