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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.
A report last week that PSEG Long Island is to seek proposals for new electric power-generation facilities in Montauk unleashed more criticism this week of the utility company.
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.
A representative of the Surfrider Foundation local chapter has asked the East Hampton Town Trustees to speak out against a Montauk shoreline project.
The man was found in a running vehicle at Stony Brook Southampton Tuesday morning. Despite resuscitation efforts, he died at Southampton Hospital.
The Bridgehampton boys basketball team were named the Suffolk County Class D champion with a 77-34 win over Smithtown Christian at William Floyd High School on Monday afternoon.
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.