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A single-stall, handicapped-accessible restroom at East Hampton High School, outside the cafeteria and near a pair of boys and girls bathrooms, has been designated as “gender neutral” thanks to the efforts of two students.
In response to an invitation from the Amagansett School Board, a crowd of about 100 gathered at the school on Saturday morning for a discussion of the East Hampton Housing Authority’s plan to build a 40-unit affordable housing complex in the hamlet.
Harvesting offshore wind energy would go a long way toward meeting the South Fork’s growing demand for electricity while reducing or eliminating the need for fossil-fuel-burning power plants.
The East Hampton Sportsmen’s Alliance joined animal-rights activists at an East Hampton Village Board meeting on Friday in opposing the sterilization of deer to reduce the local herd.
An overnight curfew on takeoffs and landings enacted at East Hampton Airport last summer had the hoped-for effect, consultants told the town board on Friday, not only quieting the hours during the curfew but curtailing the use of the airport by aircraft defined as noisy and reducing complaints about them.
Groundwork for a study of the core commercial areas of each hamlet in East Hampton Town continued on March 16 with a Town Hall session focused on Springs and East Hampton.
The owner of a 28,000-square-foot oceanfront property on Surfside Avenue in Montauk was before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday seeking a permit for a 10-year maintenance program for a rock revetment on the property’s eastern border.
The board decided to keep the hearing open another two weeks to allow Uber to finalize a proposal of its own.
A hearing will be held next month on much-anticipated revisions to the Sag Harbor Village zoning code, including those that tie the size of a house to the size of a lot.