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For just the second time in 38 years, Vinnie’s Barber Shop in Amagansett is moving.
Pointed criticism of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals punctuated what had been a very brief and uneventful meeting on Friday
The owner of a Dodge pickup truck found its engine compartment full of malodorous fish recently after he destroyed two cartons of his own catch by running them over in a restaurant parking lot the day before.
At a “demolition sale” Saturday at a property on Meadowlark Lane, off Ocean Road in Bridgehampton, an army of bargain hunters descended upon a house fronting Sagg Pond and carted off assorted treasures from a washing machine to the blue stone walkway surrounding the pool.
The town’s present zoning code does not, in any category, allow development as dense as that proposed by Putnam Bridge, a Connecticut developer, and the property in question is currently zoned for three-acre house lots on 19 of its 24 acres, with one-acre residential lots, affordable housing, and limited business uses allowed on the remainder.
An hour or so into Monday night’s standing-room-only meeting of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee it was time for the main event: a discussion with the Connecticut developers whose proposed luxury senior citizen community at would remake Amagansett’s eastern face.
With scallop season barely under way, an 8,000-square-foot scallop sanctuary on the east side of Napeague Harbor, one of two shellfish sanctuaries in East Hampton Town waterways, was breached last week.
As the pleasant days of early September give way to the biting winds of November, the East Hampton Food Pantry at Whalebone Village sees a spike in the number of people filing through its doors to wait in line for a few bags of groceries to help them get through the week.
Three months were spent preparing for a training exercise, designed to simulate the potential for chaos when disaster strikes.