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Amagansett farmland north of the hamlet’s Main Street appears to be on the drawing board for development. Discussions of its purchase and preservation by East Hampton Town, using the community preservation fund, have apparently come to naught.
Typically, there are three or four arraignments in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Sunday mornings and frequently there are no lawyers present.
Sag Harbor police are seeking the public’s help in finding a man who fled the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Madison Street on Monday.
A Gurney’s Resort security guard who allegedly put a switchblade to a guest’s throat on Saturday was arrested about 24 hours later and charged with menacing and possession of an illegal weapon.
Just about six years after East Hampton Town faced down a fiscal crisis caused by mismanagement that left the town with a $27 million deficit, Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the town’s credit rating to the Aa1 level — a positive stamp of approval only one level below Moody’s top Aaa rating.
More than 60 Sag Harbor parents turned out on Monday night for a school board meeting that gave many a forum to show their support for the Sag Harbor School District’s superintendent, Katy Graves, whose employment contract has been the subject of recent community discussion.
In an effort to find ways to reduce the town’s energy load, an initiative set forth in the town’s comprehensive and sustainability plans, the board is considering changes that would relax property clearing restrictions to allow more area for solar energy systems as an accessory use.
Saturday is the day for the Springs Fisherman’s Fair, which will offer lots of its traditional pleasures but include some new ones, and will take place during the afternoon and early evening hours, for a change, this year.
Southampton Town officials are taking action to clean up a blighted south-of-the-highway property in Bridgehampton that neighbors claim has been abandoned for eight years and left to attract mosquitos, rats, raccoons, and squatters.