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The Southampton Town Board said Tuesday that it had heard the community’s concerns about a proposed project across Montauk Highway from the Bridgehampton Commons and decided to adjourn a hearing on it so that town planners can work to reduce its scale.
Acknowledging the effect of global climate change and rising sea levels, East Hampton Town is developing a coastal resiliency plan for the future of its more than 100 miles of coastline.
Hugh King, East Hampton Town’s town crier; Dell Cullum, an Amagansett native, photographer, and naturalist, and Katherine C.H.E., a musician, will take part in a celebration of the Amagansett Free Library’s centennial on Saturday. The community has been invited to “put on their party hats.”
A 44-year-old man working on a dock in Montauk died Thursday after he was run over by a piece of construction equipment he was helping to direct. A relative, whom he lived with in Hampton Bays, was behind the wheel of the forklift moving material.
The East Hampton Town Police Department has named its merit award winners for 2015.
A community oyster garden will begin with a pilot program this spring in East Hampton's Three Mile Harbor.
The East Hampton school cafeterias resemble test kitchens these days, as parents, teachers, nutrition experts, and administrators have met monthly since September to review new elementary and middle school menus and adjust the food lineup based on student reaction and their own observations.
The family of the late Lilia Esperanza Aucapina will meet with South­ampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman on March 18 to review a report from Town Police Chief Robert Pearce on his department’s handling of the woman’s disappearance and subsequent death last year.
As the Hamptons Marathon prepares to exit Springs for Southampton Village next fall, taking with it tens in thousands of dollars of charitable contributions, Project Most, a key beneficiary since the marathon’s inception nine years ago, is looking for creative solutions to close a hefty gap in funding.