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New Incentives for Septic Swaps

East Hampton Town is moving toward modifications to its rebate program for septic system replacements in an effort to spur residents to replace aging or failing sanitary systems with new, low-nitrogen models and improve ecologically degraded waterways in the process.

Sep 5, 2019
Tim Ryan Makes a Campaign Visit to East Hampton

On Aug. 28, Representative Tim Ryan of Ohio brought his long-shot bid for the Democratic Party’s nomination for president to East Hampton, where for around two hours he spoke on topics both conventional and esoteric.

Sep 5, 2019
Electricity: A Choice Coming?

East Hampton Town Hall will be the site of two upcoming forums on community choice aggregation, a model that replaces the utility as the default, monopolistic supplier of electricity or natural gas and gives municipalities the opportunity to seek lower prices from alternative suppliers.

Sep 5, 2019
Trustee Will Not Campaign

Decrying “this headache called politics,” Dell Cullum, an East Hampton Town Trustee who was elected in 2017 on the Democratic Party line but was not chosen by the party to be on its slate this year, said this week that he would not run for re-election.

Sep 5, 2019
Less Money for Marguerite

The East Hampton Town Board, having authorized a payout last month of $188,375.40 to Marguerite Wolffsohn, the planning director who retired at the end of July, voted to amend that resolution on Tuesday, citing an adjustment of her accrued vacation time based on the town’s department head employment policy.

Sep 5, 2019
Bragman Bucks Board on Hunting

A majority of the East Hampton Town Board told members of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife last week that it was disinclined to entertain a one-weekend-day ban on hunting, for which the group has been agitating.

Aug 29, 2019
Town Trustees Debate Hatchery Move

Anger over the East Hampton Town Board’s plan to relocate the town’s shellfish hatchery to a residential area in Springs spilled over to the town trustees’ meeting on Monday.

Aug 29, 2019
Duryea’s C. of O. Revoked but Still Stands

On Aug. 13, the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals voted 4-to-0, with one recusal, to revoke the certificate of occupancy issued in February for Duryea’s Lobster Deck, the latest turn in a long-running controversy over the Montauk property that was purchased by the billionaire investor Marc Rowan in 2014.

Aug 29, 2019
To Catalog Maps, Deeds, Roads, and Creeks of Northwest

The East Hampton Town Trustees, having determined that they should catalog their holdings and related properties in the area of Northwest Harbor, will engage two professionals with extensive experience in title research and historical records to do the job.

Aug 29, 2019
In the Studio for Wildlife

Disappointed but determined after the East Hampton Town Board’s cool reception to the East Hampton Group for Wildlife’s request for a one-weekend-day ban on hunting, a member of the group is planning to communicate support for animal rights by recording a song.

Aug 29, 2019