Transformation of the former Villa Principi restaurant building in Amagansett into a new 7-Eleven store is moving ahead after a building permit was issued last week for interior renovations there. The site, a former restaurant that has been empty for years, is just east of the Amagansett I.G.A., and is owned by the Principi family.
East Hampton Town’s Highway Superintendent Steve Lynch, and the superintendent of public works for East Hampton Village, Scott Fithian, were both upbeat during recent chats, even while preparing for yet another onslaught.
Hours before freezing rain resulted in yet another day of school cancellations across the South Fork, members of the East Hampton School Board heard that the weather was likely to impact this year’s spring break.
East Hampton Village officials were asked to apply for an injunction to stop PSEG from all work on the East Hampton to Amagansett transmission line when residents of McGuirk Street and the surrounding neighborhood crowded into the conference room at Village Hall on Tuesday.
East Hampton Town Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, the town board’s new liaison on East Hampton Airport matters, rolled up her sleeves and dove into the long-controversial subject of the airport during her first month in office.
Proceeds into the Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund from a 2-percent real estate transfer tax in the five East End towns totaled more than $95 million last year, more than $28 million above the 2012 total
Last week “Company Town” offered a list of the top 10 house sales in 2013 as compiled by Town and Country Real Estate. We reported on that list because it was the only one we had in hand at press time. Later, however, Sotheby’s sent out a preliminary list of high-end sales, which included several not listed by Town and Country.
With a lighter than normal agenda on Jan. 15, Reed Jones, the East Hampton Town Planning Board’s chairman, took the open time to launch a discussion on the town’s agricultural policy, as applied by his board.
William C. Hurley of Sag Harbor pleaded guilty Tuesday to all charges stemming from an accident on Route 114 in East Hampton last July that left a 6-year-old with a fractured skull and sent the boy’s mother to the hospital as wel