As state, local, and school officials look to next year’s budgets, Adam Fine, the principal of East Hampton High School, is hopeful that South Fork students will have continued access to an array of mental health services.
Town supervisors and village mayors from across the East End are proposing a regional initiative to address the increased pollution of surface and groundwater by the nitrogen released from cesspools and septic systems in a $100 million state fund that could provide rebates to homeowners.
Audrey Flack needs a shed at her Cottage Avenue property to store her work, she told the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday. But the 432-square-foot building, which would be just over 18 feet high, would require multiple variances that the board seems unwilling to grant.
The Springs School Board will have to cut more than $1 million from a preliminary 2015-16 spending plan unveiled on Feb. 9 in order to keep next year’s budget under the state mandated cap on tax levy increases.
The laughs were plentiful in Amagansett on a bitterly cold Friday night as Gordie George of the Parish of the Promised Land was crowned in the sixth annual pageant to raise money for the Donald T. Sharkey Memorial Community Fund.
Fire officials are reminding resident to make sure their carbon monoxide detectors are working and to pay attention to them, especially during cold weather when heating sources tend to malfunction. On Sunday, two people in Southampton Village could have died from carbon monoxide poisoning after they ignored an alarm.
A hearing before the Sag Harbor Village Board Tuesday night shed light on the circumstances surrounding an abandoned house on Union Street that is arguably the most blighted structure in village and may have started a process by which its health and safety concerns could be cleared.
A proposed subdivision that set members of the East Hampton Town Planning Board at odds when they first discussed it in October had a three-hour hearing on Feb. 3 before the zoning board of appeals, during which members asked hard questions of both sides.