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The team representing Marc Rowan — who wants to knock down four small cottages on Firestone Road in Montauk and replace them with three larger ones, each with its own small pool — failed to convince a majority of the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals to override a building inspector’s ruling that is holding up his plans.
At their meeting on Monday, the East Hampton Town Trustees basked in the Nov. 4 State Supreme Court decision dismissing private property owners’ claims to sections of the beach at Napeague, but they quickly turned their attention to the use of a mosquito larvicide called methoprene on the lands and waterways under their jurisdiction.
Despite the nationwide rallies and candlelight vigils protesting the election of Donald Trump last week, those who voted for him on Nov. 8 remain steadfast. The president-elect won Suffolk County, though not the South Fork, yet his support here was still strong
East Hampton Town Landlord and Tenant Rights
East Hampton Town will take its effort to enact curfews and other restrictions at East Hampton Airport to the United States Supreme Court.
A state court has ruled that private property owners do not own two disputed portions of ocean beach on Napeague and rejected a claim that people who used four-wheel-drive vehicles to get there to swim, picnic, or sunbathe were a public nuisance.
Although a majority of Suffolk County broke for the Trump-Pence ticket at the polls on Tuesday, a closer look at district-by-district results shows that the Clinton-Kaine team came out on top in almost every one of the Election Districts between Tuckahoe and Montauk.
East End voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a referendum to extend the Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund through 2050 and to allow up to 20 percent of its future proceeds to be used for water quality initiatives.
A federal appeals court ruling on Friday striking down three 2015 East Hampton Town laws designed to reduce noise from aircraft using East Hampton Airport may well galvanize those negatively affected by aircraft noise, who had looked to the laws for relief, to rally behind the idea of closing the airport.