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A round-table discussion and public question-and-answer session from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday called “Housing, Open Space, and Taxes: A Question of Balance” will center on the issues surrounding those interrelated topics in East Hampton Town.
Daniel Pelosi is in hot water again, this time at the super-max prison he has been housed in since he was convicted of murder in 2004.
A colony of feral cats at the Montauk Downs State Park is being disbanded by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation.
Consternation has grown in Springs in particular over what has been perceived as a glut of illegal housing there and a lack of enforcement.
In an effort to provide town ordinance enforcement officers with a way to identify and eliminate illegally overcrowded housing, the East Hampton Town Board has been talking about placing limits on the number of cars that can be parked overnight on residential properties.
In the wake of $231 million in rate overcharging by the Long Island Power Authority over the past few years, and what he views as a weak effort to address the problem, Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. signed on as a co-sponsor this week of legislation to replace LIPA’s appointed board with an elected one.
Erosion has spawned a multi-million-dollar lawsuit by residents of Montauk’s Soundview community.
<p> A permit for a three-day music festival in Amagansett in August, issued last month by the East Hampton Town Board, remains in place despite calls for the board to rescind it.</p>
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<p> Sales through October yielded slightly more than $15 million for the preservation fund this year, an 89-percent increase from the 2009 revenue during the same time, which were $7.9 million.</p>