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Residents who live along Gardiner’s Bay and members of the Devon Yacht Club in Amagansett are unhappy about a changing seascape, as 5 and 10-acre oyster farms have begun to appear offshore from Promised Land to Devon, extending to the Napeague Harbor Inlet.
Financial disclosures for East Hampton Town races that will be decided this Election Day show similar bottom lines between the Democratic and Republican fund-raising committees and candidates and very little heat.
Democratic candidates for East Hampton Town Supervisor and town board defended the present board’s environmental policies and accomplishments at a forum last Thursday at Scoville Hall in Amagansett, while their Republican challengers criticized the Democrats’ record and offered their own proposals.
A Brooklyn woman who lost control of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz S.U.V. she was driving southbound on Stephen Hand’s Path near Bull Path — crashing into a tree, then careening, car spinning, into some bushes — was charged with drunken driving on Sunday, a little after noon.
A man who said he was a licensed, armed security guard scheduled to fly to Puerto Rico in the relief effort after Hurricane Maria was arrested on Oct. 6 in Southampton after a warrant was issued by East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana.
A Springs man is being held in county jail after being arrested on a charge of exposing himself in the Stop and Shop supermarket in East Hampton Village on Monday evening.
An attorney representing Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann, actors who met on the television series “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit,” returned to the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday, nine months after the board denied the couple’s request to legalize a tree house that is within required setbacks at 31 Cottage Avenue.
The first of two public hearings on Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman’s proposed $99.4 million budget for 2018 will be held on Tuesday. It reduces taxes for the second straight year even with a 5-percent spending increase.
Southampton Town officials are discussing code enforcement operations in the rest of the town after a weeklong code enforcement safety check of residences and hotels in Hampton Bays resulted in 215 code violations.
The planned early December vote on the Springs School District’s $17.9 million expansion project will be delayed to allow time for the study required under the State Environmental Quality Review Act.
A “suspicious package” was reported to be in some woods near the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center on Gingerbread Lane on Oct. 10. It turned out to be a homeless man, asleep under a tarp. Police told him he had to move off, and he did.
Voters in the Bridgehampton School District will cast ballots on Tuesday from 2 to 8 p.m. on the school’s proposed geothermal and five-year plan.
The Long Island Environmental Voters Forum, a grassroots organization that identifies, recruits, endorses, and supports pro-environment candidates for public office, has announced its 2017 endorsements.