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  •        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
  •        Stating that the East Hampton Town Board is acting “arbitrarily and capriciously without scientific and evidentiary support” in its plan to reduce the deer population this winter, several local residents as well as the East Hampton Group for Wildlife and the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Center of the Hamptons took action last week to halt the deer cull planned for this winter.

  •        A hearing on an application to install 12 AT&T antennas on the face of a 180,000-gallon oil tank at P.C. Schenck and Sons at 60 Newtown Lane drew alarm from neighboring property owners after a lengthy presentation at Friday’s meeting of the East Hampton Zoning Board of Appeals.

  • The East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals has  announced that a revised draft environmental impact statement submitted by the Maidstone Club for a new irrigation system is complete and ready for public review. A copy will be available at Village Hall and online at

  •     Innersleeve Records, which vacated its space in Amagansett Square in the spring, has returned to the hamlet. On Saturday, Craig Wright opened his shop at 199 Main Street, the former site of Gone Local, which has moved to North Main Street in East Hampton.

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