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  • Residents’ anxiety over being priced out of the modest houses they own on land they lease from the East Hampton Town Trustees at Lazy Point in Amagansett was evident during a lengthy and sometimes tense meeting on Tuesday night, with accusations heard that the members of the panel were continuing to be adversarial and belligerent.

    The trustees had previously announced their intention to raise annual leases to $6,000 per lot per year. Leaseholders now pay $1,500 per year.

  • Approximately 1,400 of the 3,000 nonresident parking permits for East Hampton Village beaches had been sold as of Monday, one week after they went on sale. The permits, which cost $375 for the season, are available on a first-come-first-served basis for nonresidents. Permits are free for village residents. They must be displayed on vehicles that park at Georgica, Main, Wiborg’s, Egypt, and Two Mile Hollow Beaches between May 15 and Sept. 15.

  • Susan Knobel, who for more than a year has sought permission from the East Hampton Town Trustees to move her house from a severely eroded shoreline at Lazy Point in Amagansett, had reason to celebrate on Tuesday night. The trustees, who have debated the request while often asking for additional information, voted to authorize Ms. Knobel to apply for the variance relief that she will need from the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals to relocate her house to nearby lots that are at a higher elevation.

  • Amos Goodman, a financial consultant who lives in Springs, has strong local and county support in his bid to become the Republican candidate for Suffolk County legislator in the Second District.
  • Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. said that the board would not vote on the proposal until it could study the comments it received and consider less-restrictive changes to the law.
  • Oversized basements that extend beyond the footprint of the house they are beneath are raising questions for East Hampton Village officials about how to regulate the trend toward well-appointed lower levels.
  • PSEG Long Island’s three-year rate plan calling for an annual increase of almost 4 percent in the utility’s fuel delivery charge has drawn harsh criticism from Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.
  • The actor's house, at Stony Hill Farm in Amagansett, dates to the early-18th century.
  • The property, formerly owned by Jerry Della Femina, the advertising executive, is entirely seaward of the coastal erosion hazard line, which triggers Federal Emergency Management Agency regulations.
  • At its meeting on Friday, the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals briefly revisited the application of Mollie Zweig of 11 West End Road. In October 2013, Ms. Zweig received approval to construct a rock revetment on the ocean beach in front of her house over the strong objections of the East Hampton Town Trustees, who asserted jurisdiction. The revetment was constructed in November of that year, and the trustees filed an Article 78 court challenge to that determination.

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