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A hearing will be held by the East Hampton Town Board next Thursday night on a proposed amendment to the community preservation fund that would both extend the 2-percent real estate transfer tax, which raises money for the fund, by 20 years through 2050 and authorize the use of up to 20 percent of the proceeds for projects to improve water quality.
East Hampton Town Lighted Crosswalks Coming
The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday renewed its mandate that helicopters flying between points west and the East End, many of which use East Hampton Airport, follow a route along the North Shore until turning south toward their...
Southampton Town officials are looking to hire an outside engineer to start developing a plan for improving pedestrian safety and traffic problems in the area around downtown Bridgehampton.
Big game hunters who live in East Hampton and have town and state hunting licenses will now be able to get a guest license for a nonresident hunter, following a vote of the town board last Thursday.
Seeking to stop the federal government from auctioning off Plum Island, the 840-acre island that lies off Orient Point on the North Fork, eight organizations and individuals have filed suit.
Auditors who have completed a review of East Hampton Town’s financial status and practices for 2015 strongly complimented town officials when presenting their report on Tuesday.
The East Hampton Town Planning Board looked askance at a site plan application for a 50-foot tall tower at St. Peter’s Episcopal Chapel on Old Stone Highway in Springs at its meeting Tuesday night.
East Hampton Town Justice Steven Tekulsky imposed maximum fines on two corporations Monday, one in connection with the controversial Napeague bar and restaurant called Cyril’s Fish House, and the other in a default judgment against the Hampton Land Corp., which owns the Inn at East Hampton on Montauk Highway.