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With affordable housing in acutely short supply, more than 30 hopefuls attended a home ownership lottery drawing on May 31 at Town Hall in East Hampton, where numbers that had been randomly assigned to applicants were drawn and sequentially entered onto a waiting list.
Mark Rowan, who has invested heavily in Montauk’s Fort Pond neighborhood in recent years, was back before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday in another attempt to replace four small cottages at 80 Firestone Road.
Rabbi Steven Moss, the chairman of the Suffolk County Human Rights Commission, will lead a community conversation about issues of bias in East Hampton and throughout the county at a meeting at East Hampton Town Hall on Wednesday at 4 p.m.
A special Southampton Town Board meeting was held last Thursday to consider extending the current moratorium on new planned development districts.
The Southampton Town Independence Party has picked its slate for the November election. The choices are considered designations only, however, as the actual nomination is by petition, a process that starts today.
East Hampton Town’s hamlet studies will be discussed during a series of meetings beginning today with consultants who have drafted recommendations for the future of downtown areas based on previous public workshops and discussions. There will...
The situation at the East Hampton Airport last weekend, the first weekend of the 2017 high season following a court’s decision to strike down last summer’s overnight curfew on aircraft, was unremarkable, according to Jim Brundige, the...
Ray Overton, a former town trustee, has been chosen by the Southampton Town Republican Committee to challenge Supervisor Jay Schneiderman in November.
The public purchase of three lots in East Hampton Village that could provide space for an expansion of Herrick Park will be the subject of a hearing before the East Hampton Town Board tonight at 6:30 at Town Hall.
As restaurateurs gear up for Memorial Day weekend and the start of the moneymaking season, some are criticizing a proposed new law that they say would affect patrons waiting to be seated.
Conditions in Georgica Pond are ripe for yet another harmful algal bloom, the East Hampton Town Trustees were told on Monday, and they should consider an emergency opening of the pond to the Atlantic Ocean, which would mitigate the situation.
The stage may have been set last week for primary bids for East Hampton Town Board nominations in advance of the November election.
The proposed offshore wind farm and water quality were the primary topics of discussion on Monday when the East Hampton Independence Party’s screening committee interviewed candidates for townwide office.