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Lisa Mulhern-Larsen, one of the East Hampton Republican Party's choices for town councilwoman, will also run on the Independence Party line following her victory in that party's primary on Thursday.
Harvesting shellfish was halted on much of Long Island following heavy rain on Thursday. News of when it will be safe to resume clamming will be posted on the state Department of Environmental Conservation website.
Students in the East Hampton School District were among the thousands of kids across Long Island who returned to classes on Tuesday morning, but unlike most of those peers, they started out with a two-hour delay.
The East Hampton Village Board considered expanding the requirements for large groups to obtain permits for events on public property, including beaches, at a work session last Thursday, focusing on litter and suggestions from the village beach manager and town trustees.
A proposal for East Hampton Town’s first solar energy farm surged closer to reality on Sept. 2, after a site plan review before the town’s planning board produced little static.
When the Greater East Hampton Education Foundation has its annual Drive to Educate golf outing on Wednesday it will also be starting its 10th official year helping children in local schools.
While those afflicted by airport noise from helicopters and other craft using East Hampton Airport had hoped for relief after an overnight curfew was enacted in July, many told the East Hampton Town Board last week that the measure fell short, and that noise problems continued and had even grown worse this summer.
When the next New York State legislative session begins in January, Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. will once again propose a new fund for affordable housing on the East End.
To hear advocates of salt therapy tell it, regular sessions in a salt room or salt cave can help alleviate symptoms of asthma, Lyme disease, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or emphysema, stave off the flu, and improve skin conditions like eczema.