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The status of the Dunes has been clouded by past negotiations with town officials and a lawsuit the facility brought against the town, which was dismissed.
The Army Corps of Engineers considers its installation of an artificial dune along the downtown Montauk beach complete, but from the town’s perspective there are several outstanding issues.
East Hampton Town officials are discussing changes to the town code aimed at encouraging homeowners to create rental apartments to add to the town’s stock of affordable housing.
The question before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday night was whether yoga classes represent an expansion of use for a motel.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has honored Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences for his research on Long Island’s water quality problems.
Seven years after twice seizing cars and other belongings from a property on Navy Road in Montauk, the East Hampton Town Board has settled a civil rights lawsuit brought by the homeowner.
A comprehensive financial audit of LTV, the nonprofit organization that provides public access cable TV in East Hampton and is funded largely by the town, found no misappropriation of funds but pinpointed 19 financial practices that fell short.
An aquatic weed harvester that is to begin removing macroalgae from Georgica Pond this month is of concern to the East Hampton Town Trustees, who own and oversee many of the town’s waterways and bottomlands on behalf of the public.
The Long Island Commercial Fishing Association has joined the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission in the latter group’s motion to oppose the designation of an offshore marine monument in the Northeast Atlantic, which environmental groups support.