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A Montauk man facing deportation after having been picked up by Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents on Jan. 27 was released from custody following a March 23 hearing at the Department of Justice’s Varick Street Immigration Court in Manhattan.
Kimco Realty, which owns the Bridgehampton Commons, is hoping to make way for a new discount retailer in the 220,000-square-foot shopping center, which would offer men more options when it comes to clothing and shoes.
With Gov. Andrew Cuomo pushing state legislation that would strip East Hampton Town’s authority to hold Uber car operators to town taxicab regulations town officials are investigating other solutions to the problems caused by the annual summer influx of out-of-town drivers.
A draft three-year capital budget discussed by the East Hampton Town Board this week calls for $5.2 million in spending on capital projects this year, an estimated $8.3 million next year, and $7.9 million in 2019.
Jill Malusky has spent her career digging into the past, but at her office at the Osborn-Jackson House on March 24 the new executive director of the East Hampton Historical Society was very much looking to the future.
East Hampton Town will work with the Army Corps of Engineers to have the Lake Montauk inlet dredged, but will drop a plan to pair that project with beach reconstruction work to the west side of the inlet, which the Corps could have done under a post-Hurricane Sandy funding program.
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. has introduced a package of legislation intended to aid the commercial fishing industry.
East Hampton, Bridgehampton, and Sag Harbor schools named their valedictorians and salutatorians this week.
A recent audit by the New York State comptroller’s office of the East Hampton Housing Authority, covering 2015 and part of 2016, is critical of a number of the authority’s financial practices and calls for better oversight and tighter controls.
In preparation for district-wide school board elections, candidates’ nominating petitions are due at the various district clerks’ offices no later than 5 p.m. on April 17.
At Monday’s meeting of the Springs School Board, Barbara Dayton, its president, announced that the four-month-long search for a school superintendent had ended.
Following a New York State mandate that schools test for lead contamination in the water they use, Richard Burns, the East Hampton School District superintendent, has announced in a letter that “the district is pleased to report that all drinking fountains were found to be within the guidelines” set by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Visiting hours for Barbara Marasco, who died on Saturday in Florida, will be tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.