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East Hampton Village in Great Fiscal Shape

An auditor delivered an upbeat report on the East Hampton Village government’s fiscal status on Friday.

Dec 27, 2018
Jewish Center Seeks Classrooms

An application from the Jewish Center of the Hamptons for variances and permission to convert a garage into classrooms and legalize existing accessory structures, including a shed and a tent, was discussed at the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on Friday.

Dec 20, 2018
From Uncle Ferris, Christmas 1880

The East Hampton Library’s Long Island Collection holds a few local sketches Mary Scott Moran Tassin made, and she clearly had artistic talents.

Dec 20, 2018
Mr. Dering, What News of Politics?

Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection

Dec 13, 2018
Officials Disdain Subdivision

Kenneth Schwenk and his family seek to develop nine house lots clustered in the southwest corner of the property, which would also contain nearly 27 acres of agricultural reserve.

Dec 13, 2018
If the referendum is passed, the Length of Service Award Program benefits for volunteer ambulance members will be brought in line with those for volunteer firefighters in East Hampton Village. Referendum Tuesday to Increase Benefit for E.H. Ambulance Volunteers

East Hampton Village will hold a referendum on Tuesday increase the Length of Service Award Program (LOSAP) benefits for active volunteer ambulance members.

Dec 10, 2018
On Sunday, waves lapped at the downtown Montauk oceanfront, where erosion from recent storms has carried away sand and exposed the sandbags beneath it. A Montauk hamlet study recommends coastal retreat for oceanfront motels and a gradual shift to higher ground. Hearing Ahead on Montauk Hamlet Study

The last of five public hearings for the Town of East Hampton’s hamlet studies will happen at the town board’s meeting next Thursday and will focus on Montauk. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room at Town Hall.

Nov 29, 2018
Historic Buildings to Return to North Main

With plans to return the historic Dominy clock and woodworking shops to their original location on North Main Street, the East Hampton Village Board accepted a bid on Friday from John Hummel and Associates to restore the structures and construct a timber-frame house as an adjacent exhibition space.

Nov 21, 2018
Activists Against Plan for Impound Yard

The Sag Harbor Village Board’s decision to use a site adjacent to the Long Pond Greenbelt for a vehicle impound yard drew an onslaught of criticism during a public hearing on Nov. 13 and prompted Aidan Corish, a trustee, to make a forceful plea for another location. The greenbelt is part of an ecosystem of coastal plain ponds.

Nov 21, 2018
Z.B.A. Insists Outdoor Parties Are Illegal

The Hedges Inn will not be allowed to hold outdoor events, even in tents, the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals decided on Friday. The decision corroborates opinions of the village administrator and building inspector, who, in March, denied four permits for the inn, a frequent wedding venue, on the grounds that outdoor dining is not a permitted use of the pre-existing, nonconforming commercial property, which is in a residential zone. The pertinent village law took effect on Oct. 1.

Nov 15, 2018