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The new year will bring no respite from thorny issues, if the first meetings of the East Hampton Town Board in 2012 are an indication.
After agreeing on Dec. 19 to abolish the village planning board and assume that board’s duties itself, the Sagaponack Village Board held its first meeting to address planning matters on Monday.

The first meeting of the newly constituted East Hampton Town Board at Town Hall on Tuesday was largely a matter of formalities, with elected officials being sworn in.

East Hampton Town Trustees-elect were sworn in on Tuesday night at the start of their organizational meeting and wasted no time getting down to business.
East Hampton Town EECO Farm Lease Extended     The East Hampton Town Board voted on Dec. 20 to renew the East End Community Organic Farm’s lease of town-owned farmland on Long Lane in East Hampton for five years, following...
Mr. Hammerle is one of two Democratic town board members who did not run for re-election this year.
    Come January, the East Hampton Town Department of Human Services will lose two part-time social workers who work with senior citizens, along with a part-time homemaker and a “community relations assistant.”  ...
Ground has finally been broken for an affordable housing complex for senior citizens at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett.
Neighbors upset about the reconstruction of an allegedly pre-existing, nonconforming woodworking shop on Abrahams Path in Amagansett have appealed an East Hampton Town building inspector’s decision to reissue a building permit for the property.