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The need for affordable housing raised a problem for the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday when it considered an application that would require a variance to allow a homeowner to create an accessory apartment.
After lengthy negotiations and a failed attempt to come to terms, East Hampton Town and its union employees have agreed on a new four-year, retroactive contract spanning from 2015 through 2018.
Monday night’s meeting of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee was short, just 45 minutes, and reasonably sweet.
The moribund East Deck Motel will be demolished over the next few weeks, along with its septic system and outdoor pool, as plans for four oceanfront house lots there move forward.
The inlet between Hog Creek and Gardiner’s Bay in East Hampton was dredged on March 30 and last Thursday, after the Army Corps of Engineers modified a permit to allow the work.
A draft three-year capital plan under review by the East Hampton Town Board includes $18.2 million for a range of efforts from construction projects to repairs and equipment purchases and would require $10.7 million in new borrowing, according to a...
Both AT&T and Verizon are being evicted from a Cablevision tower close to the recycling center, on which they have been leasing space. Two other companies, Sprint and T-Mobile, have their equipment on a 150-foot pole already on recycling center land.
East Hampton Town Time to Buy Recycling Permits New East Hampton Town recycling permits for 2016 have been needed since April 1, for dropping off garbage and recyclables at the town’s two centers in Montauk and East Hampton.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s recent remarks about establishing a statewide licensing system for taxi and livery businesses, including services like Uber and Lyft that are summoned by an app, have prompted East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell to send a letter to Albany, weighing in.