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"The court finds that construction on the project has gone far enough that for economic reasons, it would be impractical and wasteful to delay it any further," wrote Judge Arthur D. Spatt of the United States District Court in Islip. Joanne Pilgrim



In an on-the-spot straw poll, opponents far outnumbered supporters
Tom Steele, an active opponent of a proposal to establish a rental registry in East Hampton Town, distributed information to the town board at a hearing on the proposal last week. Morgan McGivern

Four oceanfront house lots rather than town park



Southampton Town Councilman Brad Bender admitted to selling his oxycodone prescription over a three-year period, while he was running for office and after he was elected.

"I've seen and heard nothing to substantiate the use of light sources at 3,500 Kelvin," Susan Harder, the New York State representative of the International Dark Sky Association, told the board. Christopher Walsh