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A scientific analysis of East Hampton Town’s coastal geology is under way and an exploration of what to do in the face of climate change and sea level rise will be launched soon with the help of more than $400,000 in state grants.
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.
Monday night’s rain, though much less than an inch, was just enough to keep the broad-leaved trees from beginning to turn pale green.
Doctors for centuries have suspected that sea air has recuperative powers. They’ve directed patients with a wide range of ailments to head for the shore. Back in 1894, the English medical journal The Lancet offered that “those who are languid and debilitated from over-work or long-continued strain obtain benefit from sea air.”
A passenger was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital after an accident on Springs-Fireplace Road, near Queens Lane, in East Hampton.
Joseph R. Dowling, 24, of Sag Harbor, a former star player for the East Hampton High School football team, was arraigned in Sag Harbor Village Justice Court Saturday morning on two felony charges, possession of heroin with an intent to sell and possession of more than half an ounce of the narcotic.
Almost 1,000 people volunteered to be part of a ceremonial "book brigade" on Saturday as Sag Harbor's reconstructed, rebuilt, reborn John Jermain Memorial Library was reopened on Saturday.
A woman was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital late Friday afternoon following an accident at the intersection of Montauk Highway and Old Montauk Highway.
Town police, working with the New York State Liquor Authority, snared four bars and two retail shops in Montauk for allegedly selling alcohol to a minor.