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Jay Schneiderman has completed his first proposed Southampton Town budget since becoming supervisor, a $94.7 million operating budget for 2017 that falls below the allowed 1-percent cap. The budget calls for a 1.6-percent reduction in the property...
An application for permission to build a 3,602-square-foot house in and on top of the dunes on the last undeveloped oceanfront lot on Shore Road near Marlin Drive on Napeague was the focus of a two-and-a-half-hour hearing before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals on Sept. 20.
A tentative 2017 budget for East Hampton Town presented this week by Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell calls for $75.1 million in spending, a 1.8-percent increase over 2016. The budget relies on $50.4 million in taxes. If it is adopted, the tax levy...
Paddle Diva has appealed to the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals to reverse a decision by the town’s head building inspector in March that her operation at the Shagwong Marina on Three Mile Harbor constitutes an illegal expansion of its use.
A new East Hampton Town clean water and community preservation committee will meet and parking at the East Hampton Airport will cost $10 per day.
Representative Lee Zeldin, a Republican seeking re-election in New York’s First Congressional District, hailed the unanimous passage in Congress of the No Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act.
The toxic element made infamous by Erin Brockovich's fight against Pacific Gas and Electric and labeled carcinogenic by the federal Department of Health and Human Services has been found in 93 percent of Suffolk County Water Authority Wells, including a number in East Hampton.
East Hampton Town and the town trustees have lost their appeal of a State Supreme Court decision against granting summary judgment in two lawsuits seeking to prohibit vehicles on two stretches of the ocean beach at Napeague.
Dozens of residents of the South Fork’s easternmost hamlet gathered last week for a slate of workshops as planning consultants sought to pin down a “consensus vision for the future of Montauk,” as Peter Flinker, a principal in the firm Dodson and Flinker, put it.