An application for a four-lot commercial subdivision in East Hampton that has been stalled for the past six years over road access issues was the subject of heated controversy at an East Hampton Town Planning Board meeting on June 22.
Incumbent and neophyte politicians of all stripes were present and hobnobbing at an East Hampton Group for Good Government meet-the-candidates affair on Sunday afternoon at Arthur and Laurie Malman’s house.
It’s a big vision: fireworks arcing through the night sky over Three Mile Harbor in midsummer, just after Bastille Day, when thousands of people have grown accustomed to gathering for three decades now around the harbor’s edges and on boats to see them.
The death on June 17 of a Montauk man who had become infected with the hantavirus has shaken the man’s next-door neighbor, who narrowly escaped death two years ago from a similarly virulent respiratory infection.
Legislation was passed by the New York State Legislature last week placing a 2-percent cap on real property tax increases or limiting them to the rate of inflation, whichever is smaller. Intended to relieve taxpayers’ burdens.