The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals, at its meeting on Feb. 24, wrestled with requests from two property owners who want to build or expand houses in or near dunes that town laws are designed to protect.
Jeffrey Locker has submitted plans to build on 320 Cranberry Hole Road, Amagansett, which is slightly more than one and a half acres. The land is constrained by three scenic easements and abuts three lots to the west, which the town recently purchased to keep in their natural state.
Ice and snow continued to take their toll on drivers last week, with numerous accidents on local roads. Two crashes sent three Springs residents to Southampton Hospital
On Feb. 25, Floyd E. Downs was driving a 2008 pickup truck on Three Mile Harbor Road near Springy Banks Road in East Hampton when he “lost control of his vehicle on the icy road, causing him to cross the double yellow line,” the police reported.