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  • East Hampton Town

    Chain Store Law Takes Effect

    A new law requiring chain stores hoping to open here to obtain a special permit and undergo particular planning board review was passed by a majority vote of the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday. Councilman Fred Overton voted against it.

  • A prix fixe for fall at Almond in Bridgehampton is offered Tuesdays through Thursdays, and on Sundays, between 5:30 and 7 p.m. Three courses, with different choices nightly for each course, are offered for $29. Among the entrees are whole roasted dorado, marinated Sagaponack beefsteaks, and roast chicken. An appetizer and dessert are included as well.

    Manly Mondays

  • Consultant will provide details and offer solutions in series of town meetings.
  • Anticipated changes to New York State hunting regulations could prompt East Hampton officials to revise the lottery system for hunting permits on town lands during the shotgun-hunting season in January.

  • Pentachlorophenol, a chemical preservative on the utility poles PSEG Long Island recently erected in East Hampton Town to support a 6.2-mile high-voltage electric line, has been found in significant levels in the water from a well at the East Hampton Village Firehouse on Cedar Street, Rebecca Singer, a co-chair of Long Island Businesses for Responsible Energy, which has sued PSEG over the installation, told the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday.

  • East Hampton Town

    Reconsidering Mass Gatherings

  • Duryea’s Lobster Deck in Montauk will remain open daily through the Columbus Day weekend for customers to order and eat on the Fort Pond Bay-front deck starting at noon. The takeout seafood market will be open through the Christmas holidays. Seafood can be pre-cooked for customers, upon request.

     

    Champagne at Gig Shack

  • A draft comprehensive wastewater management plan for East Hampton Town, developed by a consultant who has analyzed the waste treatment and water quality issues throughout the town from an environmental and economic standpoint, will be the subject of upcoming discussions by the town board and of several hearings at which the public may comment.

  • Increased parking this summer on side streets between Old Montauk Highway and Route 27, in a residential area of Montauk, led to a number of complaints to the East Hampton Town Police Department, not only about the cars along the sides of winding roads but about littering.

    An investigation “led to Gurney’s Inn,” Lt. A.J. McGuire told the East Hampton Town Board at a meeting in Montauk on Tuesday. Board members had been asked to consider enacting a parking ban on the affected streets.

  • An East Hampton Town employee’s $18 million discrimination lawsuit against the town has been settled, with an award of $81,000 to be paid to the plaintiff. Jorge Kusanovic, who works for the Parks and Recreation Department, had alleged that he was discriminated against because of his race, age, and national origin.

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