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Even as storm-force winds blew across Montauk last week, sending waves high up onto the downtown beach where a line of sandbags covered with excavated sand is slated for construction by the Army Corps of Engineers, project contractors set up shop with a trailer at Montauk’s Kirk Park parking lot.
A contingent hoping to see increased opportunities for affordable housing in East Hampton Town rallied at Town Hall on Tuesday to express support for a proposed project in Wainscott that has been decried by the Wainscott School Board.
The campaign for East Hampton Town Board and supervisor intensified this week with Democratic Party officials suggesting that the Republican candidates have coordinated with a new political action committee with ties to an out-of-state helicopter...
The height of the water table, adjacent wetlands, and allowing a house to be demolished without appropriate approval had all sides in a controversial application before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals seeing red on Sept. 29.
A housing complex planned for a five-acre property on Montauk Highway in Amagansett is expected to provide affordable living space for community members of mixed income.
The commisssioners of the Springs Fire District came under a barrage of fire at a hearing before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals Tuesday, concerning a cellphone tower erected behind the Springs Firehouse on Fort Pond Boulevard in April.
The idea that the federally owned Plum Island should be preserved and protected, not sold to the highest bidder and developed, found widespread support on Monday during a public hearing on the island’s future.
Tentative budget numbers released last Thursday by East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell call for a 2.76 percent increase that will be offset in part by $910,000 in savings.
The Ocean Colony Beach and Tennis Club, which occupies a six-acre site  east of the Lobster Roll restaurant on Napeague, wants to enlarge all but one of its units’ decks, but needs an East Hampton Town Zoning Board decision before it...