With just days until the Memorial Day weekend, the Long Island Rail Road worked furiously to repair damage to an overpass in East Hampton after a garbage truck slammed into it on Tuesday morning, disrupting service any farther east for 32 hours.
In Bridgehampton, one of the two districts on the South Fork seeking to pierce the tax cap, voters said no to a $12.3 million spending plan that carried an 8.8-percent increase in the tax levy for the 2014-15 school year.
Thirty minutes after the polls had closed, Rich Burns, the superintendent, walked back into the district office with a triumphant thumbs up — 73 percent of voters had approved the $65 million spending proposal, voting 492 to 184.
The East Hampton Airport could be self-sustaining without Federal Aviation Administration dollars, with enough income over the next five years to take on additional debt for repairs, an airport finance subcommittee has told the East Hampton Town Board.
New electric transmission lines in East Hampton are needed to “ensure reliability of the electric system,” the State Department of Public Service has concluded following its review of projects here and in North Hempstead.