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  • Waving placards and chanting, some 250 people marched from Hook Mill to Herrick Park in East Hampton Village on Saturday afternoon, proclaiming their opposition to the deer culling planned by the village and East Hampton Town
  •        Deer management and the noise of leaf blowers dominated the conversation at the East Hampton Village Board’s first meeting of 2014 on Friday. A good report on village finances and a conservation easement were also on the agenda.

  • Opponents of plans to thin the deer herd this winter are pressing forward with their efforts to avert any such action. In East Hampton, both town and village officials have indicated they will allow federal “sharpshooters” to cull the herd
  • The long effort to modernize and expand the Maidstone Club’s irrigation system came a step closer to resolution on Friday when the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals held a hearing to evaluate a draft environmental impact statement submitted by the club
  •        With a new year and a primary concern — the proposed 555 Amagansett senior citizens housing development — seemingly behind them, members of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee spent the first meeting of 2014 briefing their new liaison to the East Hampton Town Board, Supervisor Larry Cantwell.

  •        The ongoing work to upgrade electricity transmission lines at the Long Island Power Authority’s Amagansett substation has residents upset about the aesthetic character of the facility near the hamlet’s Long Island Rail Road station.

  •        The East Hampton Town Trustees commenced their first meeting of 2014 on Tuesday night with a swearing-in ceremony and the introduction of the board’s two new members.

  • The construction of a rock revetment at Georgica Beach remains in limbo pending resolution of the East Hampton Town Trustees’ lawsuit against Mollie Zweig
  •     Come back, Stephen Talkhouse, all is forgiven!

        This strange sequence of words was like a whisper in my ear as I trudged along the partially plowed sidewalk on Main Street ’round about midnight on Saturday, still blissfully unaware of the incoming polar vortex and its ruthlessly frigid Arctic air. A whisper, or perhaps the wind. Come back, Stephen Talkhouse.

  • As the East Hampton Town Trustees prepare to convene with two newly elected members on Jan. 14, the board’s incumbents continue to be frustrated by the State Department of Environmental Conservation’s procedures for water-quality assessment

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