In the face of a growing trend toward bigger houses on smaller lots, the village established a temporary moratorium in July on construction of most new houses and major improvements to existing ones; since then the board has been working on a range of code revisions.
The Rev. Gerardo Roma Garcia always wanted to work with the poor and underprivileged, but as a young man studying at the Roman Catholic seminary in Guadalajara, Mexico, he could scarcely have imagined that he would one day be an Episcopal priest called to an area not known for pockets of need but for over-the-top affluence.
No sooner had the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals denied an application on Friday for an expanded house at 44 Huntting Lane that would have violated a zoning amendment enacted last year, than it considered another request to overrule...
The Sag Harbor Fire Department, which serves Noyac and North Haven as well as the village, is facing “almost a crisis situation with the apparatus we have,” Chief Tom Gardella told the village board last week.
“Happygram,” a feature-length documentary that explores the issue of breast cancers that mammograms failed to detect, will be screened on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Shelter Island High School. Admission is free.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have called it a "world house," according to the Rev. Walter Silva Thompson, the pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton, where a diverse cross section of people from Southampton to Montauk came together to honor Dr. King's legacy.
Members of the Sag Harbor Village Board came under fire Tuesday night from residents angry over proposed new laws that they say will hurt their property values. Residents also questioned the validity of a moratorium on building that has been in effect while the legislation was being drawn up.