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Conceptual plans for a new East Hampton Town Hall — a series of linked, wood-shingled, barn-like structures that would be built on the footprint of the old Town Hall building, which would be razed — got a preliminary nod from the East Hampton Town Board at a meeting on Tuesday, at least to proceed to the next planning stage.
The Army Corps of Engineers will be in Montauk on Wednesday to present its future plans for the hamlet’s downtown beach, under its extensive Fire Island to Montauk Point shoreline project called FIMP.
East Hampton Town officials will listen to comments from the public on a proposed moratorium on the development of commercial sites in Wainscott at a hearing at Town Hall on Oct. 6, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
East Hampton Town has launched a new website that town staffers said at a town board meeting on Tuesday is more interactive, user-friendly, and comprehensive than the previous site, which had not been upgraded in six years.
In a move that Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman called among the first of its kind, the town is preserving the Southampton Golf Range on County Road 39 in Tuckahoe through the community preservation fund. The town purchased a...
The Town of Southampton and Long Island Power Authority have reached an agreement that ends a multiyear dispute.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the release of New York State's offshore wind blueprint on Thursday, a framework that could lead to a proposed 90-megawatt, 15-turbine wind farm 30 miles east of Montauk.
The venture capitalist Fred Wilson and his wife, Joanne Wilson, are planning a family compound on Seabreeze Lane in Amagansett and to do so want to tear down a house they received permission to build there in 2010. A permit from the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals was, and would be, required because of the proximity of dunes and wetlands.
A public comment period on the Army Corps of Engineers’ plans for shore protection projects from Fire Island to Montauk Point, called the FIMP plan for short, has been extended to Oct. 19.