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The Southampton Town Board said Tuesday that it had heard the community’s concerns about a proposed project across Montauk Highway from the Bridgehampton Commons and decided to adjourn a hearing on it so that town planners can work to reduce its scale.
Acknowledging the effect of global climate change and rising sea levels, East Hampton Town is developing a coastal resiliency plan for the future of its more than 100 miles of coastline.
A community oyster garden will begin with a pilot program this spring in East Hampton's Three Mile Harbor.
The East Hampton Town Trustees endorsed two projects aimed at restoring Georgica Pond to health on Tuesday, telling the representative of a property owners’ association that an application to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for the larger project could be made in the trustees’ name.
The Long Island Environmental Voters Forum has endorsed David Calone, a businessman and former chairman of the Suffolk County Planning Commission, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for New York’s First Congressional District. The party’s nominee will oppose Representative Lee Zeldin, the Republican incumbent, who will seek a second term.
Steven A. Cohen's offending structure is a six-foot-tall chain link fence with a cedar facade. It was built without site plan approval.
Southampton Town is taking on Uber, but unlike the Town of East Hampton, which adopted regulations last summer that made it nearly impossible for drivers with the nationwide ride-sharing service to operate here.
A study of East Hampton Town’s nonresidential properties, designed to help develop long-range plans for each of the town’s hamlets, will get underway in mid-March by a Massachusetts firm hired to coordinate the work.
While the weather may still be wintry, and we are only on the second page of the 2016 calendar, it is about this time that real estate agents begin the process of matching up landlords and tenants for summer rentals.