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The 2016 pilot program in which individuals and families participated in a community oyster garden in Three Mile Harbor should be expanded to Hog Creek, the director of East Hampton Town’s shellfish hatchery told the town trustees on Monday.
A South Fork railroad service that could accommodate those commuting into East Hampton Town for work, a service that has long been discussed and was instituted for a short-term trial in 2006, is feasible, Long Island Rail Road officials agreed at a...
Several baymen insisted before the East Hampton Town Trustees on Monday, often loudly, that Accabonac Harbor must be dredged, and quickly, to allow them to maintain their livelihood.
The Peconic Land Trust will likely get approval from the East Hampton Town Planning Board for a 2,800-square-foot equipment barn at Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett. However, it may not get the access to the barn it had hoped for.
President Donald Trump’s pledge to deport undocumented immigrants and deny federal funding to so-called sanctuary cities has unnerved many South Fork residents.
In the wake of yet another coastal storm, repairs will again be needed to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project on the downtown Montauk beach.
Information about the state of Long Island’s groundwater and on the quality of the treated drinking water provided to residents by various suppliers, including the Suffolk County Water Authority, can be found on WaterTraq, a new interactive website.
The fight over whether PSEG-Long Island, the utility that provides electric service here, should be subject to East Hampton Town’s zoning laws will continue in a Brooklyn courtroom on Monday.
Several applicants cancelled their public hearings before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday, resulting in an abbreviated meeting that proved time well spent for one applicant.
Town supervisor says he will not seek a third term.
The owners of a 2,529-square-foot vacation house on Cranberry Hole Road in Amagansett, which is on a lot identified by the East Hampton Town Planning Department as “pristine dune land,” sought a permit Tuesday before the town’s Zoning Board of Appeals to add another 1,464 square feet plus decking.
Parking along Landing Lane in Springs, which leads to an Accabonac Harbor access used by paddleboarding and kayaking businesses, could be restricted to those with town parking permits, both resident and nonresident, according to an East Hampton Town Board discussion this week.
Clean water, both to drink and in ponds and bays, is high on the 2017 agenda for local and state lawmakers.