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While traditional cesspools have been prohibited in the county since 1973, replacing them in kind has until now been allowed. The new law will prohibit that as of July 2019.
In the new year, the leadership of the East Hampton Town Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals will remain the same.
With the zoning process over, the ball was thrown back to the planning board. On Wednesday at Town Hall, the public will have the chance to chime in on the final site plan that has resulted from this epic real estate saga.
An officer was sent to investigate a report of a gray goose with a possible broken leg on David’s Lane the day after Christmas. When the officer arrived, the goose was gone.
Marlys Gilyard Dohanos, whose personal and professional life in East Hampton began when almost everyone on Main Street recognized each other, died on Christmas Eve at her North Haven home. She was 85 and had been in declining health following numerous surgeries.
A family house on Sammy’s Beach named Sail-Ho brought a young Richard C. Burchell to East Hampton in the mid-1960s. It was one of many ports of call for a man who over 50 years spent 14 years at sea aboard 25 ships.
A former East Hampton resident, John Nasira Sumi of Redondo Beach, Calif., died at Torrance Memorial Hospital in Torrance, Calif., on Dec. 18. He was 94 and had been in failing health for two months.
As of 6 a.m. Thursday, the National Weather Service increased its predicted snowfall for most of Long Island and southern Connecticut to between 8 to 12 inches.
A service for Gerri Tomitz, 79, formerly of Montauk and more recently of Las Vegas, will be held today at 1 p.m. at Hites Funeral Home in Henderson, Nev.
According to Steve Levy, a former county executive for Suffolk who is now the director of the Center for Cost Effective Government in Bayport, state legislation is needed to mandate that any increases in property taxes, whether due to capital improvements or standard operational costs, must be presented to the voter at one time in May, during the...
P.J. Brabant, a fourth grader at the Springs School, has started a program called One Makes a Smile whereby presents received over the holidays that were unwanted or age-inappropriate, for example, can be dropped off at the school. They will then be...
Selfies, Xbox, and Crafts At the East Hampton Library on Wednesday between 4 and 5 p.m., kids 4 and up can learn how to create a selfie with paint, or their own self-portrait. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. The library has its...
Shoppers across Suffolk County may have noticed a few extra cents on their receipts this week. As of Monday, most stores in the county are required to charge a 5-cent fee for paper and plastic bags