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With two new members sitting at the table for the first time on Jan. 25, the East Hampton Town Planning Board presented a unified front as it reached several significant decisions.
    The East Hampton Town Board recently appointed new members to the East Hampton Town Planning Board, Town Zoning Board of Appeals, and the Architectural Review Board, bringing a number of new names into Town Hall.

East Hampton Town Going Private at Terry King     The town tennis courts at the Terry King recreational area on Abraham’s Path in Amagansett could become the next facility to be handed to a private entity to operate, as...
    East Hampton Town’s longtime director of natural resources, Larry Penny, confirmed reports this week that he has been absent from the department’s offices for several weeks, ever since town officials announced they...
    After serving on the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals for 32 years and as its chairman for 12, Philip Gamble is ready for a vacation.     Mr. Gamble’s service to the town was recognized at a Z.B.A...
The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals heard comments on a controversial application that could set a precedent for coastal erosion structures in the town.

East Hampton Town Route 114 Recharge Basin     After delaying capital projects for several years while efforts were under way to get the town’s financial affairs in order, including identifying and borrowing enough money...
    Income to East Hampton Town’s community preservation fund plunged almost 22 percent in 2011.     According to numbers in a report provided by State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. yesterday, revenue from the...
Property owners who want to demolish their house overlooking Gardiner’s Bay at the end of Mulford Lane in Amagansett and build a new one protected by a rock revetment will be before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals during its first hearings of the year on Tuesday.