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Lawyers representing a group of landowners on Napeague who are seeking to assert control of a long stretch of sand in front of their properties and the East Hampton Town Trustees, who claim ownership of the stretch, will have to wait two more weeks for a judge to intervene in their argument.
The former chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, is seeking a natural resources permit and a variance to extend the dock and legalize an existing boatlift.
Room 18, an unused room in the basement of the East Hampton Middle School, was one of two places in the school where an environmental consulting firm tested for mold but found "asbestos-containing material."
After two public budget sessions at the end of March, attended by a largely vocal group of frustrated parents, teachers, and taxpayers, it ís back to the drawing board on the proposed $65.9 million district budget. Two more budget meetings were set for tomorrow and Saturday before the board is expected to vote on Tuesday.

Neighbors of a proposed three-lot development in Springs continued to rail against improvement of the properties at an East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on March 22, even though the board had already approved a house on each lot three years ago.
East Hampton Town’s 2009 financial audit is complete, and a 2010 audit has begun, an accountant for the town told the East Hampton Town Board at a work session on Tuesday. That not only brings the town up to speed financially after years of financial mismanagement and inadequate recordkeeping, but puts things ahead of the game this year.
In response to an outpouring of community opposition, followed by a lawsuit seeking cancellation of a town permit, the organizers of the MTK: Music to Know festival, slated for Aug. 13 and 14, are seeking Federal Aviation Administration and East Hampton Town permission to move the event to an unused runway at East Hampton Airport. Should that...
In her quarterly state of the town address at Southampton Town Hall on Friday, Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst painted a picture of a town on the comeback, with organized labor, local businesses, and the town board working in harmony.
A resurfacing project originally planned for this year to address potholes and other problems that have plagued the stretch of Route 27 between Southampton and East Hampton will not go out for bids until the summer of 2012.
Mr. Martinez has been in the Suffolk County jail since last week and has been put on suicide watch, Ed Vitale, his legal aid lawyer, told the court.
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.