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A proposed 120-foot-tall cellphone monopole along with a vinyl-sided shed on a parcel on Napeague received negative signals from the East Hampton Town Planning Board on Nov. 19. The pole, to be used by AT&T, would be placed at the rear of a...
On Tuesday, the Sag Harbor Village Board will hear from residents and business owners on a proposal to prohibit single-use plastic bags at retail stores. The proposal is part of a movement on the East End to ban such bags in time for Earth Day...
The process of gaining town approval to put up an agricultural building on farmland would be simplified under a proposed revision to the East Hampton Town code that will be the subject of a hearing before the town board next Thursday. At present...
East Hampton Town Accolades for Financial Reporting East Hampton Town has received an award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the quality of its annual financial report.
The town board voted last Thursday to move ahead with three property purchases using the community preservation fund, following hearings on the deals. Three lots on Cranberry Hole Road in Amagansett totaling 2.6 acres will be purchased for $2.2...
An Oct. 8 letter from the Wainscott School Board to the district’s taxpayers about a proposed affordable housing development was called “inflammatory” and “a blindside” from “a very small but very vocal group...
The East Hampton Town Comprehensive Plan, which was adopted in 2005, does not call for an end to commercial flights at the East Hampton Airport, as stated in a story that appeared last week. The authors of a letter asking for strict restrictions...
Montauk residents concerned about hunting on Fort Pond in proximity to the houses ringing its shores, as well as downtown Montauk, appealed to the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday to restrict hunting on the pond. A petition with over 100...
Plans to move a 1,000-square-foot outbuilding from one spot to another on a Pantigo Road property that straddles neighborhood business and residential zones have residential neighbors crying foul. The nearly one-acre property at 458 Pantigo Road...